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Aug. 13, 2019

Riggers are the Foundation for Every Parachute in the U.S. Army

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Behind every military aerial delivery is a highly skilled group that meticulously prepare the chutes and the packages that seem to fall effortlessly out of their military transports. They are called Riggers.

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.

Dec. 1, 2018

Fuel, parts, vehicles, oh my!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the “backbone” of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron keeps the mission moving at Bagram Airfield.

May 31, 2018

509th LRS hosts Airmen exchange program

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Seven materiel management Airmen from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, visited the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Whiteman AFB this month as part of a two-day Airman exchange program.

May 8, 2018

Gotta supply to fly

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Who orders more than 80,000 parts a year for the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron? Staff Sgt. Melanie Marlow, 18th CMS NCO in charge of propulsion supply places those orders as the only Airmen that owns that title.

April 13, 2018

6 LRS supply moves, boosts capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the MacDill Air Force Base website — Airmen assigned to the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management flight is undergoing a warehouse transition, which began March 2018, and is slated to be completed mid-May 2018, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

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.