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March 9, 2020

Wintry Logistics | U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to the LCE provide logistical capabilities for exercise Northern Viper 2020

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — “We’re here to support the entire operation. Without us, they would have really limited medical capabilities. The only option would be to go to the hospital out in town which could take over an hour to get to,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tamar Farmer.

Nov. 11, 2019

Fuels facilities maintains base service station

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Approximately 438 government owned vehicles on Moody use fuel provided by the base service station in order to do their job. The service station’s tanks, are maintained by two Airmen assigned to the 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facilities section.

Nov. 5, 2019

Fueling the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website —The mission of the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings at Dover Air Force Base is to provide worldwide rapid global airlift. The flying squadrons of Dover account for 20 percent of the nation’s outsized strategic airlift capability. Dover is also home to the largest aerial port in the Department of Defense.

Sept. 12, 2019

MG ‘19 Airmen fill fuel bladder in U.S. for the first time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — A handful of 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen employed a Fuels Operational Readiness Capability Equipment system during Mobility Guardian 2019, marking the first time the mobile fuel bladders have been used stateside in an uncontested environment, Sept. 11, 2019.

March 14, 2019

Fuels project quick-turn supports Osan mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center website — Huntsville Center’s Fuels team had a very short period of time to clean, inspect and repair a fuel storage tank used to hold and dispense Jet Propellant Thermally Stable, a jet fuel created specifically for a reconnaissance aircraft.

Sept. 1, 2018

Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown ceases fuel operations

The departure of the final barge of jet fuel marked the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6.

July 20, 2018

POL fuel yard gets first major upgrade since 50s

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) is currently overseeing the construction of the Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants (POL) fuels bulk storage yard, which is slated for completion Jan. 2019.

July 1, 2017

Clean Break

DLA Energy is helping save money while protecting a sensitive habitat in California.

March 6, 2017

New Ground Vehicle Fueling Facility opens for business

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Arnold Air Force Base website — After months of preparation, the Arnold Air Force Base Ground Vehicle Fueling Facility is accepting customers who are fueling government vehicles with regular unleaded gasoline or diesel fuel, also known as GUR or DS2.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Energy partners with DOE’s emergency petroleum stockpiles

Deep underground storage caverns created in salt domes along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico are home to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, federally-owned emergency oil stockpiles for U.S. obligations.