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April 12, 2018

Sun Power

Solar panels stretch end to end spanning as far as the eye can see, absorbing sunlight and softly humming as they generate power on the 180-acre solar energy facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

March 19, 2018

Alert employee thwarts cyber criminals, preventing diversion of major payment

DLA employees remain the first line of defense against fraud, including efforts to misroute government funds. Recently, a DLA Energy employee thwarted a fraudulent request to reroute a payment to a different bank.

March 15, 2018

DLA R&D boosts performance, safety for batteries powering weapons systems

Recent work led by DLA’s Battery Network R&D program includes the development of a new lithium ion-based power system for the TOW 2 anti-tank missile and new lead-acid batteries used on armored vehicles, such as the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

Sept. 8, 2017

Workshop explores ways to maximize savings under ESPC

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — More than 50 government and industry representatives converged at the Bevill Center at the University of Alabama Huntsville Aug. 29 for the first Energy Savings Performance Contracting Measurement and Verification Workshop.

April 27, 2017

Power Production powered by professionals

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa website — From conveniences such as hot showers and air conditioning to mission essential needs like internet and communication capabilities, generators power the electronics for the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niger.

April 5, 2017

Air Force expeditionary energy demo forges ahead

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power the mission worldwide. Diverse field environments and a move towards cost effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Department of Defense powers a mission.

Jan. 31, 2017

DLA Energy senior leaders present Annual Operating Plan

Strategic and operational issues dominated the annual operating plan at Defense Logistics Agency Energy at the McNamara Headquarters complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 30.

Jan. 30, 2017

Joint Petroleum Seminar focuses on relationships, future leaders

Growing the next generation of joint petroleum leaders was the theme of the 16th Joint Petroleum Seminar at the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 23-25.

Jan. 17, 2017

AF introduces new Energy Flight Plan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The Air Force introduced a new Energy Flight Plan, signed by Miranda Ballentine, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, on Jan. 6.

Dec. 26, 2016

America’s Helping Hand

When a hurricane left thousands in Haiti without food or water last year, DLA was a key part of America’s response.