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April 29, 2020

USNS Supply Refuels Italian Ship in Mediterranean Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — Military Sealift Command Supply-Class fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) completed an exercise with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 80), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and Italian Navy frigate ITS Federico Martinengo (F 596) in the Mediterranean Sea, April 23.

April 28, 2020

Planes don’t fly without fuel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — Barksdale houses the largest fuel storage capacity in all of Air Force Global Strike Command, which not only keeps the B-52H Stratofortress in the air, but also keeps the rest of the 2nd Bomb Wing moving.

April 23, 2020

Completion of Phase I Fuel Oil Facility, improves USFK warfighter capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the US Army Corps of Engineers Far East District website — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED) has demonstrated resolve and dedication to completing the mission during COVID19, as the district has held three Acceptance Release Letter (ARL) ceremonies during the pandemic.

April 7, 2020

8th LRS fuels the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — The 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight’s mission is to verify the quality of all fuel that comes in and out of the base to ensure the Wolf Pack is always mission ready.

March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

March 9, 2020

Wintry Logistics | U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to the LCE provide logistical capabilities for exercise Northern Viper 2020

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — “We’re here to support the entire operation. Without us, they would have really limited medical capabilities. The only option would be to go to the hospital out in town which could take over an hour to get to,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tamar Farmer.

Feb. 27, 2020

DLA director visits the U.S. Indo-Pacific theatre

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited the U.S. Indo-Pacific theatre early this month. In Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 4, he observed DLA Energy’s fuel distribution capabilities.

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.