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Aug. 22, 2019

2019 a busy year for Hill’s 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The year is just halfway over and, according to Mark Dylla, the operations manager for the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, the squadron has had its busiest year since 9/11.

Aug. 19, 2019

48th LRS F-Flight: Fueling the Liberty Wing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Lakenheath website — U.S. Air Force’s combat aircraft deliver high performance tactical support but they require fuel to get off the ground. The 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight ensures the Liberty Wing’s fighter squadrons are gassed and ready to go.

Aug. 1, 2019

Tank Truck Offload Facility gives more readiness to JBER

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron tested a tanker truck offload facility at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 25, 2019.

July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

July 22, 2019

Battlefield Sustainment on the Korean Peninsula

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Since 1953, the Korean Peninsula has been under a United Nations Command (UNC)-led armistice between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). In order to maintain this armistice, Eighth Army has remained forward-deployed on the peninsula.

July 19, 2019

Preventative and Refueling Maintenance ensure gas gets to jet

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — When it comes to getting aircraft off the ground and into the sky, a big component to making that happen is fuel. For the 87th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricants section, they make sure each aircraft is filled with as much fuel as needed for each mission.

June 25, 2019

Bulk Fuel Resupply Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the II Marine Expeditionary Force website — U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and Heavy Equipment Company, 8th ESB, 2nd MLG construct a bulk fuel site at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 21. 2019.

June 20, 2019

Operation Hydrocarbon Fuels the Lines of Cooperation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Indiana National Guard website — Airmen and soldiers from the Indiana National Guard participated in Operation Hydrocarbon, a five-day course with the Nigerien Army and Air Force in Niamey, Niger June 10-14.

June 18, 2019

POL fuels mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — Fuel specialists of the 403rd Mission Support Group at Keesler Air Force Base put their science based training into action every day as they supply petroleum products to the 403rd Wing C-130Js, weapons systems, and ground vehicles.

June 12, 2019

POL Airmen keep Northern Edge fueled

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Airmen from the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels section provided assistance to the two-week exercise Northern Edge 2019 hosted at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, throughout May.