DLA Land and Maritime People and Culture

People and Culture Plan

Emblem stating people and culture in the middle with the words innovation, data management, and technology around the outsideDLA’s ability to attract, develop, and retain a diverse, skilled, and agile workforce is vital to our continued success as the nation’s combat logistics support agency. This plan aligns DLA’s mission, goals, and objectives with proven human capital strategies. All DLA organizations, employees and senior leaders own this plan as they work together to achieve a shared vision integrated with the agency’s Strategic Plan.

Successful implementation of this plan ensures DLA is able to effectively manage its talent in a safe and efficient work environment while transforming the agency’s culture and operations. This plan is an enduring resource that leverages key operating goals, metrics and other tools embedded in Annual Operating Plans to monitor organizational performance and capabilities. DLA Human Resources is committed to sustaining a highly skilled workforce capable of meeting and exceeding goals of this plan and subsequently the needs of America’s warfighters and DLA’s other customers. Extensive efforts have gone into maximizing HR programs in recent years, and this plan continues to build on those efforts.


Councils are employee-led organizations who act in an advisory or educational role within the organization. 

  • Leadership Development Council 
  • Wellness Council
  • Culture Council
  • Training Council
  • Supervisor's Council

More information on each council can be found on DLA Today Land and Maritime  (CAC-enabled).


DLA PaCE Program

DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program (PaCE) Program is a two-year training program designed to train entry-level personnel for subsequent advancement to the journey-level in professional, administrative, and technological career fields.

More on our DLA Careers page.

Join Our Team

DLA uses USAJOBS , an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website , to post vacancy announcements.

DLA offers a wide range of career fields and intern opportunities in a variety of locations. DLA utilizes a number of different programs to fill job vacancies. Be sure to read the programs to determine your eligibility.

More on our DLA Careers page.

DLA Land and Maritime Events Calendar

View the DLA Land and Maritime official calendar including events, programs, meetings and seminars.

People and Culture News
Enterprisewide | Jan. 31, 2024

DSCC associate featured in national magazine

For Greg Ramsey, 2023 went out with a bang and 2024 is heading in the same direction. Now, he has one more notch to add to his belt – he was featured on the cover of Careers & the disABLED Magazine released this week.

Enterprisewide | Jan. 12, 2024

More presence, purpose as DSCC welcomes workforce

The new year brought change to the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Thousands of associates filled offices, cafeterias and parking lots across the installation in the first week of January, mirroring pre-pandemic on-site population levels.

Land and Maritime | Nov. 28, 2023

National American Indian Heritage Month Spotlight: Shawn Cody

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month each November. This is our second employee spotlight, honoring Native Americans’ enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics

Land and Maritime | Nov. 24, 2023

National American Indian Heritage Month Spotlight: Patricia Hampton

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month each November. We are highlighting employees of American Indian heritage throughout the month.

Enterprisewide | Nov. 16, 2023

Commentary: Tribal nations soar to new heights

This November, we celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month with the theme ‘Tribal Nations Soaring to New Heights.’ DLA Land and Maritime’s Native American and Alaskan Native Program highlights a tribe with strong contributions to America