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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.

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.

Sept. 22, 2016

Inclusion, diversity key parts of America’s future, says State Department official

The federal government’s need for diverse, talented and resilient men and women has never been greater, a human resources director for the U.S. Department of State said during a Hispanic Heritage Month observance at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 21.

Aug. 25, 2016

Employees celebrate women’s right to vote

Defense Logistics Agency employees gathered to celebrate women’s right to vote and commemorate their struggles and triumphs to gain what today is a fundamental right for Americans during a Women’s Equality Day event held at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Aug. 24.