Category: Energy

April 14, 2021

Volunteering at Bahrain’s animal shelter

Grooming the local donkey, walking dogs and playing with kittens brightens the lives of not only the sheltered animals but also the DLA Energy Middle East team who volunteer at the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  

April 13, 2021

New Romanian fuel agreement strengthens military cooperation

Improving interoperability between military forces across the world, DLA Energy signed a new Fuel Implementing Arrangement with Romania Jan. 19. This first-ever fuel agreement with Romania establishes the terms and conditions for reciprocal fuel sales and purchases between U.S. Defense Department and Romania Ministry of National Defence forces.

March 31, 2021

“Even Still, She Persists!” Acquisition workforce celebrate Women’s History Month

Acquisition specialists across DLA Energy recognized Women’s History Month in an inaugural event featuring speeches, videos and a senior leadership female-led panel March 24.

March 24, 2021

A Women’s History Month interview with DLA Energy leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas and Deputy Commander Eric Smith sat down for a conversation with DLA Energy Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion Director Ahmad Burse to honor and recognize the importance of Women’s History Month, March 18. The leaders discussed trailblazing military women, strong female leaders and workforce equality.

March 22, 2021

Guam fuel systems benefit from recurring maintenance program

The island of Guam’s breezes, salt air and tropical climate is a paradise, but for fuel infrastructure on Andersen Air Force Base it’s a destructive mix. Defense Logistics Agency Energy is taking a proactive preventative approach to stay on top of the island’s corrosive environment and maintain vital fuel systems. 

March 12, 2021

DLA Energy hosts virtual acquisition professionals symposium

More than 400 Defense Logistics Agency Energy local acquisition professionals from Fort Belvoir, Lorton Virginia and San Antonio, Texas participated in a three-day, web-based symposium March 2-4.

March 8, 2021

DLA Energy debuts industry newsletter

Industry Connections, a new quarterly DLA Energy newsletter, was released in January to DLA Energy suppliers, partners and industry stakeholders. The newsletter features upcoming procurement opportunities, business unit spotlight stories, and demand planning information.

Feb. 26, 2021

First quarter employees of the quarter

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s first quarter, fiscal year 2021 military and civilian employees of the quarter.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Energy responds to arctic weather in Texas

A week of frigid weather across Texas didn’t stop DLA Energy Americas East team from supplying fuel in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s call for help.

Feb. 23, 2021

DLA Energy rocket propellant fuels NASA rover to Red Planet

Fueled by DLA Energy-supplied liquid oxygen and rocket propellant, NASA’s rover Perseverance safely touched down on Mars on Feb. 18 after a seven-month, 292-million-mile journey. Using thrusters fired with DLA Energy hydrazine, the $2.7 billion rover landed in an ancient lake bed called Jezero Crater. The Perseverance is on a two-year mission to find evidence of past life on Mars.

Feb. 23, 2021

Air Force Major earns DLA Logistics Readiness Award

Recognized for his outstanding contributions to the success of the Air Force and Department of Defense missions, Air Force Maj. Charles Morton was selected as the DLA Air Force 2020 Individual Logistics Readiness Award winner.

Feb. 10, 2021

Joint Army, Air Force petroleum training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Airmen from the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron provided hands-on training to Army petroleum systems technicians from the 59th Quartermaster Company, Fort Carson, on Air Force fuel operations during a group training event here Jan. 27, 2021.

Feb. 10, 2021

Leading the way: Pacific Leadership Academy

Two DLA Energy East Pacific employees graduated from the Pacific Leadership Academy Senior Leaders Class of 2020 in Honolulu, Jan. 29. John Reed attended the Senior Leaders program and Tony Scales attended the Emerging Leaders program.

Feb. 2, 2021

DLA Energy achieves 99% of CFC goal

Employees came together to help Defense Logistics Agency Energy reach 99% of its 2020 Combined Federal Campaign goal. DLA as a whole exceed its CFC goal of $260,000 by 16 percent.

Jan. 31, 2021

Fueling the future: Innovative plans to improve Whiteman AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Streamlining aircraft refueling is an idea the 509th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels management flight, has worked on since 2017. This innovative idea is now on its way to becoming reality.