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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.

June 19, 2020

Exit Interview with Land and Maritime Chief of Staff

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime will complete a changeover this month in its Chief of Staff position, a critical leadership component in ensuring successful daily operations. Outgoing Chief of Staff U.S. Air Force Col. Janette D. Ketchum is transitioning to her next command challenge as the pace of military moves picks up amid the COVID-19 environment.

June 17, 2020

Next DLA Land and Maritime commander announced

The Department of Defense announced June 2 that U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry, director of logistics, fleet supply and ordnance for U.S. Pacific Fleet, will succeed Rear Adm. John Palmer as commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.

June 15, 2020

America’s Army: When We are Needed, We are There

Let us all join in a moment of reflection and celebration in honor of the U.S. Army’s 245th Birthday, which was celebrated on Sunday, June 14. The U.S. Army was officially created on June 14, 1775, over a year prior to the Declaration of Independence, when Congress approved the raising of six companies of riflemen to enlist in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia until the end of the Revolutionary War. The Army has grown in size and capability since its humble beginnings in the nation’s struggle for independence against Great Britain and is now the largest branch of the U.S. military.

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020 the first Women Veterans Day in Ohio

June 12, 2020 is the first time Ohio honors it women veterans. On Dec. 13, 2019 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 77 into law designating June 12 as Woman Veterans Day, honoring women who have served in the military.