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Jan. 30, 2020

FARP Tryouts Test Airmen for Special Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) team members held their biannual tryouts for 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen at their fuels compound Jan. 17, 2020.

Aug. 31, 2018

Aircraft don’t run on hopes and dreams

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Anyone who has a car understands the importance of having a full tank of clean, reliable gas. For Kadena Air Base, an organization responsible for defending nations and providing worldwide humanitarian relief, the same rules apply. That's where unit's like the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron's fuels distribution flight comes in.

Aug. 15, 2018

434th LRS trains in Kadena

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — Supply, deploy, distribute, transport are the key competencies of the logistics readiness career field, and without them, the Air Force wouldn’t be able to support the generation and employment of aerospace forces across the globe.

May 8, 2018

Gotta supply to fly

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Who orders more than 80,000 parts a year for the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron? Staff Sgt. Melanie Marlow, 18th CMS NCO in charge of propulsion supply places those orders as the only Airmen that owns that title.

April 5, 2018

Can they fix it? Yes, they can!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — When an Airman gets into a government owned vehicle, the assumption is the vehicle will start up with zero issues and be able to help the Airman get from point A to point B. What may not be known is when there’s a flat tire or dead battery, the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance shop has the tools and people to help get the vehicle up and running again.

Feb. 15, 2018

It ships if it fits

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Ever wonder how aircraft parts get shipped out from the base? The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office ships out any cargo that needs to be sent from units on Kadena Air Base to other installations.