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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.

May 18, 2019

Fuels lab provides quality assurance for CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron provides a “home” for the Air Force Petroleum Office. The team of three provides quality assurance and control of fuels and gases for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

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.

Feb. 6, 2019

‘Echo Company’ Soldiers maintain AUAB air defenses

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — U.S. Army soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade also call Al Udeid home, providing support to the 1-43rd’s automotive, communications, and ground support equipment for U.S. Central Command’s “Patriot Air Defense” capability.

Jan. 25, 2019

Fuels lab keeps AUAB combat ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels lab work around the clock to help aircraft deliver decisive air power in the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.

May 18, 2018

379th fuel technicians: “We bring fuel to the fight”

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The faint smell of gasoline lingers in the air as fumes seep out of the 2,800 gallon bladders filled with JP8 jet fuel. The bladders are on their way to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia to provide support as a result of a fuel shortage. This delivery is the first of its kind in more than a year and a half.

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.

Sept. 7, 2017

Powering partnerships: Singapore tankers boost Coalition forces, bring fuel to fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — This year alone, Coalition air refuelers have already flown more than 5,000 separate in-flight refueling sorties, refueling more than 28,000 aircraft while providing air support to Operation Inherent Resolve.

Aug. 12, 2017

POL: Pumping the “life blood” of fuel to Air Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Fuels Management Flight, work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to make sure that the aircraft assigned here are receiving the “life blood” of fuel that to support operations in the U.S. Air Forces Central command area of responsibility.

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.