Mentoring, Training and Development News
Woman of the Year nominees announced
The Defense Federal Community will host the annual Women's Summit March 27 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus' Armed Forces Reserve Center.
March 22, 2019 - The Defense Supply Center Columbus has announced the federal and military nominees for the Defense Federal Community’s 2019 Woman of the Year Award. Winners will be named during the Women’s Summit March 27 at the installation’s Armed Forces Reserve Building. The award ceremony will occur during the luncheon scheduled to begin at 11:30.

Skills to last a lifetime, theme of mentoring graduation ceremony
DLA Land and Maritime mentees and mentors graduate the Level II Mentoring Program Mar. 13 at Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium. The 58 mentees were the first class to have been selected on a competitive bases. The nine month program promotes and improves professional relationships and skillsets.
March 15, 2019 - ceremony that culminated nine months of dedication and work in the Level II Mentoring Program March 13 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium. Level II is a voluntary, formal mentoring program for associates at the general salary grades 9 through 12.

Carter G. Woodson recipients named
Todd Walker (center) was honored Feb. 27 as the 2019 Carter G. Woodson Community Award recipient for his outstanding contributions to the African American community. Also pictured from left to right: Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Equal Employment Opportunity Office Director Charles Palmer, Defense Finance and Accounting Service-Columbus Chief of Staff Wade Brockwell and DLA Land and Maritime Chief of Staff Air Force Col. Janette Ketchum.
March 11, 2019 - The 2019 Carter G. Woodson awardees were announced during the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American and Black History Month celebration Feb. 27.

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Mentoring Programs

DLA Land and Maritime's mentoring program is designed to provide professional development and learning opportunities that will allow participants to develop competencies and skills.


You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed. -Harvey Firestone


What is Mentoring

Mentoring is a personal enhancement strategy through which one person facilitates the development of another by sharing known resources, expertise, values, skills, perspectives, attitudes, and proficiencies. It allows the learner to build skills and knowledge while attaining goals for career development.

Benefits of Mentoring

  • Build Relationships
  • Build Confidence
  • Professional and Personal Growth

Our Mentoring Programs provide opportunities that will allow participants to develop personally, professionally, and the opportunity to network


Mentoring Program Levels

Level I Flash Mentor EventLevel I- Professional Self-Development Mentoring Program

  • Below GS/WG-9 Grade Levels
  • Voluntary
  • 1 year commitment
  • Self-Development
  • Career Development Plan
  • Situational Mentoring

For more information, call 614-692-4655 or email Level l.   

Level II Mentor EventLevel II- Mentoring Program for Leaders

  • Mentoris Times Newsletter 
  • GS-9 through 12 (or equivalent)
  • Voluntary
  • 9 month commitment
  • Leadership Competency Development
  • Mentoring Action Plan (MAP)
  • Mentoring Agreement    

For more information, call 614-692-5051 or email Level ll.   

Level III Protege ReunionLevel III- Advanced Mentoring Program for Leaders

  • GS-13 & 14s
  • Competitive
  • 2 year commitment
  • Leadership Competency Development
  • Mentoring Action Plan (MAP)

For more information, call 614-692-3518 or email Level lll.   


Mentoring is a powerful strategy for growth and enhancing the capabilities of DLA associates.