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Sept. 16, 2020

A conversation with Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas shares his first impressions, his expectations for the coming year, and a little about himself during an interview with his public affairs staff in August.

Sept. 14, 2020

Leaders virtually examine DLA Energy organizational strategy

Communicating virtually from the four corners of the globe, DLA Energy directors, commanders, and deputies participated in a Commander’s Strategic Offsite Sept. 8-9. Using Microsoft Teams, they collaborated in real time to relook the DLA Energy organizational strategy.

Sept. 3, 2020

Technology bridges telework interpersonal communication gap

Live, virtual and video technology is helping DLA Energy bridge the interpersonal communication gap during maximum telework. During the new normal, the agency is using various forms of technology to collaborate, meet and build relationships.

Aug. 28, 2020

FEMA contingency fuel contract activated, resources in place

Within 18 hours of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for fuel support, Defense Logistics Agency Energy activated the contingency fuels contract and pre-positioned resources at Incident Support Base Fort Hood, Texas, to support Hurricane Laura response efforts Aug. 27.

Aug. 27, 2020

Navy Commander assumes command of DLA Energy Americas West

Navy Cmdr. Frank Kim assumed command of DLA Energy Americas West during a virtual assumption of command ceremony in San Pedro, California, Aug. 19. 

Aug. 25, 2020

DLA Energy announces employees of the quarter

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s second and third quarter, fiscal year 2020 employees of the quarter. 

Aug. 17, 2020

DLA Energy awards fiscal 2020 fuel contracts during COVID-19

New streamlined processes and strong partnerships with industry enabled DLA Energy to complete one of its two largest bulk fuel purchase programs on time in July despite COVID-19 challenges.

Aug. 14, 2020

DLA Energy supports NATO air refueling training

Supporting strong partnerships with NATO allies, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe and Africa bridged fuel support capabilities between the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall in the United Kingdom and NATO allies and partners located at Papa Air Base, Hungary.

Aug. 11, 2020

DLA Energy Americas West bids farewell to Wilson

DLA Energy Americas West bid farewell to Navy Cmdr. Michael Wilson during a virtual relinquishment of command ceremony in San Pedro, California, Aug. 6. 

Aug. 6, 2020

DLA Energy fuels Mars rocket launch

Carrying equipment destined for Mars, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket fueled by DLA Energy blasted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, July 30. The rocket carried the $2.7 billion NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover in to space on a 300-million-mile voyage.