On your first day at DTRA, you will be greeted by your Sponsor, who will assist you with signing into the building.  Afterwards, you will be provided a formal introduction to the organization and attend Orientation (to include in-processing), given a tour of the office facilities, introduced to your co-workers, setup in your new workspace, and provided an opportunity to meet with your new supervisor.  Civilians will also be administered the Oath of Office.  Service members will complete service-related in-processing.

DTRA Civilian Employees

When reporting for your first day, you are required to provide proof of citizenship; therefore, you must bring a government-issued picture ID and proof of employment eligibility.  Proof of employment eligibility includes one of the following:

  • Social Security Card
  • U.S. Passport (current or expired)
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (CIS Form N-550 or N-561)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (CIS Form N-550 or N-570)
  • Certificate of Birth Abroad (FS-545 or DS-1350)
  • Original or certified copy of Birth Certificate 


DTRA Service Members       

When reporting for your first day of duty, you are required to have your Common Access Card (CAC) , Orders, Leave Form (depending on your Service), and additional items required for in-processing outlined in Service regulations and instructions.


Wireless and electronic devices, including USB flash drives, are prohibited in the building.  Electronic devices must be left in your vehicle, or must be turned off prior to entering the building and stored in the lockers located in the main lobby.


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