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Day 1 Afternoon Breakout Session 2 Panel on Wounded Warrior Hiring Programs holmes carter

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Day 1 Afternoon Breakout Session 2 Panel on Wounded Warrior Hiring Programs holmes carter

  1. 1. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY AMERICA’S COMBAT LOGISTICS SUPPORT AGENCY Wounded Warrior Employment Initiatives Hettie Holmes Carter Holmes-Carter Corporate Recruitment and Operation Warfighter (OW) Program Manager November 9, 2011WARFIGHTER SUPPORT ENHANCEMENT STEWARDSHIP EXCELLENCE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 1
  2. 2. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP Mission: Supporting the Warfighter pp g gWe are America’s combat logistics support agency. g pp g yOur mission is to provide best value integratedlogistics solutions to America’s Armed forces andother designated customers in peace and in war,around the clock, around the world. 2
  3. 3. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP StatisticsAs of September 30, 2011:• Total number of Employees: 25,716• Total number of Veterans: 9,087  Of which 2,040 are 30% Disabled Veterans 35.3 35 3 percent of DLA Employees are Veterans 3
  4. 4. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP Statistics cont.Veteran increases from FY09 to FY11:• Veteran hires as a percentage of total hires increased from 39.8 percent to 48.2 percent.• 30% disabled veteran hires as a percentage of total hires increased from 10.1 percent to 13.2 p p percent.• Veteran hires as a percentage of total hires for our intern program increased from 39 9 percent to 57 1 percent 39.9 57.1 percent. 4
  5. 5. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP Effective Recruiting Efforts• Established enterprise-wide Operation Warfighter Program and C P d Corporate R t Recruitment C d it t Cadre.• Developed Operation Warfighter/Wounded Warrior Fact Sheet.• C t dA Created Agency-wide recruiting events website. id iti t b it• Attended Veteran symposiums and conferences. 5
  6. 6. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP Effective Recruiting Efforts• Collaborated with Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and military transition units nationwide. nationwide• Targeted positions for veteran hiring within organizations.• Developing fact sheet for the Defense Outplacement Referral System (DORS) – Informs veterans of new program eligibility. 6
  7. 7. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP Successes• Operation Warfighter (OW) Program – 59 Details since FY 08• VA Non-Paid Work Experience Program – 11 Interns since 11/15/08• VA On-the-Job Training Program On the Job – 25 placements since FY 09• DLA recognition by the VA for supporting the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (June 2011). 7
  8. 8. WARFIGHTER FOCUSED, GLOBALLY RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP Future Plans• Increase the hiring of 30% disabled veterans• Increase placement of veterans using:  Operation Warfighter Program  VA Non-Paid Work Experience Program  On-the-Job Training Program• Increase collaboration with military components. 8
  9. 9. DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY AMERICA’S COMBAT LOGISTICS SUPPORT AGENCYWARFIGHTER SUPPORT ENHANCEMENT STEWARDSHIP EXCELLENCE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 9 9 9

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