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Archive: July, 2018

July 30, 2018

Turning paper waste into jet fuel

Recycled paper and cardboard could be the jet fuel of the future. In the quest for a resilient and secure energy supply chain, Defense Logistics Agency Energy is investing in woody biomass to produce energy.

July 27, 2018

50 years of women’s growth and leadership

Three DLA Energy women attended the annual Federally Employed Women’s National Training Program in Atlanta, Georgia, July 16-20. This year marks the organization’s 50 year anniversary and throughout the years FEW has held training to advance the professional and personal growth of women in federal service with classes and movements on the relevant topics of the time.

July 25, 2018

U.S. Marines and Army conduct fuel experiment during RIMPAC

During the 2018 Rim of the Pacific exercise in Hawaii, the Marine Corps continued to test their Expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization Capability - a lightweight, portable fuel additive injector that can convert commercial grade jet fuel in to military specification fuel in a expeditionary environment. Defense Logistics Agency Energy provided fuel and training to support the exercise.

July 24, 2018

Mentoring offers contracting officers networking

Contracting and acquisition professionals attended a mentoring program kick-off ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, July 11.

July 18, 2018

DLA Energy Americas welcomes new commander

In a ceremony steeped in military traditions, the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas bid farewell to Army Col. Craig Simonsgaard during a change of command ceremony at the Petroleum Club, Houston, Texas, July 16.

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.