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Sept. 15, 2021

380th POL’s million-gallon duties

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central website — When it comes to providing direct support to the aircraft of Al Dhafra Air Base, including the E-3 Sentry, KC-10 Extender, and RQ-4 Global Hawk, the various types of fuel required play a key part in the mission. Fortunately, ADAB has some of the most talented Airmen in the world handling that fuel.

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.

Dec. 2, 2020

Logistics Center in Yokosuka Completes Three-Year Pipeline Project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka joined with Gilbane Building Company to complete a pipeline repair project at Defense Fuel Service Point (DFSP) Hakozaki.

Oct. 6, 2020

Muñiz Air National Guard Base receives upgraded fuel capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 156th Wing website — The 156th Wing POL (petroleum, oils and lubricants) shop is receiving a new 75,000-gallon fuel tank that is funded and built by the Defense Logistics Agency for 5.3 million dollars.

April 23, 2020

Completion of Phase I Fuel Oil Facility, improves USFK warfighter capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the US Army Corps of Engineers Far East District website — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED) has demonstrated resolve and dedication to completing the mission during COVID19, as the district has held three Acceptance Release Letter (ARL) ceremonies during the pandemic.

March 9, 2020

Wintry Logistics | U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to the LCE provide logistical capabilities for exercise Northern Viper 2020

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — “We’re here to support the entire operation. Without us, they would have really limited medical capabilities. The only option would be to go to the hospital out in town which could take over an hour to get to,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tamar Farmer.

Nov. 11, 2019

Fuels facilities maintains base service station

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Approximately 438 government owned vehicles on Moody use fuel provided by the base service station in order to do their job. The service station’s tanks, are maintained by two Airmen assigned to the 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facilities section.

Nov. 5, 2019

Fueling the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website —The mission of the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings at Dover Air Force Base is to provide worldwide rapid global airlift. The flying squadrons of Dover account for 20 percent of the nation’s outsized strategic airlift capability. Dover is also home to the largest aerial port in the Department of Defense.

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.

March 14, 2019

Fuels project quick-turn supports Osan mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center website — Huntsville Center’s Fuels team had a very short period of time to clean, inspect and repair a fuel storage tank used to hold and dispense Jet Propellant Thermally Stable, a jet fuel created specifically for a reconnaissance aircraft.