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Sept. 21, 2018

Stitching pride into the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Though their chief responsibility is ensuring aircrew safety, the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop go beyond that scope by using a skill set some might not associate with a military organization – sewing.

Sept. 17, 2018

35 MXS fabrication flight repair makes U.S. Air Force history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Three Airmen with the 35th Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight performed a depot-level repair on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at Misawa Air Base, Japan, in August this year.

Sept. 10, 2018

5 MXS Metals Technicians: Keeping it together

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Minot Air Force Base website — Airmen from the 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technician shop create tools, aircraft parts and support equipment for Minot Air Force Base around the clock.

Sept. 10, 2018

Moody A-10 engine maintainers make history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — For the first time, Moody’s 23d Maintenance Squadron’s (MXS) propulsion flight accomplished an unprecedented feat by ensuring every TF34 engine in their fleet is repaired to serviceable status.

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.