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April 29, 2019

Pinwheels on parade

Children from the Child Development Center marched in a parade with blue pinwheels on the Defense Supply Center Columbus April 23. The blue pinwheel and blue awareness ribbon are the official symbols of Child Abuse Awareness Month.

April 29, 2019

Columbus handles equipment training

Five area employees are working toward advanced MHE certification.

April 26, 2019

The next generation learns about DLA

Kids got to see first-hand how DLA Land and Maritime associates often have to adapt to changing requirements when the weather required other plans for Take Your Kid to Work Day activities April 25. DLA Land and Maritime associates and their children gathered in the auditorium, many were excited to be on the installation for the first time, others curious as to what happens at their parents or grandparents work place, but a consensus from all were they were happier to be here with their loved ones rather than at school.

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

Bringing 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.