Category: Small Business, Strong Partnerships

Sept. 6, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Fuel Support

As Hurricane Dorian moves slowly but dangerously along the East Coast, a DLA Energy team is forward-deployed staged to the FEMA Incident Support Base at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Sept. 4, 2019

Interns get OJT in Alaska

Quality Assurance Specialist Interns in the Pathways to Career Excellence Program are providing critical support to the DLA Energy Americas North mission in Alaska.

Sept. 4, 2019

Agency and Marine Corps partner to move an “iron mountain”

Changing operational needs means keeping up with the latest equipment and getting rid of what’s obsolete and unserviceable, and Marines have been working hard with the Defense Logistics Agency to do so over the past 18 months.

Aug. 30, 2019

Shadow Program provides strong connections

Program and Management Analyst Keisha High shadowed Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller through the DLA Energy Shadow Program August 12-16.

Aug. 28, 2019

Expanding horizons with the DLA Enterprise Rotation Program

Graduating with her sixth university degree, Pamela Downing wanted to use her most recent education while broadening her career. Inspired by her recent studies in occupational technology with a concentration in adult learning, Downing sought to put her new skills to use working with the DLA Energy acquisition workforce.

Aug. 26, 2019

Propelling satellites in to space

Propelled with DLA Energy-supplied high purity hydrazine, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Aug. 8. Approximately 2,600 pounds of high purity hydrazine was supplied for the rocket launch and payload and 755 pounds of dinitrogen tetroxide for the payload to deploy the fifth U.S. Air Force Advanced Extremely High Frequency communications satellite. 

Aug. 22, 2019

New commander visits petroleum lab

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe and Africa Commander Army Lt. Col. Donna Welch visited the DLA Energy Petroleum Laboratory at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Germany July 12, as part of her command familiarization.

Aug. 20, 2019

Director addresses Energy workforce

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams praised the Energy workforce during a town hall event at the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Aug. 12, saying, “I have been here for two years and the longer I am, the greater my appreciation for this phenomenal team. I can’t think of another organization with a broader impact not only on DLA but also on the Department of Defense.”

Aug. 16, 2019

Supporting QLLEX

During the U.S. Army Reserve’s 2019 Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise at Fort Dix, New Jersey, July 22-31, DLA Energy experts shadowed Army Reserve fuel handlers, transporters, and laboratory specialists as they demonstrated their skills in real-world fuel support using military fuel tankers to transfer the DLA Energy-capitalized bulk petroleum products from Defense Fuel Support Points to DoD installations across the nation. 

Aug. 15, 2019

DLA, DHA agree on joint military health care support

The Defense Logistics Agency and Defense Health Agency directors signed a memorandum of agreement that established DLA as the acquisition enabler of choice for medical materiel Aug. 15 at the DHA headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia.

Aug. 14, 2019

Engaging with industry

DLA Energy Commander hosted two breakout sessions to talk about DLA Energy opportunities and encourage industry feedback during the second annual DLA Industry Day at the McNamara Headquarter Complex, July 31. Eleven companies representing the oil and gas, renewable energy, and utility services sectors attended the breakout sessions.

Aug. 13, 2019

DLA, VA enter partnership to improve veteran care

Improving veteran care by centralizing the procurement of medical supplies is the goal of an interagency agreement between the Defense Logistics Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs signed at the VA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Aug. 12.

Aug. 12, 2019

Employees heed the call for blood donations

The call went out to employees – “Emergency Blood Shortage: Red Cross blood & platelet donors needed now” – and they responded by rolling up their sleeves for an Aug. 7 blood drive at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center.

Aug. 12, 2019

Joint Base San Antonio privatizes base utilities

A new 50-year fixed-price utilities privatization contract will upgrade Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, electric and natural gas distribution systems and improve installation mission readiness. In the privatization process, military installations shift from the role of owner operators to utility service customers.

Aug. 9, 2019

Encourage, Empower and Elevate

Defense Logistics Agency Energy women were among the roughly 900 federal employees from across the nation who attended the annual Federally Employed Women’s National Training Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 22-26.