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Dec. 26, 2019

Agency’s nerve center improves Warfighter support

Under the lights of a massive video wall, all eyes focus on the monitors as the battle captain’s voice echoes through the microphone in the DLA Synchronization Operations Center, Dec. 20. It’s standing room only in the 24/7 center as uniformed and civilian logisticians from across the DLA enterprise are briefed on defense missions around the world. 

Dec. 23, 2019

A tribute to the Warfighters who are “fueling the line” over the holidays

A tribute poem to Warfighters who "fuel the line” was written by Air Force Col. Loren M. Reno on Nov. 26, 1997 when he was assigned to Split, Croatia, as part of Operation Joint Endeavor. He returned to DLA as a major general and served as the Vice Director from Oct. 2005 to May 2007. Reno was inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame in August 2014 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 19, 2019

Meet Eric Smith, DLA Energy’s new Deputy Commander

Deputy Commander Eric Smith joined the DLA Energy team on Nov. 24. Recently, he sat down with public affairs to discuss his career, leadership and goals.

Dec. 12, 2019

SEA Card delivers in the Arctic

When the Navy destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) needed fuel in the northern Atlantic, they used DLA Energy’s Ships’ bunkers easy acquisition, or SEA, Card online system.

Dec. 11, 2019

CFC giving starts with key workers

It takes a team of dedicated volunteers to make the Combined Federal Campaign a success every year and DLA Energy’s Contract Specialist Armenthia Massey is leading this year’s 25 DLA Energy volunteers. 

Dec. 6, 2019

DLA Energy dominates recognition awards

DLA Energy employees excelled in the 52nd Annual DLA Employee Recognition Awards earning 13 awards, more than any other DLA military support command or directorate. 

Nov. 27, 2019

DLA alumnus returns home

Senior Executive Service Eric Smith, the new DLA Energy deputy commander, met with the agency’s directors, Nov. 26. Smith is a former Army logistics management colonel and DLA alumnus. 

Nov. 25, 2019

Commander strengthens partnerships in the Middle East

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller commended regional employees and conducted outreach during a visit to the Middle East, Oct. 20-25. Miller met with U.S. leaders and ally partners in Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Kuwait.

Nov. 22, 2019

Senior Counsel inducted into Energy Hall of Fame

Known for her ability to break out in song and perform as one of the Andrews Sisters, Kay Bushman broke the mold of a straitlaced office lawyer. A methodical leader, masterful negotiator, talented mediator and trusted mentor, Bushman joined the elite group of former DLA Energy employees in the DLA Energy Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 13. 

Nov. 21, 2019

Gifted industry economist recognized

The Picasso of pricing and the Rembrandt of research was how Larry Ervin was remembered to his friends and coworkers during his posthumous induction into 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 13.