Archive: July, 2019

July 30, 2019

Empowering leaders at LULAC

Two DLA Energy employees attended the League of United Latin American Citizens 90th annual national convention and exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 10 -13. Resolution Specialist Christian Sivelle and Supply Systems Analyst Carmen Tallada attended the four-day convention that brought together more than 20,000 Latino leaders from across the country for seminars and events. 

July 26, 2019

DLA Director visits Energy Americas

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams toured the DLA Energy Americas region in Houston, Texas, July 10-11, where he was immersed in the region’s mission roles and responsibilities.

July 24, 2019

Fired up

When a serious fire involving two commercial tank trucks shut down a strategic defense fuel support point in Carson, California, June 5, DLA Energy Americas at San Pedro logisticians deployed several mitigation strategies employing five different supply chains to minimize Warfighter service disruption.

July 22, 2019

From the Moon to Mars

Fifty years ago liquid oxygen and rocket propellant propelled the three-stage Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 11 spacecraft and three astronauts to the moon. Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency Energy – supplied the rocket fuel and other space-related items including liquid hydrogen, cryogenic valves and helium storage tanks to launch the first manned mission to land on the Moon.

July 18, 2019

Third quarter military recognition

Congratulations to Army Capt. Theodore Yost, Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Karras and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lynell McLeod for receiving Military Officer of the Quarter awards for the period of April through June 2019. 

July 16, 2019

Supporting Apollo 11

Fifty years ago, Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency – supported the first manned mission to land on the Moon receiving written appreciation from NASA's director and an Apollo 11 astronaut.

July 11, 2019

BIG acknowledgement

Encompassing selflessness, civic duties, compassion and generosity to others, Polly Jones-Mason was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award.

July 8, 2019

German national recognized for 35 years of service

Wolfgang Leis, a host nation employee, was recognized for his 35 years of service during a ceremony at the Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 27. The Length of Service Award Presentation ceremony recognizes all host nation employees who have continuously served the U.S. Armed Forces for greater than 20 years.

July 3, 2019

Perez takes command of Americas at Houston

DLA Energy Americas at Houston changed leadership in a ceremony at the Petroleum Club of Houston, Texas, June 26. Outgoing commander Army Lt. Col. Josielyn Carrasquillo handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Lt. Col. Julian Perez.

July 1, 2019

Welch assumes command for DLA Energy Europe and Africa

In a time-honored tradition, DLA Energy Europe and Africa Commander Army Lt. Col. Dennis Williams transferred his authority and responsibility to Army Lt. Col. Donna Welch during a change of command ceremony at Vogelweh’ s Community Armstrong’s Club, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 24.