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May 30, 2019

Columbus Federal Defense Community celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at DSCC

Federal employees at DSCC celebrated the history and diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during their annual heritage event on the installation May 22. The program included the Shoong Yin award ceremony and a presentation from keynote speaker Christina Young, director of the Office of Small Business Programs. This year’s theme for the nationally recognized federal program was “Unite Our Mission by Engaging Each Other,” a continuation of the “Unite” series, focused on leadership and engagement to advance the AAPI community.

April 30, 2019

DLA associates discover historical and cultural impact of European architecture in Ohio

During the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s European American Heritage Month program held April 24, associates were presented with the opportunity to discover the impact European culture and architecture had on shaping the way the city of Columbus, Ohio, looks today.

April 4, 2019

Visionary Women: Journeys of persistence and resiliency recognized during 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit

A March 27 women’s leadership summit at DSCC honored contributions of women in central Ohio and highlighted their journeys of persistence and resiliency. The EEO office’s Federal Women’s Program hosted leading women from the fields of business, politics, government and military as part of its recognition of Women’s History Month.

April 4, 2019

Seeds of hope planted at DSCC

As part of raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention, Defense Supply Center Columbus associates gathered at Hope Garden in Mission Park to place pinwheels and spread seeds around the garden April 1. April is the designated Child Abuse Prevention Month and blue is the color associated with the cause.

March 22, 2019

Woman of the Year nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus has announced the federal and military nominees for the Defense Federal Community’s 2019 Woman of the Year Award. Winners will be named during the Women’s Summit March 27 at the installation’s Armed Forces Reserve Building. The award ceremony will occur during the luncheon scheduled to begin at 11:30.

March 11, 2019

Carter G. Woodson recipients named

The 2019 Carter G. Woodson awardees were announced during the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American and Black History Month celebration Feb. 27.

March 7, 2019

From poverty to public service: Franklin County commissioner delivers keynote address at Black History Month program

Franklin County Commissioner Kevin Boyce delivered the keynote address at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American and Black History Month celebration Feb. 27. Boyce became the county’s first black commissioner when he was sworn into office in 2017. In a robust presentation to the military and civilian audience, Boyce reflected on the impact of African Americans throughout American history and shared personal stories from his own life.

Jan. 18, 2019

DSCC honors King by remembering his dream

DSCC associates gathered to remember the past, celebrate the victories and were reminded to carry on the actions for the future during the Jan. 16 program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “It’s inspiring that we reflect earnestly on the ideals of diversity, tolerance and equality that he lived his life by,” said Ketchum as she introduced the keynote speaker, Chenelle Jones, Franklin University’s lead faculty for the Criminal Justice Administration.

Dec. 14, 2018

Associates, teams honored during DLA 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards

The Defense Logistics Agency announced the winners of the DLA 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program Dec. 13 in the auditorium of the Andrew T. McNamara Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Columbus secured top honors in seven categories, recognizing six associates and two teams for their outstanding contributions. Get to know the 2018 Defense Supply Center Columbus and DLA Land and Maritime award winners.

Dec. 7, 2018

NASA engineer talks culture, resilience at annual Native American heritage celebration

An aerospace engineer and Haudenosaunee tribal member headlined the Defense Federal Community’s Native American Heritage Month celebration Nov. 29 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.