Category: Small Business, Strong Partnerships

May 16, 2019

Energy employee receives headquarters award

DLA Energy Korea Sok Hyon Chang was announced as the Headquarters DLA Employee of the Quarter in the GS-7/12 category for the first quarter, fiscal year 2019.

May 15, 2019

Air Force Seeks Industry Insight on Energy-as-a-Service Concept

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installation Energy website — The U.S. Air Force, in conjunction with the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy (DLA Energy), is soliciting industry feedback via a Request for Information (RFI), solicitation number SP0600-19-R-0803, on a different way to manage and procure energy at an installation.

May 14, 2019

Propelling NASA’s rocket launch

Rocket fuel supplied by Defense Logistics Agency Energy launched the Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket to resupply the International Space station from Virginia’s Eastern Shore April 17.

May 13, 2019

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Amy Yamamoto

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States and a way to pay tribute to the generations who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. In this series of stories, we honor Asian or Pacific Islander Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees.

May 9, 2019

Shadowing French Operations

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe & Africa sent Air Force Capt. Keyanna Spears and Army Sgt. 1st Class Scott Tejada to France to represent DLA Energy for the annual officer exchange program with the French Le Service des Essences des Armées March 31 through April 12.

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.