About DLA Energy

DLA Energy procures fuels used for replenishments at sea

With a history that spans more than 70 years, dating back to World War II, Defense Logistics Agency Energy enables mission readiness by providing globally resilient energy solutions to the Warfighter and Whole of Government.

Find out more about how DLA Energy is organized, its mission and visionleadership and history. You can also access a library with more information about DLA Energy, or read news from across the organization.

Mission & Vision


The Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s mission is to enable mission readiness by providing globally resilient energy solutions to the Warfighter and Whole of Government.


DLA Energy’s vision is to be the trusted leader in innovative energy solutions aligned with the speed of change.

Core Values

Leadership, Professionalism, and Technical Knowledge through Dedication to Duty, Integrity, Ethics, Honor, Courage, and Loyalty.


DLA Energy’s goals are aligned with the Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Plan:

  • Warfighter Always: Tailored solutions to drive readiness
  • Support to the Nation: Deliberate approach, without tradeoff to the Warfighter
  • Trusted Mission Partner: Transparency and accountability to our customers
  • Modernized Acquisition and Supply Chain Management: Leading in logistics to deliver best value and manage risk
  • Future of Work: Adapting to new ways of working


Brig. Gen., U.S. Air Force, Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, portrait in front of U.S. flag.
Brig. Gen. Jimmy R. Canlas
Commander, DLA Energy
Logistic Operations leadership bio pic
David R. Kless
Deputy Commander, DLA Energy
Col. Mecham
Col. Keith A. Mecham
Chief of Staff, DLA Energy

About Energy News

Enterprisewide | Sept. 13, 2022

DLA Energy contracting officers complete mentoring program

At the conclusion of an eight month long mentoring program cycle to sharpen their skills and continue expanding their training and education, DLA Energy contracting officers were congratulated and recognized for their dedication to their professional

Enterprisewide | Sept. 9, 2022

DLA leaders visit DLA Indo-Pacific operations in Pearl Harbor

Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders received updates on DLA Indo-Pacific operations while touring agency facilities and meeting local employees August 22-26 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Energy | July 12, 2022

DLA Energy Commander addresses workforce

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas shared command related news and recognized employee accomplishments during a hybrid event held in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, July 6.