DLA Energy News

Nov. 10, 2021

DLA Energy fuel handlers inducted into the Fraternal Order of the SPR

Recognized for their safety, professionalism and reliability in the petroleum field, Mike Holgate, Doug Collins, and Rick Vanschoor were inducted into the “Order of the SPR” at the National Petroleum Management Association PETRO 21 Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, Nov. 3.

Nov. 8, 2021

DLA Energy receive quarterly command update

From across the globe, more than 615 DLA Energy employees participated in a virtual All Hands held from the Fort Belvoir McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium Nov. 2. The workforce was updated on the DLA Energy 2021 Culture Action Plan, recent employee awards and recognition, and the COVID-19 vaccination documentation system.

Nov. 5, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: Don Peschka anniversary interview

DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In this video interview, Don Peschka (retired) shares his memories and stories from his over 20 years of service with DLA Energy.

Nov. 4, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: Don Peschka sends a message to employees

DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In this video “shout out,” Don Peschka (retired) sends a message to DLA employees.

Nov. 3, 2021

Texas legislature recognizes DLA Energy employee

Recognizing his “remarkable dedication and skill,” the State of Texas House of Representatives adopted Resolution No. 140 to “commend Staff Sergeant Calvin Williams for his service during Hurricane Ida and extend to him sincere best wishes for continued success in his important work.” During a Nov. 2 ceremony in Sugar Land, Texas, District 26 State Representative Jacey Jetton personally presented Williams the resolution, thanking him for his service and support. 

Nov. 2, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: DLA Energy Task Force Americas

DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In times of national disasters and hurricanes, DLA Energy and its Task Force Americas provides vital fuel support to the nation.

Nov. 1, 2021

A high quality career

Mike Purkey has served nearly 50 years both in and out of uniform, 27 of those years as a Quality Assurance Specialist with DLA Energy. He's traveled the world sharing his knowledge, experience, and leadership to serve the warfighter.

Oct. 25, 2021

Fourth quarter employees of the quarter

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s fourth quarter, fiscal year 2021 military, civilian and strategic goals employees of the quarter.

Oct. 21, 2021

Walking in the DLA Energy Commander’s steps

For four days in early October, Procurement Analyst Darren Dunham shadowed an Air Force one-star general attending high level meetings and watching senior DLA leaders make influential decisions.

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.