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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.

Jan. 14, 2019

Wyoming Army National Guard Soldiers gear up for combat lifesaving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — About 40 artillerymen assigned to the Wyoming Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion 2/300 Field Artillery Battalion, Forward, spent 40 hours this week learning how to keep one another alive in the event of a combat casualty while deployed overseas later this year.

Dec. 6, 2018

Army Adds Medical Materiel to European Prepositioned Stocks

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 405th Army Field Support Brigade website — Army prepositioned stocks (APS) 2 in Europe -- the Army's newest APS site -- is now equipped with life-saving medical equipment and supplies in support of theater readiness.

Nov. 30, 2018

Capabilities on Display | 3rd Medical Battalion Establishes Role II Facilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — When Sailors and Marines come together they can take a large empty field and, in a day of hard work, transform it into a medical field hospital complete with camouflage netting, medical and utilities equipment that can provide necessary life-saving functions within field environments.

Nov. 26, 2018

380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.