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Nov. 4, 2019

Finding ability beyond disabilities in the workforce

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislative actions before it, have helped individuals with disabilities make great strides in being considered as equals alongside their professional peers. Despite these changes in the law, changes in thinking among employers remains a challenge.

Oct. 17, 2019

Double amputee veteran perseveres with faith, humor

Retired Army Col. Gregory Gadson credits God and his military team members for the ability to forge a new path as an entrepreneur, speaker, actor and advocate for wounded warriors after an IED rendered him a double amputee.

Oct. 30, 2018

Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrate contributions, workers with disabilities

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates the Headquarters audience about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents with a panel program on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Oct. 31, 2017

Disabled Americans’ support to warfighters recognized at National Disability Awareness Month Expo

More than 500 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees visited the National Disability Awareness Month Expo and Ability One Day event Oct. 25 to celebrate this year’s national theme: “Inclusion Drives Innovation.”

Nov. 3, 2016

Troop Support emphasizes inclusion during annual disability expo

About 500 DLA Troop Support employees took the opportunity to learn more about how people with disabilities support the warfighter during the annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month Expo and AbilityOne Day event Oct. 26.