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Nov. 7, 2017

Repair facility saves AFGSC $13 million

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility which saves time and money.

Nov. 6, 2017

Night Work: Mechanics Keep Helos Flying in the Sunlight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Army helicopter maintenance specialists have been working nonstop in Puerto Rico to maintain six CH-47 Chinook helicopters that deliver humanitarian supplies daily to some of the island's hardest-hit and most remote areas following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Nov. 2, 2017

51st CES receives RADR training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron can now conduct Rapid Airfield Damage Repair if called upon after receiving new RADR training from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3.

Oct. 23, 2017

Airmen Work to Restore Radio Communications in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Airmen of the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, are working at Cerro de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, to repair radio communications infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 10, 2017

Won’t get hosed again: Dobbins technician helps fix C-5

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dobbins Air Reserve Base website — Anyone who’s had their car breakdown knows it always seems to happen at the most inopportune time. The same can be true for aircraft flying important missions on strict deadlines.

Sept. 19, 2017

Civil engineers make critical runway repairs, keep missions moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.

Aug. 14, 2017

Luke’s hydraulics shop adds to the Air Force stockpile

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force base website — Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron work together with squadrons across the base to maintain the hydraulics systems for various aircraft systems.

Aug. 11, 2017

Machinists create items from scratch at PPB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow website — The artisans in the Production Plant Barstow Machine Shop can take a raw piece of material and turn it in to a finished product for any vehicle or project currently being worked on at the facility.

Aug. 11, 2017

"Dirtboyz" pave the way

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — When the weather hits, Whiteman Air Force Base’s flightline deteriorates. Chipped concrete, expanded cracks and protrusions are all products resulting from a mix of weather and natural wear and tear.

July 17, 2017

564th AMXS Kitting Office is big business

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website — With 150 personnel, six different shops, and the motto “You get it to the door, we’ll get it to the floor”, the 564th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s Kitting Office is big business.