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Feb. 22, 2019

Small Business team receives strategic goals award

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams presented the Strategic Goals Award – Strong Partnerships for the final quarter of fiscal 2018 to the Enterprise Small Business Team, including DLA Land and Maritime’s Office of Small Business Programs, for their efforts in exceeding the agency’s goals over the fiscal year.

Oct. 16, 2018

Puget Sound increases contracting awards nearly 50 percent, awarding small businesses millions

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment achieved a 43 percent increase in contracting actions this year. The contracting division executed more than $103 million in contract awards during fiscal year 2018 in support of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, an increase of nearly 50 percent over FY17.

Sept. 19, 2018

Blog: Bloomer left his mark during 45-year legacy of service

Every so often we’re forever graced with an exceptional person. A person that quietly walks into our lives and permanently leaves their mark. That’s David Bloomer, a supervisory contract specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Land Supplier Operations. His entrance to the Power Transmissions team in November 2017 was almost unperceived since he walked into the office and cheerfully said a soft “hello.” But from day one his manner, work ethic, personality and friendship has captured our minds and hearts. Let’s take a moment to illustrate the impact we’ve experienced so you may have a glimpse into our loss occurring October 1 when he retires.

Sept. 18, 2018

Suppliers learn tips for government contracting at free training session

Nearly 50 suppliers from across the country took part in a two-day training session Sept. 11-12 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus on how to do business with the Defense Logistics Agency.

July 27, 2018

PaCE graduates honor fallen classmate, take next step as future leaders

As Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Class of 2018 celebrated completing a rigorous two-year corporate internship program under the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program July 25, one seat in the standing-room only auditorium remained unfilled – that of PaCE graduate Robert Bruce.

July 12, 2018

Homecoming event recognizes mission contributions of forward presence associates

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime welcomed home approximately 50 of its forward presence associates June 25 for a weeklong opportunity to reenergize and ensure everyone is familiar with updated procurement guidelines. The homecoming event also provided priceless networking possibilities and other essential training requirements.

April 4, 2018

DLA Director talks goals, readiness during visit to Land and Maritime

Operationalizing warfighter support and mission readiness led discussion during Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Annual Operating Plan review at the Defense Supply Center Columbus March 29.

Dec. 18, 2017

Land and Maritime associates celebrated for going extra mile in 50th annual Employee Recognition Awards

A total of six individuals and one team from DLA Land and Maritime were recognized during the 50th annual Defense Logistics Agency Employee Recognition Awards ceremony Dec. 12 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Oct. 16, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime associate earns Secretary of Defense’s top disability award

Tom Comeans never let go of his vision for the future even when his eyesight failed him. For his dedication, the Secretary of Defense honored him Oct. 5 with the Department of Defense’s top award recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities.

Aug. 31, 2017

DLA, industry talk top issues at annual Captains of Industry

Partnerships, readiness and protecting the supply chain were key topics at the Captains of Industry Forum Aug. 24 hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.