U.S. Department of Defense Section 508

The U.S. Department of Defense is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d), as amended in 1998.


At Eighth Army, we want all visitors to be able to access the information they need. We strive to ensure that all sections of this website are in compliance with Section 508 standards. If you find something that is not compliant or needs improvement, please contact the webmaster.

Section 508 Compliance www.section508.gov Using this web site, Federal employees and the public can access resources for understanding and implementing the requirements of Section 508.

Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) www.cap.mil

Mission: Provide assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology.

Vision: Empowered people accessing information and technology to positively impact work, rehabilitation, and customer experience throughout the Federal Government.

General Services Administration (GSA) Center for Information Technology Accommodation Website www.gsa.gov/portal/category/21294

The Office of Information, Integrity, and Access' Information Resources Management Division (IRMD), recognized as the government wide policy resource for Section 508, is the government’s principal advocate and coordinator for Section 508.

Explanation of W3C Conformance www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1-Conformance

To further promote accessibility on the Web, W3C has introduced the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Conformance Logos. Content providers can use these logos on their sites to indicate a claim of conformance to a specified conformance level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. We expect that use of these logos on conformant sites will help raise awareness of accessibility issues.

If you have any questions or comments about this information, please contact the webmaster.

External Links Disclaimer

The appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by the Department of the U.S. Army of the linked Web site or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of the U.S. Army does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD Web site.