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April 3, 2019

380th ELRS FaRM: Repairing firetrucks and refuelers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Whenever there is an issue involving specialty vehicles at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, that is when the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Firetruck and Refueling mechanics gets to work.

April 2, 2019

Misawa logistics mechanics conduct their first combat readiness exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron conducted their first agile combat employment exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 20.

March 20, 2019

Mass. Air Guard maintainer views sheet metal work as art

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Airman 1st Class Jose Lozada Jr. believes aircraft structural maintenance is more than just repairing physical damage.

March 15, 2019

Phase inspections keep the B-52 flying

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 307th Bomb Wing website — Just like a car, the B-52 Stratofortress needs its oil changed, tires rotated and its engine looked at to keep it running and prevent future damage.

Feb. 6, 2019

‘Echo Company’ Soldiers maintain AUAB air defenses

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — U.S. Army soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade also call Al Udeid home, providing support to the 1-43rd’s automotive, communications, and ground support equipment for U.S. Central Command’s “Patriot Air Defense” capability.

Jan. 22, 2019

EMS works behind the scenes to get aircraft from the shop to the sky

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force Base website — The roar of fighter jets zooming by is a familiar sound on Luke. They fill the sky with spectacles of weaving, winding and intricate maneuvers. This breathtaking display can make it easy to forget about all the Airmen and hours that went into the aircraft maintenance which enabled it to fly.

Jan. 17, 2019

173rd FW vehicle maintenance braces for heavy winter snows

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Klamath Basin sits at more than 4,000 feet of elevation and gets its fair share of snow during the winter months. Thanks to plowing operations the 173rd Fighter Wing continues to train pilots all through the winter months without delay.

Jan. 12, 2019

Managing the Airfield

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The airfield can be a very busy place. Multiple planes take off and land daily, vehicles transport Airmen and equipment to various locations, and even the runway itself can become a task with the maintenance it requires to maintain it.

Jan. 10, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Aircraft Maintainers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — One of the largest support structures here at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing can be broadly defined as aircraft maintainers.

Jan. 7, 2019

BRICE app simplifies maintenance action, saves time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Reserve Command website — The Air Force Reserve went live with an app that is expected to save time and stress for aircraft maintainers late last year, with an estimated 100 users to be enrolled by February.