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May 24, 2019

Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.

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.

March 28, 2019

Behind the scenes: traffic management specialists play critical role in mission readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 142nd Fighter Wing website — Tech. Sgt. Romulus Kocsis is a full-time traffic management specialist for the 142nd Logistics Readiness Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base. As such, Kocsis is responsible for the shipping and receiving of supplies, directly effecting mission readiness and success on a local and world-wide scale.

Oct. 24, 2018

Where data is stored really matters

Starting with DoD’s Data Center Optimization Initiative released in 2012, DLA came up with a reduction plan heavily reliant on application rationalization and use of milCloud and commercial offerings.

Sept. 27, 2018

Records overhaul helps agency comply with Archives standards

DLA Installation Operations personnel in San Joaquin, California, recently organized and preserved what had been 350 boxes of improperly stored records, to ensure compliance with requirements and continued availability of the information in the documents.

Sept. 18, 2018

7th LRS ensures deployment readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dyess Air Force Base website — Readiness is the first step to executing any mission. The 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron ensures the Airmen, aircraft and supplies needed for a deployment are always ready to fly, fight and win.

July 5, 2018

From nothing to something – Cargo City takes shape

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Construction is nearly complete on ‘Cargo City,’ a new operating location for U.S. and coalition forces to conduct aerial port operations in Kuwait. This aerial port will continue to serve as a major-military logistics point, and also functions as the largest aerial port of debarkation in the Middle East.

March 12, 2018

Can’t fly without supply: materiel management circulates supplies

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Little Rock Air Force Base website — Little Rock Air Force Base has multiple aircraft deployed across the globe in support of Combat Airlift at any given time, and the people of the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure C-130’s deploy with parts needed to sustain mission requirements.

March 1, 2018

A Conversation with ... Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi

DLA Distribution’s commander discusses the focus on modernization, metrics and deployable capability.

Feb. 2, 2018

387th AEG develops Cargo City to maintain operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Construction is currently underway to provide a work environment for U.S. coalition forces to continue aerial port operations in Kuwait City. The aerial port is a strategic logistics point to deliver passengers and cargo throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility and its future was recently put in jeopardy due to a construction project timeline issue.