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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.

April 25, 2019

Demil training a success in New Zealand

A pair of the agency’s Pacific region demilitarization experts traveled to Auckland in early April to help an ally’s navy ready for upcoming frigate refits.

April 25, 2019

Acquisition Achievement Awards Ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees in the acquisition community were honored during the DLA Energy Acquisition Achievement Awards ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, April 18.

April 22, 2019

Energy alumni returns for final goodbye

Returning to where her Defense Logistics Agency career began, Jean Cox, DLA Deputy Director of Finance, was the guest speaker at the DLA Energy Mentoring Brown Bag Lunch Program, April 16.

April 17, 2019

Teamwork recharges disposal process

After more than a year, lead acid batteries used to support U.S. operations in Oman are being disposed of again thanks to new capabilities there and teamwork between two of the Defense Logistics Agency’s major subordinate commands.

April 12, 2019

Excess to the rescue

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helped save lives as Nebraska recently faced its worst flooding of the past 50 years.

April 9, 2019

South-West Pacific changes leadership

Navy Cmdr. Angela Watson assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Energy South-West Pacific during a ceremony at the United Service Organization on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, April 1.