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May 22, 2020

Employee Assistance Program Blog: Refocus and stay productive to break cycle of stress

Hello Land and Maritime! We are at the two-month point of the stay-at-home situation. While many of us have gotten used to the situation and are fairly OK with it, there are stresses associated with staying at home. The following are some things to be aware of to help.

May 22, 2020

Land and Maritime expands operations, incorporates new Industrial Hardware support mission

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime is in the initial phase of absorbing operational responsibilities for DLA’s Industrial Hardware logistics function; a move that will reorganize overall operations and drive increased procurement efficiencies.

May 21, 2020

Feeling overwhelmed? Employee Assistance Program encourages families to recognize signs, seek help

In this week’s blog, DLA Land and Maritime’s Employee Assistance Program Manager Drew Henderson offers recommendation for identifying and reducing stress in yourself and those around you as well as ways to offer support to others.

May 19, 2020

DLA Maritime Norfolk and DLA Pearl Harbor sailors advanced through special Navy program

The Meritorious Advancement Program enables U.S. Navy commands to immediately reward their most talented sailors ahead of normal promotion cycles. MAP authorizes commanding officers to advance their exceptional sailors in paygrades E-5 and below to the next higher paygrade when they are ready for the next level of responsibility.

May 18, 2020

Land and Maritime family battles, defeats COVID-19 virus

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates and brothers Kyle and Marc Danneberger know firsthand the effects of COVID-19. The brothers along with their mother Sallie have supported their father Karl through a recent coronavirus infection that saw him hospitalized and on a ventilator.

May 18, 2020

Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage celebrated in May

Each year, during the month of May, we celebrate and honor the contributions that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made and the part they have played in the history of this country. This year’s theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future!” The theme pays tribute to the Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians who answered the call of selfless service by participating in the defense of our nation. This year’s theme coincides with the 75th Anniversary of World War II.

May 14, 2020

Interconnection Equipment Contracts produce early savings

The Interconnection Equipment Contracts awarded in late 2019 are already paying off for Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customers.

May 8, 2020

Combined Federal Campaign reopens in response to coronavirus

Federal workers have another opportunity to donate to the Combined Federal Campaign beginning today – this time in support of charities working overtime in the coronavirus pandemic fight. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management approved a special COVID-19 solicitation period running through June 30.

May 1, 2020

Fitness Center offers free online options for staying in shape during social distancing

The Defense Federal Community may no longer be able to attend in-person fitness classes at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Fitness Center but they still have a variety of virtual options for staying in shape to choose from thanks to the center’s fitness experts. When fitness centers across Ohio closed in late March to comply with the coronavirus pandemic’s social distancing requirements, the installation’s Fitness Center quickly responded by adding free virtual workout options, On-Demand videos and Workout of the Day plans.

May 1, 2020

Land and Maritime receives, distributes 1,500 cloth face masks to inhibit virus spread

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime received a shipment of approximately 1,500 cloth masks April 23 that are being issued to first responders and other essential members of the workforce as an additional protective measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

April 28, 2020

DLA Strategic Goals Award winners from Land and Maritime announced for 1st Quarter

Several Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates were recognized with the DLA Director's Strategic Goals Award for the 1st Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020. The award recognizes the measurable contributions made by teams, or individuals, toward achieving the goals set forth in the DLA Strategic Plan.

April 27, 2020

DOD observes Holocaust Days of Remembrance, recognizes 75th anniversary of liberation

Each year, our nation observes the Holocaust Days of Remembrance week established by Congress to honor and remember the victims of the Holocaust and their liberators. The Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute is highlighting the significant contributions of special observance groups towards achieving total victory in this watershed event.

April 27, 2020

Commentary: Comforting items, retreat spaces can be therapeutic in difficult times

In this week’s blog, DLA Land and Maritime’s Employee Assistance Program Manager Drew Henderson offers recommendation for maintaining good mental health as a family.

April 21, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime supports COVID-19 efforts

As the Department of Defense increases its support to the nation’s COVID-19 virus pandemic, organizations within DOD ranks are coordinating their efforts to press the fight against the virus’ spread. The Defense Logistics Agency’s logistics support capabilities are demonstrating a growing response capacity as the Agency provides an expanding range of assistance through its worldwide supply chain operations.

April 21, 2020

DSCC marks 50th anniversary of Earth Day

April 22 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Nearly fifty years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was created and it’s important to note Ohio’s major part in this turning point in United States history.