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Oct. 30, 2018

Marine Corps birthday and veteran events happening Nov. 7

Join DLA Land and Maritime as we celebrate the Marine Corps birthday and veteran events Nov. 7.

Oct. 26, 2018

MWR Trek-or-Trot 5K

Associates across the Defense Supply Center Columbus participated in Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Halloween themed Trek-or-Trot 5k across the installation Oct. 25. Many got into the spirit of the season choosing to dress in costumes for the sixth run/walk event of the year. Best costumes award went to associates dressed as Forrest Gump and Pocahontas.

Oct. 25, 2018

People and Culture Directorate hosted a Brown Bag Luncheon on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

DLA Land and Maritime's People and Culture Directorate hosted a Brown Bag Luncheon on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for DLA supervisors in Columbus and Land and Maritime's detachments on October 16, 2018.

Oct. 23, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates a quarter of a century of military service with Naval officer retirement

Colleagues, family and friends joined together to honor Navy Capt. Brian Ginnane’s 25 years of military service during an Oct. 12 retirement ceremony at DSCC.

Oct. 17, 2018

Fire Prevention Week: Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.

Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 - 13. It was first established in 1922. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge issued the first proclamation for fire prevention week, making it a national observance. DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services recognizes the importance of fire prevention and fire safety education. FES holds several specialized events each year during fire prevention week.

Oct. 17, 2018

Engineers rally over Sailors to win Navy’s annual regatta

The Bullship went belly up and a fast-moving shark named Hat Trick prevailed at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s 4th annual Navy Cardboard Regatta held Oct. 11 at DSCC. The race is held annually on the U.S. Navy’s birthday and showcases a range of watercraft created by Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, veterans and civilians using nothing more than duct tape and cardboard. The race is open to all tenants and this year’s cardboard fleet featured a dozen teams from DLA Land and Maritime, the Navy Recruiting District Ohio and the DFAS– Columbus.

Oct. 16, 2018

Puget Sound increases contracting awards nearly 50 percent, awarding small businesses millions

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment achieved a 43 percent increase in contracting actions this year. The contracting division executed more than $103 million in contract awards during fiscal year 2018 in support of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, an increase of nearly 50 percent over FY17.

Oct. 8, 2018

DSCC associate saves life on commute home

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s all about being in the right place at the right time,” but these words couldn’t be truer for Daniel McCombs. It was dark outside and he was focused on ensuring the safety of the witnesses. This is when he noticed the car on flames and heard someone was still inside, he immediately went into response mode – trying to figure out how to save the driver.

Oct. 5, 2018

National Preparedness activities conclude on DSCC

The Defense Supply Center Columbus completed a number of activities during National Preparedness Month. DSCC’s goal was to provide information to installation employees to make them better prepared for emergencies at home, at work and in the community.

Oct. 4, 2018

The Defense Federal Community celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Equal Employment Opportunity Hispanic Employment Program joined in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. This month was designated by Congress to celebrate the rich heritage and cultural diversity that Hispanic Americans have contributed to the United States of America. This year’s theme was ‘Resilient and Ready.’