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JBSA observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Maria F. Rodriguez | JBSA Human Resources Specialist | Oct. 7, 2019

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas —

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, with a purpose of educating people about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.

Held annually, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or NDEAM, is led by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, but its true spirit lies in the many observances held at the grassroots level across the nation every year. Employers of all sizes and in all industries are encouraged to participate in NDEAM.

Events are being hosted throughout all Joint Base San Antonio installations in October:    

JBSA San Antonio National Disability Employment Awareness Month seminar
Date/Time: Oct. 8, 9 a.m.
Location: Military & Family Readiness Center,  building 2797, Stanley Road, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston

NDEAM Job Fair (Targeting Schedule A candidates and veterans/wounded worriers)
Date/Time: Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Arnold Hall Community Center, 1560 Stewart St., building 5506, JBSA-Lackland

Management Training (Schedule A hiring authority & reasonable accommodation processes for Army and Air Force)
Date/Time: Oct. 29; session 1, 8-10 a.m.; session 2, 10 a.m.-noon
Location: JBSA-Randolph Military & Family Readiness Center, 555 F St. West, building 693, JBSA-Randolph

For more information, call 210-808-0571 or email usaf.jbsa.502-abw.mbx.jbsa-fsh-cps@mail.mil.