The DLA Office of Operations Research and Resource Analysis is the agency’s center of excellence for strategic analysis across the enterprise, providing insights to facilitate senior leader decisions on issues of greatest importance to DLA and the Department of Defense. DORRA was formed in October 1997 with the merger of two complementary analytical organizations: the DLA Operations Research Office and the DLA Office of Process and Resource Analysis. DORRA's skill in combining talented employees, experience, contractors, computers, software and data into quality analytical products has become its trademark. Today, DORRA is a field operating activity that performs timely research and analysis to enable its customers to objectively formulate policies and decisions. DORRA also maintains the DLA Integrated Data Bank and DORRA Data Warehouse.

Commitments

Customers: Perform as your premier provider for strategic analytical solutions that are developed with professionalism, responsiveness, quality and integrity.

Staff: Provide a supportive environment for professional growth.

Strategic workforce planners discuss coming fiscal year initiatives
About 40 representatives from across DLA’s 16 functional communities met in person and via VTC and telephone with DLA Human Resources advisors in the biannual meeting. Graphic by Paul Crank
Nov. 14, 2018 - Effectively planning for the workforce of the future is one of the greatest challenges facing the Defense Logistics Agency, a senior human resources official said in greeting strategic workforce planners at DLA Headquarters Oct. 30.

Noah’s Arc
At age 16, Noah Brletich serves as the varsity football team manager for Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Virginia, one evening in 2011. Courtesy photo.
Nov. 13, 2018 - DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity
Members of 'The Commandant's Own' U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps prepare to march into the event, led by director/commanding officer Marine Capt. James Foley (foreground), to perform at the 243rd U.S. Marine Corps birthday celebration Nov. 8, 2018, at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Photo by Phil Prater
Nov. 9, 2018 - The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.