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Oct. 26, 2018

Participants show the value of the Workforce Recruitment Program in mid-career.

Participants show the value of the Workforce Recruitment Program in mid-career.

Aug. 2, 2018

DLA employees earn DoD Workforce Recruitment Program awards

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees were recognized during a Department of Defense Workforce Recruitment Program Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon Conference Center in Arlington, Virginia, July 26.

July 12, 2018

WRP employees meet with Troop Support commander

Employees hired through the Workforce Recruitment Program learned that “trust, discipline and commitment” were three things that the commander of the DLA Troop Support found vital to his success when they met with him July 10 in Philadelphia.

Feb. 15, 2018

WRP gives supervisors pool of qualified candidates to fill workforce gaps, build stronger teams

Of the 1,010 WRP interns the agency has temporarily hired since 1995, 128 have been permanently hired through the noncompetitive “Schedule A” authority or the agency’s Pathways to Career Excellence Program, a two-year program designed to train entry-level personnel for subsequent advancement.

Jan. 24, 2018

Session raises awareness of recruitment program’s benefits

Defense Logistics Agency Equal Employment Office officials hosted an information session at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Jan. 18 for managers and supervisors eager to learn more about the Workforce Recruitment Program.

Aug. 16, 2017

Troop Support EEO rep named DOD Outstanding WRP recruiter

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employee was recognized for recruiting college students and recent graduates with disabilities into the agency through the Workforce Recruitment Program.

July 29, 2017

Federal Employees, Interns Receive Annual WRP Award

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Army, along with five federal employees and interns, received the 2017 Judith C. Gilliom Award during the annual Workforce Recruitment Program awards ceremony and networking event at the U.S. Access Board in Washington.

May 19, 2017

Workforce Recruitment Program: A win/win for everyone

The Workforce Recruitment Program brings college students and recent graduates with disabilities to DLA so the agency can benefit from their talent. There is no cost or loss of a position to DLA.

July 28, 2016

Commander to summer hires: you directly impact warfighter

Students in the Workforce Recruitment Program make a direct impact on the troops they support, the DLA Troop Support commander told the summer hires when he met with them July 20. The WRP connects federal and private sector employers with college students and recent graduates with disabilities.

July 27, 2016

DLA earns DoD recognition for hiring people with disabilities

DLA was recognized by the Department of Defense as a model employer of people with disabilities at a July 22 ceremony in Washington, D.C., honoring individuals and organizations that exhibit extraordinary support to the Workforce Recruitment Program.