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Nov. 27, 2018

Family service, loss themes of 2018 Marine Corps birthday celebration at DSCC

The Marine Corps celebrated 243 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 7. “The U.S. Marine Corps has a long, proud history of service defending America’s liberties and ideals dating back to the foundation of our country,” said Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Steve Alsup opening the program. “Through multiple conflicts, the valor and courage of the Corps has been battle-tested and proven.”

Oct. 23, 2018

Nominations for FY19 Executive Development Program

Nominations for courses under the FY19 DLA Executive Development Program (EDP) are currently being accepted. The purpose of EDP is to develop DLA’s current and future leaders, prepare them to effectively navigate and manage leadership challenges, and develop leadership competencies critical to maintaining supply chain excellence

Oct. 17, 2018

Engineers rally over Sailors to win Navy’s annual regatta

The Bullship went belly up and a fast-moving shark named Hat Trick prevailed at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s 4th annual Navy Cardboard Regatta held Oct. 11 at DSCC. The race is held annually on the U.S. Navy’s birthday and showcases a range of watercraft created by Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, veterans and civilians using nothing more than duct tape and cardboard. The race is open to all tenants and this year’s cardboard fleet featured a dozen teams from DLA Land and Maritime, the Navy Recruiting District Ohio and the DFAS– Columbus.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime Commander visits Troop Support

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer signs his name on a presidential flag Oct 4 during a visit to DLA Troop Support. As part of his orientation tour, Palmer stopped by the flag room to learn how employees make military unit flags. The presidential and vice presidential flags are made at Troop Support. As part of tradition, when distinguished visitors stop by the flag room to learn the history, they are extended an opportunity to sign their name.

Sept. 24, 2018

DPAA official talks challenges, progress in accounting for America’s missing

The Defense Federal Community commemorated Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Sept. 21 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Since 1986, the third Friday in September is set aside to remember those taken prisoner or reported missing in America’s conflicts. This year’s featured speaker was Jack Kull, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s Strategic Coordinator for Southeast Asia.

Sept. 20, 2018

Army wins by one stroke in golf tourney versus Marines

Army came out on top at the 12th annual Army vs Marine Corps Golf Tournament Sept. 14 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

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.

Sept. 10, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime Commander tours Distribution and Mapping facilities

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer speaks with DLA Distribution Richmond Director John Pearson during a tour of the Distribution and Mapping facilities Sept. 5 in Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 27, 2018

DSCC celebrates Women’s Equality Day

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Women’s Equality Day Aug. 22 with an outdoor observance at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Mission Park marked by music, food and fellowship. “Today we celebrate the progress we’ve made to advance the full participation of women in the federal workplace,” said DSCC and Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer.

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.