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Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Energy Americas prepares for natural disasters

DLA Energy Americas employees frequently deal with hurricanes and tropical storms in their area of operation. With the Atlantic hurricane season beginning in June every year, it is their policy to fill DFSPs along the East Coast and Gulf Coast to the maximum extent possible.

Sept. 15, 2015

Army Col. Fredric E. Johnson: the consummate Army petroleum professional

Retired Army Col. Fredric Johnson, who served as a U.S. Army Quartermaster officer and petroleum specialist for more than three decades, passed away Aug. 8. His final assignment before retirement in 1972 was as acting commander of the Defense Fuel Supply Center, Cameron Station, Virginia, the predecessor of Defense Logistics Agency Energy.

Sept. 14, 2015

DLA Energy Airmen among top one percent selected for elite program

Air Force Master Sgts. Keith Grady and David Janes are Logistics Education Advancement Program NCOs assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Energy Operations Center and work on fuel-related logistics issues at the Air Force and Department of Defense level.

Sept. 10, 2015

Energy’s Lorton division creates baby boom

Whether they know or not, 11 very dependent little people are the makings of Defense Logistics Agency Energy Utility Services’ future workforce. Since September 2014, there have been 11 babies, and counting; the first baby was born in September and the last two were born in August.

Sept. 2, 2015

DLA Energy supports Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy supported Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2015 before and during the cooperative South Korean exercise through training and fuel coordination.

Aug. 20, 2015

DLA Energy continues helium support for universities

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s pilot program to provide academic researchers with helium for use in their federally funded research resulted in savings of up to 27 percent for several universities.

Aug. 12, 2015

DLA Energy empowers service member through Operation Warfighter Program

Whether armed in her Kevlar vest and responsible for convoy supplies in Kuwait or providing warfighter support from her desk at Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Army Sgt. Palestine Fox knows how to take her military experience and apply it to any job.

Aug. 12, 2015

Six-month rotation, DLA Energy’s pipeline to success

Gladys White is the first DLA Energy employee to kick start the Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Rotation Program. For the next six months she is setting aside her administrative role in DLA Energy Direct Delivery Fuels and learning about becoming a project management analyst for the Defense Fuel Support Point Management’s Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization division.

Aug. 10, 2015

DLA Energy Middle East Air Force major retires after 24-year career

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East Supplier Operations commander retired after 24 years in the United States Air Force during a ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain Aug. 7.

Aug. 4, 2015

Historical DLA Energy photos added to DLA archives

Defense Logistics Agency historians received more than 6,000 historic photographs, negatives and 10 video tapes to add to the DLA history program during renovations to the DLA Energy Kunkel Conference Room.

July 27, 2015

Jet fuel demand soars for Alaska firefighting operations

A record-breaking fire season in Alaska is increasing demands for cold weather jet fuel supplied by Defense Logistics Agency Energy Pacific at Alaska to support firefighting operations.

July 20, 2015

DLA Energy SRM program hits velocity

A continuous process improvement event adopted by Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization division at the Defense Logistics Agency Energy is shortening the execution lead time for repairing fuel facilities.

July 15, 2015

DLA Energy supports New Horizons spacecraft’s Pluto mission

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s support now extends to the edge of the solar system as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft reaches Pluto. Propellants used along the spacecraft’s journey, as well as the fuel and other products used in the Atlas V rocket that launched New Horizons were all procured, stored and transported by DLA Energy.

July 14, 2015

DLA Energy Americas commander bids farewell

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas outgoing Commander Army Col. Ronald Ross handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Col. Craig Simonsgaard during a change of command ceremony July 9.

July 10, 2015

DLA Energy invests in more than just energy

A Defense Logistics Agency Energy employee is among 600 graduates of the joint professional military education and leadership institution, National Defense University.