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Feb. 25, 2020

Army medical maintenance teams provide 'invaluable' support to National Guard

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — With the overall goal of ensuring readiness for National Guard units across 23 states and territories, teams from Tobyhanna Army Depot in northeast Pennsylvania spend roughly 17 weeks a year on the road to handle medical maintenance tasks. In total, they aim to service some 6,000 to 8,000 pieces of equipment twice annually.

Sept. 6, 2019

167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mobilizes for Hurricane Dorian support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the West Virginia National Guard website — Six members of the 130th Airlift Wing’s 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mobilized today to support Hurricane Dorian relief efforts over the next two weeks.

Sept. 5, 2019

Rhode Island National Guard supports Dorian relief in Bahamas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Rhode Island National Guard is mobilizing three C-130Js to assist in Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. The three aircraft will each be equipped with a full crew and maintainers. They will depart from Quonset Air National Guard Base on September 6th.

Sept. 4, 2019

Lengyel: Guard positioned to respond to Dorian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — As Hurricane Dorian makes its way along the Florida coast, the National Guard is in place to respond, said Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, during a Pentagon press conference yesterday.

Aug. 28, 2019

Puerto Rico governor activates Guard as Dorian approaches

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Puerto Rico National Guard was activated Wednesday by Gov. Wanda Vazquez to support emergency response to Hurricane Dorian, which had winds of 75 mph as of the afternoon.

Aug. 26, 2019

This Is What We Do: Syrian Logistics Cell

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website —Tucked away in northern Iraq is a small group of Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers dedicated to coordinating and fulfilling the essential logistics needed for warfighters.

July 16, 2019

156th "Port Dawgs"

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 156th Airlift Wing website — Despite the mission, despite the task or despite the natural disaster/emergency – one constant remains on the concrete plateau of Muniz Air National Guard Base, the “Port Dawgs.”

June 6, 2019

S.C. Air maintainers overcome harsh conditions in Sweden

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — After years of perfecting how to operate in overseas desert environments, the Swamp Foxes from the South Carolina Air National Guard flipped the script by deploying to northern Sweden for Arctic Challenge Exercise 19. Unpredictable weather, the remote location and unexpected major maintenance difficulties provided Swamp Fox maintainers plenty of problems to work through during their three-week TDY in support of the Nordic exercise.

May 17, 2019

Tennessee Guard Airmen train Soldiers on heavy equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — A crowd of Army National Guard Soldiers gather around a giant piece of heavy equipment as an Airman in a hard hat explains the purpose and function of the various knobs and shifters.

March 25, 2019

Guard members respond to Midwest's historic flooding

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — More than 340 National Guard members are responding to flooding affecting thousands throughout Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa and other Midwest states.