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July 24, 2020

Hello DLA Land and Maritime Team!

I want to take a moment to share with you how honored I am to be your DLA Land and Maritime commander. These last few weeks transitioning to Columbus have been a fantastic experience, and I look forward to contributing to the outstanding legacy of military logistics support the DLA Land and Maritime team has established.

July 23, 2020

Coming full circle, Navy Captain retires where it all began

Navy Captain Jeffrey A. Schmidt celebrated 35 years of military service during a retirement ceremony at the Mission Park Pavilion July 15 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

July 15, 2020

June New Employee Virtual Orientation

New ground was broken at the May New Employee Orientation. The session held on May 20 and 21 was not in Building 20, but held virtually using a Defense Collaboration System (DCS) link.

July 15, 2020

Pacer Development Team Continues During COVID-19

In the midst of mass-telework due to COVID-19, the Supply Pacer Development Team continues to support DLA Land and Maritime as newly hired individuals are hired through the Direct Hire process.

July 10, 2020

Local band gives music ‘top priority’ in time of COVID

As Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees navigated new work-from-home schedules in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, one employee’s hobby made its online debut in a series of web videos. Her hobby? Being lead singer in a local band.

July 10, 2020

Employee Assistance Program is here to help!

Hello Land and Maritime! Well here we are – still at home and still social distancing – but with change in sight. If the stress of this situation becomes difficult, I encourage you to consider giving me a call or an email. Below I’ve included more ideas for maintaining good mental health.

July 2, 2020

#notjustApril

The Defense Logistics Agency Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program works all year long to promote awareness, provide training and conduct outreach to prevent sexual violence and to support those who have experienced it. Join us over the course of the next several months to promote awareness and show DLA’s support for survivors.

July 1, 2020

Mark Brown among DLA SES’ recognized for contributions to military

During a June 25 virtual event broadcast from Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters, DLA Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive, Mark Brown was one of several field Senior Executives awarded the DLA Exceptional Civilian Service Award honoring their contributions to supporting our nation’s military services.

June 24, 2020

Defense Supply Center Columbus to implement enhanced visitor process

The Defense Supply Center Columbus is finalizing an enhanced visitor clearance system that will improve installation security and increase efficiencies for visitors requesting entrance to the installation. This new process will be implemented beginning Aug. 1, 2020.

June 19, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime leader closes out stellar career supporting nation’s military

From teaching high school mathematics in Mission, Texas, to juggling the demanding responsibilities as a member of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s senior leadership team, the professional journey has taken Ben Roberts on a 33-year experience as a member of the U.S. Civilian Service that ends with his June 30 retirement.