DLA News Archive

Tag: fuel quality

March 16, 2020

Fuel tanker inspection video saves money, educates soldiers

A new DLA Energy video demonstrates military fuel truck inspection procedures saving the government thousands of dollars and man hours. Army Soldiers will use the video, which details the high quality standards of capitalized jet fuel through the transportation process, to prepare for the U.S. Army Reserve’s annual Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise.

Oct. 23, 2019

NATO partner tours DLA Energy petroleum lab

Representatives from the Netherlands Ministry of Defense visited DLA Energy Europe & Africa’s Petroleum Laboratory to learn about its fuel testing capabilities, Oct. 15. Leaders toured the Rhine Ordnance Barracks facility in Germany to gain a better understanding of how aviation and ground fuels are tested for quality and purity. 

Oct. 1, 2019

Supporting the forces in Arctic exercise

Operating in an Arctic environment requires planning and preparation for the harsh conditions, extreme cold temperatures and often limited resources. During the 2019 Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in the Aleutian Islands, South Central Alaska and Southern California, Sept. 15-24, fuel quality assurance and technical support were the focus for DLA Energy. 

Sept. 4, 2019

Interns get OJT in Alaska

Quality Assurance Specialist Interns in the Pathways to Career Excellence Program are providing critical support to the DLA Energy Americas North mission in Alaska.

May 18, 2019

Fuels lab provides quality assurance for CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron provides a “home” for the Air Force Petroleum Office. The team of three provides quality assurance and control of fuels and gases for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Nov. 29, 2018

Quality Assurance managers meet to collaborate

Defense Logistics Agency Energy quality assurance representatives met for their biannual Quality Managers Policy Council Meeting at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 29-Nov. 1.

June 14, 2018

Marines innovating expeditionary fuel additization

Although there are more than 600 U.S. Defense Fuel Support Points located around the world, sourcing military specification fuel in an expeditionary environment on short notice or in small quantities sometimes proves challenging. To help find a solution, the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office partnered with DLA Energy to test a commercial-off-the-shelf injection capability at DFSP Charleston.

June 1, 2018

Fuel laboratory training readies soldiers for exercise

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe & Africa team provided fuel quality refresher training to three Army petroleum laboratory specialists in preparation for the multinational exercise Saber Strike 2018.