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Sept. 27, 2021

DLA Energy supports Hurricane Ida relief efforts

Task Force Americas is a team of DLA Energy employees who respond to and support a variety of emergency situations under the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission. Their latest mission was providing fuel support to the FEMA following Hurricane Ida’s landfall on the Gulf Coast. 

Sept. 22, 2021

Fuel facility expands resiliency on Guam

The 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management and DLA Energy South-West Pacific held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 1 to mark the completion of a new facility that will improve warfighter resiliency on the strategic Pacific air base.

Sept. 15, 2021

380th POL’s million-gallon duties

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central website — When it comes to providing direct support to the aircraft of Al Dhafra Air Base, including the E-3 Sentry, KC-10 Extender, and RQ-4 Global Hawk, the various types of fuel required play a key part in the mission. Fortunately, ADAB has some of the most talented Airmen in the world handling that fuel.

Aug. 27, 2021

Fueled to Fight Tonight: Bulk Fuel Company makes history during Large Scale Exercise 2021

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Fueling operations are, by no means, a glamorous occupation in the Marine Corps. Working with a flammable liquid in a tactical setting leaves uniforms reeking of fumes, hands swollen, and bodies fatigued as bulk fuel specialists provide this vital form of combat service support to the greater Marine Air-Ground Task Force.

June 30, 2021

DLA conducts spill prevention exercise at Kirtland AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kirtland Air Force Base website — The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with Kirtland’s environmental professionals to host its annual spill prevention exercise.

June 16, 2021

AUAB tests, proves new ACE refueling concept

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Recently, members of the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, in collaboration with U.S. Air Forces Central, demonstrated the ability to convert commercial grade aircraft fuel into fuel ready-to-use for military aircraft at King Abdulaziz International Airport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

June 14, 2021

India, U.S. fuel agreement operational

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. 

June 7, 2021

Agency realignment improves fuel infrastructure support

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.

May 23, 2021

POL drives ACE during Exercise Mobility Guardian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — Air Mobility Command petroleum, oils and lubricants Airmen pushed the boundaries of Agile Combat Employment and how it pertains to expeditiously refueling aircraft during Exercise Mobility Guardian, May 15-27, 2021.

May 21, 2021

31 LRS meets AK21 supply, demand

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Aviano Air Base website — Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing are conducting this exercise across multiple locations throughout Europe with U.S. partners, and among them are the 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, executing the mission while maintaining the capability to deploy personnel and cargo in support of air and space expeditionary forces.