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.

Former DLA Aviation systems analyst led fight for equality of all employees
Lillie Mae Brown is a 2018 DLA Hall of Fame inductee whose formal complaint alleging gender-based discrimination in 1974 became the catalyst for improvements to hiring, training, awards and promotion practices throughout DLA. (Courtesy photo/graphic by Paul Crank)
July 20, 2018 - On July 26, the DLA Hall of Fame will induct five new honorees. In the coming days, the DLA homepage will feature an article about each new member — beginning with the late Lillie Mae Brown, whose achievements fighting for civil rights led to greater opportunities for many others across the agency.

DLA director spurs audit advancement team
DLA Director Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams (third from left) visits DLA Energy fuel assets at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, during a Real Property Task Force walkthrough July 17, 2018. Photo by Phil Prater
July 19, 2018 - Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams thanked and encouraged members of the Audit Advancement Team responsible for day-to-day delivery of audit goals for the agency at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, July 16.

Six DLA employees complete Harvard’s Senior Executive Fellows Program
DLA leaders who recently graduated from Harvard’s Senior Executive Fellows Program pose for a photo. They are (left to right): Brian Nunnally, deputy division chief for DLA Information Operations; Juan Torres, emergency management program manager for DLA Installation Management; Haleema Rehman, senior business analyst for DLA Logistics Operations; Kari Riskedahl, business relationship manager for DLA Information Operations at DLA Land and Maritime; and Edward Dawson, chief of forecasting and analytics for DLA Logistics Operations.  (Not pictured: Jim Stanford, DLA Distribution) Courtesy photo
July 19, 2018 - Five Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters employees and one from DLA Distribution recently completed the Senior Executive Fellows Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University