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Sept. 16, 2019

Employees encouraged to verify disability status in MyBiz by Sept. 30

Defense Logistics Agency employees are being asked to verify and update their disability status in MyBiz or by completing SF-256, “Self-Identification of Disability,” by Sept. 30 so the agency can accurately reflect its diverse workforce in fiscal 2019 reporting. 

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.

Oct. 18, 2018

Armless musician inspires HQC employees to see beyond disabilities

Born with no arms, George Dennehy sings and plays guitar with his toes during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance.

Oct. 4, 2018

Annual DoD award honors DLA’s commitment to individuals with disabilities

The Defense Logistics Agency is the Department of Defense’s best mid-sized component among employers of individuals with disabilities for 2018.

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.

July 11, 2017

DLA group learns use of tools to ensure blind, visually impaired users have equal access

Defense Logistics Agency participants in a recent workshop learned to use special software to ensure blind and visually impaired users can read and navigate web pages easily.

Dec. 28, 2016

Agency employees learn to value ‘sound of silence’

Improving communication among the workforce has long been a goal of the Defense Logistics Agency, and employees over the years have asked for instruction in American Sign Language to help them communicate with their deaf and hard-of-hearing coworkers.

Oct. 8, 2015

DLA Information Operations plays key role in access for employees with disabilities

From videophones to laptops, Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations strives to provide cutting edge technology and tools to accommodate employees with disabilities as they support the needs of the warfighter.