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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.

April 4, 2019

Visionary Women: Journeys of persistence and resiliency recognized during 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit

A March 27 women’s leadership summit at DSCC honored contributions of women in central Ohio and highlighted their journeys of persistence and resiliency. The EEO office’s Federal Women’s Program hosted leading women from the fields of business, politics, government and military as part of its recognition of Women’s History Month.

April 4, 2019

Seeds of hope planted at DSCC

As part of raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention, Defense Supply Center Columbus associates gathered at Hope Garden in Mission Park to place pinwheels and spread seeds around the garden April 1. April is the designated Child Abuse Prevention Month and blue is the color associated with the cause.

April 1, 2019

Small steps lead to lasting impact – MWR makes commitment to associates and the environment

MWR rolled out their latest commitment to the workforce and environment - Eco Promises. Throughout the year, associates may notice changes within the various MWR retail operations. Some changes will take place behind the scenes. For associates looking to take a more active, hands-on role, there are volunteer options to assist the installation with its environmental commitment.

March 22, 2019

Small Business team recognized at commander’s town hall

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Small Business Programs was recognized March 18 during a town hall at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium. The office received DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams’ Strategic Goals Award for their efforts in helping the Agency to exceed its small business goals for Fiscal Year 2018.

March 22, 2019

Woman of the Year nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus has announced the federal and military nominees for the Defense Federal Community’s 2019 Woman of the Year Award. Winners will be named during the Women’s Summit March 27 at the installation’s Armed Forces Reserve Building. The award ceremony will occur during the luncheon scheduled to begin at 11:30.

March 15, 2019

Skills to last a lifetime, theme of mentoring graduation ceremony

ceremony that culminated nine months of dedication and work in the Level II Mentoring Program March 13 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium. Level II is a voluntary, formal mentoring program for associates at the general salary grades 9 through 12.

March 15, 2019

Puget Sound assists small businesses in discovering opportunities to work with DLA

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility plays an important part in the Defense Logistics Agency Maritime family by serving as the primary advocate for PSNS and IMF supply support in Washington. As part of their outreach efforts, DLA Maritime - Puget Sound was one of 119 vendor booths at the Alliance Northwest Small Business Conference in Puyallup, Washington, March 7.

March 11, 2019

Carter G. Woodson recipients named

The 2019 Carter G. Woodson awardees were announced during the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American and Black History Month celebration Feb. 27.