DLA Operation Warfighter Program

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Operation Warfighter (OWF) is a Department of Defense internship program that matches qualified wounded, ill or injured service members with non-funded federal internships in order for them to gain valuable work experience during their recovery and rehabilitation. This program assists with the service members’ reintegration to duty or transition into a civilian work environment where they can employ their newly acquired skills in a non-military work setting.



SoldiersWounded, ill or injured service members eligible to participate in OWF should contact their Regional Coordinator to apply.



DLA organizations interested in hosting an OWF intern should email OperationWarfighter@dla.mil.