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June 13, 2019

Audit Task Force Roadshow arrives at DLA Land and Maritime

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium June 10 for the DLA Audit Task Force Road Show Town Hall meeting titled “Building Connections.” The agency’s audit-readiness efforts began six years ago, when senior leaders first challenged associates to adopt new procedures and controls to ensure the accuracy of DLA’s financial statements.

April 8, 2019

Governor assesses Ohio’s importance to nation’s military defense strategy

The DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer hosted Joseph Zeis during an installation orientation visit April 1 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Zeis was recently appointed to Governor Mike DeWine’s staff as the aerospace and defense advisor.

Feb. 6, 2019

Palmer talks support to tactical vehicle fleet at national conference

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer highlighted the combat logistics agency’s support to the Department of Defense during his keynote presentation at the Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference Feb. 4 in Monterey, California.

Nov. 30, 2018

Veterans serving veterans, giving thanks across military generations

Many Americans gathered with family and friends to give thanks last week; however, members of the DLA Land and Maritime family met with another family to give thanks this season – veterans. The 13-member group of active duty and retired service members led by the Joint Reserve Force supported the Columbus VA annual Thanksgiving feast for area veterans. The event was held at the American Legion Post 144 on South High Street Nov. 16.

Nov. 28, 2018

Land and Maritime makes an impact in 2018

Whether locally in the Metro Columbus area or at one of our detachments, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime believes in connecting with the community and making a positive impact. This is achieved with our business practices as well as through our people – the heart of our organization.

Nov. 27, 2018

Family service, loss themes of 2018 Marine Corps birthday celebration at DSCC

The Marine Corps celebrated 243 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 7. “The U.S. Marine Corps has a long, proud history of service defending America’s liberties and ideals dating back to the foundation of our country,” said Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Steve Alsup opening the program. “Through multiple conflicts, the valor and courage of the Corps has been battle-tested and proven.”

Nov. 5, 2018

Land and Maritime associates gain insight into agency functions and how their work impacts mission

The purpose of the academy is to increase DLA Land and Maritime employees understanding of the organization’s mission and how it’s accomplished. The academy kicked-off with a high-level overview of the Defense Logistics Agency, narrowing focus down to Land and Maritime operations.

Oct. 31, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring program protégés support community outreach

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program introduced its class of 2020 in January 2018. The protégés have been busy since then; working with their mentors, facilitating local events, attending leadership development activities, shadowing and mentoring others.

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.’

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.