DLA News Archive

Tag: bulk fuel

Nov. 16, 2022

Fueling Future Battlefields: Marine Corps Commands Come Together to Drive Force Modernization Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command’s Fuel and Water Team recently initiated efforts to develop the Expeditionary Fuel Dispensing System, which provides increased battlefield flexibility to Marines.

Sept. 13, 2022

DLA Energy contracting officers complete mentoring program

At the conclusion of an eight month long mentoring program cycle to sharpen their skills and continue expanding their training and education, DLA Energy contracting officers were congratulated and recognized for their dedication to their professional development during a virtual closing ceremony Aug. 24.

Sept. 9, 2022

DLA leaders visit DLA Indo-Pacific operations in Pearl Harbor

Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders received updates on DLA Indo-Pacific operations while touring agency facilities and meeting local employees August 22-26 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Feb. 24, 2022

DLA chemist leading efforts in alternative fuel, other DOD bulk fuel initiatives

Lindsey Hicks has served the Defense Logistics Agency as a pioneering chemist for over 30 years. He is currently the program manager leading DLA Research & Development’s Energy Readiness Program supporting the Defense Department’s bulk fuel and energy supply system. ERP’s strategic focus areas are fuel refining and distribution, fuel instability and contamination issues, and alternative fuel certification efforts.

Dec. 10, 2021

FED project OS031 complete

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the US Army Corps of Engineers Far East District website — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District commemorated the completion of project CY13 ROKFC IN-KIND Bulk Fuel Storage Tanks and Pumps (OS031), with an Acceptance Release Letter (ARL) ceremony in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea, Dec. 7.

Sept. 8, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: The journey of a barrel of jet fuel

Like blood moving through the body, jet fuel flows through the DLA Energy’s supply chains around the world to keep warfighters in flight.

Aug. 27, 2021

Fueled to Fight Tonight: Bulk Fuel Company makes history during Large Scale Exercise 2021

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Fueling operations are, by no means, a glamorous occupation in the Marine Corps. Working with a flammable liquid in a tactical setting leaves uniforms reeking of fumes, hands swollen, and bodies fatigued as bulk fuel specialists provide this vital form of combat service support to the greater Marine Air-Ground Task Force.

May 18, 2021

III MEF: Transforming How We Fuel the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Bulk fuel Marines with III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted training on revolutionary new equipment during the two-day procurement training of the Expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization Capability from June 13 through June 14 on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

Aug. 17, 2020

DLA Energy awards fiscal 2020 fuel contracts during COVID-19

New streamlined processes and strong partnerships with industry enabled DLA Energy to complete one of its two largest bulk fuel purchase programs on time in July despite COVID-19 challenges.

March 9, 2020

Wintry Logistics | U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to the LCE provide logistical capabilities for exercise Northern Viper 2020

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — “We’re here to support the entire operation. Without us, they would have really limited medical capabilities. The only option would be to go to the hospital out in town which could take over an hour to get to,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tamar Farmer.