Synopsis of Section 508 Accessibility Requirements
Section 508 requires that when federal agencies develop, procure, maintain or use electronic and information technology (EIT), federal employees with disabilities must have comparable access to and use of information and data as federal employees who have no disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency. Section 508 also requires that members of the public who have disabilities and are seeking information or services from a federal agency have comparable access to and use of information and data as members of the public without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency.
For Alternative Access to Web Documents
At this time, all of the information on this website is Section 508 compliant and should be accessible via screen readers and other accessibility tools. If you have trouble accessing anything on this website, please contact us.
The appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by the Defense Department (DOD) of the linked websites or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the DoD does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. This website provides such links consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.
Digital Rights, Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents Policy
All of the articles and materials available through this website are in the public domain, and users may reproduce and distribute. If you choose to modify the content, please indicate that you have adapted the material.
Some of the sources and resources on this website are available from the private sector and are subject to certain property rights. Do not reproduce or distribute private-sector sources’ information or materials without their permission.
Defense Department Web Policies and Guidelines
For questions regarding these policies, contact us.