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Nov. 18, 2019

Excess ARNORTH computer equipment provides educational opportunities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In the early morning hours of Nov. 15, U.S. Army North personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston quietly loaded 100 excess laptops and peripherals into a rental trailer, which departed the area headed east. Its final destination was Wilkinson County High School in Woodville, Mississippi, thanks to the Department of Defense’s Computers for Learning program.

Oct. 3, 2019

Air Force on schedule with new uniform issue timeline

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Trainees entering into Basic Military Training, or BMT, at the 37th Training Wing this week are the first group to be issued the new Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, uniforms.

Feb. 15, 2019

Wheel and tire shop keeps ‘everybody rolling’ at JBSA-Randolph

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Aircraft also touch ground during takeoff and landing, and it is during those moments that they rely on a small team of professionals who work each day to ensure their aircraft’s wheels and tires are able to withstand the rigors of the runway.

Nov. 2, 2018

Never fly faster than your guardian angel can maintain your equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Limitations on discussing the technical aspects of the incident present a unique opportunity to focus on the human story so easily lost in a sea of facts, figures and carefully worded press releases; an opportunity to focus on the pilots, the dedicated team of maintenance professionals whose equipment saved their lives and how their destinies became inextricably linked on that warm September afternoon.

Oct. 4, 2018

Aerospace Ground Equipment vital to sustaining the 12th Flying Training Wing as the ‘Source of America’s Airpower’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Soon after arriving to a new aircraft maintenance squadron, fresh technical training graduates are tasked with the most important direction of their young careers. ‘We need to go to work, so go grab the keys to the airplane.’ Some time later, an exasperated Airman returns to a shop rolling with laughter, waiting to let them in on one of oldest jokes on the flight line.

Sept. 28, 2018

Air Force awards $143 million energy savings contract at DoD’s largest joint base

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Energy Directorate’s Program Development division worked together with Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, and the Defense Logistics Agency Energy to award an energy savings performance contract valued at nearly $143 million to increase energy resiliency at the Department of Defense’s largest joint base. Ameresco, Inc. has been awarded the contract to support all areas of JBSA and provide more than $285 million in total cost savings over the 22-year financed term of the contract.

Oct. 5, 2017

Texas C-5M delivers supplies to Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In the aftermath of three devastating hurricanes that struck Texas, Florida and the Caribbean region of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Citizen Airmen of Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing flew their 17th mission in a C-5M Super Galaxy in less than a month to answer their nation’s call for help in the commonwealth of Puerto Rico in response to the destruction of Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 22, 2017

JBSA-Lackland Kelly Field stands up ISB to support FEMA’s Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up an Incident Support Base at JBSA-Kelly Field to aid Hurricane Maria relief efforts with support from the 502nd Air Base Wing Sept. 21.

Jan. 24, 2017

Partnership helps JBSA understand the uses of microgrid technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — An innovative partnership between Joint Base San Antonio and CPS Energy is helping both entities further understand the uses and effectiveness of microgrid technology, which has the capability of producing power without being on the electric grid.