Category: Small Business, Strong Partnerships

May 8, 2019

Contracting officer recognized for financial excellence

Acquisition professionals are the foundation of DLA Energy’s business standards and accountability processes, going above-and-beyond to ensure contracts serve the best interest of the Warfighter, government and taxpayer.

May 6, 2019

Fight, Flight, or Freeze

The neurobiology of trauma, its emotional and physical manifestation and how it affects sexual assault survivors over their life-span, was the topic of a Defense Logistics Agency Energy lunch and learn session May 1. Heather Turner, the Pentagon’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator, led an interactive discussion on how the brain is impacted by trauma.

May 6, 2019

DLA Distribution employees respond during HAZMAT exercise in Germersheim

Employees at DLA Distribution Europe conducted HAZMAT training at their main facility at the Germersheim Army Depot. The training took place as DDDE officials wait for German authorities to permit expansion of their HAZMAT storage capacity to support NATO and other military readiness requirements.

May 6, 2019

Excess items avoid landfill to help people in need

It took more than luck to complete a long and challenging donation process to provide excess items to Bahrain’s Red Crescent Society, but the charity’s local leaders recently wished good fortune on Defense Logistics Agency employees there for extra efforts from agency employees to provide support.

May 2, 2019

Empowering future Energy leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Energy acquisition professionals are getting a unique personalized mentoring opportunity to shadow a leader in their career field.

May 1, 2019

Audit 101

Get to know the audit process, auditor opinions and the way ahead.

May 1, 2019

Meet the Auditor

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

May 1, 2019

Taking the Lead

In October 2018, DLA created an Audit Task Force dedicated to strengthening efforts to achieve an unmodified audit opinion. Led by Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, director of DLA Joint Reserve Force, and staffed with 40 employees from across the agency including DLA Energy, the task force is the principal audit advisor to the director.

May 1, 2019

The U in Audit

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

May 1, 2019

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.

May 1, 2019

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.

May 1, 2019

Audit Perspective

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

May 1, 2019

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.

May 1, 2019

Hazardous Inventory

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

April 30, 2019

Hill AFB Energy Conservation

Budgeting energy-efficient upgrades to save millions of dollars can require innovative thinking. In 2018, Defense Logistics Agency Energy helped Hill Air Force Base, Utah, utilize over $4 million through energy incentives and bill credits for a $91.1 million Energy Savings Performance Contract.