Archive: 2018

July 13, 2018

Air Force exercises expeditionary fuel additive injection in Estonia

The U.S. Air Force is successfully converting locally-procured jet fuel to create military-specification fuel needed to power American and NATO jets and ground equipment at Estonia’s Amari Air Base.

July 10, 2018

Acquisition rotational program begins

A new rotational program is providing Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees with a career broadening view of contracting methods, processes and procedure from various business units.

July 3, 2018

Affinity groups offer fellowship and training

Two Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees gained valuable information in two affinity group leadership trainings. DLA Energy Contract Specialist Keecha Elliott attended the FAPAC National Leadership Training Program in Arlington, Virginia, May 14-17 and DLA Energy Inventory Management Specialist Kevin Jackson attended the SAIGE National Training Program in Green Bay, Wisconsin, June 11-14.

June 29, 2018

DLA Energy Korea changes command

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Korea’s leadership changed hands when Army Lt. Col. Faith Chamberlain relinquished command during a ceremony at the Evergreen Club on Camp Walker, South Korea, June 22.

June 27, 2018

Wilson takes command in San Pedro

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas at San Pedro bade farewell to Air Force Lt. Col. Justin Settles during a change of command ceremony aboard the Battleship USS Iowa Museum, San Pedro, California, June 20.

June 21, 2018

Fueling Saber Strike

Acquisition Cross Service Agreements provided reciprocal fuel support between partner nations, contracts were issued for the direct delivery of bulk fuel to the region, and DLA Energy Europe and Africa personnel were forward-deployed to ensure the warfighters had the support needed throughout the multinational training exercise, Saber Strike 2018, held in the Baltic States and Poland, June 3-15.

June 20, 2018

Prepped, ready for 2018 Hurricane Season

A major earthquake and a follow-on tsunami provided the setting for the bi-annual Federal Emergency Management Agency and Defense Logistics Agency Energy readiness drill at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, June 11-13.

June 18, 2018

DFSP Yorktown ceases fuel operations

The final large barge lift of jet fuel marks the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6. The transfer of 150,000 barrels of jet fuel to the Military Sealift Command fuel barge, Petrochem Producer, and the drawdown of fuel to tank bottom levels marks the start of the final accountability process for the 117 year-old, government-owned, contractor-operated fuel terminal.

June 15, 2018

Energy Source, Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of Energy Source magazine highlights Aerospace Energy's support of the space launch industry, energy resiliency at Vandenberg Air Force Base, whole of government partnerships, International Fuel Agreements, DLA Energy job shadow program and more.

June 14, 2018

Marines innovating expeditionary fuel additization

Although there are more than 600 U.S. Defense Fuel Support Points located around the world, sourcing military specification fuel in an expeditionary environment on short notice or in small quantities sometimes proves challenging. To help find a solution, the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office partnered with DLA Energy to test a commercial-off-the-shelf injection capability at DFSP Charleston.