Sept. 25, 2019

2019 DLA Energy Hall of Fame inductees announced

Kay Bushman, Lawrence Ervin, retired U.S. Army Col. Gregory D. Gibbons and Kathy Williams will be inducted in to the fourth annual Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame, Nov. 13.

Sept. 20, 2019

Joint Force Energy Wargame

Fuel storage, distribution capacity and threats to energy supply chains were tested during the Joint Force Energy Wargame at U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii, Aug. 19-23.

Sept. 18, 2019

A Letter to my Dad

In a recently released Defense Visual Information Distribution Service video, Air Force 1st Lt. Brad Worley reads the letter he wrote to his dad telling him about everything he has missed, highlighting that the effects of suicide can have a lasting effect on family, friends, and communities.

Sept. 12, 2019

I am DLA Energy

I am Staff Sgt. Andrew Taylor. After serving on active duty for eight years as a 2F0X1 Fuels troop, I transitioned into the Air Force Reserves and elected to become an Individual Mobilized Augmentee. I am assigned to DLA Energy Hawaii on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as a quality assurance representative responsible for validating proper procurement of Energy assets, which includes fuels of various grades, as well as cryogenic products like liquid oxygen and nitrogen.

Sept. 9, 2019

Sharing Utilities Privatization lessons learned

During the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Energy Exchange in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 20-22, Utilities Privatization, or UP, was a major topic of discussion. When military installations leverage UP, they shift from the role of owner-operator to utility services customers and obtain reliable, technologically-current utility systems at a relatively lower cost than they would under continued government ownership. 

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.

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. 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. 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.