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Sept. 2, 2021

Supply meets demand

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — No matter how skilled a unit of aircraft maintainers is, or how great the aircraft they’re responsible for is: wear and tear is inevitable, and at some point, parts need updating and replacing.

Aug. 16, 2021

Robins’ Plastic and Composite Shop makes repairs to aircraft for sustainment mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Many do not realize Air Force aircraft have a variety of composite, plastic and fiberglass parts that need to be maintained or replaced from time to time.

Aug. 9, 2021

409th SCMS C-5 Flight manages cargo aircraft’s supply chain, keeps Air Force mission flying

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Keeping the military’s largest transport aircraft stocked with necessary parts is a mission the 409th Supply Chain Management Squadron C-5 Flight at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, doesn’t take lightly.

April 15, 2021

USS IWO JIMA Receives Replenishment-At-Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), flagship of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), received replenishment-at-sea from Supply-class fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), April 11, 2021.

Feb. 23, 2021

FRCE makes huge gains in high-priority backorders

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Navy website — When it comes to meeting the needs of the warfighter, Fleet Readiness Center East has made great strides in focusing efforts on critical needs and reducing the wait for high-priority items.

Oct. 22, 2020

Materiel Management: Supplying combat airpower

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 156th Wing website — The 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management Flight, also known as M-flight, maintains more than $200 million worth of assets, ensuring Liberty Wing units are supplied and prepared to deliver worldwide responsive combat airpower and support.

Sept. 8, 2020

New policy addresses 3D parts for Army aircraft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army Aviation and Missile Command website — As the Army explores the potential of some advanced manufacturing methods and 3D-printed parts to maintain and sustain its aviation fleet, recently published guidance aims to strike a balance between safety, improvements to readiness and escalating costs.

Aug. 4, 2020

Same day service restores helicopters to mission capable status

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — A rapid response team from Tobyhanna Army Depot increased Soldier readiness by conducting critical repair work on rotary wing aircraft assigned to an Army unit at Fort Drum, New York.

July 31, 2020

Tinker units collaborate, produce first 3-D printed engine component

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website — Members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, an Air Force Sustainment Center wing, have produced the first additively manufactured metal component successfully tested on a U.S. Air Force aircraft engine, a significant milestone for future sustainment of aircraft like the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System and the B-52 Stratofortress.

June 25, 2020

Task Force Spartan Maintainers Keep the Task Force Moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Central website — Soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division working in the motor pool play a critical role in keeping the division and Task Force Spartan Shield mission capable and is responsible for more than just working on equipment.