Mentoring, Training and Development News
Virtual DPMAP/Social Contract Information Sessions
DPMAP Closeout and Planning For New Employees Cover Sheet for presentation given virtually on March 18, 2020 by DLA Land and Maritime People and Culture presenters Dan Hayden and Liza Tom.
April 6, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency People and Culture Directorate quickly stepped up to the plate and adjusted a face-to-face meeting to a virtual platform due to the Social Distancing order. On March 18, virtual training sessions on the Department of Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program and Social Contract information for new employees and supervisors were presented.

Land and Maritime Deputy Commander addresses leadership development skills
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson shares some personal insights and key aspects of developing successful leadership skills during a March 11 Leadership Development Council sponsored breakfast. More than 50 aspiring Land and Maritime associates attended the event held in the Building 20 Buckeye/Cardinal rooms.
March 23, 2020 - More than 50 leadership minded Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered in the Building 20 Buckeye/Cardinal rooms March 11 to hear Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson share some of his insights and key principles in becoming a successful leader.

Mentoring takes center stage at program's graduation
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson addresses Level I Mentoring Program graduates and their mentors Feb. 26. Twenty associates completed the yearlong program.
Feb. 27, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson got up close and personal with graduating mentees and their mentors at the 2019/2020 Level I Mentoring Program graduation Feb. 26 in the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium.

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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.