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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.

Nov. 13, 2018

Noah’s Arc

DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hospital Ship to Support Humanitarian Effort in Latin America

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and elsewhere in the region.

Aug. 1, 2018

Air Force tests en route wound care device at 59th Medical Wing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Air Force Medical Evaluation and Support Activity engineers and medics successfully tested a new multi-channel wound vacuum system, a device that would improve aeromedical evacuation crews’ capability to deliver life-saving en route wound care.

July 16, 2018

Army Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East changed hands as Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa July 12.

June 27, 2018

633rd MDSS tests new Expeditionary Medical Systems equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — The Air Combat Command Surgeon General Office partnered with representatives from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to conduct an exercise testing new joint expeditionary collective protection tent systems at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 20, 2018.

June 15, 2018

Medical director says farewell after three decades of service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical director retires from the Army after 30 years of service.