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May 21, 2020

Hill AFB F-35 maintainers speed egress inspection and servicing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — Maintainers here are helping aircraft availability numbers by decreasing downtime in the process for inspecting and servicing F-35A Lightning II seats.

May 14, 2020

Cal Guard member's civilian skills get troops to missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — U.S. Army Spc. Koby Riggan is finding himself working long hours and covered in grease from head to toe, but loving every minute of it.

April 20, 2020

Maintenance Airmen execute mission safely during COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Lewis-McChord website — The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Jan. 3. Since then, Air Force bases have been responding to the crisis, eventually going to mission essential personnel to maintain the safety of their Airmen while also continuing to provide worldwide support.

April 17, 2020

100th LRS flight service center: 'We’ve got what you need’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — At RAF Mildenhall, those who call the flight line home do everything they can to put the pieces of an aircraft puzzle together and put jets in the air; but the job couldn’t be done without a little-known shop on base – the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron flight service center.

April 16, 2020

Light Logistics | Combat Logistics Company 36

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Almost 800 miles from their parent unit in Okinawa, Japan, U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Company 36 extend 3rd Marine Logistics Group’s reach by attaching small, mobile support teams to units operating across the Indo-Pacific. Stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, CLC-36 provides field-level maintenance support and intermediate supply support to III Marine Expeditionary Force.

March 24, 2020

MILTECHs keep 88th Readiness Division running

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — The saying goes, “an Army marches on its stomach.” For the U.S. Army Reserve’s 88th Readiness Division, it could not function (or march) without the roles filled through the dual status military technician program.

March 9, 2020

Medical logistics team behind IRT secures efficiency savings

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Innovative readiness training (IRT) events are Department of Defense military training opportunities, exclusive to the United States and its territories, that deliver joint training opportunities to increase deployment readiness.

Feb. 21, 2020

Vehicle maintainers keep 103rd AW moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — This isn’t your typical vehicle service garage. Inside the vehicle maintenance facility at Bradley Air National Guard Base, 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen work diligently on government vehicles from various organizations, including security forces and aerospace ground equipment.

Jan. 29, 2020

573rd CMXS keeps aircraft parts in supply at Robins, worldwide to keep mission in air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Mechanics, machinists, plastic workers and more make up the more than 200-member team responsible for supporting weapon systems and manufacturing of parts on the F-15, C-5, C-17 and C-130 aircraft.

Dec. 5, 2019

Maintainers ensure F-35A stays safe, stealthy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — If every other system on a fighter aircraft fails, there’s one that has to work. The ejection system.