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March 24, 2020

MILTECHs keep 88th Readiness Division running

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — The saying goes, “an Army marches on its stomach.” For the U.S. Army Reserve’s 88th Readiness Division, it could not function (or march) without the roles filled through the dual status military technician program.

March 9, 2020

Medical logistics team behind IRT secures efficiency savings

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Innovative readiness training (IRT) events are Department of Defense military training opportunities, exclusive to the United States and its territories, that deliver joint training opportunities to increase deployment readiness.

Feb. 21, 2020

Vehicle maintainers keep 103rd AW moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — This isn’t your typical vehicle service garage. Inside the vehicle maintenance facility at Bradley Air National Guard Base, 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen work diligently on government vehicles from various organizations, including security forces and aerospace ground equipment.

Jan. 29, 2020

573rd CMXS keeps aircraft parts in supply at Robins, worldwide to keep mission in air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Mechanics, machinists, plastic workers and more make up the more than 200-member team responsible for supporting weapon systems and manufacturing of parts on the F-15, C-5, C-17 and C-130 aircraft.

Dec. 5, 2019

Maintainers ensure F-35A stays safe, stealthy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — If every other system on a fighter aircraft fails, there’s one that has to work. The ejection system.

Nov. 15, 2019

Keeping up with the conditions: 726th EABS Vehicle Maintenance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Whether it is a tanker truck fueling aircraft or a forklift transporting cargo, vehicles are a key component to any Air Force mission. In East Africa, harsh weather conditions, rugged terrain and consistent use takes a toll on these vehicles, and when issues arise, it is time to call the mechanics.

Nov. 14, 2019

437th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster IIIs perform several missions throughout the world to include combat and presidential support, training and humanitarian missions. As time goes on, aircraft need to be inspected and repaired for structural integrity, internal cracks, painting and exterior damage. The 437th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight is responsible for fixing and identifying such issues to ensure mission readiness.

Sept. 30, 2019

166th Maintenance Operations Flight: Behind the curtain work the wizards of wing operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 166th Airlift Wing website — The gatekeepers of wing operations, the Maintenance Operations Flight manages every detail of aircraft maintenance, operations and training. From coordinating fuel to propulsion to parts, the MOF directs the planning, scheduling and maintenance of our eight C-130H2 aircraft.

Sept. 25, 2019

Heavy aircraft crew chiefs reflect on duties before Air Show

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Sheppard Air Force Base website — Often overshadowed by their more aggressive, quicker and sleeker cousins, the fighter jets, the heavy aircraft are the airframes that carry the U.S. Air Force and sister-service components, and it is about time they get the love they deserve.

Sept. 23, 2019

Aggressive depot repair capability improves readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — Adaptive depot repair capability is fortifying warfighter readiness at five Army installations in the continental United States and overseas.