Oct. 29, 2019

New DLA Energy Deputy Commander announced

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams announced the selection of William (Eric) Smith for the Senior Executive Service position of DLA Energy Deputy Commander.

Oct. 23, 2019

NATO partner tours DLA Energy petroleum lab

Representatives from the Netherlands Ministry of Defense visited DLA Energy Europe & Africa’s Petroleum Laboratory to learn about its fuel testing capabilities, Oct. 15. Leaders toured the Rhine Ordnance Barracks facility in Germany to gain a better understanding of how aviation and ground fuels are tested for quality and purity. 

Oct. 21, 2019

Breast cancer survivors show strength on the water

In observance of breast cancer awareness month, DLA Energy Europe & Africa employees and family members participated in the Abreast in a Boat dragon boat regatta in Saarbrucken, Germany, Oct. 12. 

Oct. 18, 2019

Former Fort Belvoir garrison commander speaks about disabilities, dignity and devotion

Retired Army Col. Gregory D. Gadson, a bilateral above-the-knee amputee, was the guest speaker during a National Disability Awareness Month Observance at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 16. He reminded employees that everybody has challenges – visible and invisible – and to strive to extend dignity and respect to everyone every single day. 

Oct. 17, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Jose Armando Duran

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Oct. 15, 2019

DLA fuels THAAD deployment to Romania, helps maintain missile defense

When a missile defense site in Romania went down for a systems update this summer, a Defense Logistics Agency team in the region worked to fuel the replacement system and help ensure the U.S. fulfilled its commitment to NATO’s ballistic missile defense efforts in Europe.

Oct. 10, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Raul Garcia

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Oct. 8, 2019

Fueling Exercise Mobility Guardian

DLA Energy Americas West’s management of petroleum supply chains was put to the test during the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command’s largest training event, Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane, Washington, Sept. 7-29.

Oct. 3, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nathan Zúñiga

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Oct. 1, 2019

Supporting the forces in Arctic exercise

Operating in an Arctic environment requires planning and preparation for the harsh conditions, extreme cold temperatures and often limited resources. During the 2019 Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in the Aleutian Islands, South Central Alaska and Southern California, Sept. 15-24, fuel quality assurance and technical support were the focus for DLA Energy. 

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Yesenia Mejias

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

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.