Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Leadership participating in “Emergenetics” a P3 Orientation provided for the organization at Fort Belvoir Virginia

Advance the Workforce of the Future

Recruiting, retaining, and empowering a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and highly skilled workforce remains vital to ensuring our human capital advantage. As DTRA sustains strategic management of its total force, we must make progress on critical human capital initiatives that address current and future requirements. Our retention strategies will include agency initiatives to accelerate hiring and onboarding for hard-to-fill positions, share best practices, and utilize and expand innovative approaches to meet the needs of our workforce. Effective human resource management also requires human capital forecasting and analytics capability that supports personnel management, including recruiting and job progression.

As DTRA continues to evolve through a more agile and responsive workplace, supervisors will adapt and modernize processes within their purview, provide avenues for professional growth, and remove institutional barriers. Through a strengthened talent management process, the agency will improve governance oversight and accountability for career development. Operationalizing the Talent Management Board as a corporate means to promote and enhance our workforce and build opportunities for our highest performers will be essential. In addition, the agency will continue to champion rotational details, joint duty assignments, and other skill-broadening opportunities for experiential growth within the workforce while establishing effective reintegration strategies for personnel returning from these temporary assignments.

In 2024, the agency will continue to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts as essential elements for building and sustaining the workforce of the future and institutionalizing cultural change throughout the agency. Leveraging vital survey data such as that provided by the FEVS, the agency will continue to expand critical initiatives within the Human Capital Roadmap to reduce feelings of exclusion, harassment, or perceived serious climate issues across the agency through transparent communications and concrete actions.



DTRA provides cross-cutting solutions to enable the Department of Defense, the United States Government, and international partners to deter strategic attack against the United States and its allies; prevent, reduce, and counter WMD and emerging threats; and prevail against WMD-armed adversaries in crisis and conflict.  

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