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Sept. 11, 2020

Land and Maritime commander talks 2020 successes, reconstitution during first town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry shared her leadership philosophy and impressions from her first two months on the job with associates in a DLA live-streamed Town Hall Sept. 10.

June 2, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime launches virtual seminars for small businesses

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Office of Small Business Programs launched their first-ever virtual Training, Knowledge and Opportunities seminar this month in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

May 18, 2020

Land and Maritime family battles, defeats COVID-19 virus

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates and brothers Kyle and Marc Danneberger know firsthand the effects of COVID-19. The brothers along with their mother Sallie have supported their father Karl through a recent coronavirus infection that saw him hospitalized and on a ventilator.

May 14, 2020

Interconnection Equipment Contracts produce early savings

The Interconnection Equipment Contracts awarded in late 2019 are already paying off for Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customers.

March 5, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime deputy commander highlights national conference on tactical vehicle fleet

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson was a keynote speaker at the 2020 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference March 3 in Austin, Texas.

Jan. 28, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime awards interconnection equipment contracts worth $808 million

Seven companies received five-year contracts totaling $808.1 million overall to provide interconnection equipment to the Department of Defense in a landmark move by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime to improve warfighter readiness and help maintain a robust industrial base.

Dec. 10, 2019

Local community officials visit DSCC

Area economic and community officials visited the Defense Supply Center Columbus Dec. 3 and met with leadership from the base’s two largest tenants – the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Columbus.

Nov. 1, 2019

Land and Maritime veteran runs Marine Corps Marathon in honor of fallen

Jon Ferguson trained for four months – covering roughly 400 miles – to prepare himself for a big moment in late October. The Marine Corps veteran and current Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate completed the Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. It was Ferguson’s first time running the race and second marathon ever.

July 19, 2019

Small Businesses receive answers to questions during event

DLA Land and Maritime detachment at Puget Sound participated in the “Meet the Buyers” small business outreach event in Bremerton, Washington, July 17. “Every time we attend an event like this, one of the key takeaways is an increased vendor pool across every socioeconomic category,” Hart said. “New vendors are able to learn about the many resources available to them, and how to successfully supply correct information when quoting DLA requirements. This provides immeasurable intrinsic value in ensuring DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is able to maximize contract award dollars to small business concerns.”

May 5, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates National Small Business Week

DLA Land and Maritime has an office dedicated to providing training, advice, guidance and strategies to small businesses that are looking to do business with the government. The office also focuses on developing and implementing strategies that increase business opportunities for the various socioeconomic categories: service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, small disadvantaged and HUBZone small businesses.