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Oct. 3, 2018

Associates bring hope to Mission Park

Mission Park welcomed Hope Garden as its newest memorial during a dedication event Oct. 2 kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Hope Garden is a living memorial to those who have lost their lives to abuse and a symbol of the resilience of survivors.

Oct. 3, 2018

DISA honors retirees with more than 600 years of combined federal service.

Communications Line of Business and EcoSystem Chief Robert Reed officiated the Defense Information Systems Agency-Columbus Retirement Ceremony Sept. 25 to celebrate 22 retiring employees. The employees were from the Infrastructure Directorate, Services Directorate, and Development and Business Center.

Oct. 2, 2018

Parents receive preparedness information

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Installation Emergency Manager Jayce Ashwill speaks with Stacy Son about National Preparedness Month while providing Isaiah and his sister Hannah a safety themed coloring book. The Sept. 26 Child Development Center informational booth was part of a series of informational booths held around the installation in September to raise awareness about being prepared for emergencies.

Sept. 24, 2018

DPAA official talks challenges, progress in accounting for America’s missing

The Defense Federal Community commemorated Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Sept. 21 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Since 1986, the third Friday in September is set aside to remember those taken prisoner or reported missing in America’s conflicts. This year’s featured speaker was Jack Kull, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s Strategic Coordinator for Southeast Asia.

Sept. 20, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime wraps up food drive, launches pledge campaign

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Supply Center Columbus recently showed community support through food drives and charitable giving. The DSCC workforce concluded a month-long food drive, collecting 9,143 pounds of goods that will go on to support more than 525,000 individuals in Central Ohio.

Sept. 13, 2018

Associates, retirees swing into fun at the 2018 Commander’s Cup

DSCC and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer hosted the 21st Annual Commander’s Cup at the Eagle Eye Golf Course Sept. 7. The event builds comradery across various directorates and tenants on the installation.

Sept. 5, 2018

Local county emergency alert - Information on how to sign up

As part of National Preparedness Month, all personnel are encouraged to sign up for Local County Alerts for the county they reside and work. These systems are used to alert users of a terrorist situation, an emergency in a suburb, weather alerts or any emergency. Links to Franklin and surrounding counties to sign-up to receive alerts are listed below.

Sept. 1, 2018

National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

Aug. 31, 2018

Land and Maritime associates band together

A chance encounter between a homeless Marine Corps Purple Heart recipient and a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate on a regular grocery store run gave birth to a grassroots effort to make a difference and changed the course of two lives in the process.

Aug. 29, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime associates race across Ohio

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates spent their weekend running 131 miles for cancer awareness Aug 24-25, as part of the fourth annual Columbus to Cincinnati Relay Run. Team "Are We There Yet?" completed the two-day running adventure across Ohio and raised more than $2,800 to help in the fight against cancer.