Defense Supply Center ColumbusUpdated: August 31, 2023
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.
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.
COLUMBUS, OH BAH Rates
Military Housing Area: OH230
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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.