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July 13, 2020

Beans, Bullets, Bandages and Care Packages - Fleet Logistics in the Indo-Pacific

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed fleet, with hundreds of ships, submarines and aircraft in the theater on any given day. That steady presence would not be possible without the responsive, resilient sustainment provided by the replenishment team at Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific / Task Force 73 and the Military Sealift Command’s Combat Logistics Force.

April 13, 2020

Troop Support provides essential supplies to floating hospitals

As the USNS Comfort and Mercy medical staffs care for patients on the East and West coasts, they are using supplies and equipment procured by the various Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support supply chains to perform their mission. The two Navy hospital ships, docked in New York City and Los Angeles, were deployed in March to relieve land-based hospitals overwhelmed by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Feb. 18, 2020

Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Generates Warfighting Readiness for Joint Forces

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor provided critical logistics support to joint forces during exercises, ocean terminal operations, port visits, and routine operations to generate warfighting readiness Jan. 8 – Feb. 11.

Jan. 6, 2020

Sailors Utilize Every Inch of Space Aboard Key West

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) prepared for their next mission by transferring supplies on the pier at Naval Base Guam, January 3.

Dec. 10, 2019

Key West Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — USS Key West (SSN 722) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE-4) in Apra Harbor, Guam Dec. 10 in the second forward-deployed logistics demonstration designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

Nov. 23, 2019

Feeding the fight: The 776th EABS Services team

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 776th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Services team sustains the mission at Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, by feeding, housing and providing entertainment to the men and women working on the installation and supporting the U.S. Air Force’s African partners in their efforts to prevent destabilization of the region.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.

Sept. 9, 2019

Much more than beans, bullets and band-aids: CLB-31 provides more than just sustainment for 31st MEU

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit website — Combat Logistics Battalion 31 is the Logistics Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. CLB-31 provides all elements of the MEU with combat service support and is comprised of various sections, to include motor transportation, engineers, explosive ordnance, maintenance, supply, landing support, and communications and health service support.

Aug. 26, 2019

This Is What We Do: Syrian Logistics Cell

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website —Tucked away in northern Iraq is a small group of Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers dedicated to coordinating and fulfilling the essential logistics needed for warfighters.

July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.