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Dec. 13, 2017

Hot-pit refueling enables high-ops training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oil, Lubricant section kept aircraft flying around the clock by conducting the more efficient hot-pit styled refuels, Dec. 4 -7, during the 23d Wing’s Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise, here.

Dec. 11, 2017

Alaska Guard fuel supply specialist keeps aircraft flying

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — When it comes to safely pumping fuel into 1-207th Aviation UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, following instructions to the letter is critical to the job.

Nov. 1, 2017

Refinery to Flight

Fuel reaches warfighters and other DLA Energy customers after a long journey, helped along by many expert hands.

Oct. 23, 2017

193rd Special Operations Wing provides non-stop hurricane relief support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The 193rd SOLRS and other 193rd Special Operations Wing personnel have been working around the clock since late August to provide air transport, troops, equipment and supplies in support of hurricane relief efforts.

Oct. 12, 2017

DLA fuel spill exercise tests Vandenberg’s readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Vandenberg Air Force Base website — Members of the 30th Mission Support Group participated in its first Defense Logistics Agency Energy fuel spill exercise, here, Oct. 6.

Oct. 10, 2017

AFRL Fuels & Energy enables future of flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Besides the octane rating and price, most drivers probably don’t think too much about the fuel they put in their cars. But, what about a supersonic F-35 Lightning, a fully loaded-down C-17 Globemaster III flying out of Afghanistan or the first, yet-to-be-invented, hypersonic marvel to routinely soar at five times the speed of sound?

Oct. 6, 2017

Georgia Air National Guard fuels the response and recovery effort

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Air National Guard C-130 and C-17 cargo aircraft have airlifted hundreds of Guard members and hundreds of thousands of pounds of cargo from Savannah to Puerto Rico and the island territories this week.

Sept. 25, 2017

Reserve Citizen Airmen deliver aid to Hurricane Maria victims

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Reserve Command website — Within the last few months the United States and its territories have been ravagged by three hurricanes, leaving many displaced and in need of aid. Starting with Hurricane Harvey, then Irma and now Maria, the Air Force Reserve Command continues to respond with supplies, aid and evacuation missions.

Sept. 13, 2017

Prepping for hurricane relief at Robins

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Robins Air Force Base was teeming with activity as Hurricane Irma approached Florida last week and through the weekend.

Sept. 13, 2017

Serving again: Prior POL troops continue to fuel airpower in Afghanistan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management section, commonly referred to as POL, enables Resolute Support and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel by supplying all aircraft, to include military, contracted and civilian, with the fuel needed to deliver airpower.