Enterprise Management (EM) serves as the corporate integrator of WHS and establishes the framework for bridging functional gaps among WHS directorates to secure mission accomplishment and achieve strategic goals across the Office of the Director of Administration and Management. EM provides administrative, financial, and logistical support to Director, Administration and Management (DA&M) assigned Boards, Commissions, and Task Forces. EM recently led the Strategic Planning Initiative for WHS and DA&M, and took responsibility for the consolidation and implementation of the DoD Consolidated Adjudications Facilities (DoD CAF), supporting eligibility for security clearances for DoD personnel, industry personnel, and Congressional and other staffs. The Director of Enterprise Management is Mr. George D. Mulligan, Jr.
Expanded resources and additional information on EM services is available to authorized CAC holders on the Customer Resources page.
Benefits and Work/Life Balance
WHS contributes to employee well-being through benefits supporting effective work/life balance, such as:
- Nursing Mothers Program – WHS administers the Pentagon/Mark Center Nursing Mothers Program in partnership with the Pentagon Fit to Win Wellness Program. The Nursing Mothers Program is available without charge to all women working at the Pentagon and Mark Center, as well as women visiting those facilities. The program offers breastfeeding support through provision of a private and sanitary place to express and store milk. The rooms (seven at the Pentagon and two at the Mark Center) contain hospital-grade breast pumps, a refrigerator, a sink, and storage hooks/shelves, and log more than 2,000 visits per month.
- Pentagon Child Care Advocacy Center – WHS distributes information to staff parents related to identifying local licensed child care facilities in the National Capital Region. Links to information are provided to help parents research licensing requirements in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
WHS facilitates visits to the Pentagon reservation. Pentagon tours require reservations made 14–90 days in advance. Additional information is available on the WHS Pentagon Tours and Memorial page.
On July 1, 2013, Mr. George D. Mulligan, Jr. assumed the role of Deputy Director of Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), a Department of Defense (DoD) Field Activity aligned under the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Director of Administration and Management. Comprised of approximately 3,000 military, civilian and contract professionals, WHS provides mission-critical administrative and management support to DoD.
Mr. Mulligan oversees a diverse portfolio of DoD-wide services throughout the National Capital Region. His responsibilities as the principal deputy to the WHS Director include organizational and administrative matters, oversight of a variety of customer service functions, and implementation of an enterprise performance management capability to measure and continuously improve service delivery to DoD customers. Mr. Mulligan serves in a dual-hatted role as Deputy Director of WHS and Director of the Enterprise Management office.
Formerly, Mr. Mulligan served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office beginning in October 2009. Mr. Mulligan was responsible for the oversight of Department of Defense staff and operational elements providing direct support to the Office of the Presidency. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Mulligan served since 2005 as Deputy Director of the White House Military Office.
From 1994 until 2004, Mr. Mulligan held various positions within the White House Military Office, managing responsibilities related to national security policy development and the strategic management, training, and exercising of multi-agency support plans and capabilities employed in direct support to the Presidency, in both day-to-day and crisis situations.
Mr. Mulligan served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1986 until 1994, with operational assignments as a Naval Flight Officer and staff assignments at both the Pentagon and White House Military Office. Mr. Mulligan is a career employee of the Department of Defense.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Villanova University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Contact information for Enterprise Management services is available on the WHS Customer Resources page.