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May 28, 2019

EMS Week heats up with a chili cook-off

DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services and Police Department held the fourth annual chili cook-off at DSCC Fire Station May 24. The chili cook-off was first initiated in 2016 as a means to celebrate Police Week and Emergency Medical Services Week.

May 28, 2019

Children bring their care center to life

Children at the Child Development Center repopulated their garden with vegetables and flowers May 22. Every Kindergarten Preparatory student planted at least one seedling under the care of Environmental Division and CDC staff. Preschool and toddler classrooms will assist with watering and care during the growing season.

May 28, 2019

2019 Shred Day success

DSCC Environmental Division collaborated with MWR to save 27 cubic yards of paper from entering the local landfill May 15. Shred Day was open to all DSCC associates for personal shredding and employees recycled 13,165 pounds of paper, which is equivalent to 6.5 tons.

May 28, 2019

DSCC Installation CPR and AED Training Program

The training and existence of voluntary First Response Team members lessens the impact of sudden cardiac arrest by supporting employee and worksite preparedness and response and optimizing a person’s chance for survival. Team members are volunteers, who are currently certified. Responsibilities include providing CPR, the use of an AED or Heimlich Maneuver for choking in an emergency situation to associates who are in need of assistance until emergency personnel arrive. Associates can register for a class by calling the Building 21 Health Clinic at 614-701-5104.

May 23, 2019

Summer in the city: Exploring Columbus for an active life

The arrival of summer sparks a passion with the outdoors, especially after the elongated winter that overstayed its welcome this year. Getting out and enjoying the weather couldn’t be easier. Here’s a look at how to get active around Columbus to include activities and events that are affordable or better yet, free.

May 21, 2019

EMS Week Spotlight: Jason Stanley

“DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services would like to honor Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician Jason Stanley for his efforts beyond the call,” said, DLA Columbus Assistant Fire Chief Paul Alexander. Stanley first became a firefighter and an EMT in 1994. He joined DLA Columbus as a fire inspector in 2008. In 2010, he transitioned from a fire inspector role to that of a firefighter and EMT. Stanley joined the Ohio Air National Guard as a Search and Extraction Medic in 2013. He’s current a Staff Sergeant and will be promoted to Technical Sergeant June 1.

May 21, 2019

DSCC celebrated Police Week, honoring officers

Every year DSCC participates in National Police Week with various observances and events on the installation in honor of the Police Officers who serve and protect the base. This year’s activities concluded with a cookout and the DSCC Police receiving a custom designed coin from the AFGE 1148 Union recognizing their efforts throughout the year for Police Week.

May 20, 2019

Family summer fun

MWR's Family Services Program hosted a Free Family Summer Fun Reboot seminar May 14 at the Red Roof Pavilion in Mission Park on DSCC. The seminar was presented by Michiel DeVito, program manager for MWR FSP and Jenna Landuyt of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Columbus.

May 19, 2019

DLA assists U.S. Navy in reintroducing Union Jack flag on naval ships

Returning to naval tradition, the Union Jack flag will replace the First Navy Jack flag which has been used on all naval vessels since 2002. The change will take place with morning colors on June 4. DLA has played a vital role in ensuring the maritime flags are on-hand and ready for the transition by gathering the information on the number of flags needed, working with the contractor to ensure production goals are met and the delivery of the flags.

May 19, 2019

Forward presence spotlight: Royal Cline

Royal Cline is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customer service representative located in San Diego, California. Cline recently worked with his counterparts at DLA Troop Support to ensure Naval ships will receive the Union Jack flag to replace the current First Navy Jack flag (pictured) for the June 4 reintroduction date. Cline’s primary customer is the surface fleet but he also serves carriers, U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, expeditionary units, shipyards and industrial sites in the Pacific Ocean area of operations.