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May 14, 2020

Cal Guard member's civilian skills get troops to missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — U.S. Army Spc. Koby Riggan is finding himself working long hours and covered in grease from head to toe, but loving every minute of it.

April 16, 2020

Light Logistics | Combat Logistics Company 36

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Almost 800 miles from their parent unit in Okinawa, Japan, U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Company 36 extend 3rd Marine Logistics Group’s reach by attaching small, mobile support teams to units operating across the Indo-Pacific. Stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, CLC-36 provides field-level maintenance support and intermediate supply support to III Marine Expeditionary Force.

March 24, 2020

MILTECHs keep 88th Readiness Division running

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — The saying goes, “an Army marches on its stomach.” For the U.S. Army Reserve’s 88th Readiness Division, it could not function (or march) without the roles filled through the dual status military technician program.

Feb. 19, 2020

379 ECES conducts RADR training, maintains readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The airfield is the heart of a U.S. Air Force base, enabling Airmen and aircraft to execute the mission of delivering decisive air power, rapid strategic delivery of troops and cargo, and extending global reach through aerial refueling.

Nov. 14, 2019

437th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster IIIs perform several missions throughout the world to include combat and presidential support, training and humanitarian missions. As time goes on, aircraft need to be inspected and repaired for structural integrity, internal cracks, painting and exterior damage. The 437th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight is responsible for fixing and identifying such issues to ensure mission readiness.

Sept. 25, 2019

Heavy aircraft crew chiefs reflect on duties before Air Show

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Sheppard Air Force Base website — Often overshadowed by their more aggressive, quicker and sleeker cousins, the fighter jets, the heavy aircraft are the airframes that carry the U.S. Air Force and sister-service components, and it is about time they get the love they deserve.

Sept. 23, 2019

Aggressive depot repair capability improves readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — Adaptive depot repair capability is fortifying warfighter readiness at five Army installations in the continental United States and overseas.

Aug. 21, 2019

AMC C-130 rainbow fitting inspections complete

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — In less than two weeks, all 113 Total Force C-130 Hercules aircraft have been inspected and 112 cleared to return to worldwide operational duty, following a temporary removal from service Aug. 7 designed to address atypical cracks found on an aircraft.

June 6, 2019

S.C. Air maintainers overcome harsh conditions in Sweden

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — After years of perfecting how to operate in overseas desert environments, the Swamp Foxes from the South Carolina Air National Guard flipped the script by deploying to northern Sweden for Arctic Challenge Exercise 19. Unpredictable weather, the remote location and unexpected major maintenance difficulties provided Swamp Fox maintainers plenty of problems to work through during their three-week TDY in support of the Nordic exercise.

April 23, 2019

Osan Engineers, 554th Red Horse Squadron Team Up for Training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron successfully accomplished rapid airfield damage repair (RADR) training with assistance from the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, April 19, 2019, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.