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Sept. 21, 2018

Stitching pride into the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Though their chief responsibility is ensuring aircrew safety, the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop go beyond that scope by using a skill set some might not associate with a military organization – sewing.

Sept. 18, 2018

7th LRS ensures deployment readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dyess Air Force Base website — Readiness is the first step to executing any mission. The 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron ensures the Airmen, aircraft and supplies needed for a deployment are always ready to fly, fight and win.

Sept. 17, 2018

35 MXS fabrication flight repair makes U.S. Air Force history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Three Airmen with the 35th Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight performed a depot-level repair on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at Misawa Air Base, Japan, in August this year.

Sept. 17, 2018

621st CRW, Army participate in airfield-opening exercise in Wisconsin

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — Airmen, Soldiers and officials from the Defense Logistics Agency were sent to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Sept. 7 to 14 as part of Exercise Turbo Distribution 18-02, a Joint Task Force-Port Opening simulation designed to hone joint service interoperability in austere locations for the purpose of opening airfields and forwarding the mobility-centric goals of the Army and Air Force.

Sept. 16, 2018

National Guard answered the call for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — National Guard members flowed in from at least 28 states to help North and South Carolina units supporting civil authorities responding to Tropical Storm Florence.

Sept. 15, 2018

Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.

Sept. 14, 2018

A fuels family

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — With a large tube not easily moved from the back of the truck into a manhole in the flight line, aviation fuel is pushed out from the underground piping system beneath the base, into the truck and then into the fuel tank of the aircraft.

Sept. 13, 2018

Northern Command Provides Response Support for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — In support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Northern Command is leaning forward and actively posturing Defense Department forces in preparation for Hurricane Florence.

Sept. 12, 2018

Guard Soldiers and Airmen gearing up for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared states of emergency Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. Additionally, the mayor of Washington, D.C., declared a state of emergency due to anticipated torrential rainfall.

Sept. 10, 2018

5 MXS Metals Technicians: Keeping it together

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Minot Air Force Base website — Airmen from the 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technician shop create tools, aircraft parts and support equipment for Minot Air Force Base around the clock.