Energy Source Magazine

*Due to budget and staffing constraints, Energy Source magazine is no longer published. Please see the magazine archives on the left column or visit the DLA Energy News page for the latest news and information.

This final Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Energy Source magazine was focused on the audit of the agency's financial statements and the efforts being taken to obtain a clean audit opinion. Below are the individual stories or download the entire magazine for printing.

Cover of the final Energy Source Magazine

Audit 101

Obtaining a clean financial audit is a team effort requiring commitment from all levels across the entire organization.

Meet the Auditor

Tony Ras is an Ernst & Young Partner and a key player in the audit of the Defense Logistics Agency financial statements.

Taking the Lead

In October 2018, DLA created an Audit Task Force dedicated to strengthening efforts to achieve an unmodified audit opinion.

The U in Audit

Obtaining a clean financial audit is a team effort requiring commitment from all levels across the entire organization.

Stewards for Success

DLA’s Real Property Task Force is comprised of more than 330 volunteer employees who are working to account for over 16,000 pieces of real property at 539 DLA locations worldwide.

Developing Solutions

DLA Installation Management for Energy developed the DLA Real Property Classification Guidebook to provide a consistent inventory reporting process that improved DLA’s internal controls.

Internal Control

Risk management includes standing up a comprehensive and integrated Internal Control Program.

Audit Perspective

DLA Inspector General William Rigby discusses his role in supporting the financial statement audit.

Hazardous Inventory

One audit challenge DLA Energy faces is verifying inventory levels for some hazardous products, like hypergolic propellants.

A Conversation With … Khalid Hamidi

Khalid Hamidi is the chief of DLA Energy Auditability & Sustainment Office and is the Process Health Lead and direct liaison between DLA Energy and the Ernst & Young auditors.

Archived Magazines

For more than 44 years, the Fuel Line magazine represented the organization’s origin and mission, becoming the Energy Source magazine in July 2009. Although it began as a one-page newsletter, it evolved into a publication that kept customers, employees and the public involved and aware of the ongoing support provided worldwide. The Energy Source reflects DLA Energy’s expanding mission. Archived editions of previous magazines are available for download on the left column of this page.