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DLA Energy celebrates 75th birthday
Seventy-five years ago, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, known then as the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, was founded to provide critical petroleum requirements during World War II. From the 55-gallon drum to the latest automatic leak detection system for pipelines, Defense Logistics Agency Energy continue to procure and handle energy products to meet warfighter needs today.
July 8, 2020 - Seventy-five years ago, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, known then as the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, was founded to provide critical petroleum requirements during the war. World War II in Europe had ended while the war in the Pacific was still being fought. Oil, in all its forms, was the lifeblood of the Allied War effort.

Military leaders tour Okinawa fuel facilities
DLA Energy Okinawa Operations Section Chief David Moore briefs (from far left) Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers, Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations Pacific; Army Col. Theodore White, Commander, 10th Regional Support Group; Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Herman S. Clardy III, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force; Navy Capt. Scott Hardy, Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa; and Air Force Brig. Gen. Joel Carey, Commander, 18th Wing while aboard a single point mooring buoy at Tengan Ocean Terminal Support Facility, Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan, June 24, 2020. Photo credit Marine Corps Col. Wood
July 6, 2020 - Military leaders and senior U.S. officials assigned in Japan learned more about Defense Logistics Agency Energy fueling capabilities, facilities and services on the island of Okinawa June 24.

DLA Energy Americas welcomes Army Col. Heflin
Army Col. Raphael S. Heflin stands at attention as orders are read appointing him as Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas, effective June 29, 2020 in Houston, Texas.  Photo courtesy of Greg Colman, DLA Energy Americas
July 2, 2020 - Army Col. Raphael Heflin took command of Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas from Acting Commander Jason Exum during a virtual ceremony in Houston, Texas, June 29.

New DLA Energy Commander holds first video town hall
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas assumed command of DLA Energy June 23. In a video town hall recorded June 24, he introduced himself and discussed his leadership principles with the workforce.
June 26, 2020 - DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas introduced himself and shared his leadership principles with employees in a video town hall recorded June 24.

DLA Energy welcomes new commander in a virtual ceremony
Defense Logistics Agency Energy bid farewell to Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller, left, and welcomed the incoming commander, Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas, during a virtual Change of Command ceremony June 23. Graphic by DLA Energy Public Affairs.
June 25, 2020 - DLA Energy bid farewell to Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller and welcomed the incoming commander, Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas, during a virtual Change of Command ceremony June 23.

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Williams says farewell in relinquishment of DLA command
Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Jordon Gillis and DLA Vice Director Mike Scott prepare to pass the DLA flag in a military tradition that marks a formal transfer of authority and responsibility. Scott will serve as acting director until the agency’s next military leader is confirmed by Congress.
July 9, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency director known for operationalizing the agency’s support to combatant commanders and driving development of the DLA Service Readiness Dashboard relinquished command to DLA Vice Director Mike Scott June 8 during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

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