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NEWS | Oct. 2, 2020

National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Increasing access, opportunity

By Maria F. Rodriguez JBSA Affirmative Employment Program Manager

This October marks not only the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month but also the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Both milestones are being commemorated with a range of events and activities centered on the theme "Increasing Access and Opportunity."

Joint Base San Antonio is providing a virtual presentation to include the official National Disability Employment Awareness Month poster, which commemorates the dual anniversaries.

JBSA members are encouraged to watch a public service announcement regarding the importance of considering and hiring individuals with disabilities at

Additionally, there will be reasonable accommodation training for Air Force and Army civilian personnel as well as NDEAM information tables throughout JBSA.     

Reasonable Accommodation Training for Army civilian personnel, via Meet Me Conference, is offered from 11-11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 by calling 210-221-4523 or DSN 471-4523. For Air Force civilian personnel, training is from 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 21 via Meet Me Conference at 210-221-4525 or DSN 471-4525.

NDEAM informational display tables can be found at Exchange locations across JBSA, the Arnold Hall Community Center at JBSA-Lackland and at the Sam Houston Community Center at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston.

Visitors to the Exchanges and community centers are encouraged to follow COVID-19 health and safety measures, including practicing physical distancing.

For more information, contact the Civilian Personnel Section at 210-221-1408 or