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July 19, 2019

Small Businesses receive answers to questions during event

DLA Land and Maritime detachment at Puget Sound participated in the “Meet the Buyers” small business outreach event in Bremerton, Washington, July 17. “Every time we attend an event like this, one of the key takeaways is an increased vendor pool across every socioeconomic category,” Hart said. “New vendors are able to learn about the many resources available to them, and how to successfully supply correct information when quoting DLA requirements. This provides immeasurable intrinsic value in ensuring DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is able to maximize contract award dollars to small business concerns.”

July 16, 2019

Leadership lessons for lunch

DLA Land and Maritime acting Deputy Commander and Acquisition Executive Mark Brown shared his experience on the subject of leadership with more than 30 military and civilian DLA Land and Maritime associates during the “Brown Bag Lunch Leadership Conversation.” The event was hosted by the Leadership Development Council July 10 in the Operations Center Cardinal Room at DSCC.

July 9, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief retires

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kirk A. Greiner retired after more than 30 years of military service to his country.

July 8, 2019

Celebrating the Comeback of the Burning River, 1969-2019

To many, the Cuyahoga River fire on June 22, 1969 represents a turning point for environmental regulation. This river caught the attention of a nation due to excessive water pollution. Certainly not the worst, it was thrust to the forefront as a symbol of environmental degradation. With the formation of the U.S. EPA in 1970 and passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, changes were in store for all waterways in the United States. In addition to the Clean Water Act, the Cuyahoga River was one of 43 Areas of Concern identified by the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. These programs and regulations were focused on improving the lives of those both in and near the water. Now 50 years later, how is this river doing in its recovery “fueled” by local, state and federal partners?

July 8, 2019

Son of a Son of a Sailor…. Naval legacies

The United States Navy has a long tradition enlisting some of the most gifted and dedicated men and women the United States has to offer. This proud naval tradition is one that Petty Officer First Class Andrew Tonski knows all too well. Tonski was born Sept, 8 1992, in New Haven, Conn. into a naval family found himself being just the newest member in his family to partake in this naval tradition when he enlisted in the Navy in the summer of 2012.

July 8, 2019

A night of healing: taking back ourselves

Sexual Assault and Abuse Awareness Event Jul7 28 at the American Institute of Alternative Medicine. Event information is provided for awareness only through the DLA SAPR Program and no government or DLA endorsement is intended.

July 2, 2019

Blood Drive - July 10

Armed Services Blood Program Blood Drive July 10 from 9:30 am -1:30 pm in the Community Center, Bldg. 14. You are eligible to donate if your previous donation was on or prior to May 15, 2019.

June 26, 2019

Understanding PTSD focus of seminar

DLA Land and Maritime EAP Manager Drew Henderson hosted a seminar on Understanding PTSD for associates June 25 in the Buckeye Room at DSCC. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, such as combat, a natural disaster, a car accident or sexual assault.

June 25, 2019

Director of Acquisition visits DLA Land and Maritime

DLA Director of Acquisition Matthew Beebe visited DLA Land and Maritime for his bi-annual Senior Procurement Executive visit June 19. During his visit he facilitated a focus group with the acquisition workforce that included discussions on supply chain security, workforce development and acquisition specific system challenges.

June 24, 2019

DLA police officer assists with accident on way to work

Defense Logistics Agency Police Officer Watkins assisted with an accident on his way to work June 15.