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Nov. 4, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Mason Chronister

Mason Chronister, a management assistant in DLA Distribution’s department of Organizational Management and J9 was born deaf and at the age of 14 developed Usher Syndrome. Usher Syndrome results in a combination of hearing loss and visual impairment.

Oct. 31, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Michael Watson

Resiliency is one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s five core values: Integrity, Resiliency and Diversity, Innovation, Accountability and Excellence. Resiliency is the foundation for agency leaders’ actions in support of their customers and employees. It provides employees flexibility to adapt to changing environments while achieving outstanding results.

Oct. 28, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Joe Lehman

The latest in this video series features Joe Lehman, a criminal investigator in DLA’s Office of the Inspector General, who was severely injured in a 2014 motorcycle crash. Ten months later, he was back at work, much to the amazement of his coworkers.

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. 26, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin

Army Command Sgt. Major Charles Tobin, DLA's senior enlisted leader, candidly shares how he overcame personal challenges in the latest video highlighting the resiliency of DLA employees.

Oct. 25, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Tanya Lee

Tanya Lee leads the audit readiness human performance team in DLA Finance. She used to travel often for her job, until she began experiencing life-threatening blood clots and heart problems. Lee discovered the source of her strength in faith and fortitude.

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. 18, 2016

Crime Prevention Month: Protect yourself

Staying alert, keeping a low profile and securing your property will help you avoid becoming a target for criminals, say security officials at DLA Installation Support.

Oct. 13, 2016

Domestic Violence Awareness Month a call to prevent, assist

One in four women and one in seven men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every October, National Domestic Awareness Month is observed to prevent domestic abuse and intimate-partner violence.