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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.

Jan. 26, 2019

POL fuels ADAB, maintains the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, also known as Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants flight, or POL, provides, stores, tests and distributes fuel – the bread and butter of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Jan. 25, 2019

Fuels lab keeps AUAB combat ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels lab work around the clock to help aircraft deliver decisive air power in the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.

Dec. 14, 2018

Marines test system to expand fuel capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — A technical demonstration of the expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization Capability was successfully completed at the Charleston Defense Fuel Supply Point by Marines and Soldiers from various bases Dec. 4-7, 2018 with the support of Joint Base Charleston.

Dec. 12, 2018

How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installations, Environment and Energy website — Did you know the Air Force is the largest consumer of fuel in the Department of Defense? This may not surprise you, if say, you’ve ever watched a sortie of F-35s complete an aerial refueling, or witnessed a C-5 lift (seemingly) effortlessly into the sky.

Dec. 10, 2018

Ramstein Airmen build a bare base in contested exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing's 435th Contingency Response Group and more than 11 other organizations, along with one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to Grostenquin Air Base, France, to participate in exercise Contested Forge.

Dec. 1, 2018

Fuel, parts, vehicles, oh my!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the “backbone” of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron keeps the mission moving at Bagram Airfield.

Nov. 26, 2018

Recycling Used Oil in Hawaii

When Daniel Muranaka learned the Navy was spending a lot of money to dispose of its used fuel oil, he decided to do something about it – and found a way to not only save up to $1 million per year but actually generate a revenue.

Nov. 19, 2018

Guam National Guard Plays Role in Moving Supplies to Saipan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), from the Guam Air National Guard, to transport vehicles and supplies from the Guam Army National Guard to Saipan by both sea and air Nov. 17.