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Oct. 15, 2019

DLA fuels THAAD deployment to Romania, helps maintain missile defense

When a missile defense site in Romania went down for a systems update this summer, a Defense Logistics Agency team in the region worked to fuel the replacement system and help ensure the U.S. fulfilled its commitment to NATO’s ballistic missile defense efforts in Europe.

Oct. 10, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Raul Garcia

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Oct. 8, 2019

Fueling Exercise Mobility Guardian

DLA Energy Americas West’s management of petroleum supply chains was put to the test during the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command’s largest training event, Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane, Washington, Sept. 7-29.

Oct. 3, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nathan Zúñiga

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Oct. 1, 2019

Supporting the forces in Arctic exercise

Operating in an Arctic environment requires planning and preparation for the harsh conditions, extreme cold temperatures and often limited resources. During the 2019 Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in the Aleutian Islands, South Central Alaska and Southern California, Sept. 15-24, fuel quality assurance and technical support were the focus for DLA Energy. 

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Yesenia Mejias

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Sept. 25, 2019

2019 DLA Energy Hall of Fame inductees announced

Kay Bushman, Lawrence Ervin, retired U.S. Army Col. Gregory D. Gibbons and Kathy Williams will be inducted in to the fourth annual Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame, Nov. 13.

Sept. 20, 2019

Joint Force Energy Wargame

Fuel storage, distribution capacity and threats to energy supply chains were tested during the Joint Force Energy Wargame at U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii, Aug. 19-23.

Sept. 18, 2019

A Letter to my Dad

In a recently released Defense Visual Information Distribution Service video, Air Force 1st Lt. Brad Worley reads the letter he wrote to his dad telling him about everything he has missed, highlighting that the effects of suicide can have a lasting effect on family, friends, and communities.

Sept. 12, 2019

I am DLA Energy

I am Staff Sgt. Andrew Taylor. After serving on active duty for eight years as a 2F0X1 Fuels troop, I transitioned into the Air Force Reserves and elected to become an Individual Mobilized Augmentee. I am assigned to DLA Energy Hawaii on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as a quality assurance representative responsible for validating proper procurement of Energy assets, which includes fuels of various grades, as well as cryogenic products like liquid oxygen and nitrogen.

Sept. 9, 2019

Sharing Utilities Privatization lessons learned

During the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Energy Exchange in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 20-22, Utilities Privatization, or UP, was a major topic of discussion. When military installations leverage UP, they shift from the role of owner-operator to utility services customers and obtain reliable, technologically-current utility systems at a relatively lower cost than they would under continued government ownership. 

Sept. 6, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Fuel Support

As Hurricane Dorian moves slowly but dangerously along the East Coast, a DLA Energy team is forward-deployed staged to the FEMA Incident Support Base at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Sept. 4, 2019

Interns get OJT in Alaska

Quality Assurance Specialist Interns in the Pathways to Career Excellence Program are providing critical support to the DLA Energy Americas North mission in Alaska.

Aug. 30, 2019

Shadow Program provides strong connections

Program and Management Analyst Keisha High shadowed Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller through the DLA Energy Shadow Program August 12-16.

Aug. 28, 2019

Expanding horizons with the DLA Enterprise Rotation Program

Graduating with her sixth university degree, Pamela Downing wanted to use her most recent education while broadening her career. Inspired by her recent studies in occupational technology with a concentration in adult learning, Downing sought to put her new skills to use working with the DLA Energy acquisition workforce.