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Jan. 24, 2019

Successes, challenges theme of annual joint reserve force summit

Military reservists and DLA Land and Maritime leaders joined together Jan. 4 during the Joint Forces Operational Summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Jan. 24, 2019

Army officer honored during retirement ceremony

Family and friends gathered to honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Joseph Scarpill during a Jan. 18 retirement ceremony at DSCC. Scarpill served 27 years in the military, finishing his final three years as the deputy division chief for the Land Readiness Division, Customer Operations Directorate, at the DLA Land and Maritime.

Jan. 18, 2019

DSCC honors King by remembering his dream

DSCC associates gathered to remember the past, celebrate the victories and were reminded to carry on the actions for the future during the Jan. 16 program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “It’s inspiring that we reflect earnestly on the ideals of diversity, tolerance and equality that he lived his life by,” said Ketchum as she introduced the keynote speaker, Chenelle Jones, Franklin University’s lead faculty for the Criminal Justice Administration.

Jan. 14, 2019

Knowledge exchange encouraged among leadership

DLA Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Steven Alsup and several senior staff members hosted DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller Jan. 8 to give him a command level overview of Land and Maritime logistics operations.

Jan. 11, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program Protégés Support Community Outreach

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program Class of 2020 has been at it again, continuing their efforts to be more involved in the community.

Dec. 19, 2018

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime, reviews logistics operations plan

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams and select members of his senior staff visited Defense Supply Center Columbus Dec. 11 to review DLA Land and Maritime’s present and future logistics operation plans. The visit was hosted by DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and his senior leadership team.

Dec. 14, 2018

Associates, teams honored during DLA 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards

The Defense Logistics Agency announced the winners of the DLA 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program Dec. 13 in the auditorium of the Andrew T. McNamara Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Columbus secured top honors in seven categories, recognizing six associates and two teams for their outstanding contributions. Get to know the 2018 Defense Supply Center Columbus and DLA Land and Maritime award winners.

Dec. 7, 2018

NASA engineer talks culture, resilience at annual Native American heritage celebration

An aerospace engineer and Haudenosaunee tribal member headlined the Defense Federal Community’s Native American Heritage Month celebration Nov. 29 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Nov. 30, 2018

Veterans serving veterans, giving thanks across military generations

Many Americans gathered with family and friends to give thanks last week; however, members of the DLA Land and Maritime family met with another family to give thanks this season – veterans. The 13-member group of active duty and retired service members led by the Joint Reserve Force supported the Columbus VA annual Thanksgiving feast for area veterans. The event was held at the American Legion Post 144 on South High Street Nov. 16.

Nov. 28, 2018

Commander hosts town hall, recognizes award winners

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Dynamic Operating Plan and observations from his first 100 days of command were the focus of Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer’s second town hall since taking the helm of DLA Land and Maritime.

Nov. 27, 2018

Family service, loss themes of 2018 Marine Corps birthday celebration at DSCC

The Marine Corps celebrated 243 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 7. “The U.S. Marine Corps has a long, proud history of service defending America’s liberties and ideals dating back to the foundation of our country,” said Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Steve Alsup opening the program. “Through multiple conflicts, the valor and courage of the Corps has been battle-tested and proven.”

Nov. 14, 2018

DSCC celebrates the military men and women that have served our nation

Associates attended a Veterans Information Fair and special program to celebrate and honor those who have served in the US military throughout the day Nov. 7 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Nov. 6, 2018

Land and Maritime’s Tech Council proves its worth

As the DLA's information technology landscape continues to evolve, the Land and Maritime Technology Council is busy keeping the workforce up-to-date as requirements for technology grow.

Nov. 5, 2018

Land and Maritime associates gain insight into agency functions and how their work impacts mission

The purpose of the academy is to increase DLA Land and Maritime employees understanding of the organization’s mission and how it’s accomplished. The academy kicked-off with a high-level overview of the Defense Logistics Agency, narrowing focus down to Land and Maritime operations.

Oct. 31, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring program protégés support community outreach

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program introduced its class of 2020 in January 2018. The protégés have been busy since then; working with their mentors, facilitating local events, attending leadership development activities, shadowing and mentoring others.