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June 15, 2020

Living his dream

Two weeks after his high school graduation in June 1965, George Tyras joined the United States Air Force and became an aircraft fueling operator in U-Tapao, Thailand, servicing KC-135 and B-52 aircraft from Vietnam. Operation Rolling Thunder was underway and gas was 31 cents a gallon. Fifty-four years later, Tyras is ending his career with more than 54 years of total federal service.

June 11, 2020

Energy project powers Hill AFB resiliency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — AFCEC, in collaboration with the Defense Logistics Agency–Energy, awarded the contract to Energy Systems Group, the energy service company, in April 2018, for upgrades to 258 buildings, totaling six million square feet by incorporating seven energy conservation measure upgrades.

June 9, 2020

DLA Energy’s Hall retires after 35 years of federal service

Darcy L. Hall began her career serving three years in the U.S. Marine Corp before starting federal service as a staffing assistant clerk with DLA Human Resources, Cameron Station in Alexandria, Virginia. After a few moves, as a military spouse, she transferred to the DLA headquarters working for Human Resources, J1, before transitioning to Energy.

June 2, 2020

DLA Energy bids farewell to Americas commander

DLA Energy bid farewell to DLA Energy Americas Commander Army Col. Kevin Cotman during a virtual relinquishment of command ceremony at the La Branch Federal Building, Houston, Texas, June 1. DLA Energy Commander Brig. Gen. Albert Miller presided over the ceremony from DLA Energy headquarters in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, via web real-time communication while employees and colleagues watched online.

May 29, 2020

Second quarter military employees of the quarter

DLA Energy announces its second quarter, fiscal year 2020 military employees of the quarter.

May 28, 2020

Predictive repairs pave way for Navy fuel tanks

DLA Energy is working with Naval Facilities Engineering Command to remove inefficiencies and better respond to customers' needs by streamlining processes and using “Predictive Repairs” to reduce repair time from two years down to a year.

May 7, 2020

Agency acquisition employees continue professional development virtually

DLA acquisition employees are continuing professional development during the COVID-19 pandemic with virtual instruction by Defense Acquisition University. More than 200 employees – over 50 from DLA Energy – have completed DAU training since the university converted some of its face-to-face courses to online instruction March 23. 

April 29, 2020

USNS Supply Refuels Italian Ship in Mediterranean Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — Military Sealift Command Supply-Class fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) completed an exercise with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 80), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and Italian Navy frigate ITS Federico Martinengo (F 596) in the Mediterranean Sea, April 23.

April 29, 2020

DLA contracted fuel barge rescues two women in Pensacola Bay

A DLA Energy contracted fuel barge tow rescued two female jet skiers who were found exhausted, cold and terrified after being adrift in the water for several hours in the Pensacola Bay April 25.

April 28, 2020

Planes don’t fly without fuel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — Barksdale houses the largest fuel storage capacity in all of Air Force Global Strike Command, which not only keeps the B-52H Stratofortress in the air, but also keeps the rest of the 2nd Bomb Wing moving.