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July 16, 2019

156th "Port Dawgs"

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 156th Airlift Wing website — Despite the mission, despite the task or despite the natural disaster/emergency – one constant remains on the concrete plateau of Muniz Air National Guard Base, the “Port Dawgs.”

July 16, 2019

U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum lets uniforms tell modern Army history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — As behind-the-scenes work on the U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum's new gallery creeps quietly forward, the museum at Fort Sill, Oklahoma tells an ever-more-complete story of the branch's history in uniforms.

July 11, 2019

Readiness and Relationships

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Arctic Engineers of the 673rd Civil Engineer Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, traveled to Gwangju Air Base, Korea in April to conduct a week-long base resiliency training event with local Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force engineers.

July 2, 2019

U.S., Japan logistics team equip Misawa forces for RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Reserve Citizen Airmen from the U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force logistics team members came together to load supplies and prepare for RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 27 to 31.

July 1, 2019

Colorado reservists make impact abroad

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron spent two weeks bolstering wartime readiness for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and the U.S. Africa Command at the War Reserve Materiel Central Regional Storage Facility in Luxembourg.

June 26, 2019

Investment in 3D printing helps Team Edwards’ fleet aloft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Edwards Air Force Base website — The 412th Maintenance Squadron is leveraging 3D printing technology to help keep Edwards’ aircraft flying, no matter their age.

June 26, 2019

AFRL and partners reclaim obsolete aircraft parts using advanced manufacturing technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The average age of Air Force aircraft is over 28 years according to Assessment of Military Power, 2018. This creates a constant requirement for components needing repair or replacement. Parts can be difficult to acquire when original suppliers are no longer in existence and new suppliers have no desire to produce low volume quantities.

June 25, 2019

Bulk Fuel Resupply Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the II Marine Expeditionary Force website — U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and Heavy Equipment Company, 8th ESB, 2nd MLG construct a bulk fuel site at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 21. 2019.

June 24, 2019

U.S., Australia new C-17 maintenance arrangement enhances readiness, cooperation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — U.S. Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force officials implemented a new maintenance arrangement for the C-17 that will improve strategic airlift efficiency and fleet readiness.

June 20, 2019

Operation Hydrocarbon Fuels the Lines of Cooperation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Indiana National Guard website — Airmen and soldiers from the Indiana National Guard participated in Operation Hydrocarbon, a five-day course with the Nigerien Army and Air Force in Niamey, Niger June 10-14.