DLA Energy Americas North provided fuel solutions for Air Force and Marine Corps units operating at remote Alaskan sites during exercise Northern Edge 21, May 3-17. NE21 is a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercise designed to provide war fighter training, test joint interoperability, and enhance the combat readiness of participating forces while utilizing Alaska's strategic location.
Fuel storage facility tours and a ribbon cutting ceremony highlighted DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas’ command familiarization tour to Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam, April 25-May 5. In his first official travel since taking command last June, Canlas hosted town halls at all three locations to meet and learn about his regional employees.
Building connections with Kuwait and Oman suppliers and industry partners, DLA Energy liaison officers conducted site visits in April to learn more about challenges and unique energy needs of the Middle East region.
DLA Energy Middle East Quality Assurance Representatives Mark Mizrahi and Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Grace received hands on training when they conducted an internal tank inspection of the oil tanker LEFKARA in the Persian Gulf on April 9.
Save the date for the 2022 Worldwide Energy Conference March 28-30, 2022! Energy professionals from around the world will come together to discuss emerging energy trends and technologies, learn about methods to increase the effectiveness of the overall energy supply chain; network with current and potential vendors and customers; and expand industry relationships.

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DLA Headquarters Recent News

Former DLA Troop Support commander garners Hall of Fame induction
Army Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason's multiple achievements have earned the former commander of the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia a place in the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.
June 15, 2021 - Army Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason's cost-saving accomplishments as former commander of the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia have earned him a place in the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.

DLA Energy Recent News

India, U.S. fuel agreement operational
India Ministry of Defence Director of Operations Logistics Integrated Headquarters Indian Army Brigadier Girish Kalia signs a new a long-term fuel agreement between the U.S. Defense Department and India Ministry of Defence on May 24, 2021. A culmination of more than three and half years of work, the agreement became operational June 1 and enables reciprocal fuel sales and purchases, increased Indian military participation with U.S. military exercises, and easier accounting and reporting of fuel transactions. Photo by India MOD Col. Nitin Sehgal
June 14, 2021 - Strengthening military partnerships, DLA Energy established a long-term fuel agreement between the U.S. Defense Department and India Ministry of Defence. The agreement became operational June 1 and enables reciprocal fuel sales and purchases, increased Indian military participation with U.S. military exercises, and easier accounting and reporting of fuel transactions. 

DLA Energy Europe and Africa changes leadership
Army Lt. Col. Benverren Fortune (left) takes hold of the flag from Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Berridge (center) symbolically assuming command from Army Lt. Col. Donna Welch (right) during the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe & Africa change of command ceremony on Kleber-Kaserne Army Base, Germany, June 4. The flag passing ceremony represents the transfer of authority and responsibility from one leader to another. Photo by 7th U.S. Army Training Command Visual Information Specialist Elisabeth Paque
June 10, 2021 - In a time-honored tradition, DLA Energy Europe & Africa Commander Army Lt. Col. Donna Welch transferred her authority and responsibility during a virtual change of command ceremony on Kleber-Kaserne, Germany, June 4. Incoming Commander Army Lt. Col. Benverren Fortune joins the DLA Energy team from DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa, where he served as Operations Officer since 2019.

DLA Energy Americas at Houston change of command
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas at Houston incoming commander Army Lt. Col. Christopher Masson and his family pose following his change of command ceremony in Houston, Texas, June 3.
June 8, 2021 - The DLA Energy Americas at Houston outgoing Commander Army Lt. Col. Julian Perez handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Lt. Col. Christopher Masson during a change of command ceremony in Houston, Texas, June 3.

Agency realignment improves fuel infrastructure support
Defense Logistics Agency Energy is finding new ways to streamline processes and better align responsibilities to save money and improve customer support. Close and quick coordination between the leak detection program and recurring maintenance program helped troubleshoot and identify the problem during a pipeline disruption at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Photo courtesy of USACE Huntsville
June 7, 2021 - Building on the DLA fuel facilities sustainment realignment plan, DLA Energy is finding new ways to streamline processes and better align responsibilities to save money and improve customer support. The 2020 realignment plan merges fuels sustainment, restoration and modernization program management and technical expertise under one command and control umbrella.

New DLA Energy deputy commander announced
Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic announced the selection of David Kless to serve as the DLA Energy Deputy Commander. Since February 2018, Kless has served as the Executive Director, Operations and Sustainment, DLA Logistics Operations (J-3).
June 3, 2021 - DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic announced the selection of David Kless to serve as the DLA Energy Deputy Commander. Since February 2018, Kless has served as the Executive Director, Operations and Sustainment, DLA Logistics Operations (J-3).  

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