FORT BELVOIR, Virginia, Nov. 6, 2019 —
A multifaceted fuel logistician, Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Andrew Trask has almost done it all.
From being a supply planner in Japan, an inventory supervisor in Bahrain, a resolution specialist and now a customer account specialist in Guam, Trask keeps the Warfighter first.
As a customer account specialist stationed in the South West Pacific region, Trask coordinates new fuel requirements for the Indo-Pacific region. He ensures jet fuel, diesel fuel and gasoline products are delivered when customers need it in exotic places as the Northern Marianas, Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
Since joining the agency in 2014, the retired U.S. Air Force petroleum master sergeant has gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience.
“I’ve been fortunate enough to fill positions that have helped broaden my understanding of different aspects of DLA Energy,” Trask said.
His favorite thing about working at DLA is the abundance of opportunities and advancement.
“I started as a supply planner in Japan and after two years became an inventory supervisor in Bahrain,” he said.
After 16 months in Bahrain, Trask transferred to Guam as a resolution specialist.
At DLA headquarters, DLA Energy Fuels Customer Support Division Chief Tom Redford said Trask’s background is a strong asset to DLA Energy.
A CAS is a DLA Energy customer facing representative for direct fuel contracts and is responsible for overseeing the ordering, delivery, billing and payment process, Redford said.
“Trask is a one-deep CAS, supporting customers with dynamic missions set in remote and austere environments where a variety of supply options come into play,” he added.
The Customer Support Division provides enterprise-level management for DLA Energy customer account teams worldwide.
Trask said he makes a difference by providing a happy and helpful face to all customers as a representative of DLA.
“I love interacting with customers, and I take great satisfaction in getting them what they need,” he said. “As prior military, I understand the difficulties they face so I provide the best customer support I can.”