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June 3, 2022

DLA Aviation employee’s virtual ASL classes teach inclusion, diversity one sign at a time

While the pandemic eliminated virtually all in-person interactions, it did not eliminate the need for partially deaf and deaf individuals to understand — and be understood by — their hearing counterparts.

Oct. 15, 2020

DOD award winner reflects on DLA support of employees with disabilities

Financial Systems Analyst John Slone was recognized this month as an outstanding Defense Department employee with a disability. Slone's financial expertise fuels his passion for the job and excellent customer support.

Oct. 29, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Arthur Everette II

People with disabilities have a purpose, says Arthur Everette II, a contract specialist for DLA Energy’s Utilities Privatization Division.

Oct. 18, 2019

Personnel management official touts need for diversity, inclusion

Guest speaker Zina Sutch, deputy associate director of outreach, diversity and inclusion at the Office of Personnel Management educated McNamara Headquarters Complex employees on the importance of diversity and inclusion in personal and professional environments.

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nancy Rivera

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Hispanic Americans like Disability Program Manager and EEO Specialist Nancy Rivera, who chooses to see challenges as opportunities for change.

April 1, 2019

DLA, Gallaudet University sign historic partnership agreement

The Defense Logistics Agency and Gallaudet University have a new memorandum of understanding to promote greater opportunities for qualified future graduates of the university to obtain full-time employment with DLA.

Aug. 2, 2018

People and Culture: John Slone, a role model of success

John Slone joined Defense Logistics Agency hoping for a job where he didn’t have to think about being different. A place where he could focus on working with people who have equal respect for all.