DLA News Archive

Tag: fuel

April 23, 2024

Business connections, innovative solutions focus of worldwide energy conference

The common thread in all DOD missions is the need for energy sources, DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn tells industry, military, federal government and DLA representatives at the DLA Energy Worldwide Energy Conference at National Harbor, Maryland.

March 1, 2024

Lightening the fuel load

Shallow-water ports make getting fuel the military needs a challenge. While an offshore mooring system is ideal, this method isn’t always available. As an alternative, DLA Energy Korea exercised a method called “lightering."

Sept. 21, 2023

AFIMSC partners with DLA to fuel the Air Force fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center website — The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is leading an $840 million effort to repair and replace fuel infrastructure at 83 Department of the Air Force installations.  Managed by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, the program is executing more than 200 fuel design and construction contracts that aim to preserve and modernize fuel assets. 

May 3, 2023

Members of the U.S. Joint Forces Conduct Modular Fuel Tank Systems Training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Forces Pacific website — U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and Headquarters Marine Corps provided technical training to U.S. Marines, Airmen, Soldiers, and Sailors on prototype modular semi-permanent fuel tank systems in South Bend, Indiana, April 11 to 21, 2023. The training establishes a foundation for advanced emplacement of semi-permanent bulk fuel and water storage capacity across the Indo-Pacific area of operations. The training was funded through the Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office.

April 19, 2023

Expanding maritime refueling capability in the High North

DLA Energy Europe & Africa is leading efforts to build a resilient redundant bulk fuel supply chain in the High North region. Within the last year, DLA Energy spearheaded a series of site-surveys and discussions with its NATO allies to extend logistics capabilities.

April 7, 2023

DLA Energy visits Houston suppliers, customers

Connecting with fuel suppliers, customers, and the Americas team in Houston, DLA Energy Commander Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas and a team of DLA Energy leaders visited strategic energy assets in the Houston area March 27-28.

March 24, 2023

Fueling the next fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force website — The C-5M Super Galaxy is known for flying large amounts of cargo, exceedingly long distances and in a short amount of time. But a recent innovative idea asked the big question; what else can the C-5 accomplish to compete tactically? The answer – perform specialized fuel operations, also known as SFO.

Feb. 23, 2023

DLA vice director gets energy, fuel briefing

Brad Bunn, DLA vice director, spent the day with the DLA Energy team for a “Deep Dive” conversation about fuel and other energy commodities that support the warfighter at the Kunkel Conference Room, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 21.

Jan. 9, 2023

Fueling the Pacific

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — Aircraft land at Yokota Air Base almost every day, serving as the busiest transportation hub in the Western Indo-Pacific and servicing aircraft from all over the world. But aircraft can’t get here without help. An important part of getting planes to where they need to go, is fueling them up.

Jan. 4, 2023

DLA Energy year in review

As DLA Energy enters 2023, the military support command is leaning forward to address new challenges and adapt strategies from last year’s successes to meet the rapidly changing, competitive operating environment.