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Sept. 1, 2018

Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown ceases fuel operations

The departure of the final barge of jet fuel marked the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6.

Sept. 1, 2018

I am DLA

My Name is:Stanley BurnsI am:A quality assurance representative for DLA Energy Americas at Houston working in Virginia.Describe your job in a sentence.The Quality Assurance team ensures the critical

Aug. 7, 2018

DLA Energy Americas provides fuel support for QLLEX 2018

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas and Task Force Americas provided fuel operations support and expertise to U.S. Army Reserve’s Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise at three East Coast and one West Coast location, July 14-27.

June 27, 2018

Wilson takes command in San Pedro

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas at San Pedro bade farewell to Air Force Lt. Col. Justin Settles during a change of command ceremony aboard the Battleship USS Iowa Museum, San Pedro, California, June 20.

Feb. 8, 2018

Black History Month Employee Spotlight: John Phinisey, III, DLA Energy Americas at San Pedro

Editor's note: This year's Department of Defense Black History month theme is “African Americans in Times of War.” DLA Energy will highlight several key individuals during Black History month.

June 24, 2016

DLA Energy Americas assists in bringing fuel, clean water to QLLEX 2016

As Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise 2016 approaches its end, the two-week training exercise has largely been a success.

Dec. 21, 2015

Energy Americas at Houston banks on commercial practices

Total conversion from JP8 military specification jet fuel to commercial jet fuel in the continental United States during 2014 drove the adoption of further commercial practices for some fuel terminals.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Energy partners with DOE’s emergency petroleum stockpiles

Deep underground storage caverns created in salt domes along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico are home to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, federally-owned emergency oil stockpiles for U.S. obligations.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Energy Americas prepares for natural disasters

DLA Energy Americas employees frequently deal with hurricanes and tropical storms in their area of operation. With the Atlantic hurricane season beginning in June every year, it is their policy to fill DFSPs along the East Coast and Gulf Coast to the maximum extent possible.

July 14, 2015

DLA Energy Americas commander bids farewell

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas outgoing Commander Army Col. Ronald Ross handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Col. Craig Simonsgaard during a change of command ceremony July 9.