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Nov. 15, 2017

Air Force pharmacists support deployed missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Medical Service website — When most people think of pharmacists, they imagine a local drug store or the pharmacy counter at their military treatment facility. Those are common locations to encounter pharmacists, but many people might not know that Air Force pharmacists also provide critical deployed medical support, offering their medication expertise in deployed theaters around the world.

Sept. 20, 2017

National Preparedness Month: Sheltering on base

Natural and man-made disasters do not discriminate. And seeking refuge from a base emergency is a real possibility for Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees.

Sept. 15, 2017

A base in a box: 86th MMS keeps Air Force ready for action

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Somewhere in the Luxembourg countryside, armed guards keep watch over a compound of non-descript warehouses and storage containers. Each warehouse in the facility holds a different surprise, but those coming in will find that most of these treasures are kept hidden under lock and key.

July 18, 2017

AFRL developing rapidly-deployable, independent energy sources for remote military sites

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Providing power to remote military installations is a challenge under the best of circumstances, but if power is suddenly cut off, the situation can become critical.

Oct. 20, 2016

DLA Director promotes agency to military logistics professionals

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch wants more military logisticians, especially those in the prime of their careers, to think of DLA as a desirable and career-enhancing place to serve, he told the audience at an Oct. 12 event.

June 13, 2016

DLA JRF holds annual leadership meeting, reviews goals and objectives

During the DLA Joint Reserve Force's June Battle Assembly, about 75 JRF members from various locations gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual Combined Drill Weekend, June 10-12.