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Sept. 30, 2019

166th Maintenance Operations Flight: Behind the curtain work the wizards of wing operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 166th Airlift Wing website — The gatekeepers of wing operations, the Maintenance Operations Flight manages every detail of aircraft maintenance, operations and training. From coordinating fuel to propulsion to parts, the MOF directs the planning, scheduling and maintenance of our eight C-130H2 aircraft.

Sept. 26, 2019

U.S. Army Alaska Gives Marine Corps a Lift during Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, assisted the Navy and Marine Corps during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in Seward Sept. 19.

Sept. 25, 2019

Heavy aircraft crew chiefs reflect on duties before Air Show

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Sheppard Air Force Base website — Often overshadowed by their more aggressive, quicker and sleeker cousins, the fighter jets, the heavy aircraft are the airframes that carry the U.S. Air Force and sister-service components, and it is about time they get the love they deserve.

Sept. 12, 2019

MG ‘19 Airmen fill fuel bladder in U.S. for the first time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — A handful of 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen employed a Fuels Operational Readiness Capability Equipment system during Mobility Guardian 2019, marking the first time the mobile fuel bladders have been used stateside in an uncontested environment, Sept. 11, 2019.

Sept. 10, 2019

Joint task force kicks off 64th year of DoD Antarctic mission support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Pacific Air Forces website — A U.S. Air Force Globemaster III, assigned to the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., landed at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Aug. 31, 2019.

Sept. 9, 2019

Much more than beans, bullets and band-aids: CLB-31 provides more than just sustainment for 31st MEU

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit website — Combat Logistics Battalion 31 is the Logistics Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. CLB-31 provides all elements of the MEU with combat service support and is comprised of various sections, to include motor transportation, engineers, explosive ordnance, maintenance, supply, landing support, and communications and health service support.

Aug. 28, 2019

Puerto Rico governor activates Guard as Dorian approaches

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Puerto Rico National Guard was activated Wednesday by Gov. Wanda Vazquez to support emergency response to Hurricane Dorian, which had winds of 75 mph as of the afternoon.

Aug. 26, 2019

This Is What We Do: Syrian Logistics Cell

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website —Tucked away in northern Iraq is a small group of Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers dedicated to coordinating and fulfilling the essential logistics needed for warfighters.

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.