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July 16, 2019

Leadership lessons for lunch

DLA Land and Maritime acting Deputy Commander and Acquisition Executive Mark Brown shared his experience on the subject of leadership with more than 30 military and civilian DLA Land and Maritime associates during the “Brown Bag Lunch Leadership Conversation.” The event was hosted by the Leadership Development Council July 10 in the Operations Center Cardinal Room at DSCC.

July 9, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief retires

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kirk A. Greiner retired after more than 30 years of military service to his country.

July 8, 2019

Son of a Son of a Sailor…. Naval legacies

The United States Navy has a long tradition enlisting some of the most gifted and dedicated men and women the United States has to offer. This proud naval tradition is one that Petty Officer First Class Andrew Tonski knows all too well. Tonski was born Sept, 8 1992, in New Haven, Conn. into a naval family found himself being just the newest member in his family to partake in this naval tradition when he enlisted in the Navy in the summer of 2012.

June 24, 2019

Land and Maritime commander conducts town hall, bids farewell to deputy commander

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Building 20 Auditorium June 19 for a dual purpose Town Hall and retirement acknowledgement of Deputy Commander Steven Alsup.

June 21, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Commander hosts industry leaders for strategic supply chain discussions

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and members of his leadership team hosted key decision makers from eight of Land and Maritime’s Strategic Supplier Alliance partners June 18 at DSCC. SSAs are proven partners who’re committed to working with Land and Maritime to provide superior logistics support to America’s military services.

June 18, 2019

DLA Fire and Emergency Services Displays Fire Equipment at Navy Recruiting Command Family Picnic

DLA Fire and Emergency Services participated in the Navy Recruiting Command family picnic at the newly constructed park at the west end of DSCC June 14.

June 13, 2019

DSCC associates kick-off the summer with new fitness festival

MWR hosted their rebranded fitness and wellness festival Fit Fest June 6 at the MWR Fitness Center, Swimming Pool and Eagle Eye Golf Course on the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

June 13, 2019

Audit Task Force Roadshow arrives at DLA Land and Maritime

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium June 10 for the DLA Audit Task Force Road Show Town Hall meeting titled “Building Connections.” The agency’s audit-readiness efforts began six years ago, when senior leaders first challenged associates to adopt new procedures and controls to ensure the accuracy of DLA’s financial statements.

June 12, 2019

NASA visits DSCC, ensuring safety of installations

NASA John Glenn security and engineer personnel visited the Defense Supply Center Columbus June 3. The visit included a tour and review of the North Yearling ACP with the DSCC Security Operations Chief and NASA personnel.

June 11, 2019

DSCC takes a walk on the wildlife side

Celebrating nature, wildlife and trees, DSCC is sharing some of its favorite photos captured around the installation for Nature Photography Day.

June 4, 2019

Army Capt. Stanley Burdine retires after 27-year Army career

DLA Land and Maritime senior leaders and associates in Land Supplier Operations said farewell to one of their own May 31 when Army Capt. Stanley Burdine, a supervisory contract administrator for the Land Post Award, Land Supplier Operations Directorate at DLA Land and Maritime, retired after more than 27 years of dedicated service to our nation.

June 4, 2019

Spring brings in many new faces

The months of April and May brought in 38 new employees beginning their careers at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime. The New Employee Orientations were April 24-25 and May 22-23 in Building 20. The diverse class consisted of student interns, supply specialists, purchasing agents, engineers and police officers.

June 3, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime inducts four honorees into its 2019 Hall of Fame Class

DLA Land and Maritime inducted four new members into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony held May 30 in DSCC’s building 20 auditorium. The induction marked the 15th anniversary of the DLA Land and Maritime event. The HOF ceremony celebrates former Land and Maritime associates who significantly contributed to the Warfighter support mission, while also demonstrating a positive impact on the organization’s people, growth and efficiency.

May 30, 2019

Columbus Federal Defense Community celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at DSCC

Federal employees at DSCC celebrated the history and diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during their annual heritage event on the installation May 22. The program included the Shoong Yin award ceremony and a presentation from keynote speaker Christina Young, director of the Office of Small Business Programs. This year’s theme for the nationally recognized federal program was “Unite Our Mission by Engaging Each Other,” a continuation of the “Unite” series, focused on leadership and engagement to advance the AAPI community.

May 30, 2019

DSCC Pass and ID Team receive Rapids High Flyer Award

The DSCC Pass and ID RAPIDS team was recognized by the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Personal Readiness for outstanding customer service. Sites were evaluated by the DMDC on their common access card success rate, user management maintenance and utilization.