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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.   

Dec. 17, 2019

German national employees recognized for 35 years of service

Isolde Hart and Barbara Nagel, two host nation civilian employees who work for DLA in Kaiserslautern, Germany, were recognized for 35 years of service to the U.S. government.

Oct. 12, 2018

Visit to site of key World War I victory prompts reflection, appreciation

Nov. 11, 2018, marks not only Veterans Day but also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Members of the DLA Europe and Africa Enterprise team recently visited the sites of the St. Mihiel Offensive — a key moment in the history of Europe and of the U.S. Army.

June 28, 2018

Sliman receives DMSM for achievements as commander, DLA Distribution Europe

Army Col. Zorn T. Sliman has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his numerous accomplishments while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe from June 2016 to June 2018.

Sept. 6, 2017

Troop Support commander addresses workforce in Germany

The commander of DLA Troop Support was in familiar territory when he addressed the workforce in Kaiserslautern, Germany Aug. 28. Col. Mark Simerly graduated from high school in Frankfurt and had two assignments in Germany.

Dec. 15, 2016

Fuels Airmen: the foundation of 86th AW’s mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Technology is advancing every year. It keeps us warm during the winter, cooks our food, and ensures transportation gets us from point A to point B. But no matter how far we technologically advance, we will always need fuel.

Aug. 9, 2016

Europe distribution center to welcome new deputy

Crimson R. Smith has been selected as deputy commander of DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany.

March 15, 2016

DLA, AFRICOM extend partnership

DLA and U.S. Africa Command in February signed a three-year agreement that outlines and extends DLA's support to the regional command.

Aug. 24, 2015

DLA director visits personnel, tours Europe and Africa regional command

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch made a site visit to DLA Energy Europe & Africa headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Aug. 14 during a weeklong trip to the region.