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Oct. 10, 2018

412th LRS turns 5

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Edwards Air Force Base website — Whether it’s coming to the aid of mudslide victims in Tehachapi, sending Airmen to their temporary duty stations, or providing millions of gallons of fuel to all the different test aircraft, the 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron has accomplished a lot in its young life.

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. 7, 2018

86th MXG: Getting aircraft in the air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — “No one in our shop has ever done this repair before,” said Senior Airman Kaleb Lemons, 86th Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation journeyman. “An aircraft can typically go its entire lifespan without us replacing these parts.”

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. 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.

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.

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.