DLA Energy News

May 14, 2021

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month spotlight: Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas

Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy “Vegas” Canlas is the DLA Energy commander responsible for enabling mission readiness by providing globally resilient energy solutions to the Warfighter and Whole of Government. Raised in the Philippines, we asked him what Asian Pacific American Heritage Month means to him and why his heritage is important.

May 14, 2021

Fuels Program delivers cost-saving services to Anderson AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntsville Center website — Guam may be a tropical island paradise for residents and visitors, but its warm climate and salty, humid air wreak havoc on fuel infrastructure at military installations on the island.

May 13, 2021

Preparing to take command

Seven prospective DLA Energy commanding officers and two departing commanders participated in a pre-command orientation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, May 6-7. With seven regional change of commands scheduled for June and July, the two-day course is designed to prepare commanders for their role and responsibilities as fuel providers to Combatant Commanders.

May 12, 2021

DLA Energy Commander visits Pacific regional commands

Fuel storage facility tours and a ribbon cutting ceremony highlighted DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas’ command familiarization tour to Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam, April 25-May 5. In his first official travel since taking command last June, Canlas hosted town halls at all three locations to meet and learn about his regional employees. 

May 11, 2021

Second quarter employees of the quarter

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

May 10, 2021

Directly Delivery Fuels shines brightly in the Best-in-Class category

The Direct Delivery Fuels program is designated as "Best-in-Class" and is one of three business units in DLA Energy that buys petroleum products for its customers. 

May 6, 2021

LNOs build connections with Middle East energy partners

Building connections with Kuwait and Oman suppliers and industry partners, DLA Energy liaison officers conducted site visits in April to learn more about challenges and unique energy needs of the Middle East region.

April 30, 2021

QARS perform internal tank inspection at sea

DLA Energy Middle East Quality Assurance Representatives Mark Mizrahi and Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Grace received hands on training when they conducted an internal tank inspection of the oil tanker LEFKARA on April 9.  

April 28, 2021

DLA Energy supports National Reconnaissance Office rocket launch

A Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a national security payload designed, built, and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office launched from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California April 26. DLA Energy supplied the liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen that powered the three United Launch Alliance rocket engines creating a combined total of more than 2.1 million pounds of thrust needed for liftoff.

April 23, 2021

Defense fuel support at Craney Island

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas visited fuel facilities at NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Craney Island in Virginia, April 15. A significant asset in the DLA Energy Americas East supply chain, Craney Island issues over 750 million gallons of military specification fuel to Navy and DOD customers every year.