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Feb. 6, 2019

‘Echo Company’ Soldiers maintain AUAB air defenses

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — U.S. Army soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade also call Al Udeid home, providing support to the 1-43rd’s automotive, communications, and ground support equipment for U.S. Central Command’s “Patriot Air Defense” capability.

Jan. 22, 2019

EMS works behind the scenes to get aircraft from the shop to the sky

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force Base website — The roar of fighter jets zooming by is a familiar sound on Luke. They fill the sky with spectacles of weaving, winding and intricate maneuvers. This breathtaking display can make it easy to forget about all the Airmen and hours that went into the aircraft maintenance which enabled it to fly.

Jan. 17, 2019

173rd FW vehicle maintenance braces for heavy winter snows

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Klamath Basin sits at more than 4,000 feet of elevation and gets its fair share of snow during the winter months. Thanks to plowing operations the 173rd Fighter Wing continues to train pilots all through the winter months without delay.

Jan. 12, 2019

Managing the Airfield

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The airfield can be a very busy place. Multiple planes take off and land daily, vehicles transport Airmen and equipment to various locations, and even the runway itself can become a task with the maintenance it requires to maintain it.

Jan. 10, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Aircraft Maintainers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — One of the largest support structures here at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing can be broadly defined as aircraft maintainers.

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.