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Archive: August, 2020

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.

Aug. 6, 2020

Airmen, Soldiers practice emergency response during DLA fuel spill prevention, response training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Fuel is the lifeblood of the mission, but spills directly threaten ground water and the environment at large. To better prepare for emergencies, members of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron and the U.S. Army’s 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion participated in a DLA Energy fuel spill exercise, July 21-22.