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May 17, 2019

Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Development

Strong Partnerships is one of five lines of effort advanced by Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, as a roadmap to ensure victory against trans-regional multi-domain threats, in an increasingly complex global environment.

May 17, 2019

May 18 is Armed Forces Day

Nations around the world honor their military forces with an Armed Forces Day. In the United States, the celebration is held the third Saturday in May.

May 15, 2019

2019 Operation Cookie Drop

DSCC MWR's 2019 Operation Cookie Drop distributed nearly 850 cases of cookies donated by the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland to nearly 6,000 service members from 35 units in Central Ohio.

May 14, 2019

Why donate blood: Patients need your gift of life!

DSCC offers blood drives every month in coordination with the American Red Cross and the Armed Services Blood Program. According to the Red Cross, every day 550 donors must give blood in order for Red Cross to meet the needs of patients at 53 hospitals in the Central Ohio Region. The 2019 Blood Drive schedule is included.

May 13, 2019

DLA commanders meet to discuss Agency’s procurement challenges, solutions

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and his senior staff hosted DLA Distribution Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones May 3 in Columbus, Ohio, for an orientation visit to discuss business operations. Their meeting was part of an Agency-wide initiative to generate increased conversation between supply chains on shared logistics, operating challenges and successes.

May 9, 2019

DSCC salutes homefront heroes

The DLA Land and Maritime and DSCC recognizes and appreciates the positive impact spouses have in the local community as well as in the various military branches.

May 5, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates National Small Business Week

DLA Land and Maritime has an office dedicated to providing training, advice, guidance and strategies to small businesses that are looking to do business with the government. The office also focuses on developing and implementing strategies that increase business opportunities for the various socioeconomic categories: service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, small disadvantaged and HUBZone small businesses.

April 30, 2019

DLA associates discover historical and cultural impact of European architecture in Ohio

During the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s European American Heritage Month program held April 24, associates were presented with the opportunity to discover the impact European culture and architecture had on shaping the way the city of Columbus, Ohio, looks today.

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.