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Aug. 28, 2018

DLA Aviation Support to the Unsung Workhorse Aircraft

DLA Aviation supports mission-critical workhorse aircraft.

Aug. 27, 2018

Heavy Metal

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 307th Bomb Wing website — The B-52 Stratofortress’ flying out of Barksdale Air Force Base are more than 50 years old, but thanks to Metals Technology Specialists with the 307th Maintenance Squadron, age is just a number.

Aug. 21, 2018

Painting partnerships to strengthen Air Force

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — Renewing a paint job may not seem like an important task to some, but for aircraft it can be the difference between continuing to fly and being decommissioned.

Aug. 17, 2018

Aircraft parts store: No one flies without supplies

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron is one of the largest squadrons at RAF Mildenhall, and is the beating heart that keeps the Bloody Hundredth’s mission going.

Aug. 16, 2018

AFRL viewing aircraft inspections through the lens of technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — AFRL researchers are hard at work finding unique ways to make aircraft maintainers’ lives a little easier through a technology many associate most closely with video gaming.

Aug. 15, 2018

Minds behind the flight: MAG-13 mechanics support Northern Lightning

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing website — Marines from units across 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing provided assets and personnel during Northern Lightning 18-2, a joint training exercise at Volk Field Counterland Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis. Aug. 13-24.

Aug. 1, 2018

703rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Crew Chiefs Maintain More than Aircraft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Currently, the U.S. Air Force fields more than 35 types of aircraft, with an equally exceptional number of dedicated and precision-based crew chiefs to maintain them.

July 19, 2018

Maintaining the Osprey while Forward Deployed

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — During June and July 2018, Marines forward deployed to Iraq with an MV-22B detachment in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve conducted maintenance on the Ospreys.

July 17, 2018

Hill Airmen conduct joint cargo exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The ability to rapidly deploy with America’s newest stealth fighter was tested here recently during a joint cargo exercise. The exercise tested the readiness of the Airmen in the 388th Maintenance Group and Hill’s cargo specialists in the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.

June 18, 2018

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, the 575th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron T-38 Talon depot maintenance team has been providing current upgrade modifications known as Pacer Classic III since 2015 and have to date successfully completed them on 40 T-38 Talon aircraft.