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Oct. 21, 2019

Engineers defend title at annual boat race

To fans of the late 60s comedy Gilligan’s Island, the crew of the SS Minnow were known for their doomed “three-hour tour” that ended with them shipwrecked and marooned on an uncharted island. But for fans of the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Navy Cardboard Regatta, the two-man crew of the re-tooled SS “Winnow” are known as four-time champions of the center’s annual boat race in celebration of the U.S Navy’s 244th birthday.

Oct. 18, 2019

65th Infantry ‘Borinqueneers’ honored at annual heritage event

The Defense Federal Community honored a unique military unit during its annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Oct. 2. The observance commemorated the historical contributions of the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment – a unit comprised mainly of Hispanic Soldiers and known as the Borinqueneers for its Puerto Rican roots.

Sept. 20, 2019

Ohio Airmen celebrate 72 years of aerial support

The senior Air Force officer in command of The Ohio State University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps highlighted the Defense Federal Community’s 72nd Air Force birthday Sept. 18 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Operations Center Auditorium.

Aug. 26, 2019

DSCC celebrates women's rights at annual observance

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered Aug. 22 in the Operations Center’s Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms to pay homage to the progress, achievements and contributions women have made to the success and legacy of America.

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.