Search DLA News

Results:
Tag: Military L&M

April 16, 2020

Base Child Development Center staff bring virtual story time to DOD families

The Child Development Center at the Defense Supply Center Columbus serves the children of hundreds of military service members and Department of Defense employees. With many families working from home and adhering to social distancing guidelines, the center's child care staff found a creative way to keep in touch with children by creating virtual story time videos.

April 2, 2020

Positive practices emphasized during Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and serves as an annual observation to raise awareness of child abuse and prevention. The statistics about child abuse are stark – in 2018, approximately 678,000 children in the U.S. were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect.

March 11, 2020

DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor commander earns meritorious award

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer was on hand Feb. 28 to recognize DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor Director Cdr. Bruce Reilly with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his exceptional service.

March 5, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime deputy commander highlights national conference on tactical vehicle fleet

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson was a keynote speaker at the 2020 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference March 3 in Austin, Texas.

Nov. 25, 2019

Land and Maritime Deputy Commander attends Portsmouth facility groundbreaking

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson joined several U.S. senators, DLA Land and Maritime’s Portsmouth Naval Shipyard leadership and associates Nov. 22 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of a new Navy submarine servicing facility.

Nov. 25, 2019

Central Ohio, DSCC honor Veterans

Defense Supply Center Columbus associates took part in the Central Ohio Veterans Day Parade Nov. 8 to kick off a weekend of festivities honoring our nation’s veterans. The theme of this year’s celebration, The Greatest Generation, recognized World War II veterans and included several World War II-era floats and displays.

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

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. 4, 2019

Land and Maritime Commander discusses leadership development principles

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer shared some essential management principles with Land and Maritime associates during a Leadership Development Council sponsored event Oct. 30 in the Building 20 Auditorium.

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.