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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.

May 15, 2017

Maintenance miracle workers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Mountain Home Air Force Base website — The Air Force Repair Enhancement Program here performs miracles all the time. Recently, the four-person shop repaired a $20,000 power supply headed for the trash by replacing a $5 resistor, the equivalent of fixing a $300 phone with an eight-cent paper clip.

March 31, 2017

Armament Airmen lay down the steel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Shaw Air Force Base website — The 43 Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems flight work around the clock to guarantee the weapons and launchers on F-16CM Fighting Falcons are ready to eliminate their target when fired.

March 27, 2017

Maintaining the wheels on the ground

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — From forklifts to fuel trucks, it takes all kinds of vehicles to ensure Team Osan is ready to fight tonight.

March 20, 2017

Maintaining miracles

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tyndall Air Force Base website — The experts and specialists of the 325th Maintenance Group ensure Tyndall and the F-22 can perform its mission of projecting unrivaled combat airpower by combining stealth, supercruise, maneuverability and integrated avionics.

Feb. 8, 2017

Vehicle operators keep the mission rolling at Malmstrom

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Malmstrom Air Force Base website — When it comes to the fleet of more than 800 vehicles that travel both on base and in the nearly 13,800 square mile missile field located in central Montana, the 341st Logistical Readiness Squadron vehicle operators are on hand to ensure that transportation needs are met for units to carry out mission objectives.

Feb. 8, 2017

403rd Fabrication Flight: you bend it, we mend it

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — Taking an ordinary piece of metal and crafting it into a functioning aircraft part might seem like magic, but the Airmen at the 403rd Wing Fabrication Flight do it every day.

Feb. 8, 2017

Sailors keep aircraft in shipshape condition

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni website — U.S. Navy sailors with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 135 performed maintenance on E/A-18G Growlers at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to support exercise Cope North, which is scheduled for Feb. 8 – March 8, 2017.

Feb. 6, 2017

TCTO sends Airmen into KC-135R “hellhole”

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — No maintainer enjoys being required to climb into the small compartment, often called the “hellhole,” in the tail of a KC-135R Stratotanker, even if it just for a short time.