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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.

June 15, 2018

379th Maintenance Squadron maintains process improvement

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron supplies hundreds of tires a month to various aircraft. As a 24-hour operation supporting nine airframes for about 13 military installations, it is imperative that maintainers have every resource to do their jobs.

June 11, 2018

A ‘simple fix’ will save the Air Force a lot of money

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — In early May, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Tech. Sgt. Chance Cole, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight line expediter, came up with an idea – and it’s going to save the Air Force a lot of money.

May 30, 2018

Air Force Maintainers Play Critical Role in Operation Inherent Resolve

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — With more than 1,000 successful missions in the last six months, the 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, known as ‘The Jokers,’ supports Operation Inherent Resolve’s busiest aerial port in Southwest Asia.

May 22, 2018

Vehicle Management welds fuel tanks back to life

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight has been hard at work keeping the refueling vehicle fleet mission ready over the past few months at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

May 21, 2018

NCNG, Moldovan soldiers collaborate on Humvee maintenance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Soldiers of the North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS) conducted a maintenance engagement with Moldavan soldier mechanics on the fundamentals of Humvee maintenance and troubleshooting with minimal technology on May 14-18.