DLA Energy News

June 14, 2021

India, U.S. fuel agreement operational

Strengthening military partnerships, DLA Energy established a long-term fuel agreement between the U.S. Defense Department and India Ministry of Defence. The agreement became operational June 1 and enables reciprocal fuel sales and purchases, increased Indian military participation with U.S. military exercises, and easier accounting and reporting of fuel transactions. 

June 10, 2021

DLA Energy Europe and Africa changes leadership

In a time-honored tradition, DLA Energy Europe & Africa Commander Army Lt. Col. Donna Welch transferred her authority and responsibility during a virtual change of command ceremony on Kleber-Kaserne, Germany, June 4. Incoming Commander Army Lt. Col. Benverren Fortune joins the DLA Energy team from DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa, where he served as Operations Officer since 2019.

June 8, 2021

DLA Energy Americas at Houston change of command

The DLA Energy Americas at Houston outgoing Commander Army Lt. Col. Julian Perez handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Lt. Col. Christopher Masson during a change of command ceremony in Houston, Texas, June 3.

June 7, 2021

Agency realignment improves fuel infrastructure support

Building on the DLA fuel facilities sustainment realignment plan, DLA Energy is finding new ways to streamline processes and better align responsibilities to save money and improve customer support. The 2020 realignment plan merges fuels sustainment, restoration and modernization program management and technical expertise under one command and control umbrella.

June 3, 2021

New DLA Energy deputy commander announced

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic announced the selection of David Kless to serve as the DLA Energy Deputy Commander. Since February 2018, Kless has served as the Executive Director, Operations and Sustainment, DLA Logistics Operations (J-3).  

June 2, 2021

DLA Energy Okinawa changes leadership

Air Force Lt. Col. Tracy Gilmore changed command of DLA Energy Okinawa with Air Force Maj. Anthony Anderson during a virtual ceremony with employees, friends and family May 27.

May 24, 2021

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month spotlight: Patricia Wilkins

Patricia Wilkins is the acting DLA Energy Deputy Commander. For more than 20 years, she has been a part of the DLA team with 17 of those years with DLA Energy. In this spotlight, we asked her about her career and what Asian Pacific American Heritage Month means to her.

May 20, 2021

DLA Energy Americas North bids farewell to its commander

In a virtual ceremony stretching from Houston, Texas, to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Air Force Maj. Marcus McWilliams relinquished command of DLA Energy Americas North May 18.

May 19, 2021

DLA Energy supports Northern Edge 21 exercise

DLA Energy Americas North provided fuel solutions for Air Force and Marine Corps units operating at remote Alaskan sites during exercise Northern Edge 21, May 3-17. NE21 is a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercise designed to provide war fighter training, test joint interoperability, and enhance the combat readiness of participating forces while utilizing Alaska's strategic location.

May 18, 2021

III MEF: Transforming How We Fuel the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Bulk fuel Marines with III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted training on revolutionary new equipment during the two-day procurement training of the Expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization Capability from June 13 through June 14 on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.