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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.

Aug. 2, 2019

Commentary: Volunteers needed to make a difference through WRP recruiting

Volunteers are needed to conduct interviews for the annual Workforce Recruitment Program that places prescreened college students and recent graduates with disabilities in 14-week internships at federal agencies.

July 22, 2019

DLA sweeps DoD Workforce Recruitment Program Awards

The Defense Logistics Agency proved its commitment to employing people with disabilities by dominating the Defense Department’s 2019 Workforce Recruitment Program Awards in a July 18 ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia. The agency placed in all four categories for the first time and was named WRP Component of the Year for the second year. 

June 20, 2019

Army veteran shares personal story, promotes diversity during LGBT Pride event

Mary Ann Murdock retired from the Army with 24 years of service and a secret that could’ve cost her everything. She shared her story with McNamara Headquarters Complex employees June 19.

Oct. 18, 2018

Armless musician inspires HQC employees to see beyond disabilities

Born with no arms, George Dennehy sings and plays guitar with his toes during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance.

Oct. 16, 2018

Distribution employee participates in 40th Annual BIG Conference

Tish Thompson, supply specialist with DLA Distribution’s Further Operations directorate and member of the DLA Distribution Headquarters Multicultural team, recently attended the Blacks in Government 40th Annual National Training Institute held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme this year’s event was “Leveraging Your Professional Attributes for Sustained Growth and Development”.

Oct. 4, 2018

Annual DoD award honors DLA’s commitment to individuals with disabilities

The Defense Logistics Agency is the Department of Defense’s best mid-sized component among employers of individuals with disabilities for 2018.

June 27, 2018

LGBT community members dispel myths, encourage mutual respect

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community dispelled myths and described their coming out during a panel discussion held in honor of LGBT Pride Month at the McNamara Headquarters Complex June 20.

June 15, 2017

New DLA video series touts benefits of diversity, inclusion

A new series of videos available on the DLA home page promotes the benefits of diversity and inclusion at the Defense Logistics Agency.

April 18, 2017

Troop Support hosts World Café as gateway to diversity, inclusion

Twenty employees gathered April 12 for three rounds of dialogue on diversity, trust and how to navigate difficult communications during a World Café event.