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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. 14, 2018

DSCC celebrates the military men and women that have served our nation

Associates attended a Veterans Information Fair and special program to celebrate and honor those who have served in the US military throughout the day Nov. 7 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Nov. 6, 2018

Land and Maritime’s Tech Council proves its worth

As the DLA's information technology landscape continues to evolve, the Land and Maritime Technology Council is busy keeping the workforce up-to-date as requirements for technology grow.

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. 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. 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.’

Sept. 28, 2018

Prepare to log in to your phone starting October 12

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates will soon experience changes to phone use as part of the Agency’s deployment of new telephone services. Starting Oct. 12, DLA Information Operations will implement the Extension Mobility feature for Enterprise Voice over Internet Protocol systems in Columbus – joining other DLA major subordinate commands to make the move in recent months. Some phone numbers are exempt from the roll out, including conference rooms, emergency services, command and other identified telephone lines.

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

TACOM, DLA Land and Maritime strategic partnership ensures readiness

“The big test is ‘Are we ready?' Are we ready to equip the Warfighter to fight the next fight?” said DSCC and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer. This question of readiness was the foundation of the visit between Palmer and Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Mitchell, commander for TACOM.