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July 18, 2019

Third quarter military recognition

Congratulations to Army Capt. Theodore Yost, Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Karras and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lynell McLeod for receiving Military Officer of the Quarter awards for the period of April through June 2019. 

July 16, 2019

Supporting Apollo 11

Fifty years ago, Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency – supported the first manned mission to land on the Moon receiving written appreciation from NASA's director and an Apollo 11 astronaut.

July 11, 2019

BIG acknowledgement

Encompassing selflessness, civic duties, compassion and generosity to others, Polly Jones-Mason was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award.

July 8, 2019

German national recognized for 35 years of service

Wolfgang Leis, a host nation employee, was recognized for his 35 years of service during a ceremony at the Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 27. The Length of Service Award Presentation ceremony recognizes all host nation employees who have continuously served the U.S. Armed Forces for greater than 20 years.

July 3, 2019

Perez takes command of Americas at Houston

DLA Energy Americas at Houston changed leadership in a ceremony at the Petroleum Club of Houston, Texas, June 26. Outgoing commander Army Lt. Col. Josielyn Carrasquillo handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Lt. Col. Julian Perez.

July 1, 2019

Welch assumes command for DLA Energy Europe and Africa

In a time-honored tradition, DLA Energy Europe and Africa Commander Army Lt. Col. Dennis Williams transferred his authority and responsibility to Army Lt. Col. Donna Welch during a change of command ceremony at Vogelweh’ s Community Armstrong’s Club, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 24. 

June 27, 2019

New Commander at DLA Energy Okinawa

DLA Energy Okinawa held a change of command ceremony at Camp Shields, Okinawa, June 21. Air Force Lt. Col. Jarrett Weiblen relinquished command to Air Force Maj. Tracy Gilmore.

June 25, 2019

Excess equipment helps deputies battle the elements

Not far from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune lies a county where the sheriff's deputies there also train to serve in "every clime" like their Marine neighbors with some help from the excess military vehicles and equipment they obtain with help from the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 25, 2019

Shaper of non-petroleum energy programs inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

The sky wasn’t the limit for 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame inductee Sharon Murphy, who expanded DLA Energy’s non-petroleum energy programs and served as director of the Aerospace Energy Office.

June 21, 2019

McWilliams takes command of Americas North

The DLA Energy Americas North regional office welcomed a new commander on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 7. Outgoing commander Air Force Lt. Col. Frederick Mueller handed over responsibility of the organization to Air Force Maj. Marcus McWilliams.

June 20, 2019

Medical helps strengthen U.S. partnerships through readiness

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees attended a U.S. Army’s Office of the Program Manager - Saudi Arabian National Guard summit last month to inform the host nation’s military about Medical’s services, demonstrate products and evaluate protocols as a way to help strengthen the medical readiness on the battlefield.

June 19, 2019

Interview with Lisa Jung, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy

Lisa Jung, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, spoke to DLA Energy public affairs during the 2019 Worldwide Energy Conference, May 22.

June 18, 2019

Fueling Balikatan

Shoulder-to-shoulder, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military operated together in the 35th annual Balikatan exercise April 1-12. Throughout the exercise, DLA Energy provided six types of fuel and delivered 234,717 gallons to the U.S. military services at 18 different sites.

June 7, 2019

Sometimes you help the warfighter, sometimes they help you

U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion personnel, known as “Seabees,” recently helped their local DLA disposal site save an estimated $11k in equipment transportation costs.

June 6, 2019

Audit Task Force Road Show

Defense Logistics Agency Audit Task Force Lead Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven and DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller held an audit readiness road show in the McNamara Auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 3.