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Oct. 8, 2020

Land and Maritime commander talks Ohio’s support to national defense readiness

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry participated as a guest panelist in Ohio’s Defense and Aerospace Forum state-wide event conducted virtually Oct. 6.

Sept. 30, 2020

Land and Maritime senior leader promotes workforce disability awareness

As Champion for the Persons with Disabilities Program, I thought I’d begin by telling my story. Several years ago, I went to a Lasik center to explore having surgery to correct my eyesight. Unfortunately, I was given bad news. I was diagnosed with a congenital disorder called Keratoconus where my corneas were more conically shaped instead of curved. Not only could I not have the Lasik surgery, but I learned that unless I had treatment, I’d lose my sight.

Sept. 18, 2020

Senior leaders talk ethics during virtual training

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Legal office sponsored a scenario-based virtual ethics training session Sept. 14. The session featured a panel discussion crafted to help associates empower and position themselves to make the right decision when challenged with an ethical dilemma.

Sept. 11, 2020

Land and Maritime commander talks 2020 successes, reconstitution during first town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry shared her leadership philosophy and impressions from her first two months on the job with associates in a DLA live-streamed Town Hall Sept. 10.

Aug. 7, 2020

Land and Maritime Chief of Staff, Air Force officer, Gahanna native promoted to Colonel

It has been more than 25 years since Air Force Lt. Col. Samuel F. Payne Jr. graduated from Gahanna’s Lincoln High School, left for the U.S. Air Force Academy and began his incredible Air Force career.

Aug. 5, 2020

Former Land and Maritime acquisition leader to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Former Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive Milton K. Lewis will be inducted into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 29. Lewis led Land and Maritime’s acquisition force from 2008 until his retirement in 2017. Lewis is one of nine former associates across the agency to be honored for his many contributions to the nation. Lewis joins the ranks of 126 people across DLA’s 26,000-strong workforce ever to be inducted – and only the 16th selected from Land and Maritime.

July 24, 2020

Hello DLA Land and Maritime Team!

I want to take a moment to share with you how honored I am to be your DLA Land and Maritime commander. These last few weeks transitioning to Columbus have been a fantastic experience, and I look forward to contributing to the outstanding legacy of military logistics support the DLA Land and Maritime team has established.

July 23, 2020

Coming full circle, Navy Captain retires where it all began

Navy Captain Jeffrey A. Schmidt celebrated 35 years of military service during a retirement ceremony at the Mission Park Pavilion July 15 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

July 20, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime leadership changes hands during change of command ceremony.

Leadership transitioned in Columbus, Ohio as the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander, Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer turned over command to Navy Rear Adm. Kristen B. Fabry in a July 17, 2020 change of command ceremony. Fabry also assumed command of the Defense Supply Center Columbus as a dual command responsibility. The event was held in a pavilion area on the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

July 14, 2020

Army Colonel closes out stellar 27-year career

Army Colonel Juanita Clarke closed out 27 years of military service June 30 as she bid farewell to Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime. In Clarke’s final assignment, she served as the director of DLA Land and Maritime’s Land Customer Operations Directorate leading a team of professionals providing support to more than 18,000 customers.