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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.

Dec. 14, 2018

The American Chopper of Aircraft Maintenance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight, also known as “Fab Flight” or the “American Chopper” of aircraft maintenance at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, is in charge of identifying and repairing aircraft structural damage. They fix whatever can be broken, from a metal panel off the side of a KC-10 Extender to a tiny cracked screw the size of a fingernail.

Dec. 7, 2018

Providing Power, Maintaining Barriers at ADAB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Imagine this: a fighter aircraft has no power resistance to catch it, causing it to run off the runway upon landing. Or this: a major power outage inside a medical treatment facility keeps patients from receiving care.

Dec. 1, 2018

Fuel, parts, vehicles, oh my!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the “backbone” of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron keeps the mission moving at Bagram Airfield.

Nov. 7, 2018

Guard oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 176th Wing website — Alaska Air National Guard aircrew flight equipment oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy.

Nov. 5, 2018

MCAS Cherry Point Navy Boat Docks conducts annual maintenance on 75-foot mechanized landing craft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point website — “Oscar,” a 75-foot mechanized landing craft operated by U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to the Navy Boat Docks at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, underwent annual maintenance at a commercial boat yard near Beaufort, N.C., Oct. 10-31, 2018.

Nov. 2, 2018

Never fly faster than your guardian angel can maintain your equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Limitations on discussing the technical aspects of the incident present a unique opportunity to focus on the human story so easily lost in a sea of facts, figures and carefully worded press releases; an opportunity to focus on the pilots, the dedicated team of maintenance professionals whose equipment saved their lives and how their destinies became inextricably linked on that warm September afternoon.

Oct. 30, 2018

325th LRS: Helping shape a new Tyndall

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — The 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron is a multi-faceted unit working diligently as part of Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, two of their five sections are vehicle operations and vehicle maintenance.

Oct. 30, 2018

724th EABS vehicle maintainers revive fire truck

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing website — At the edge of the Sahara desert, the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron fire station is manned 24/7, available to assist base personnel at a moment’s notice. In such a remote environment functioning equipment is vital and replacements aren’t easy to come by.

Oct. 22, 2018

916th Airmen Equipped to Innovate

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 916th Air Refueling Wing website — Master Sgt. Duane Edwards, Master Sgt. Ritchie Post new test drogue stand has proven invaluable to the unit. It reduced overall inspection time by two hours per drogue and interface unit and eliminated a hazard present in the old testing process.