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Aug. 27, 2021

Fueled to Fight Tonight: Bulk Fuel Company makes history during Large Scale Exercise 2021

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Fueling operations are, by no means, a glamorous occupation in the Marine Corps. Working with a flammable liquid in a tactical setting leaves uniforms reeking of fumes, hands swollen, and bodies fatigued as bulk fuel specialists provide this vital form of combat service support to the greater Marine Air-Ground Task Force.

May 23, 2021

POL drives ACE during Exercise Mobility Guardian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — Air Mobility Command petroleum, oils and lubricants Airmen pushed the boundaries of Agile Combat Employment and how it pertains to expeditiously refueling aircraft during Exercise Mobility Guardian, May 15-27, 2021.

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.

Jan. 26, 2019

POL fuels ADAB, maintains the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, also known as Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants flight, or POL, provides, stores, tests and distributes fuel – the bread and butter of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

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.

April 5, 2018

Upgrading the fuel structure in the AOR with experience and a strong work ethic

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight is responsible for supplying approximately 150,000 gallons of fuel a day supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The POL team works tirelessly to improve fuel efficiency, saving the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Air Force time and money.