Government Fuel Card Program

DLA Energy’s Government Fuel Card Program Management office performs overall program management responsibilities, training and support for DLA Energy’s customer purchasing tools used worldwide: Aviation Into-plane Reimbursement Card (AIR Card®), Ships’ Bunkers Easy Acquisition Card (SEA Card®), Swipe SEA Card®, Logistics Fuel Card and DOD Fleet Card.

The card program office works directly with the General Services Administration SmartPay® Program Office, GSA Contracting Office, Office of Management and Budget and Inspector General officials to coordinate guidance and provide support to more than 70,000 card holding customers and their Service component program managers

The following sections provide details on what each card is and where they can be used.

Aviation Into-plane Reimbursement Card®

AIR Card® Program

Established in 1997, the U.S. Government AIR Card® Program is a government program that provides the Department of Defense military services and federal civilian agencies with a means to procure aviation fuel, fuel-related supplies and approved ground services worldwide at both DLA Energy contract locations and commercial airports. For more information on using the U.S. Government AIR Card® Program visit the AIR Card® Program page.

Department of Defense Fleet Card

DoD Fleet Card Program

Established in 2005, the Department of Defense Fleet Card Program uses a fuel charge card solution to provide the DoD and U.S. Coast Guard a means to procure ground fuel, parts, maintenance and roadside assistance at CONUS commercial service stations while conducting official government business. The DoD Fleet card is limited to vehicles owned or leased by the DoD (the General Service Administration (GSA) wet-leased vehicles are not covered under this program). The program is managed by DLA Energy under a tailored task order with the GSA Smart Pay® contract. For more information on the DoD Fleet Card Program visit the DoD Fleet Card Program page.

Logistics Fuel Card Program 

Logistics Fuel Card Program

Established in 2022, the Logistics Fuel Card Program is a dual platform card solution that provides the DoD and Federal Civilian agencies with a means to only procure fuel worldwide at commercial locations for storage tanks in support of official government business. The program is managed by DLA Energy under a tailored task order with the GSA Smart Pay® contract. For more information on the card program visit the Logistics Fuel Card Program page.

U.S. Government Ships’ bunkers Easy Acquisition Card

SEA Card® Program

Established in 2005, the SEA, Card® program is DLA Energy’s efficient, easy-to-use, secure Internet-based solution to marine fuel procurement challenges. The SEA Card® Order Management System, known as SEA Card® Online, is an electronic order, receipt and invoice system that allows military services, U.S. Coast Guard and authorized federal agency vessels to purchase fuel from commercial ship refueling merchants at ports worldwide. Fuel orders can be directly placed to DLA Energy bunker contracted suppliers, or if a port does not have a bunker contract in place, the vessel can place an order through a competitive quote Open Market “spot buy” process. For more information on the SEA Card® Program visit the SEA Card® Program page.

U.S. Government Swipe SEA Card®

Swipe SEA Card® Program

Established in 2010, the Swipe SEA Card® program provides the services and federal agency users with a credit card to purchase fuel at marinas where small boats can “gas and go.” For more information on the Swipe SEA Card® Program visit the Swipe SEA Card® Program page.


The following offices can be contacted for more information about working with DLA Energy for your fuel card needs.

Title Phone Email
AIR Card® Program Manager 703-589-6049
SEA Card® Program Manager 703-589-6049
Fleet Card Program Manager 703-589-6125
LOGFUEL Card Program Manager 703-589-6125
Swipe SEA Card® Program Manager 703-589-6125
U.S. Army Customer
Account Specialist
U.S. Air Force Customer
Account Specialist
U.S. Navy/Marine Corps
Customer Account Specialist
Federal Civilian Agencies
Customer Account Specialist

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