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Jan. 11, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program Protégés Support Community Outreach

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program Class of 2020 has been at it again, continuing their efforts to be more involved in the community.

Dec. 13, 2018

2018 - What a Year!

Whether locally in the Metro Columbus area or at one of our detachments, DLA 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. 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.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

June 15, 2018

Expeditionary contracting officers needed to provide global logistics support

The DLA Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office needs contracting specialists to join its Expeditionary Contracting Cadre, a group of volunteers who deploy to establish logistics support in the initial stages of disaster relief and contingency operations around the world.

Dec. 20, 2017

DLA Energy employee finds healing in helping CFC organization

The platoon sergeant made it clear that should he not make it home from deployment his legacy of helping others should continue and that’s what his platoon leader, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Army Capt. Joe Quenga, did.

Nov. 9, 2017

DLA Land Warren volunteers within the local community

Associates at DLA Land Warren have volunteered their time and services with Gleaners Food Bank and the Salvation Army to help their community.

Oct. 20, 2017

Changes, opportunities touted during charitable campaign kickoff

The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off Oct. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, with remarks by DLA's director of Logistics Operations and a guest speaker, as well as an information fair where charities spoke with attendees about their work.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Aviation employee finds job satisfaction through deployment

A DLA Aviation employee has volunteered for deployments around the world, from Kosovo to Haiti to Djibouti and more.

May 10, 2017

Personal experience: Why DST is important, why I would do it again

Many people have asked me why I volunteered to go to Kuwait. Even more have asked me if I was scared. If I am very honest, the answer is yes. But if I admitted that even to myself, I would not have gone.