Defense Supply Center Columbus

Updated: August 31, 2023
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    The Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) is a primary Inventory Control Point for the Defense Logistics Agency and is situated in Whitehall, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio.

    Base Operator:

    3990 E Broad Street
    Whitehall, OH 43213

    What Kind of Base is Defense Supply Center Columbus?

    Established in 1918, DSCC has been pivotal in every significant military engagement since World War I. It became the world’s largest military supply installation during World War II. This facility manages over 2.1 million items today and supports over 145,000 customers from military services, civil agencies, and other Department of Defense organizations. The DSCC also serves as the hub for the DLA Land and Maritime and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS).


    Defense Supply Center Columbus Housing

    There is no government housing available at this installation. Off-base options are available in the greater Columbus area. There is also no installation-based temporary lodging options.

    What is the BAH for Defense Supply Center Columbus?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at Defense Supply Center Columbus varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Ohio state BAH page or see the chart below for more information.



    Military Housing Area: OH230

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,641 $1,320
    E02 $1,641 $1,320
    E03 $1,641 $1,320
    E04 $1,641 $1,320
    E05 $1,734 $1,461
    E06 $2,136 $1,602
    E07 $2,232 $1,674
    E08 $2,334 $1,821
    E09 $2,427 $1,935
    W01 $2,157 $1,623
    W02 $2,277 $1,818
    W03 $2,400 $1,950
    W04 $2,439 $2,157
    W05 $2,493 $2,253
    O01E $2,247 $1,731
    O02E $2,382 $1,908
    O03E $2,445 $2,130
    O01 $1,791 $1,545
    O02 $2,133 $1,704
    O03 $2,397 $1,989
    O04 $2,505 $2,232
    O05 $2,577 $2,289
    O06 $2,595 $2,379
    O07 $2,613 $2,418

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.


    Defense Supply Center Columbus Surrounding Area

    Whitehall, home to the DSCC, boasts connections to three major railroad lines. It’s a gateway to many towns like Richmond, Philadelphia, and Mechanicsburg, offering outdoor activities, historical landmarks, and unique regional highlights.


    There are no healthcare or dental services available on the installation.


    There is one Child Development Center in the area. It provides full-day care for infant, toddler and a preschool aged children.


    There are no on-base schools at the DSCC. Off-post schools provide an opportunity for students to interact with a broader community. Registration procedures for off-post schools typically require proof of residency, immunization records, and previous school records. It’s advisable to contact the School Liaison Program for detailed information and assistance.

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