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May 6, 2021

LNOs build connections with Middle East energy partners

Building connections with Kuwait and Oman suppliers and industry partners, DLA Energy liaison officers conducted site visits in April to learn more about challenges and unique energy needs of the Middle East region.

April 30, 2021

QARS perform internal tank inspection at sea

DLA Energy Middle East Quality Assurance Representatives Mark Mizrahi and Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Grace received hands on training when they conducted an internal tank inspection of the oil tanker LEFKARA on April 9.  

April 28, 2021

DLA Energy supports National Reconnaissance Office rocket launch

A Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a national security payload designed, built, and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office launched from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California April 26. DLA Energy supplied the liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen that powered the three United Launch Alliance rocket engines creating a combined total of more than 2.1 million pounds of thrust needed for liftoff.

April 23, 2021

Defense fuel support at Craney Island

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas visited fuel facilities at NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Craney Island in Virginia, April 15. A significant asset in the DLA Energy Americas East supply chain, Craney Island issues over 750 million gallons of military specification fuel to Navy and DOD customers every year.

April 14, 2021

Volunteering at Bahrain’s animal shelter

Grooming the local donkey, walking dogs and playing with kittens brightens the lives of not only the sheltered animals but also the DLA Energy Middle East team who volunteer at the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  

April 13, 2021

New Romanian fuel agreement strengthens military cooperation

Improving interoperability between military forces across the world, DLA Energy signed a new Fuel Implementing Arrangement with Romania Jan. 19. This first-ever fuel agreement with Romania establishes the terms and conditions for reciprocal fuel sales and purchases between U.S. Defense Department and Romania Ministry of National Defence forces.

March 31, 2021

“Even Still, She Persists!” Acquisition workforce celebrate Women’s History Month

Acquisition specialists across DLA Energy recognized Women’s History Month in an inaugural event featuring speeches, videos and a senior leadership female-led panel March 24.

March 24, 2021

A Women’s History Month interview with DLA Energy leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas and Deputy Commander Eric Smith sat down for a conversation with DLA Energy Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion Director Ahmad Burse to honor and recognize the importance of Women’s History Month, March 18. The leaders discussed trailblazing military women, strong female leaders and workforce equality.

March 22, 2021

Guam fuel systems benefit from recurring maintenance program

The island of Guam’s breezes, salt air and tropical climate is a paradise, but for fuel infrastructure on Andersen Air Force Base it’s a destructive mix. Defense Logistics Agency Energy is taking a proactive preventative approach to stay on top of the island’s corrosive environment and maintain vital fuel systems. 

March 12, 2021

DLA Energy hosts virtual acquisition professionals symposium

More than 400 Defense Logistics Agency Energy local acquisition professionals from Fort Belvoir, Lorton Virginia and San Antonio, Texas participated in a three-day, web-based symposium March 2-4.