DLA News Archive

Tag: oil

Nov. 26, 2018

Recycling Used Oil in Hawaii

When Daniel Muranaka learned the Navy was spending a lot of money to dispose of its used fuel oil, he decided to do something about it – and found a way to not only save up to $1 million per year but actually generate a revenue.

July 4, 2018

Chancellorsville Sailor Dubbed Oil Queen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Gas turbine systems technicians in the U.S. Navy maintain the engines, lube oils and fuel that keeps the Navy moving.

April 5, 2018

Upgrading the fuel structure in the AOR with experience and a strong work ethic

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight is responsible for supplying approximately 150,000 gallons of fuel a day supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The POL team works tirelessly to improve fuel efficiency, saving the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Air Force time and money.

March 27, 2018

POL: fueling the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — Early every Friday morning the, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricant flight gather around their leadership. Whether day shift or night shift, they stand together and recite the Airman’s Creed, line by line, phrase by phrase, emphasizing what it means to be an Airman and strive to maintain the highest standards every day.

Jan. 8, 2018

USACE Quality Assurance checks help keep temporary emergency generators running strong in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — Shelby Deal leans over a generator hooked up to a water pump station on the side of a twisting mountain road in central Puerto Rico. He notes the generator’s barcode and transponder number, inspects its oil and fuel filters, checks the fuel gauge, and records the number of hours the generator has operated.

Feb. 8, 2017

POL: we fuel the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — From refueling jets and firetrucks to testing fuel samples and maintaining liquid oxygen, the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight does it all at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

April 27, 2016

DLA Aviation leads bio-based synthetic oil testing for federal vehicles

Non-tactical federal vehicles may soon become less environmentally harmful, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hazardous Minimization and Green Products Program.