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Nov. 18, 2019

Marine Corps turns 244

The Defense Supply Center Columbus commemorated the U.S. Marine Corps’ 244th birthday Nov. 13 in a “Tun Tavern”-style celebration at the installation’s Bunker reception hall hosted by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.

Nov. 7, 2019

Land and Maritime associate inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine inducted Army Col. John Dreska into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 7 during a ceremony at Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio. In addition to his military service, Dreska works for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime as the division chief for batteries, tires and engines.

Nov. 7, 2019

Army commands talk warfighter logistics during DSCC site visit

Representatives from U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command met with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime logisticians Oct. 31 to open up dialogue on how best to equip warfighters to meet current and future demands. This is part of a series of collaborative meetings between the military commands and the Central Ohio logistics hub responsible for supplying spare and repair parts for thousands of weapons systems.

Nov. 7, 2019

New intern graduates embrace career challenges, contribute to DLA success

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime welcomed 78 Pathways to Career Excellence Program graduates into the permanent workforce Nov. 5 in a graduation ceremony at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium.

Nov. 6, 2019

Youngstown State University STEM Expo

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate participated in the 2019 Youngstown State University STEM Expo on Oct. 3, to discuss internships and full-time employment with undergraduates.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Academy focuses on Warfighter First

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer opened the DLA Land and Maritime Academy by shaking hands with each attendee at the Oct. 22 event. He reminded them of the importance of our mission - Warfighter First. The academy serves to increase DLA Land and Maritime employees understanding of our mission and how it’s accomplished.

Nov. 1, 2019

Land and Maritime veteran runs Marine Corps Marathon in honor of fallen

Jon Ferguson trained for four months – covering roughly 400 miles – to prepare himself for a big moment in late October. The Marine Corps veteran and current Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate completed the Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. It was Ferguson’s first time running the race and second marathon ever.

Oct. 31, 2019

Linda Johnson retires after 36 years

A longtime leader bid farewell to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Oct. 24. Linda Johnson, deputy director of the Land Customer Operations directorate, retired after 36 years of federal service. In her final role, Johnson helped lead the team responsible for readiness support to nearly 19,000 U.S. Army and Marine Corps customers, with sales orders worth approximately $7.4 billion.

Oct. 30, 2019

New employees experience fire drill during September session

The September New Employee Orientation was held Sept. 25-26 in Building 20. The session was attended by 15 new associates from the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Installation Services and J8C. There was some unexpected excitement and hands on activity when a fire drill followed the Defense Supply Center Columbus Fire Department presentation!

Oct. 25, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime recruits at the Ohio Disabilities Career Fair

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime participated in the Opportunities for Ohioans Job Fair Oct. 9. The job fair was hosted at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center located on the Ohio State University campus.