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DLA maintains management of medical material despite 1998 DoDIG recommendations
KINGS BAY, Ga. (April 24, 2019) – Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rachel Grace, a pharmacy technician at Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay, reaches for a medication. provided by the Defense Logistics Agency. Photo by Jacob Sippel
July 17, 2019 - In 1961, when the Defense Logistics Agency was established, three organizations managed medical material for the federal government. Today, DLA Troop Support's medical supply chain supports America’s military ensuring their basic and critical medical and pharmaceutical needs are met.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Leadership lessons for lunch
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime acting Deputy Commander and Acquisition Executive Mark Brown shared his experience on the subject of leadership with 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 the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
July 16, 2019 - 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.

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief retires
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer presents Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kirk Greiner, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation division chief, with a certificate of retirement during Greiner’s July 3 retirement ceremony at the Navy Reserve Center Rickenbacker Air Base in Columbus, Ohio.
July 9, 2019 - 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.

Son of a Son of a Sailor…. Naval legacies
Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Tonski, 2016 Junior Sailor of the Year for the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), views the history of Texas A&M University during a tour of the campus at College Station, Texas. The tour is part of a two-day namesake trip to Texas where Sailors engaged with the local community about the importance of the Navy.
July 8, 2019 - 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.

Land and Maritime commander conducts town hall, bids farewell to deputy commander
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer presents Lisa Alsup with a certificate of appreciation as her husband Steven looks on during his June 19 retirement ceremony in building 20.
June 24, 2019 - 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.

DLA Land and Maritime Commander hosts industry leaders for strategic supply chain discussions
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer facilitates discussions during the June 18 Industry Roundtable held in the commander’s conference room on the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Leaders from Land and Maritime’s Strategic Supplier Alliance gathered to exchange ideas and activities impacting logistics support to America’s military services.
June 21, 2019 - 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.

Summer in the city

Exploring Columbus for an active life

Leading an active lifestyle in Columbus doesn’t have to be hard work, in fact it’s the opposite. With bike paths and parklands to shopping and entertainment, being active will be a side effect of the fun to be had.

Here’s a look at how to get active around Columbus to include activities and events that are affordable or better yet, free.


Parks

Group of people walking in a rocky park

Columbus has an abundance of Central Ohio parks to explore − 353 to be exact, with 8,221 acres of parkland and 120 miles of regional trails. Parks are perfect for walking, running, cycling and just taking in the great outdoors.


Aquatics

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One can take a refreshing splash in the MWR pool or take a dip into one of the eight Columbus outdoor pools.

Another great way to beat the heat is to visit Zoombezi Bay, Columbus' 22-acre outdoor waterpark. Discount tickets are offered through MWR ITR.


Events

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From local festivals to theater and concerts, there’s something for everyone in Columbus.

This year’s summer festivals include annual favorites such as Rhythm on the River, Red, White & Boom, and Jazz and Rib Fest and all offer opportunities to walk, dance, explore and enjoy.

For theater lovers, Schiller Park is a perfect spot to enjoy a nice stroll, picnic and show. Admission is “pay what you will.”

The Ohio State Fair is also a summertime favorite in central Ohio with rides, exhibitions, musical performances and more. Discount tickets are offered through MWR ITR.


Golfing

Guy in red shirt golfing with golf cart close to camera shotGolfers can play on the installation at Eagle Eye Golf Course or at one of the six Columbus Municipal Golf Courses. Eagle Eye also offers clinics for golfers of all ages.


Sports Leagues

Batter swinging at a ball with umpire and catcher behind the plateMWR’s Fitness Center offers associates various intramural leagues from softball to sand volleyball. Columbus Recreation and Parks Department also offers a variety of leagues and offerings for youth and adults.


Activities and Programs

People spraying runners with colored powderMaybe you’re looking for an organized program but don’t want to be committed long-term. Here are some activities that can be done as an individual or with a group without making a re-occurring calendar date: geocaching, walking clubs and 5K programs.


Read more about Summer in the City: Exploring Columbus for an active life.