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Feb. 17, 2020

Refueling the Deployed Mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — After nearly five hours of flying above Afghanistan, the call finally came. “Alright guys, the first receivers are about 10 mikes out. Let’s get ready to do this,” announced the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot to his team.

Jan. 30, 2020

FARP Tryouts Test Airmen for Special Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) team members held their biannual tryouts for 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen at their fuels compound Jan. 17, 2020.

Jan. 30, 2020

Fuels management flight validates mission readiness through fuel receipt test

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website —The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight verified alternative fuel receipt capabilities Jan. 27, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England.

Jan. 7, 2020

Fueling the fleet: 103rd Fuels Airmen keep Flying Yankees mission-ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — Critical to the 103rd Airlift Wing's success is the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight, whose support ensures aircrews get the local training they need to accomplish their mission.

Dec. 10, 2019

Key West Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — USS Key West (SSN 722) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE-4) in Apra Harbor, Guam Dec. 10 in the second forward-deployed logistics demonstration designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

Dec. 10, 2019

Theodore Roosevelt, Omaha Conduct First-of-Kind Refueling at Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) held an at-sea refueling, Dec. 2, a first between a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier and Independence-variant LCS.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.

Nov. 11, 2019

Fuels facilities maintains base service station

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Approximately 438 government owned vehicles on Moody use fuel provided by the base service station in order to do their job. The service station’s tanks, are maintained by two Airmen assigned to the 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facilities section.

Nov. 6, 2019

Andersen Conducts Fuel Spill Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Andersen Air Force Base website — The 36th Wing Inspector General team conducted a fuel spill exercise at the split of Arc Light Boulevard and Carolines Avenue here on Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m.

Nov. 5, 2019

Fueling the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website —The mission of the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings at Dover Air Force Base is to provide worldwide rapid global airlift. The flying squadrons of Dover account for 20 percent of the nation’s outsized strategic airlift capability. Dover is also home to the largest aerial port in the Department of Defense.