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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.

June 24, 2015

DLA Energy’s Pacific pivot begins in the Americas

The Department of Defense is continuing to move forward with its strategy to reposition and rebalance its assets in the Pacific area of responsibility to better support the warfighter and preserve security. DLA Energy regional offices, including DLA Energy Americas, will serve as a jumping off point for the organization of that logistical undertaking.

June 23, 2015

Army Reserve fuelers support DLA Energy during nationwide exercise

Army Reserve Soldiers from 18 states participated in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise June 7-20 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. About 1,100 Soldiers came from as far away as Michigan and Puerto Rico and as near as North Carolina to haul fuel for the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 16, 2015

Energy personnel support QLLEX

Defense Logistics Agency Energy personnel have deployed to multiple states in support of the Army’s annual bulk petroleum and bulk water exercise, June 7-20.

May 28, 2015

DLA expands refueling capability and Pacific resiliency

In support of Pacific Command warfighter requirements, Defense Logistics Agency Energy and Military Sealift Command revived a long-standing capability for delivering fuel to the fleet for the first time in more than a decade.

May 20, 2015

A hand up, not a handout

The program analysis master planning branch chief for Defense Logistics Agency Energy is leading the effort to implement a tablet- and desktop-based remote interpretive service for deaf employees across the agency.