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July 12, 2018

Fit to fight, fitted for flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The overall mission of the U.S. Air Force is to Fly, Fight and Win. In order to carry out that mission, every plane and pilot must be equipped and ready for any situation. Aircrew Flight Equipment is one of the many units that ensure the safety and success of Air Force flying missions.

July 11, 2018

Civil engineers complete deployment readiness training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Eighty-four members of the 137th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron (137th SOCES) participated in deployment readiness training June 25-30 at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California.

July 11, 2018

Mildenhall maintenance innovation slashes order time by 98 percent

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Imagine shopping online for an item that must arrive quickly and realizing the order process will take 90 days. Ninety long days to place the order in the cart, hit ‘pay,’ and wait for the package to arrive.

July 5, 2018

From nothing to something – Cargo City takes shape

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Construction is nearly complete on ‘Cargo City,’ a new operating location for U.S. and coalition forces to conduct aerial port operations in Kuwait. This aerial port will continue to serve as a major-military logistics point, and also functions as the largest aerial port of debarkation in the Middle East.

July 4, 2018

Chancellorsville Sailor Dubbed Oil Queen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Gas turbine systems technicians in the U.S. Navy maintain the engines, lube oils and fuel that keeps the Navy moving.

June 27, 2018

633rd MDSS tests new Expeditionary Medical Systems equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — The Air Combat Command Surgeon General Office partnered with representatives from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to conduct an exercise testing new joint expeditionary collective protection tent systems at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 20, 2018.

June 27, 2018

109th AW donates computers to Anderson Center for Autism

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 109th Airlift Wing website — The Anderson Center for Autism in Staatsburg, New York, has about 100 new computers thanks to the 109th Airlift Wing and the Department of Defense’s computers for learning (CFL) program.

June 25, 2018

NMCB 5 Conducts Mount-Out Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed a 48- hour Mount-Out Exercise (MOX) onboard Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan, June 19-20.

June 21, 2018

442nd AES aerial porters 'move the fight'

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen from the 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron, located at Camp Taji, manage one of the aerial ports-of-entry for assets in Iraq. This port directly supports a multi-national coalition conducting missions for Operation Inherent Resolve.

June 20, 2018

Marines fuel Coast Guard mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — U.S. Marines and Coast Guardsmen conducted the first forward air-refueling point between two helicopters during the 2018 Marine Aircraft Group 49 Combined Arms Exercise here, June 14.