Archive: August, 2018

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.

Aug. 15, 2018

Auf Wiedersehen, Danke Schön

At times, the English words didn’t come easily, but saying “Auf wiedersehen, danke schön” in his native language came naturally and understood as “good bye, thank you” to his American colleagues.

Aug. 13, 2018

2018 Energy Hall of Fame inductees announced

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Acting Commander Guy Beougher is proud to announce the inductees into the third annual DLA Energy Hall of Fame.

Aug. 9, 2018

RIMPAC: On the spot refueling

Imagine being on an active runway far from an actual airport refueling military helicopters one after another while their rotors are still turning. That is exactly what the Army General Support Aviation Battalion 3-25 did during the 2018 Rim of the Pacific exercise in Hawaii, June 25 to Aug. 3.

Aug. 7, 2018

DLA Energy Americas provides fuel support for QLLEX 2018

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas and Task Force Americas provided fuel operations support and expertise to U.S. Army Reserve’s Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise at three East Coast and one West Coast location, July 14-27.