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June 18, 2018

Site Marianas Logisticians, Reservists Support Exercise Malabar 2018

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka Site Marianas personnel and reservists participated in the annual Malabar exercise held for the first time in the waters off Guam, June 7-16.

June 11, 2018

A ‘simple fix’ will save the Air Force a lot of money

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — In early May, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Tech. Sgt. Chance Cole, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight line expediter, came up with an idea – and it’s going to save the Air Force a lot of money.

May 8, 2018

Gotta supply to fly

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Who orders more than 80,000 parts a year for the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron? Staff Sgt. Melanie Marlow, 18th CMS NCO in charge of propulsion supply places those orders as the only Airmen that owns that title.

March 15, 2018

MWSS-372 advances unit innovation with 3D printing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing website — Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 372 is all about innovation and advancing capabilities for their unit through 3D printing.

March 12, 2018

Can’t fly without supply: materiel management circulates supplies

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Little Rock Air Force Base website — Little Rock Air Force Base has multiple aircraft deployed across the globe in support of Combat Airlift at any given time, and the people of the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure C-130’s deploy with parts needed to sustain mission requirements.

Feb. 20, 2018

Keeping vehicles in motion

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — From firetrucks to aircraft cargo loaders, managing diesel vehicles requires a breadth of knowledge Airmen from the Logistics Readiness Squadron in the Vehicle Management shop demonstrate daily.

Feb. 14, 2018

Maintenance Airmen work together to bring Global Hawk back to the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Beale Air Force Base website — A group of maintenance Airmen from the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 12th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, put in over 800 hours repairing the Global Hawk and going through diagnostic work to assure that it is once again ready to provide high altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Feb. 6, 2018

Fabricators fab Fighting Falcons

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Shaw Air Force Base website — As an F-16CM Fighting Falcon soars across the sky, harsh winds peel off some of the gray paint, causing corrosion to the jet.

Dec. 14, 2017

Maintenance personnel behind the missions in Southwest Asia

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — On any given day it is possible to walk down to the flight line of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia and see the unsung heroes of the Air Force. And then, there are the supporters behind the curtain.

Dec. 13, 2017

Shaping The Future of 3-D Printing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Marine Logistics Group website — Additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing, has been a one of the Marine Corps' recent endeavors to eliminate the wait time it takes to receive parts for essential equipment; turning potentially months of waiting into just a few days, and ensuring Marines will be ready when duty calls.