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 | March 9, 2023

Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories

Patricia Littlejohn is a 30-year DLA Energy employee and the Director of DLA Energy Bulk Petroleum Supply Chain Services. She tells her story about her career and her recent eight-month rotational assignment with the DLA Director’s Strategic

Enterprisewide | Feb. 23, 2023

DLA vice director gets energy, fuel briefing

Brad Bunn, DLA vice director, spent the day with the DLA Energy team for a “Deep Dive” conversation about fuel and other energy commodities that support the warfighter at the Kunkel Conference Room, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 21.

Enterprisewide | Feb. 8, 2023

DLA Energy Fiscal Year 2022 Fact Book is online

For the past 45 years, DLA Energy has compiled a snapshot of the facts, figures, and financial information from the previous fiscal year.