Congratulations on your new job!
Pay is only part of the compensation you earn working for WHS. We offer a broad array of benefits programs to meet your needs and those of your family. Become familiar with your available benefits so you can make informed choices.
Each benefit program has certain timeframes for initial enrollment as a new employee, as shown in the table below. To learn more about each program, visit the Defense Logistics Agency Benefits/Compensation page.
|Program||Election Period from Date of Appointment|
|Life Insurance||Basic coverage is automatic; you have 60 days to elect optional coverage|
|Health Insurance||60 days|
|Dental and Vision Insurance||60 days|
|Flexible Spending Account||60 days (or by October 1, whichever is earlier)|
|Long Term Care Insurance||60 days (for abbreviated underwriting)|
|Thrift Savings Plan||Automatically contribute 3% of basic pay, can change or cancel at any time|