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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.

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 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 24, 2020

Pride Month recalls military LGBT champions

During Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, we celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equality. Integrity and respect are fundamental qualities of our military and civilian culture.

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 5, 2020

Defense Supply Center Columbus observes Pride Month in June

During the Defense Federal Community’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, we celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equity.

June 3, 2020

DAWIA certification changes announced to mitigate Covid-19 impact

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Program provides resources to help acquisition workforce members understand the Covid-19 impacts toward completing DAWIA certification requirements.

June 2, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime launches virtual seminars for small businesses

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Office of Small Business Programs launched their first-ever virtual Training, Knowledge and Opportunities seminar this month in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

May 22, 2020

Employee Assistance Program Blog: Refocus and stay productive to break cycle of stress

Hello Land and Maritime! We are at the two-month point of the stay-at-home situation. While many of us have gotten used to the situation and are fairly OK with it, there are stresses associated with staying at home. The following are some things to be aware of to help.

May 22, 2020

Land and Maritime expands operations, incorporates new Industrial Hardware support mission

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime is in the initial phase of absorbing operational responsibilities for DLA’s Industrial Hardware logistics function; a move that will reorganize overall operations and drive increased procurement efficiencies.