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April 22, 2021

European American Program puts spotlight on local survivor during annual Holocaust Remembrance

The Holocaust impacted many lives across the world and the story of a local survivor within the Central Ohio community is the focus of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office’s European American Special Emphasis Program committee.

Feb. 23, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Jonathan Stone

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Black History Month in February. This year’s national theme is The Black Family: Representation, Identification, Diversity. The African American Employment Program highlights employees throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Feb. 3, 2021

Black History Month: Honoring the Past, Securing the Future

This month, the Department of Defense pays tribute to African American men and women who changed the course of history and redefined the United States military. To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of World War II, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute released a presentation capturing some of the key contributions and sacrifices made by service members and those who served on the home front during that time.

Jan. 19, 2021

DSCC honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Defense Supply Center Columbus’ annual celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was released in a virtual format this week as the nation celebrates what would’ve been his 92nd birthday.

Jan. 14, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Remember! Celebrate! Act!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered as America’s preeminent advocate of nonviolence and a leader of the Civil Rights movement.

Nov. 23, 2020

National American Indian Heritage Month Employee Spotlight: Shawn Cody

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month each November. We are highlighting employees of American Indian heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Nov. 17, 2020

Marine Corps celebrates 245th birthday in Columbus

The Marine Corps celebrated 245 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 10.

Nov. 10, 2020

Where to watch 2020 Veterans Day virtual tributes

Several local and national organizations will pivot from traditional Veterans Day festivities in light of the current health emergency and offer virtual opportunities to honor our nation’s veterans. Below is a snapshot of locally and nationally scheduled events.

Nov. 9, 2020

Flag Precedence: Why the Marine Corps is senior to the Navy

Anyone who has attended a military event or sat in a briefing where the Service flags are displayed should know that the order of precedence goes from left to right. The National Ensign followed by the Army, Marine Corps, Navy…wait. What? The Marine Corps is senior to the Navy in order of precedence even though it is an underling to the Department of the Navy? Is it because we can do more pull-ups? Run farther? Carry more weight? Have better looking uniforms? No. It’s a little debatable but seems to stem from a litany of historical events.

Nov. 9, 2020

Honoring their sacrifice: Marine Corps turns 245

This year we celebrate the 245th Birthday of our Corps. On Feb 23, 2020 we commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima and the raising of our flag on Mount Suribachi. Iwo was a bloody, 36-day long chapter in the World War II Pacific saga as our brothers fought and died for control of the tiny atoll.