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March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

Nov. 13, 2019

Behind the scenes in the hospital

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — When people think of hospitals many may think of doctors, nurses and beeping machines that take blood pressure and monitor vitals. However, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important.

Aug. 19, 2019

Travis AFB produces first certified 3-D printed aircraft parts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The Stratasys F900 3D printer, which is capable of printing plastic parts up to 36-by-24-by-36 inches, uses a material called Ultem 9085 that is more flexible, dense and stronger than typical plastic.

March 14, 2019

733rd LRS Fuels Flight best in ACC

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight won the Drake Award for best fuels flight in Air Combat Command for 2018.

July 20, 2018

POL fuel yard gets first major upgrade since 50s

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) is currently overseeing the construction of the Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants (POL) fuels bulk storage yard, which is slated for completion Jan. 2019.

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. 13, 2017

Hot-pit refueling enables high-ops training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oil, Lubricant section kept aircraft flying around the clock by conducting the more efficient hot-pit styled refuels, Dec. 4 -7, during the 23d Wing’s Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise, here.

Aug. 10, 2017

41st maintainers reach perfection

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit airmen dedicated hundreds of hours of hard work to achieve not one, but three “black letter initials,” a marking of approval on an inspection checklist certifying that the aircraft is not only mission-ready, but it is operationally perfect: zero discrepancies, zero write-ups and zero inspection violations.

Jan. 27, 2017

New repair process offers success

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — The F-16CM Fighting Falcons assigned to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, will reach a point where they will need their parts transplanted or repaired to keep them airborne, and it is the job of the Airmen assigned to the 20th Maintenance Group to troubleshoot and take appropriate maintenance actions.