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Oct. 9, 2019

Charters reflect partnerships to help supply warfighters

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime cemented its partnership with a strategic supplier and renewed the relationship with another in the first week of October.

Oct. 8, 2019

Land and Maritime Commander discusses Ohio’s military readiness posture

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and three other Ohio military commanders participated in the 2019 Ohio Defense Forum Oct. 7. The forum focused on highlighting national military readiness and incorporating Ohio’s resources into the readiness strategy

Oct. 3, 2019

DSCC Highlights National Preparedness Month Activities

The Security Operations Branch, Security & Emergency Services Division, DLA Installation Management Columbus planned and coordinated participation in numerous events and activities as part of National Preparedness Month during the month of September. The goal was to provide information to installation employees to make them better prepared for emergencies at home, at work and in the community.

Oct. 1, 2019

Land and Maritime associate named to Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services announced the 2019 Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame class in a statement Sept. 26. Army Col. John Dreska is among 20 inductees who will be inducted in November for their post-military service and accomplishments. In addition to his military service, Dreska works for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime as the division chief for batteries, tires and engines.

Sept. 26, 2019

Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Development Continues

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Planning and Industrial Support Division conducted an Industrial Support Activity training session Sept. 5 with personnel from the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Alabama, their second iteration in a series of planned training sessions. The training is designed to strengthen partnerships, improve customer support and connect the efforts of the DLA team with the outcomes achieved at the ISA. 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.

Sept. 20, 2019

Ohio Airmen celebrate 72 years of aerial support

The senior Air Force officer in command of The Ohio State University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps highlighted the Defense Federal Community’s 72nd Air Force birthday Sept. 18 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Operations Center Auditorium.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA Joint Reserve Force’s Audit Task Force commander retires following 32 years of service

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven celebrated 32 years of military service during a retirement ceremony in the Operations Center Auditorium September 6 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus, where she previously completed 29 years of Federal Service as a civilian logistician. In her final assignment, Haven served as the DLA Joint Reserve Force’s Audit Task Force commander. Haven, a native of Philadelphia, is an alumnus of The University of Maryland and holds a Master of Business Administration from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. Haven stated she joined the Navy after falling in love with logistics in college and wanted to be part of the military’s vast, global mission.

Sept. 9, 2019

Family celebrates Army Officer's promotion

It was a family celebration Sept. 6 when Maj. Bruce Neighbor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. Neighbor’s wife, Kristin, and sons, Zane (left) and Zachary (right), were on hand to place their father’s new rank on his uniform during a ceremony at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime headquarters, where Neighbor is a member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force.

Sept. 9, 2019

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime to assess operational posture

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited DLA Land and Maritime Sept. 5 through Sept. 6 to get an in-person update on the business operations and how they’ve been integrated into DLA’s Strategic Plan. He also presided over the Sept. 6 retirement ceremony of Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, Director of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, before leaving Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 9, 2019

Land Supplier Operations achieves Nine Year Material Availability High

With more than 2.15 million servicemen and women serving in more than 160 countries and nearly 4,800

Aug. 27, 2019

New voting equipment coming to DSCC

The Franklin County Board of Elections will showcase new voting equipment this week at the Defense Supply Center Columbus as part of a voter education program in collaboration with the installation’s Federal Women’s Program and Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.

Aug. 26, 2019

DSCC celebrates women's rights at annual observance

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered Aug. 22 in the Operations Center’s Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms to pay homage to the progress, achievements and contributions women have made to the success and legacy of America.

Aug. 23, 2019

Congressman Turner visits Defense Supply Center Columbus

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer, along with Defense Finance and Accounting Services - Columbus Director Pamela Franceschi hosted Rep. Michael R. Turner during an installation visit Aug. 23 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Turner represents the 10th Congressional District of Ohio made up of Montgomery, Greene, and Fayette Counties.

Aug. 16, 2019

OSHA Safe + Sound campaign held at Defense Supply Center Columbus

The Safety and Occupational Health Division hosted an interactive, informational fair Aug. 14 at DSCC to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs as part of a nationwide campaign.

Aug. 15, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime successfully completes week long Agency Management Review

A team of more than 30 subject matter experts completed an intensive, week long internal review at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime at Defense Supply Center Columbus to identify best practices to apply across the agency.