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Oct. 15, 2019

Shining a light on awareness of the visually impaired at DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation takes pride in diversity among its employees, including workers with visual impairments. On Oct. 15, White Cane Awareness Day will further celebrate the achievements and efforts of individuals with visual impairments who work to increase awareness among the sighted community.

Oct. 10, 2019

DLA continues winning streak in DoD disability awards

Equal employment opportunity professionals throughout the Defense Logistics Agency proved their unwavering commitment to attracting the talent of people with disabilities by being named best mid-sized component for the third consecutive year during the 39th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 3.

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.

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. 

Aug. 30, 2019

History lesson help NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate Women’s Equality Day

In observance of Women’s Equality Day, employees from across the Naval Support Activity Philadelphia gathered on August 28 in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium to learn about the history of an African American woman who overcame many barriers to become a professional pilot.

April 12, 2019

Holocaust survivor shares story of pain and triumph during Days of Remembrance program

Holocaust survivor shares story of pain and triumph during Days of Remembrance program.

Feb. 28, 2019

HQC employees compete in Black History Month challenge

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated Black History Month in a unique way Feb. 27. Teams representing the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Contract Audit Agency and the Defense Technical Information Center tested their knowledge of black history by competing in an interactive, quiz-style competition following the style of a popular television gameshow.

Jan. 30, 2019

African-American leaders made history at DLA predecessor agency

As DLA prepares to observe Black History Month, it’s a fitting time to learn about African-American leaders who made history at the agency in its early years.

Jan. 23, 2019

A dramatization of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. highlights NSA-Philadelphia annual birthday observance

Employees from across Naval Support Activity Philadelphia filed into the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the annual birthday observance program held Jan. 23 in Philadelphia.

Jan. 16, 2019

Actions to help others should be focus of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday, says nephew

Isaac Newton Farris Jr. remembers the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “Uncle M.L.,” his mother’s lighthearted younger brother, fond of bike rides and pranks. He also remembers two major themes his uncle would advocate for just as strongly today, he told an audience Jan. 16 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.