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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.

Sept. 3, 2021

DSCC celebrates Women’s Equality Day virtually

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Women’s Equality Day with a virtual observance Aug. 26 featuring military and civilian panelists from across the Defense Logistics Agency team. Women’s Equality Day is officially commemorated annually on Aug. 26 nationwide to coincide with the anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. The theme of this month’s observance was “Courage, Risk, Change.”

Aug. 26, 2021

Acquisition executive addresses procurement questions at brown bag event

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Acquisition Executive Mark Brown took on questions from across the workforce Aug. 25 during his annual Brown Bag Lunch hosted by the Leadership Development Council.

Aug. 13, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime welcomes incoming chief of staff

Air Force Col. Christopher Tooman officially joined the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime team last week, succeeding departing Navy Capt. Dinis Pimentel as chief of staff for the Central Ohio logistics center.

July 22, 2021

Vendor matchmaking events strengthen DLA small business partnerships

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Small Business Programs helps small business owners learn the ropes of federal contracting. One of the ways the office has continued to innovate is through vendor matchmaking opportunities.

July 22, 2021

DSCC plants saplings at MWR Sports Park

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Installation Management Team planted 50 tree saplings at the DSCC MWR Sports Park this summer. The saplings were donated through an Urban Tree Project partnership in consult with the City of Columbus and the Urban Tree Master Plan Project to identify sites for potential tree plantings and expand the city’s existing tree canopy.

June 3, 2021

DSCC commander honors fallen at local Memorial Day service

Memorial Day weekend heralded a return to traditional in-person events beginning with observances held across Ohio to honor the nation’s fallen service members.

May 25, 2021

Land and Maritime electronics engineer Taysa Markus featured in latest DLA Rap episode

Meet Taysa Markus, a shining star at DLA Land and Maritime, in the latest episode of the DLA Rap produced by DLA Headquarters. Markus defines resiliency. At the end of the Vietnam War, her family took on hardship, adversity and trauma and persevered. Today Markus is an electronics engineer with Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate.

April 15, 2021

Installation environmental office offers tips on landscaping for wildlife

Spring has sprung in Ohio and many of us are spending more time at home. Naturally, this is a great time for lawn and garden improvements. If you’re in the market for some new bushes or trees, why not also attract more birds and butterflies? Any tree or shrub will provide so much more habitat than a lawn alone but consider taking it a step further and choosing a native variety.

April 15, 2021

DLA Maritime Portsmouth increases submarine support capacity

Defense Logistics Agency Maritime Portsmouth has completed construction on a 29,000-square-foot addition to their maintenance facility that will significantly increase their maritime operational capacity.