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March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

Jan. 30, 2020

Fuels management flight validates mission readiness through fuel receipt test

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website —The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight verified alternative fuel receipt capabilities Jan. 27, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England.

Sept. 26, 2019

U.S. Army Alaska Gives Marine Corps a Lift during Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, assisted the Navy and Marine Corps during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in Seward Sept. 19.

Sept. 12, 2019

MG ‘19 Airmen fill fuel bladder in U.S. for the first time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — A handful of 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen employed a Fuels Operational Readiness Capability Equipment system during Mobility Guardian 2019, marking the first time the mobile fuel bladders have been used stateside in an uncontested environment, Sept. 11, 2019.

Aug. 1, 2019

Tank Truck Offload Facility gives more readiness to JBER

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron tested a tanker truck offload facility at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 25, 2019.

Feb. 6, 2019

Securing the bag | 3rd MLG Marines with Bulk Fuel Co. assemble fuel farms

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — Marines with 2nd Platoon, Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group assembled fuel sites at Central Training Area, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

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.

June 18, 2018

DFSP Yorktown ceases fuel operations

The final large barge lift of jet fuel marks the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6. The transfer of 150,000 barrels of jet fuel to the Military Sealift Command fuel barge, Petrochem Producer, and the drawdown of fuel to tank bottom levels marks the start of the final accountability process for the 117 year-old, government-owned, contractor-operated fuel terminal.

May 18, 2018

379th fuel technicians: “We bring fuel to the fight”

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The faint smell of gasoline lingers in the air as fumes seep out of the 2,800 gallon bladders filled with JP8 jet fuel. The bladders are on their way to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia to provide support as a result of a fuel shortage. This delivery is the first of its kind in more than a year and a half.

Nov. 1, 2017

Refinery to Flight

Fuel reaches warfighters and other DLA Energy customers after a long journey, helped along by many expert hands.