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April 2, 2020

Positive practices emphasized during Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and serves as an annual observation to raise awareness of child abuse and prevention. The statistics about child abuse are stark – in 2018, approximately 678,000 children in the U.S. were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect.

March 27, 2020

Commentary: Employee Assistance Program is here to help

These are strange times we find ourselves in. As the world grapples with coronavirus, it’s an especially stressful time for all and many are asking questions about what’s next.

Feb. 27, 2020

Mentoring takes center stage at program's graduation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson got up close and personal with graduating mentees and their mentors at the 2019/2020 Level I Mentoring Program graduation Feb. 26 in the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium.

Nov. 27, 2019

December to bring building access changes

On Dec. 1, the Defense Supply Center Columbus will change the way individuals will access buildings. In keeping with Department of Defense directives to move to one card for access, DSCC Security and Emergency Services will be deactivating the LENEL building badges currently being used for building access. After this date, DSCC personnel will use their Common Access Card for building or room access.

Nov. 4, 2019

DLA Maritime Mechanicsburg wears pink in honor of family, friends affected by breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and pink is the color associated with creating awareness for this disease. DLA Maritime Mechanicsburg, located on the Naval Support Activity in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, showed their support recently by gathering for a photo Oct. 16 with everyone wearing pink.

May 30, 2019

DSCC Pass and ID Team receive Rapids High Flyer Award

The DSCC Pass and ID RAPIDS team was recognized by the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Personal Readiness for outstanding customer service. Sites were evaluated by the DMDC on their common access card success rate, user management maintenance and utilization.

May 28, 2019

2019 Shred Day success

DSCC Environmental Division collaborated with MWR to save 27 cubic yards of paper from entering the local landfill May 15. Shred Day was open to all DSCC associates for personal shredding and employees recycled 13,165 pounds of paper, which is equivalent to 6.5 tons.

May 28, 2019

DSCC Installation CPR and AED Training Program

The training and existence of voluntary First Response Team members lessens the impact of sudden cardiac arrest by supporting employee and worksite preparedness and response and optimizing a person’s chance for survival. Team members are volunteers, who are currently certified. Responsibilities include providing CPR, the use of an AED or Heimlich Maneuver for choking in an emergency situation to associates who are in need of assistance until emergency personnel arrive. Associates can register for a class by calling the Building 21 Health Clinic at 614-701-5104.

May 21, 2019

EMS Week Spotlight: Jason Stanley

“DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services would like to honor Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician Jason Stanley for his efforts beyond the call,” said, DLA Columbus Assistant Fire Chief Paul Alexander. Stanley first became a firefighter and an EMT in 1994. He joined DLA Columbus as a fire inspector in 2008. In 2010, he transitioned from a fire inspector role to that of a firefighter and EMT. Stanley joined the Ohio Air National Guard as a Search and Extraction Medic in 2013. He’s current a Staff Sergeant and will be promoted to Technical Sergeant June 1.

May 20, 2019

Family summer fun

MWR's Family Services Program hosted a Free Family Summer Fun Reboot seminar May 14 at the Red Roof Pavilion in Mission Park on DSCC. The seminar was presented by Michiel DeVito, program manager for MWR FSP and Jenna Landuyt of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Columbus.