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May 8, 2018

Gotta supply to fly

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Who orders more than 80,000 parts a year for the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron? Staff Sgt. Melanie Marlow, 18th CMS NCO in charge of propulsion supply places those orders as the only Airmen that owns that title.

April 30, 2018

Innovating compressor blade inspection

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installations, Environment and Energy website — While researching areas for increased aircraft optimization, Air Force Operational Energy found that cost-effective and reliable blade inspection ensures engines are performing optimally, and is paramount to maintaining aircraft readiness.

April 11, 2018

Keeping our wheels rolling

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — They are the Airmen that keep the Wing’s vehicles running. The Airmen of vehicle maintenance are some of the most mechanically inclined individuals on base. Vehicle maintenance performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

April 5, 2018

Can they fix it? Yes, they can!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — When an Airman gets into a government owned vehicle, the assumption is the vehicle will start up with zero issues and be able to help the Airman get from point A to point B. What may not be known is when there’s a flat tire or dead battery, the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance shop has the tools and people to help get the vehicle up and running again.

April 4, 2018

3rd, 176th Maintenance Squadrons integration keep C-17s in the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Airmen of the 3rd and 176th maintenance squadrons combined their diverse skillsets to complete one common mission, the home-station check (HSC) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, the week of March 26, 2018.

Feb. 20, 2018

Keeping vehicles in motion

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — From firetrucks to aircraft cargo loaders, managing diesel vehicles requires a breadth of knowledge Airmen from the Logistics Readiness Squadron in the Vehicle Management shop demonstrate daily.

Feb. 16, 2018

Collaboration delivers capability to the warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Members of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's acquisition team continued their effort to improve Air Force operations while reducing critical capability delivery timelines.

Feb. 12, 2018

Ground-power: AGE keeps flightline running

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Lakenheath website — Getting a multi-million dollar F-15 safely airborne and back down again takes coordination across many different career fields.

Feb. 6, 2018

AFRL helps enable laser paint removal technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — AFRL Materials Integrity engineers recently played a key role in enabling the safer and more efficient removal of paint from F-16 aircraft through the newly-adopted Robotic Laser Coating Removal System.

Jan. 25, 2018

673d LRS Materiel Managment supplies Arctic Warriors

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Like spokes on a wheel, the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Materiel Management Flight provides balance, strength and supply-chain support to help Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson accomplish the mission.