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Jan. 7, 2020

Fueling the fleet: 103rd Fuels Airmen keep Flying Yankees mission-ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — Critical to the 103rd Airlift Wing's success is the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight, whose support ensures aircrews get the local training they need to accomplish their mission.

Aug. 19, 2019

48th LRS F-Flight: Fueling the Liberty Wing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Lakenheath website — U.S. Air Force’s combat aircraft deliver high performance tactical support but they require fuel to get off the ground. The 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight ensures the Liberty Wing’s fighter squadrons are gassed and ready to go.

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.

Nov. 7, 2018

Guard oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 176th Wing website — Alaska Air National Guard aircrew flight equipment oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy.

Oct. 23, 2018

100th LRS Fuels Facilities support flying mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — People far and wide have seen fighter jets zipping in the skies, most recently F-18 Hornets, F-22 Raptors, and F-15 Eagles. Impressive as these aircraft may be, getting off the ground to perform training and real world missions wouldn’t be possible without RAF Mildenhall’s critical air refueling “bridge,” that allows aircraft, whether it be U.S. military or NATO allies, to deploy at a moment’s notice.

Aug. 15, 2018

434th LRS trains in Kadena

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — Supply, deploy, distribute, transport are the key competencies of the logistics readiness career field, and without them, the Air Force wouldn’t be able to support the generation and employment of aerospace forces across the globe.

May 1, 2018

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Jan. 10, 2018

LOX and load: Fuels Airmen breathe life into aviation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — As a C-17 Globemaster III gains altitude, air pressure decreases, reducing the amount of oxygen in a pilot’s blood. If unprepared, permanent damage to vital organs can happen within minutes. To prevent this, aircrew rely upon liquid oxygen.

Sept. 14, 2017

A nice cold brew at work

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — A cold brew at work sounds like something a supervisor wouldn’t get behind. In a few shops, however, a nice frosty one isn’t just encouraged, it’s required. The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron opened a cryogenic production plant June 16, 2017, to increase the supply of liquid nitrogen and oxygen available to shops that rely on those chilly fluids.