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Oct. 23, 2018

Show some love

The theme for this year’s CFC campaign is “Show Some Love!” And we all know the People and Culture Directorate, as well as everyone in DLA Land and Maritime, have a lot of LOVE to give!

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. 23, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates a quarter of a century of military service with Naval officer retirement

Colleagues, family and friends joined together to honor Navy Capt. Brian Ginnane’s 25 years of military service during an Oct. 12 retirement ceremony at DSCC.

Oct. 23, 2018

Change of Season Brings Some New Faces

The September New Employee Orientation brought in six new employees to the DLA Land and Maritime Installation.

Oct. 18, 2018

Land Operations Driving Readiness

From foxhole to factory, DLA Land and Maritime is DLA’s single provider for land materials. We support you with demand planning for repair parts, requisition support and more. Our customer service representatives are located around the world to ensure you have the readiness you need to accomplish your mission.

Oct. 17, 2018

Fire Prevention Week: Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.

Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 - 13. It was first established in 1922. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge issued the first proclamation for fire prevention week, making it a national observance. DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services recognizes the importance of fire prevention and fire safety education. FES holds several specialized events each year during fire prevention week.

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. 16, 2018

Puget Sound increases contracting awards nearly 50 percent, awarding small businesses millions

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment achieved a 43 percent increase in contracting actions this year. The contracting division executed more than $103 million in contract awards during fiscal year 2018 in support of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, an increase of nearly 50 percent over FY17.

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.

Oct. 8, 2018

DSCC associate saves life on commute home

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s all about being in the right place at the right time,” but these words couldn’t be truer for Daniel McCombs. It was dark outside and he was focused on ensuring the safety of the witnesses. This is when he noticed the car on flames and heard someone was still inside, he immediately went into response mode – trying to figure out how to save the driver.