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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 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 18, 2018

Mending Broken B-Ones: Cold Spray Keeps Planes Ready, Lethal

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ellsworth Air Force Base website — The 28th Maintenance Squadron, in conjunction with VRC Metals Systems, took a step forward to extending the service life of the B-1 bomber, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, May 15, 2018.

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.

March 1, 2018

Repairing the field, one hole at a time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — The sound of heavy machinery fills the air as dust flies. Noise grows louder as drills and saws cut through pavement, evidence of people hard at work. The cloud of dirt lifts overhead and clears to reveal the project behind the racket and debris– airfield repair.

Feb. 14, 2018

Maintenance Airmen work together to bring Global Hawk back to the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Beale Air Force Base website — A group of maintenance Airmen from the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 12th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, put in over 800 hours repairing the Global Hawk and going through diagnostic work to assure that it is once again ready to provide high altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Jan. 27, 2018

CJTH Airman keeps medical equipment tickin’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — With today’s technology, providing top-notch healthcare at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan means having top-rate equipment to support medical missions around the operating theater.

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.

Dec. 31, 2017

Aircrew flight equipment team provides essential safety for flyers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 123rd Airlift Wing website — From the bottom of the pack to the top of the canopy, line by line, inch by inch, touching every seem, stitch and grommet, Tech. Sgt. Christopher Brawner, painstakingly examines a parachute for anything that might make the life-saving equipment not function properly.