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Dec. 12, 2018

How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installations, Environment and Energy website — Did you know the Air Force is the largest consumer of fuel in the Department of Defense? This may not surprise you, if say, you’ve ever watched a sortie of F-35s complete an aerial refueling, or witnessed a C-5 lift (seemingly) effortlessly into the sky.

Dec. 10, 2018

JBER pumped for new fuel facility

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 6, 2018.

Dec. 10, 2018

Ramstein Airmen build a bare base in contested exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing's 435th Contingency Response Group and more than 11 other organizations, along with one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to Grostenquin Air Base, France, to participate in exercise Contested Forge.

Dec. 7, 2018

Providing Power, Maintaining Barriers at ADAB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Imagine this: a fighter aircraft has no power resistance to catch it, causing it to run off the runway upon landing. Or this: a major power outage inside a medical treatment facility keeps patients from receiving care.

Dec. 6, 2018

Army Adds Medical Materiel to European Prepositioned Stocks

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 405th Army Field Support Brigade website — Army prepositioned stocks (APS) 2 in Europe -- the Army's newest APS site -- is now equipped with life-saving medical equipment and supplies in support of theater readiness.

Dec. 1, 2018

Fuel, parts, vehicles, oh my!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the “backbone” of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron keeps the mission moving at Bagram Airfield.

Nov. 30, 2018

Capabilities on Display | 3rd Medical Battalion Establishes Role II Facilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — When Sailors and Marines come together they can take a large empty field and, in a day of hard work, transform it into a medical field hospital complete with camouflage netting, medical and utilities equipment that can provide necessary life-saving functions within field environments.

Nov. 28, 2018

CBRN gear checkout process improves

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force Base website — The 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management Flight made improvements to the process for issuing Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear training gear to Airmen allowing them to accomplish their mission more efficiently.

Nov. 26, 2018

380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Nov. 23, 2018

C-130 aircrew exercises combat airdrop capability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — From food and water to ammunition and equipment, ground forces in the region receive critical assets thanks to C-130 Hercules aircrews like those from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron stationed here.