Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for
Personnel & Readiness

Defense Human Resources Activity





DHRA delivers world-class services through disciplined business acumen, tightly optimized processes, and secure personnel data and systems. The Field Activity supports policy development by performing cutting-edge research and expert analysis, supports readiness and departmental reengineering efforts, manages the largest automated personnel data repositories in the world, prepares tomorrow's leaders through robust developmental programs, supports recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, and delivers both benefits and critical services to warfighters and their families.

How We Support

The Headquarters, comprised of civilian and servicemember personnel, directly supports the DHRA's overarching mission by formulating, executing, and overseeing DoD-mandated human resource programs, budgets, policies, and initiatives; and by providing resources and guidance to all DHRA Components and programs.

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