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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.

July 13, 2017

Marine Corps’ acquisition command ensures 3-D parts are safe, certified

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — From building drones to creating replacement parts for Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Marine Corps Systems Command is helping Marines stay abreast of innovative technology through 3-D printing.

July 11, 2017

Forging airpower at Metals Tech shop

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Cannon Air Force Base website — There’s a cacophony of noise emanating out of building 22 on base. Mallets striking bolts, grinding metal, sparks peppering the floor, the hiss of air compressors. The shop is bustling with work.

June 29, 2017

Pacific Air Force Consolidates Silver Flag Training at Andersen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — U.S. Air Force Airmen of the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, trained members of the 8th Civil Engineering Squadron on airfield damage repair and force bed down June 19-23, 2017, as part of Exercise Silver Flag at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.

June 19, 2017

'AFREP-airing' equipment saves funds

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — The technicians assigned to the 20th Maintenance Group Air Force Repair Enhancement Program shop are tasked with effectively repairing damaged items in an effort to save the Air Force and the 20th Fighter Wing money.

June 19, 2017

Airmen pave the way for airpower

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Maintainers are often considered the unsung heroes of the Air Force because without them, aircraft don’t leave the ground. But in order for aircraft to soar, they need smooth runways so they can safely taxi.

May 16, 2017

Aircraft structural maintenance Airman keeps aircraft safe

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Instead of saving lives manually blowing up daisy-chained artillery rounds on the side of a road, Airman 1st Class Lukas Johnson said he is equally happy saving lives defusing potential structural problems that could cause a catastrophic failure in flight.