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May 15, 2020

Depot artisans upgrade enduring fleet

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command website — A program that modernizes Black Hawk helicopters maximizes Corpus Christi Army Depot’s capabilities as part of a winning readiness strategy for U.S. Army aviation.

Jan. 18, 2018

POL enables faster turnarounds, longer missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — “With hot-pit refuels we’re prepositioned and they taxi to us and with the engines still running,” said Tech. Sgt. Zachary Beggin, 23d LRS NCO in charge of fuels distribution. “They hookup, refuel and their back up in the air and it decreases ground time by 66 percent.”

Dec. 2, 2016

The last of the Army Hueys fly off to active retirement

After six decades of service, the Army is retiring what are thought to be the last of its flying UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois helicopters.