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Oct. 6, 2020

DLA earns DOD awards for its commitment to employees with disabilities

DLA celebrated a fourth consecutive win in the best mid-sized component award category and a DLA Energy financial systems analyst was also recognized as an outstanding DOD employee with a disability during the 40th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 1.

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. 25, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: LaTonya Beach

Senior Procurement Policy Analyst LaTonya Beach credits her professional success to DLA's Reasonable Accommodation Program. She gleans hope and confidence from a support system that destigmatizes her disability.

Oct. 23, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: John Slone

John Slone believes one’s disability is not an obstacle to working with other people and that individual differences provide an opportunity to explore alternative ideas.

Oct. 18, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Angie Shannon

Visual Information Specialist Angie Shannon promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace where she is able to thrive. She also participated in a new partnership between DLA and Gallaudet University that sustains Defense Department leadership support to hiring disabled employees.