DLA Energy News

Nov. 18, 2020

The ‘I’ in Ironman: Customer Account Specialist completes first Ironman triathlon

On a cool November morning, Raul Garcia stood on the beach, swim goggles in hand, nervous with anticipation as he waited to enter the water and start the biggest race of his life. The DLA Energy Customer Account Specialist hoped he’d done enough to prepare for the grueling Ironman Florida triathlon amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov. 16, 2020

DLA Energy Chief Counsel retires

Kathleen Murphy was honored by DLA Energy for 33 years of dedicated federal service at a small retirement ceremony in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 13.

Nov. 13, 2020

Unconventional virtual ceremony honors DLA Energy acquisition workforce

To recognize the more than 150 employees who had significant acquisition career milestones and achievements over the past year, DLA Energy for the first time held a virtual Acquisition Workforce Honors Ceremony, Nov. 4.

Nov. 5, 2020

Fourth quarter employees of the quarter

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s fourth quarter, fiscal year 2020 military and civilian employees of the quarter.

Nov. 3, 2020

Agency realignment improves worldwide fuel facilities management

A realignment plan for the global DLA capitalized fuel facilities Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization Program Management is improving processes and providing “one voice” to customers. 

Nov. 2, 2020

DLA Energy Americas leadership addresses workforce

Sharing regional news and recognizing employee accomplishments, DLA Energy Americas held a virtual all hands from Houston, Texas, Oct. 21.  

Oct. 29, 2020

U.S. aircraft inaugural refueling in India

In a historical event, a U.S. Navy aircraft refueled for the first time at India’s strategic base in Andaman and Nicobar Islands late September under a fuel agreement between DLA Energy and the Indian Ministry of Defense.

Oct. 27, 2020

University of Maine continues renewable fuel research

To meet the increasing need for sustainable and efficient fuel resources, DLA Energy is teaming with the University of Maine to transform forest residues, sawmill residues, municipal solid waste, and construction wood wastes into a hydrocarbon fuel oil. 

Oct. 20, 2020

DLA Energy maximizes small business opportunities

DLA Energy is helping small businesses succeed awarding $1.2 billion in contracts in fiscal 2020. For eight consecutive years, it has exceeded its small business goals awarding on average 28% of contracts to small firms.

Oct. 16, 2020

DLA Energy employee-led committees improve workforce culture

DLA Energy's success is largely the result of its most valuable asset: its workforce. To help build a positive workplace environment, the employee-led DLA Energy Advisory and Integration Council pursues initiatives to foster and promote open communication across the organization.