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Aug. 6, 2020

DLA Energy fuels Mars rocket launch

Carrying equipment destined for Mars, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket fueled by DLA Energy blasted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, July 30. The rocket carried the $2.7 billion NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover in to space on a 300-million-mile voyage.

Aug. 6, 2020

Airmen, Soldiers practice emergency response during DLA fuel spill prevention, response training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Fuel is the lifeblood of the mission, but spills directly threaten ground water and the environment at large. To better prepare for emergencies, members of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron and the U.S. Army’s 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion participated in a DLA Energy fuel spill exercise, July 21-22.

July 28, 2020

Prince Sultan AB boosts CENTCOM AOR refueling capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Just 48 hours before the KC-135 from the 349th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron left Al Udeid Air Base to conduct refueling missions in the region, the 378th ELRS was given a task: To develop, build and sustain a rapid refueling capability at Prince Sultan Air Base. That’s exactly what they did.

July 20, 2020

Coffman takes command in Japan

DLA Energy Japan welcomed Air Force Maj. Charles “Chuck” Coffman during a change of command ceremony on Yokota Air Base, July 14. Air Force Maj. Justin D’Agostino turned over command as employees, friends and family watched the virtual ceremony.

July 17, 2020

DLA Energy Korea welcomes new commander

DLA Energy Korea welcomed a new commander during a virtual change of command ceremony at Camp Walker, Daegu, July 15.  Army Lt. Col. Craig Daniel relinquished command to Army Lt. Col. Jose Medina as friends, family and colleagues watched on video. 

July 15, 2020

DLA Energy Middle East changes command

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East bid farewell to Air Force Lt. Col. Amanda Shumaker and welcomed the incoming commander, Air Force Lt. Col. Jennifer Neris, during a virtual Change of Command ceremony July 13.

July 8, 2020

DLA Energy celebrates 75th birthday

Seventy-five years ago, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, known then as the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, was founded to provide critical petroleum requirements during the war. World War II in Europe had ended while the war in the Pacific was still being fought. Oil, in all its forms, was the lifeblood of the Allied War effort.

July 6, 2020

Military leaders tour Okinawa fuel facilities

Military leaders and senior U.S. officials assigned in Japan learned more about Defense Logistics Agency Energy fueling capabilities, facilities and services on the island of Okinawa June 24.

July 2, 2020

DLA Energy Americas welcomes Army Col. Heflin

Army Col. Raphael Heflin took command of Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas from Acting Commander Jason Exum during a virtual ceremony in Houston, Texas, June 29.

June 26, 2020

New DLA Energy Commander holds first video town hall

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas introduced himself and shared his leadership principles with employees in a video town hall recorded June 24.