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Oct. 10, 2019
DLA continues winning streak in DoD disability awards
FORT BELVOIR, Virginia —
Equal employment opportunity professionals throughout the Defense Logistics Agency proved their unwavering commitment to attracting the talent of people with disabilities by being named best mid-sized component for the third consecutive year during the 39th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 3.
Aug. 2, 2018
DLA employees earn DoD Workforce Recruitment Program awards
Two Defense Logistics Agency employees were recognized during a Department of Defense Workforce Recruitment Program Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon Conference Center in Arlington, Virginia, July 26.
Feb. 15, 2018
WRP gives supervisors pool of qualified candidates to fill workforce gaps, build stronger teams
Of the 1,010 WRP interns the agency has temporarily hired since 1995, 128 have been permanently hired through the noncompetitive “Schedule A” authority or the agency’s Pathways to Career Excellence Program, a two-year program designed to train entry-level personnel for subsequent advancement.
Jan. 24, 2018
Session raises awareness of recruitment program’s benefits
Defense Logistics Agency Equal Employment Office officials hosted an information session at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Jan. 18 for managers and supervisors eager to learn more about the Workforce Recruitment Program.
Oct. 12, 2017
Agency regains winning edge at 37th Annual Disability Awards ceremony
The Pentagon Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 5 honored the Defense Logistics Agency and Thomas Q. Comeans, a small business specialist at DLA Land and Maritime, for their achievements.
Oct. 26, 2016
Advocate for deaf community bridges communication gap
The Equal Employment Offices of the McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant agencies hosted a final event to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness month Oct. 25. Katrina Labouliere, a sign language interpreter, spoke to employees about “Creating a Deaf-Friendly Environment.”
Oct. 25, 2016
Positive attitude, faith lead DLA employee with disabilities to DoD recognition
A DLA employee's courage when faced with a neurological disorder that had doctors giving him only 30 days left to live has been recognized with an award from the secretary of Defense.
Oct. 21, 2016
Educator, therapist explains hidden disabilities
Many disabilities are not obvious to others but are just as life-changing, according to a psychologist, pastor and former professor in a presentation to DLA leaders and employees recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Oct. 12, 2016
Speaker shares advice for living with disability, working with disabled coworkers
A manager from the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shared her agency’s advice on what to do if you become disabled and offered tips for interacting courteously with people who have disabilities, in an Oct. 11 presentation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.
Oct. 7, 2016
Service dogs show their skills at disabilities program
Battle Creek, Michigan —
The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s People With Disabilities Program Oct. 5 had four special guests — including two who literally work their tails as they train to help former military personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder.