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July 18, 2019

48th LRS D-Flight maintains operational readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Lakenheath website — How do U.S. Air Force installations maintain the set standard of readiness to ensure mission capability proficiency? 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen say it is achieved through the numerous working elements dedicated to the support of operations and all personnel assigned to the installation.

July 16, 2019

156th "Port Dawgs"

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 156th Airlift Wing website — Despite the mission, despite the task or despite the natural disaster/emergency – one constant remains on the concrete plateau of Muniz Air National Guard Base, the “Port Dawgs.”

June 5, 2019

Load 'em up: F-35A from A to B? Ask Fanter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — How do you pack an F-35A into a C-17? Or move nearly 300 Airmen, and all the equipment, to support 12 aircraft around Europe for two months? Or make sure you have enough of everything that you’ll need, and almost nothing that you don’t?

March 28, 2019

Behind the scenes: traffic management specialists play critical role in mission readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 142nd Fighter Wing website — Tech. Sgt. Romulus Kocsis is a full-time traffic management specialist for the 142nd Logistics Readiness Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base. As such, Kocsis is responsible for the shipping and receiving of supplies, directly effecting mission readiness and success on a local and world-wide scale.

March 18, 2019

ELRS “Loggies” provides the magic behind movements

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — There is a trio of Airmen working behind the scenes to ensure every piece of cargo and every member of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, has transportation in and out of the Area of Responsibility.

March 6, 2019

Leveraging Theater Assets for Long Term Sustainability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — For the Army's only forward stationed Patriot Missile System Maintenance Company in Japan, the Soldiers of Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment (1-1 ADA), has had to take a holistic look at sustainment not only in Japan but also throughout the US Indo-Pacific Theater to support the warfighters.

March 5, 2019

Keeping Airmen safe in the most inhospitable place on Earth

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — An occupational safety and health manager assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, spent two months in Antarctica on a mission to improve safety procedures for the Airmen of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing, giving them a better chance to survive and operate in the most inhospitable place on Earth.

Feb. 27, 2019

Aging technology that never fails

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Throughout the Civil War leading up to the Korean War, the U.S. Army relied heavily on the success of railroad operations, and that still rings true today at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Jan. 29, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Logistics Readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 332 ELRS is at the center of moving people and cargo. In addition to personnel and aircraft parts, they transport ammunition or other hazardous material, office equipment, different fuels, fitness equipment, and even vehicles. The system and mission readiness rely on everybody doing their job, on time and on point, to be successful.

Nov. 23, 2018

C-130 aircrew exercises combat airdrop capability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — From food and water to ammunition and equipment, ground forces in the region receive critical assets thanks to C-130 Hercules aircrews like those from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron stationed here.