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Dec. 7, 2017

Three-Airman shop keeps fuel pumping

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Holloman Air Force Base website — Tucked away in a corner of Holloman AFB is a small shop that keeps trucks moving, aircraft flying and mission critical equipment running around base. The 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron refueling maintenance shop consists of three Airmen that are responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the base’s 18 refueling vehicles.

Dec. 4, 2017

20th LRS equips the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Shaw Air Force Base website — A sea of cardboard, the shuffle of boxes placed on racks of metal and the repetitive beep of a forklift greets those entering the 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron cargo warehouse at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

Oct. 27, 2017

DLA provides repair-part support for Army’s new security force assistance brigade

DLA customer support representatives and members of DLA Land and Maritime are working with Army officials to equip the first of what’s expected to be six security force assistance brigades that will conduct advise-and-assist missions throughout the world.

Oct. 10, 2017

Won’t get hosed again: Dobbins technician helps fix C-5

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dobbins Air Reserve Base website — Anyone who’s had their car breakdown knows it always seems to happen at the most inopportune time. The same can be true for aircraft flying important missions on strict deadlines.

Aug. 14, 2017

Luke’s hydraulics shop adds to the Air Force stockpile

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force base website — Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron work together with squadrons across the base to maintain the hydraulics systems for various aircraft systems.

Aug. 11, 2017

Machinists create items from scratch at PPB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow website — The artisans in the Production Plant Barstow Machine Shop can take a raw piece of material and turn it in to a finished product for any vehicle or project currently being worked on at the facility.

July 1, 2017

Anvils and Aircraft

DLA Aviation employees learned firsthand how two companies make aircraft parts for DLA through casting and forging.

Jan. 27, 2017

Chips. Candy bars. Nuts and bolts?

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — In November 2016, the 92nd Maintenance Squadron became one of the first squadrons Air Force wide to receive an inventory vending machine for the periodic-inspection support section.

Dec. 19, 2016

Crew Chiefs Secure Airpower, Presence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Dedicated crew chiefs with the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron play a role in sustaining the 35th Fighter Wing’s investments to project airpower and meet its security commitments in the Pacific region by ensuring jets are fully mission capable.

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.