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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.

Feb. 28, 2018

Carter G. Woodson Award luncheon recognizes outstanding federal, community members

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Equal Employment Opportunity office hosted an award luncheon Feb. 21 at Defense Supply Center Columbus to recognize notable contributions to the African American community.

Feb. 8, 2018

Carter G. Woodson Award Luncheon

The Defense Federal Community Equal Employment Office’s African-American Employment Program invites you to attend the African-American/Black History Month program and Carter G. Woodson Award Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Building 2.

Jan. 22, 2018

DLA Columbus celebrates MLK legacy

Members of the Defense Supply Center Columbus workforce gathered inside the installation’s auditorium Jan. 17 to celebrate the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Aug. 22, 2017

Culture Council Election

The Land & Maritime Culture Council will be holding elections in September for the Chair and Scribe positions. If elected, it will be for a shorter term that will end at the end of March 2018. If you

Aug. 7, 2017

DSCC celebrates multicultural workforce at diversity and inclusion event

A day of cultural performances, singing, food and competition marked the annual Defense Supply Center Columbus Diversity and Inclusion Event.

Feb. 27, 2017

Carter G. Woodson Awards luncheon honors Black History Month

The Defense Federal Community celebrated African American Heritage/Black History Month with an awards luncheon and panel discussion Feb. 22 at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Feb. 1, 2017

African American History Month

In celebration of African American History Month, DLA is releasing historic interviews of DLA African American employees. Listen to their stories and learn about DLA history.