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Sept. 9, 2019

Much more than beans, bullets and band-aids: CLB-31 provides more than just sustainment for 31st MEU

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit website — Combat Logistics Battalion 31 is the Logistics Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. CLB-31 provides all elements of the MEU with combat service support and is comprised of various sections, to include motor transportation, engineers, explosive ordnance, maintenance, supply, landing support, and communications and health service support.

Sept. 6, 2019

167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mobilizes for Hurricane Dorian support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the West Virginia National Guard website — Six members of the 130th Airlift Wing’s 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mobilized today to support Hurricane Dorian relief efforts over the next two weeks.

July 22, 2019

Battlefield Sustainment on the Korean Peninsula

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Since 1953, the Korean Peninsula has been under a United Nations Command (UNC)-led armistice between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). In order to maintain this armistice, Eighth Army has remained forward-deployed on the peninsula.

May 31, 2019

Two civilians honored at retirement ceremony for ‘exceptional service’

Friends, family and colleagues celebrated the careers of two Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support civilian employees during a retirement ceremony May 30.

May 23, 2019

Medical Logistics: Sustaining the Force

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Go to the hospital for a gash, get bandaged, get medicine, and go home. Where do these bandages and medicine come from, though? Medical logistics makes the delivery of the equipment possible.

May 8, 2019

Navy Hospital Ship Deploying to Help Venezuelan Refugees

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The U.S. is sending a hospital ship to aid in the refugee crisis resulting from instability in Venezuela. At the annual Washington Conference on the Americas at the State Department, Vice President Mike Pence announced the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations next month.

May 6, 2019

445th Airmen train during Agile Combat Support exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 445th Airlift Wing website — Thunderous smoke bombs activated, simulated attacks commenced, and Airmen scrambled to action as more than 80 members of the 445th Airlift Wing participated in an annual Agile Combat Support exercise April 5-7, 2019 here.

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 8, 2019

Medical strengthens its partnership with VA to support military, veteran health care

The partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency and the Veterans Affairs continues to grow as the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center begins using the Medical supply chain’s Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor program.

March 7, 2019

Medical helps new Navy ships join the fleet

As the U.S. Navy continues to build new ships, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain helps the ships meet their medical requirements.