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March 6, 2017

U.S. supports Romanian air force in first-ever KC-135 refueling mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — The U.S. Air Force and Romanian air force made their first air refueling contact Feb. 28, 2017, over Romania. With the help of the U.S. Air Force 100th Air Refueling Wing and one of their KC-135 Stratotankers, the RoAF became certified to refuel from all U.S. KC-135s, strengthening their partnerships and regional stability.

Feb. 27, 2017

Iowa air refueling wing supports NATO

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — This month, members of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing based in Sioux City, Iowa, are refueling NATO Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft while assigned to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany.

Jan. 20, 2017

Tennessee Tanker Fuels Misawa Falcons

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — In order to provide rapid crisis response around the Indo-Asia-Pacific theater to sustain the “fight tonight” motto, the 35th Fighter Wing’s F-16 Fighting Falcons must practice their global reach as if it’s a real-world scenario.

Dec. 15, 2016

Fuels Airmen: the foundation of 86th AW’s mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Technology is advancing every year. It keeps us warm during the winter, cooks our food, and ensures transportation gets us from point A to point B. But no matter how far we technologically advance, we will always need fuel.

Dec. 12, 2016

New refueling tanker to help MXS improve mission support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kirtland Air Force Base website — The 58th Maintenance Squadron recently acquired a new tool to help improve the Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight’s aircraft support mission, saving the government both time and money.

May 28, 2015

DLA expands refueling capability and Pacific resiliency

In support of Pacific Command warfighter requirements, Defense Logistics Agency Energy and Military Sealift Command revived a long-standing capability for delivering fuel to the fleet for the first time in more than a decade.