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Sept. 27, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Gerardo Davila-Roman

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month each year from September 15th to October 15th. The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting employees of Hispanic heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Sept. 18, 2021

Ohio air power legacy remembered as Air Force celebrates 74 years

The United States Air Force crossed another milestone Sept. 18, celebrating 74 years since the National Security Act of 1947 gave birth to the modern air service as a separate military branch from the U.S. Army. It also serves as a reminder of Ohio’s role in the innovation of flight.

Sept. 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: John Ramos

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15. The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting employees of Hispanic heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

July 9, 2021

LGBTQ Pride Month concluded with Special Emphasis Program

The Defense Federal Community Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity hosted its annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month Special Emphasis Program on June 23. The

May 20, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Each May we celebrate and honor the contributions that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made and the part they have played in the history of this country. The month of May was selected to coincide and commemorate two important milestones in AAPI history: the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in the United States and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad.   

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.