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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.

May 29, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Commander discusses military commitment at Columbus Armed Forces Day Luncheon

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Admiral John Palmer provided guest remarks during the Columbus Armed Forces Day Luncheon hosted by Military Veterans Educational Foundation May 17. The event was held at the Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center.

May 29, 2019

Land and Maritime team members visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

A large group of team members from DLA Land and Maritime, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, toured DLA

May 28, 2019

Land and Maritime Commander hosts installation management director; discussions center on security enhancements

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Admiral John Palmer, hosted Gordon Hackett, director of Installation Management during a two day site visit to the Defense Supply Center Columbus May 21-22.

May 28, 2019

EMS Week heats up with a chili cook-off

DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services and Police Department held the fourth annual chili cook-off at DSCC Fire Station May 24. The chili cook-off was first initiated in 2016 as a means to celebrate Police Week and Emergency Medical Services Week.

May 28, 2019

Children bring their care center to life

Children at the Child Development Center repopulated their garden with vegetables and flowers May 22. Every Kindergarten Preparatory student planted at least one seedling under the care of Environmental Division and CDC staff. Preschool and toddler classrooms will assist with watering and care during the growing season.

May 28, 2019

2019 Shred Day success

DSCC Environmental Division collaborated with MWR to save 27 cubic yards of paper from entering the local landfill May 15. Shred Day was open to all DSCC associates for personal shredding and employees recycled 13,165 pounds of paper, which is equivalent to 6.5 tons.