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May 28, 2020

Team Hickam supports NASA’s Human Space Flight Program

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Team Hickam provides ready forces to support a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and that reaches well beyond air, land, and sea.

April 28, 2020

AFCENT Cargo mission unhindered: ‘Net’working services for Coalition aerial support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the central HUB for AFCENT, Airmen here are responsible for supplying daily reports on what assets are being moved and which need to be replaced - some of which have been in rotation for quite some time and need to be evaluated. The number one resource used here: cargo nets and pallets.

April 13, 2020

DOD Transports Vital COVID-19 Medical Supplies to Points of Need

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Transportation Command is moving people and supplies around the world in support of the whole-of-government effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 10, 2020

97 LRS continues to support sole C-17 airdrop training mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Altus Air Force Base website — A typical day for an air transportation specialist assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron includes precisely packaging 64 feet of parachute, securing two tons of material onto a handmade pallet while safely executing its transportation aboard the world’s most flexible cargo aircraft, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. 

March 24, 2020

Logistics across Norway for Cold Response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Forces Europe and Africa website — Cold Response 20 is a Norwegian national defense exercise in conjunction with its NATO allies and partners taking place in an area stretching from the town of Narvik to Finnmark district in northern Norway. 

March 17, 2020

386th ELRS expedites rations time from pallet to warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen assigned to the 386th ELRS cargo processing team ensure that 15 to 30 thousand pounds of water, food, and MREs are delivered across the area of responsibility to military members in need.

March 2, 2020

Logistics across Norway for Cold Response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the II Marine Expeditionary Force website — Cold Response 20 is a Norwegian national defense exercise in conjunction with its NATO allies and partners taking place in an area stretching from the town of Narvik to Finnmark district in northern Norway.

Feb. 19, 2020

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers conduct push pull operations for DEFENDER-Europe 20

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — DEFENDER-Europe 20 will be the largest deployment of U.S.-based forces to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years. With more than 20,000 U.S. service members participating over the next five months across the theater, they will need thousands of vehicles and equipment moved in conducting the exercise across Europe.

Feb. 19, 2020

103rd LRS Airmen keep wheels turning on mission readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Airmen in the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s traffic management and ground transportation sections play a key role in ensuring the readiness of organizations across Bradley Air National Guard Base.

Feb. 14, 2020

Military Sealift Command, Seabees support Operation Deep Freeze

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant is currently conducting cargo offloads in one of the most remote and challenging environments on the planet; McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The operation is part of MSC’s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for Antarctica mission to resupply the remote scientific outpost.