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Jan. 7, 2020

Fueling the fleet: 103rd Fuels Airmen keep Flying Yankees mission-ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — Critical to the 103rd Airlift Wing's success is the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight, whose support ensures aircrews get the local training they need to accomplish their mission.

Dec. 10, 2019

Key West Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — USS Key West (SSN 722) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE-4) in Apra Harbor, Guam Dec. 10 in the second forward-deployed logistics demonstration designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

Dec. 10, 2019

Theodore Roosevelt, Omaha Conduct First-of-Kind Refueling at Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) held an at-sea refueling, Dec. 2, a first between a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier and Independence-variant LCS.

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.