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Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.

Nov. 11, 2019

Fuels facilities maintains base service station

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Approximately 438 government owned vehicles on Moody use fuel provided by the base service station in order to do their job. The service station’s tanks, are maintained by two Airmen assigned to the 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facilities section.

Nov. 6, 2019

Andersen Conducts Fuel Spill Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Andersen Air Force Base website — The 36th Wing Inspector General team conducted a fuel spill exercise at the split of Arc Light Boulevard and Carolines Avenue here on Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m.

Nov. 5, 2019

Fueling the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website —The mission of the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings at Dover Air Force Base is to provide worldwide rapid global airlift. The flying squadrons of Dover account for 20 percent of the nation’s outsized strategic airlift capability. Dover is also home to the largest aerial port in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 1, 2019

Liquid Logisticians Conduct Mission in Middle East

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Petroleum supply specialists, categorized as military occupational specialty (MOS) 92F, oversee the Army's use of petroleum - but their duties far exceed those of gas station clerks.

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.