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June 4, 2019

Army Capt. Stanley Burdine retires after 27-year Army career

DLA Land and Maritime senior leaders and associates in Land Supplier Operations said farewell to one of their own May 31 when Army Capt. Stanley Burdine, a supervisory contract administrator for the Land Post Award, Land Supplier Operations Directorate at DLA Land and Maritime, retired after more than 27 years of dedicated service to our nation.

May 29, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Commander discusses military commitment at Columbus Armed Forces Day Luncheon

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Admiral John Palmer provided guest remarks during the Columbus Armed Forces Day Luncheon hosted by Military Veterans Educational Foundation May 17. The event was held at the Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center.

May 19, 2019

DLA assists U.S. Navy in reintroducing Union Jack flag on naval ships

Returning to naval tradition, the Union Jack flag will replace the First Navy Jack flag which has been used on all naval vessels since 2002. The change will take place with morning colors on June 4. DLA has played a vital role in ensuring the maritime flags are on-hand and ready for the transition by gathering the information on the number of flags needed, working with the contractor to ensure production goals are met and the delivery of the flags.

May 19, 2019

Forward presence spotlight: Royal Cline

Royal Cline is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customer service representative located in San Diego, California. Cline recently worked with his counterparts at DLA Troop Support to ensure Naval ships will receive the Union Jack flag to replace the current First Navy Jack flag (pictured) for the June 4 reintroduction date. Cline’s primary customer is the surface fleet but he also serves carriers, U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, expeditionary units, shipyards and industrial sites in the Pacific Ocean area of operations.

May 17, 2019

May 18 is Armed Forces Day

Nations around the world honor their military forces with an Armed Forces Day. In the United States, the celebration is held the third Saturday in May.

May 15, 2019

2019 Operation Cookie Drop

DSCC MWR's 2019 Operation Cookie Drop distributed nearly 850 cases of cookies donated by the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland to nearly 6,000 service members from 35 units in Central Ohio.

May 13, 2019

DLA commanders meet to discuss Agency’s procurement challenges, solutions

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and his senior staff hosted DLA Distribution Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones May 3 in Columbus, Ohio, for an orientation visit to discuss business operations. Their meeting was part of an Agency-wide initiative to generate increased conversation between supply chains on shared logistics, operating challenges and successes.

May 9, 2019

DSCC salutes homefront heroes

The DLA Land and Maritime and DSCC recognizes and appreciates the positive impact spouses have in the local community as well as in the various military branches.

April 12, 2019

Breakfast, key messages start associates day on right path

The benefits of breakfast extend past starting the day off right for associates at DLA Land and Maritime as they received key messages on leadership from Chief of Staff Air Force Col. Janette Ketchum April 10.

April 11, 2019

Leadership Spotlight: Capt. David M. Lockney

This edition of the “Mentoris Times” features an interview with Navy Capt. David M. Lockney. Lockney is the director of Maritime Customer Operations and has over 27 years of Naval Service and seven months experience in the federal government with the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.