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.
A Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a national security payload designed, built, and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office launched from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California April 26. DLA Energy supplied the liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen that powered the three United Launch Alliance rocket engines creating a combined total of more than 2.1 million pounds of thrust needed for liftoff.
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DLA vice director: Resilience critical to agency’s success during pandemic
DLA Deputy Director Brad Bunn
May 10, 2021 - DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn describes how organizational and employee resilience contributed to the agency's success during the pandemic.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month spotlight: Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas often mentions heroes like his grandfather, a World War II Army veteran who survived the Bataan death march, and his father, a Navy Seabee and Vietnam veteran, inspired him to serve. Pictured with his family: wife, Joy, his children, Jonah and Malea, and their dog, Roxy.
May 14, 2021 - Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy “Vegas” Canlas is the DLA Energy commander responsible for enabling mission readiness by providing globally resilient energy solutions to the Warfighter and Whole of Government. Born on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, we asked him what Asian Pacific American Heritage Month means to him and why his heritage is important.

Fuels Program delivers cost-saving services to Anderson AFB
The fill stands and pump stations on Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, look shiny and new after receiving restorative coatings. The project is just a small part of an ongoing effort to protect vital fuel systems from the corrosion that pervades infrastructure on the tropical island. Huntsville Center’s Fuels Recurring Maintenance and Minor Repair Program has been supporting this effort since 2019. (Photos courtesy of Rich Resler, project manager, RMMR)
May 14, 2021 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntsville Center website — Guam may be a tropical island paradise for residents and visitors, but its warm climate and salty, humid air wreak havoc on fuel infrastructure at military installations on the island.

Preparing to take command
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas talks with prospective DLA Energy Middle East commander Air Force Maj. Alberto “Al” Cordova during a leadership mentoring session at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, May 7. The pre-command orientation offered the DLA Energy Commander his first opportunity to meet and have face-to-face interaction with several of his prospective regional commanders. Photo by DLA Energy Irene Smith
May 13, 2021 - Seven prospective DLA Energy commanding officers and two departing commanders participated in a pre-command orientation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, May 6-7. With seven regional change of commands scheduled for June and July, the two-day course is designed to prepare commanders for their role and responsibilities as fuel providers to Combatant Commanders.

DLA Energy Commander visits Pacific regional commands
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas recognizes DLA Energy Facility Support Engineer Jill Chouinard with a command coin on April 26, 2021, for her efforts in ensuring a smoothly run petroleum and oil operations facility project at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska. Chouinard provides engineering and project management oversight for DLA Energy Sustainment Restoration and Modernization and military construction projects for Alaska. Photo by DLA Energy Lt. Cmdr. John Renquist
May 12, 2021 - 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. 

Second quarter employees of the quarter
Defense Logistics Agency Energy congratulates its military and civilian employees of the quarter.
May 11, 2021 - DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s second quarter, fiscal year 2021 military, civilian and strategic goals employees of the quarter.

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