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April 25, 2019

DLA Portsmouth associates participate in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month activities

DLA Land and Maritime Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator Shari Murnahan and Penny Copp, an Equal Employment Office specialist, visited DLA Portsmouth in New Hampshire April 24. The visit focused on providing information and resources to Portsmouth associates through in-person training sessions, leadership and community partner updates and a Walk-a-Lap awareness event.

April 25, 2019

Brining your landscape to life!

When the first settlers came to North America they brought with them plants from their homeland that they knew and loved. The daffodils, foxgloves and day lilies became known as ‘ornamentals’ and the native plants became stigmatized as ‘weeds’ because they were plentiful. This tradition has continued to the present day. However, the native plants have evolved alongside the birds, butterflies and other native wildlife for centuries.

April 24, 2019

Pass and ID associate trades in badge for retirement

Harvellia Thomas, known to her coworkers as Harvey, retires after 30 years of government service April 30. She started her civil service career at Ft. Knox as a recreation assistant with the MWR Fitness Center, then transferred to DSCC where she developed quite a following for her fitness classes.

April 24, 2019

Suspect letter table top exercise at DSCC

DSCC Security and Emergency Services facilitated the fiscal year 2019 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive Table Top Exercise in conjunction with April’s PrepareAthon on April 19.

April 23, 2019

DSCC recognized for Tree City USA designation

DSCC and its Environmental Division was recognized for its efforts on creating a greener community and improving the installation’s urban forest April 18.

April 23, 2019

DSCC associates took steps against violence

DSCC associates took an active approach in supporting Sexual Assault and Prevention and Response Month by participating in a 5K awareness run/walk event April 18.

April 18, 2019

Associates walk-a-lap for survivors during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

DSCC associates gathered to walk Mission Park in support of survivors of sexual assault during the annual Walk-a-Lap for a Survivor event April 17.

April 17, 2019

Earth Day comes to life for children at DSCC

As Earth Day approaches, youth at MWR Child Development Center learn about reuse, reduce and recycle. The discussion focused on landfills and why it’s important to reduce the amount of refuse generated.

April 16, 2019

Mobile devices and OPSEC

Mobile devices are being introduced into the Department of Defense at an astonishing rate. The Defense Logistics Agency defines mobile devices as a wireless-enabled portable device. These include but are not limited to iPhones, iPads and tablets.

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.

April 11, 2019

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response hosts second annual Teal Tea

A Teal Tea was held as part of the monthly activities to raise awareness for Sexual Assault and Prevention Month.

April 8, 2019

Governor assesses Ohio’s importance to nation’s military defense strategy

The DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer hosted Joseph Zeis during an installation orientation visit April 1 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Zeis was recently appointed to Governor Mike DeWine’s staff as the aerospace and defense advisor.

April 8, 2019

Spring into action: MWR and Environmental team up to offer volunteer opportunities for associates

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates looking to take a more active, hands-on role in improving the environment are now able to make an impact on the installation. DLA Installation Operations at Columbus Welfare and Recreation Division and Environmental Division volunteer opportunities include the Butterfly Club, Bluebird Box Team and the CDC Garden Team.

April 5, 2019

Information fair kicked off April’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month at DSCC

DLA Land and Maritime’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office hosted an information fair during lunch in the Operation Center Café April 3. The fair provided information and resources available at DSCC and in the surrounding community for survivors of sexual assault and their advocates.