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May 16, 2019

Team Mildenhall, 48th Fighter Wing don’t cry over spilled gas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Airmen from RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath participated in a fuel spill exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, May 15, 2019. The exercise replicated a fuel spill and tested Airmen’s reaction to an event that could halt the base’s aerial refueling mission.

May 13, 2019

All Fueled Up

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Preparing for combat is always a daunting task, but having the right people and equipment can make all the difference. The 877th Quartermaster Company is one of the U.S. Army Reserve units supporting the Canadian Army during Maple Resolve 19. Maple Resolve is a joint, multinational training exercise with multiple countries and over 5000 troops that is hosted to validate the Canadian Army for future missions.

March 20, 2019

Osan logisticians support presidential movement

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — While all eyes were on the world’s stage, U.S. Air Force logisticians helped pave the way for the successful execution of the second U.S. and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea summit held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb. 27-28, 2019.

March 17, 2019

6th LRS POL flight fuels mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the MacDill Air Force Base website — Without fuel, there is no chance to win the fight. The 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, work around the clock to supply this invaluable resource for daily operations on the ground or in the air.

March 14, 2019

733rd LRS Fuels Flight best in ACC

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight won the Drake Award for best fuels flight in Air Combat Command for 2018.

March 11, 2019

Oklahoma City Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration with T-AKE

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE-14) in Apra Harbor, Guam March 11 in the first of many evolutions designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

Feb. 21, 2019

An American, French partnership

Two French fuel officers spent a week with Defense Logistics Agency Energy leaders to discuss experiences and strategic initiatives in support of Warfighter fuel Feb. 11-15.

Feb. 19, 2019

FARP: Land, refuel, leave

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — FARP, a specialty within the petroleum, oils and lubrication career field, trains Airmen to effectively refuel aircraft in remote locations when air-to-air refueling is not possible or when fueling stations are not accessible.

Feb. 6, 2019

Securing the bag | 3rd MLG Marines with Bulk Fuel Co. assemble fuel farms

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — Marines with 2nd Platoon, Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group assembled fuel sites at Central Training Area, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

Jan. 28, 2019

Get gassed up

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — Much like a good breakfast to get the day started, vehicles and aircraft run on an energy of their own. To produce that energy, they need to be powered with their most important meal of day: fuel.