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Feb. 22, 2017

Performers chronicle African American history through music

The Naval Support Activity Philadelphia workforce experienced a multimedia journey through nearly a century of history as expressed through music during the African-American History Month observance Feb. 14.

Feb. 1, 2017

Troop Support celebrates MLK legacy

The national day of service on Jan. 16 is a day set aside to follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of the “Beloved Community” by serving others, a guest speaker told NSA Philadelphia employees during a program honoring the civil rights leader Jan. 26.

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.

Dec. 19, 2016

Annual agency accomplishments praised

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch recognized several individual and team achievements in an annual ceremony, Dec. 15 in the McNamara Complex auditorium.

Nov. 22, 2016

Bystander Awareness Day event held in Richmond

To improve culture, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employee Working Group and the Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office hosted Bystander Awareness Day to emphasize the problems that arise when employees experience bullying in the workplace.

Nov. 17, 2016

DLA members learn to communicate using ASL

Learning how to communicate with others who may not communicate the same way as you is important, especially in the workplace.

Nov. 17, 2016

Guests share Native American songs, weapons, experiences

Wooden flutes, hunting bows and baby carriers may not seem to have much in common on first glance. But for Native Americans, they all have been integral features of daily Indian life, made by hand in ways that reflect Native values and beliefs, according to guest speakers at the McNamara Headquarters Complex’s Nov. 16 observance of National American Indian Heritage Month.

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.