Archive: 2018

Sept. 18, 2018

Joint Chiefs of Staff J4 shares life changing insights

Former Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck returned for a special mentoring lunch with DLA Energy employees in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Kunkel Conference Room Sept. 4.

Sept. 13, 2018

Air Force general takes command of DLA Energy

Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller took command of DLA Energy during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Sept. 10. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams presided over the ceremony and participated in the time-honored flag passing ceremony where Miller accepted the colors from DLA Energy Acting Commander Guy Beougher.

Sept. 12, 2018

Fuel supply contingency planning

Stable and reliable fueling facilities are integral to Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s efforts to strengthen the military’s readiness and lethality. But what happens if one of those facilities becomes unavailable? DLA Energy collaborates with the military services across the world to put contingency plans to the test to reduce risk and ensure fuel resiliency for the warfighter.

Sept. 6, 2018

Preparing for executive leadership

The journey to become a member of the Senior Executive Service is long but achievable. The Defense Logistics Agency helps its employees along that journey through its Executive Development Program.

Aug. 31, 2018

Leading the way: Pacific Leadership Academy

Three Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees graduated from the 2018 Pacific Leadership Academy for Emerging and Senior Leaders in Honolulu, July 27. Quality Assurance Representative Daniel Muranaka and Resolution Specialist Caleb Whitaker participated in the PLA Emerging Leaders program while Deputy Director Ralph Wells participated in the PLA Senior Leaders program.

Aug. 29, 2018

DLA Pacific commander sees DLA Energy capability firsthand in Okinawa

The commander of Defense Logistics Agency Pacific recently gained a firsthand appreciation of DLA Energy’s fuel-distribution capabilities to U.S. military bases in Japan, in an Aug. 27 visit.

Aug. 27, 2018

Aerospace Energy supports NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

The Aerospace Energy division of Defense Logistics Agency Energy provided the High Purity Hydrazine for NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission which launched on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy Rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, Aug. 12. On a journey to study the sun, the probe carried 178 pounds of HPH and the rocket carried almost 165 pounds of HPH in its upper stage.

Aug. 24, 2018

Energy’s Air Force officer receives DLA award

Air Force Capt. Cynthia Rodriguez received the Defense Logistics Agency Company Grade Officer of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018. Rodriguez is currently deployed as the DLA Energy Middle East liaison officer to Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve where she coordinates daily fuel delivery for eight sites in Iraq and Syria.

Aug. 22, 2018

Energy honors third quarter employees

Putting the operational needs of the warfighter first earned two Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East employees the honor of Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Aug. 20, 2018

Wake Island: Trans-Pacific refueling

Did you know Wake Island is a strategically positioned refueling stop for military aircraft in the middle of the Pacific Ocean located roughly 2,300 miles west of Honolulu and 1,500 miles east of Guam? When the lack of a safe and reliable coastal working boat threatened to impact tanker offload operations on the island, Defense Logistics Agency Energy tapped in to its extensive supply chain management resources to find a solution.