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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.

April 3, 2019

Depot assists National Guard, providing urgent repairs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — Urgent depot-level repairs needed by the Pennsylvania National Guard 28th Infantry Division warranted Tobyhanna Army Depot make a trip to Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA during the first week of March. 

April 3, 2019

USMC Sgt. Naomi Polumbo, mechanic, tests mettle in the Middle East

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — A platoon of infantry Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command, mill around their assigned armored trucks, waiting to start their day. Today is motor stables—a kind of “field day”—cleaning and maintenance for the platoon’s trucks.

April 3, 2019

380th ELRS FaRM: Repairing firetrucks and refuelers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Whenever there is an issue involving specialty vehicles at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, that is when the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Firetruck and Refueling mechanics gets to work.

April 2, 2019

Misawa logistics mechanics conduct their first combat readiness exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron conducted their first agile combat employment exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 20.

March 20, 2019

Mass. Air Guard maintainer views sheet metal work as art

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Airman 1st Class Jose Lozada Jr. believes aircraft structural maintenance is more than just repairing physical damage.

Feb. 6, 2019

‘Echo Company’ Soldiers maintain AUAB air defenses

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — U.S. Army soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade also call Al Udeid home, providing support to the 1-43rd’s automotive, communications, and ground support equipment for U.S. Central Command’s “Patriot Air Defense” capability.

Jan. 22, 2019

EMS works behind the scenes to get aircraft from the shop to the sky

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force Base website — The roar of fighter jets zooming by is a familiar sound on Luke. They fill the sky with spectacles of weaving, winding and intricate maneuvers. This breathtaking display can make it easy to forget about all the Airmen and hours that went into the aircraft maintenance which enabled it to fly.

Jan. 17, 2019

173rd FW vehicle maintenance braces for heavy winter snows

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Klamath Basin sits at more than 4,000 feet of elevation and gets its fair share of snow during the winter months. Thanks to plowing operations the 173rd Fighter Wing continues to train pilots all through the winter months without delay.