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Sept. 18, 2020

Mask wear makes workplace safer for everyone

Since the beginning of the Pandemic, wearing masks or face coverings have been a hot topic of discussion. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, our guidance regarding mask wear while on the Defense Supply Center Columbus is clear.

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. 18, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlight: Marizela Marin-Giraud

Editor’s Note: The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month each September. We are highlighting employees of Hispanic heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

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.

Sept. 11, 2020

Defense Federal Community observes National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Defense Federal Community and the Equal Employment Opportunity Hispanic Employment Program join in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15, 2020. This month was designated by Congress to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans, whom have influenced this country for more than 240 years, and worked hard in building this great nation.

Aug. 26, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: U.S. Navy Lt. Cdr. Kara Langford

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, we are highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 26, 2020

OPSEC: Your focused, compliant practice helps keep our service members safe

Operations Security is a process that safeguards sensitive information. It enables Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and other Department of Defense organizations to identify and protect classified and unclassified critical information and execute measures to eliminate or reduce our adversaries' ability to use the information obtained. OPSEC challenges us to look at ourselves through the eyes of an adversary and deny the adversary the ability to act.

Aug. 21, 2020

Feds Feed Families campaign offered virtually

The Feds Feed Families campaign is going virtual this year due to COVID-19. The local Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime campaign runs Aug. 24-31 and will focus on helping local community food banks.

Aug. 19, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Deanna Blesch

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, we are highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 12, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Linda Kelly

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 7, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Chrissy Schall

Editor’s note: The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

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 29, 2020

DSCC celebrates 100-year anniversary of women’s right to vote

The Defense Federal Community Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Federal Women’s Program observes Women’s Equality Day. This year’s theme is “Women’s Right to Vote.” August 26 marks the anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement’s greatest victory – women achieving full voting rights following the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 100 years ago.

July 29, 2020

Environmental Office shares tips for staying ‘Green’ as home projects hit summer surge

Ohio’s shelter-in-place order has led many families to spend more time at home. As a result, local waste companies are reporting surges in trash collection resulting from many residents taking the opportunity for an extended spring-cleaning season and tackling various home projects.