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June 14, 2021

India, U.S. fuel agreement operational

Strengthening military partnerships, DLA Energy established a long-term fuel agreement between the U.S. Defense Department and India Ministry of Defence. The agreement became operational June 1 and enables reciprocal fuel sales and purchases, increased Indian military participation with U.S. military exercises, and easier accounting and reporting of fuel transactions. 

June 7, 2021

Agency realignment improves fuel infrastructure support

Building on the DLA fuel facilities sustainment realignment plan, DLA Energy is finding new ways to streamline processes and better align responsibilities to save money and improve customer support. The 2020 realignment plan merges fuels sustainment, restoration and modernization program management and technical expertise under one command and control umbrella.

May 20, 2021

DLA Energy Americas North bids farewell to its commander

In a virtual ceremony stretching from Houston, Texas, to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Air Force Maj. Marcus McWilliams relinquished command of DLA Energy Americas North May 18.

May 18, 2021

III MEF: Transforming How We Fuel the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Bulk fuel Marines with III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted training on revolutionary new equipment during the two-day procurement training of the Expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization Capability from June 13 through June 14 on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

May 10, 2021

Directly Delivery Fuels shines brightly in the Best-in-Class category

The Direct Delivery Fuels program is designated as "Best-in-Class" and is one of three business units in DLA Energy that buys petroleum products for its customers. 

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 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. 

Feb. 10, 2021

Joint Army, Air Force petroleum training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Airmen from the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron provided hands-on training to Army petroleum systems technicians from the 59th Quartermaster Company, Fort Carson, on Air Force fuel operations during a group training event here Jan. 27, 2021.

Jan. 31, 2021

Fueling the future: Innovative plans to improve Whiteman AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Streamlining aircraft refueling is an idea the 509th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels management flight, has worked on since 2017. This innovative idea is now on its way to becoming reality.

Jan. 14, 2021

The Sleepy Tank

DLA Energy worked with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District to demolish a fuel tank damaged by the unprecedented and historical March 2019 flooding in the Missouri and Platte River basins.