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May 28, 2020

Team Hickam supports NASA’s Human Space Flight Program

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Team Hickam provides ready forces to support a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and that reaches well beyond air, land, and sea.

Aug. 13, 2019

Riggers are the Foundation for Every Parachute in the U.S. Army

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Behind every military aerial delivery is a highly skilled group that meticulously prepare the chutes and the packages that seem to fall effortlessly out of their military transports. They are called Riggers.

June 15, 2017

Rigging the Sustainment Game

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Central website — While the parachute riggers of the Army Reserve’s 824th Quartermaster Company may not include packing parachutes for Soldiers to jump out of perfectly good airplanes, the supplies and equipment they prepare for aerial delivery are no less vital to the survival of Soldiers.

July 6, 2015

Distribution’s airborne riggers: Support on the ground and in the air

Among the boxes, air pallets, and trucks at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., there is a unique team tucked in the midst: DLA’s only parachute rigger unit. The team’s set of responsibilities is unlike any other; not only do they provide mission receiving support like other distribution centers, they also provide parachute pack and maintenance activities for units across all military services.