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June 16, 2021

AUAB tests, proves new ACE refueling concept

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Recently, members of the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, in collaboration with U.S. Air Forces Central, demonstrated the ability to convert commercial grade aircraft fuel into fuel ready-to-use for military aircraft at King Abdulaziz International Airport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Feb. 19, 2020

379 ECES conducts RADR training, maintains readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The airfield is the heart of a U.S. Air Force base, enabling Airmen and aircraft to execute the mission of delivering decisive air power, rapid strategic delivery of troops and cargo, and extending global reach through aerial refueling.

Feb. 17, 2020

Refueling the Deployed Mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — After nearly five hours of flying above Afghanistan, the call finally came. “Alright guys, the first receivers are about 10 mikes out. Let’s get ready to do this,” announced the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot to his team.

April 15, 2019

AUAB power projection: 1st ECEG “Loggies” enable construction across CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group manages and executes construction missions across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, and thanks to the group’s logisticians, or “loggies,” equipment and engineers are able to move downrange.

April 6, 2019

AUAB power projection: cryogenics team keeps aircrews breathing easy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — At certain altitudes, an aircraft’s environment changes. From oxygen levels to pressure fluctuations, aircrew members need to be able to adapt. Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron cryogenics section, ensure service members across U.S. Air Forces Central Command are equipped with tools needed to function.

April 2, 2019

Environmental team manages HAZWASTE disposal, recycling

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s environmental team know how to turn trash into treasure, leading the recycling, waste disposal, and hazardous material management effort at Al Udeid.

Dec. 19, 2018

MX, CES Airmen perform first of its kind repair in AOR

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen of the 8th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron teamed up to replace a C-17 Globemaster III’s pitch trim actuator Dec. 16 to Dec. 18, here.

June 15, 2018

379th Maintenance Squadron maintains process improvement

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron supplies hundreds of tires a month to various aircraft. As a 24-hour operation supporting nine airframes for about 13 military installations, it is imperative that maintainers have every resource to do their jobs.

Feb. 3, 2018

Following the Fuel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — High above a cold and dusty mountain range in Afghanistan, an F-16 Fighting Falcon receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker at more than 30,000 feet. Many man hours and quality control processes are completed by U.S. Air Force Airmen and civilian contractors to ensure this fighter receives the fuel it needs to complete the mission.

Dec. 16, 2017

Time-based Innovation Increases Vehicle Management Proficiency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — When Chief Master Sgt. Jayen Patel, vehicle management flight chief for the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron here, arrived in January 2017, he started identifying processes that needed revision to effectively maintain the installation’s 2,200 vehicles.