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May 13, 2022

Vehicle Management maintains sortie-generating assets during RF-A 22-1

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — During RED FLAG-Alaska, there is a significant increase in flightline operations where aircraft refueling vehicles are in constant demand and fire trucks are always on standby in case of an emergency. The Airmen from the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management are responsible for maintaining these vehicles.

April 12, 2022

Navy, Marine Corps Support Fixed Wing Refueling Operations in Iceland

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Sixth Fleet website — U.S. aircraft often fly to the farthest reaches of the globe. To sustain this, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps created small, specialized teams that move mountains to make that flight possible.

May 23, 2021

POL drives ACE during Exercise Mobility Guardian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — Air Mobility Command petroleum, oils and lubricants Airmen pushed the boundaries of Agile Combat Employment and how it pertains to expeditiously refueling aircraft during Exercise Mobility Guardian, May 15-27, 2021.

Feb. 10, 2021

Joint Army, Air Force petroleum training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Airmen from the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron provided hands-on training to Army petroleum systems technicians from the 59th Quartermaster Company, Fort Carson, on Air Force fuel operations during a group training event here Jan. 27, 2021.

Jan. 31, 2021

Fueling the future: Innovative plans to improve Whiteman AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Streamlining aircraft refueling is an idea the 509th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels management flight, has worked on since 2017. This innovative idea is now on its way to becoming reality.

Dec. 10, 2020

Fueling freedom

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tyndall Air Force Base website — Every specialty in the Air Force has an important role in achieving air dominance and superiority. The 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Tyndall is no different, providing clean and efficient fuel for flying missions.

July 28, 2020

Prince Sultan AB boosts CENTCOM AOR refueling capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Just 48 hours before the KC-135 from the 349th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron left Al Udeid Air Base to conduct refueling missions in the region, the 378th ELRS was given a task: To develop, build and sustain a rapid refueling capability at Prince Sultan Air Base. That’s exactly what they did.

April 29, 2020

USNS Supply Refuels Italian Ship in Mediterranean Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — Military Sealift Command Supply-Class fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) completed an exercise with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 80), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and Italian Navy frigate ITS Federico Martinengo (F 596) in the Mediterranean Sea, April 23.

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.

Jan. 30, 2020

FARP Tryouts Test Airmen for Special Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) team members held their biannual tryouts for 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen at their fuels compound Jan. 17, 2020.