Category: Energy

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.

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.

Aug. 2, 2019

Shumaker takes command of DLA Energy Middle East 

Army Lt. Col. Henry Brown relinquished command of Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East to Air Force Lt. Col. Amanda Shumaker during a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 25.

Aug. 1, 2019

Tank Truck Offload Facility gives more readiness to JBER

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron tested a tanker truck offload facility at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 25, 2019.

July 30, 2019

Empowering leaders at LULAC

Two DLA Energy employees attended the League of United Latin American Citizens 90th annual national convention and exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 10 -13. Resolution Specialist Christian Sivelle and Supply Systems Analyst Carmen Tallada attended the four-day convention that brought together more than 20,000 Latino leaders from across the country for seminars and events. 

July 26, 2019

DLA Director visits Energy Americas

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams toured the DLA Energy Americas region in Houston, Texas, July 10-11, where he was immersed in the region’s mission roles and responsibilities.

July 24, 2019

Fired up

When a serious fire involving two commercial tank trucks shut down a strategic defense fuel support point in Carson, California, June 5, DLA Energy Americas at San Pedro logisticians deployed several mitigation strategies employing five different supply chains to minimize Warfighter service disruption.

July 22, 2019

From the Moon to Mars

Fifty years ago liquid oxygen and rocket propellant propelled the three-stage Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 11 spacecraft and three astronauts to the moon. Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency Energy – supplied the rocket fuel and other space-related items including liquid hydrogen, cryogenic valves and helium storage tanks to launch the first manned mission to land on the Moon.

July 18, 2019

Third quarter military recognition

Congratulations to Army Capt. Theodore Yost, Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Karras and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lynell McLeod for receiving Military Officer of the Quarter awards for the period of April through June 2019. 

July 16, 2019

Supporting Apollo 11

Fifty years ago, Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency – supported the first manned mission to land on the Moon receiving written appreciation from NASA's director and an Apollo 11 astronaut.

July 11, 2019

BIG acknowledgement

Encompassing selflessness, civic duties, compassion and generosity to others, Polly Jones-Mason was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award.