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Dec. 2, 2021

DLA Energy Commander honored at Philippine Consulate

Honoring Filipino-Americans in uniform both past and present, DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas was recognized at a Veterans Day event at the Philippine Consulate in New York City, Nov. 11. 

Oct. 19, 2021

A new leash on life

A dog is said to be “a man’s best friend,” but for this DLA Energy employee a dog is much more. Jason Searls and his service dog, Hawkeye, are working together to heal deep emotional wounds.

Oct. 14, 2021

DLA Energy Commander visits Texas aerostat site

Two miles east of the Rio Grande, high above the desolate South Texas chaparral land, tethered surveillance balloons, filled with helium from DLA Energy Aerospace keep watch. Observing the large, low-altitude aircraft, a DLA Energy team visited the Tethered Aerostat Radar System site at El Indio, Texas, Sept. 29. 

Sept. 30, 2021

DLA petroleum lab partners with high school in Germany

Two Ramstein High School students are getting hands-on learning at the DLA Energy Europe & Africa petroleum lab in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The six-month Department of Defense Education Activity Europe Career Practicum Student Internship Program matches a student with a professional experience based on their career interest.

Sept. 27, 2021

DLA Energy supports Hurricane Ida relief efforts

Task Force Americas is a team of DLA Energy employees who respond to and support a variety of emergency situations under the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission. Their latest mission was providing fuel support to the FEMA following Hurricane Ida’s landfall on the Gulf Coast. 

Sept. 22, 2021

Fuel facility expands resiliency on Guam

The 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management and DLA Energy South-West Pacific held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 1 to mark the completion of a new facility that will improve warfighter resiliency on the strategic Pacific air base.

June 29, 2021

Energy East Pacific changes command

Navy Cmdr. Eric Lockett bid farewell to the DLA Energy East Pacific command June 11 as he relinquished command to Navy Cmdr. William Jakubowicz.

June 28, 2021

New commander tours Europe and Africa fuel lab

One of five DLA Energy fuel laboratories worldwide, the Europe & Africa facility at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Germany tests around 2,000 fuel samples each year including routine quality surveillance, investigations of possible contamination as well as testing for secured fuels. DLA Energy Europe & Africa’s new commander Army Lt. Col. Benverren Fortune visited the lab to learn more about its capabilities and services June 10.   

June 11, 2020

Energy project powers Hill AFB resiliency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — AFCEC, in collaboration with the Defense Logistics Agency–Energy, awarded the contract to Energy Systems Group, the energy service company, in April 2018, for upgrades to 258 buildings, totaling six million square feet by incorporating seven energy conservation measure upgrades.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.