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Jan. 24, 2017

DSCC honors MLK’s legacy with day of remembrance, celebration

The Defense Federal Community came together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during an annual observance ceremony at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Dec. 9, 2016

New Year’s resolutions and how DLA can help you achieve your goals

Ringing in the new year often results in a time of reflection, reviewing the current situation and planning for the future. DLA takes the opportunity to look back at the year and make goals for the year ahead. As individuals, we use this time to do the same. Many of us will set personal resolutions. At DLA Land and Maritime, we understand the importance of work/life balance and would like to assist in your journey to keep your resolutions with some tips and resources made available to you as a member of our workforce.

Dec. 5, 2016

DSCC program honors legacy of American Indians

Defense Supply Center Columbus hosted an event to celebrate the heritage and legacy of American Indians in Ohio and throughout the nation. The Nov. 30 presentation inside the installation Operations Center auditorium brought together members of the Defense Federal Community to learn history, sample traditional food items, and listen to cultural ambassadors from the Native American community.

Oct. 27, 2016

National Disability Awareness Month promotes empathy, understanding

Associates at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime attended presentations and workshops Oct. 19 that provided insight into the world of their coworkers who have disabilities. The Columbus

Oct. 19, 2016

Land and Maritime leader recognized for service to the blind

A Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime senior executive received an award for his efforts to create and sustain jobs for people who are blind. The National Association for the Employment of

Oct. 18, 2016

AbilityOne Day highlights benefits of federal employment program

“I didn’t think this could ever happen to me.”Scott Owens was a rising star in his platoon within the Army’s historic 101st Airborne Division. Selected as his unit’s Radio Telephone Operator, he was

Oct. 14, 2016

Defense federal community celebrates the contributions of Hispanic Americans

A ceremony recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month took place inside the auditorium at Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Sept. 28.  The event was sponsored by the Defense Federal

Oct. 3, 2016

Mary Mahey: A DLA employee's journey with breast cancer

When Mary Mahey, contracting officer with DLA Land and Maritime at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, first received the news, she was in total shock and disbelief. She had never had any serious illnesses.

Sept. 27, 2016

National Hispanic conference offers training, inspiration

Two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates attended the 44th Annual Federal Employees Leadership and Diversity Training Program, also known as the 2016 National Training Program (NTP), on Sept. 12-16 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Aug. 31, 2016

Women's Equality Day Celebrated in Columbus

The Defense Supply Center Columbus hosted its 2016 Women’s Equality Day program at the building 11 auditorium August 17 featuring a five-member panel who addressed women’s workforce and social issues – to include challenges and successes.