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April 22, 2019

15th AMXS, Hawaiian Airlines ohanas make improvements on the flight line

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 15th Wing website — Their uniforms, aircraft and missions may be different, but they share more in common than they know. Despite sharing the same flight line, the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Hawaiian Airlines maintainers never met until now.

April 22, 2019

Rounds, Rations, and Wrenches; Behind the Scenes with S-4 Logistics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the III Marine Expeditionary Force website — Rounds, rations and wrenches. Marines see this trio quite often. They’re given a meal ready to eat, issued rounds and their Humvees are sent out daily, but how did all of this make it into the fight? All a Marine needs to do is head to the command post of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and see its logistical hub, the S-4 section.

April 16, 2019

Sustainers Resupply Units using Aerial Delivery during Lightning Strike

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Trucks aren't the only way sustainers deliver supplies. A Free Drop technique supported four companies of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team during Operation Lightning Strike field exercise.

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 9, 2019

Medical logistics Airmen enable enhancement of lifesaving skills at NATO exercise in Romania

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa website — Approximately 50 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived Wednesday at Cincu Military Base, Romania, to participate in the NATO-led medical exercise Vigorous Warrior 19.

April 9, 2019

Soothsayers: Software group utilizing tools to predict parts failure

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Turns out a crystal ball isn’t necessary for seeing the future. Certainly not in the 402nd Software Maintenance Group where modern software tools are enabling units of the group to predict when an aircraft part will fail before it actually happens.

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 4, 2019

3D-printed impeller enhances readiness of Corps’ main battle tank

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command recently collaborated with fleet Marines and other organizations to review the successful performance of several 3D-printed impellers used on M1A1 Abrams tanks at Twentynine Palms, California. The Corps plans to use 3D-printed impellers when the original part wears or becomes inoperable and a new part cannot be received in a timely fashion.

April 3, 2019

Depot assists National Guard, providing urgent repairs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — Urgent depot-level repairs needed by the Pennsylvania National Guard 28th Infantry Division warranted Tobyhanna Army Depot make a trip to Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA during the first week of March. 

April 3, 2019

USMC Sgt. Naomi Polumbo, mechanic, tests mettle in the Middle East

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — A platoon of infantry Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command, mill around their assigned armored trucks, waiting to start their day. Today is motor stables—a kind of “field day”—cleaning and maintenance for the platoon’s trucks.