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June 26, 2019

Investment in 3D printing helps Team Edwards’ fleet aloft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Edwards Air Force Base website — The 412th Maintenance Squadron is leveraging 3D printing technology to help keep Edwards’ aircraft flying, no matter their age.

June 6, 2019

S.C. Air maintainers overcome harsh conditions in Sweden

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — After years of perfecting how to operate in overseas desert environments, the Swamp Foxes from the South Carolina Air National Guard flipped the script by deploying to northern Sweden for Arctic Challenge Exercise 19. Unpredictable weather, the remote location and unexpected major maintenance difficulties provided Swamp Fox maintainers plenty of problems to work through during their three-week TDY in support of the Nordic exercise.

June 6, 2019

Astral Knight 2019: Maintainers sharpen F-35A

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa website — Deployed maintainers of the 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare F-35A Lightning II fighter jets to contribute to exercise Astral Knight 2019 on the flightline of Aviano Air Base, Italy.

May 13, 2019

Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Tech. Sgt. Steven Iziguerra, 100th Maintenance Squadron NCO-in-charge of the Non-Destructive Inspections Section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Iziguerra and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.

April 22, 2019

15th AMXS, Hawaiian Airlines ohanas make improvements on the flight line

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 15th Wing website — Their uniforms, aircraft and missions may be different, but they share more in common than they know. Despite sharing the same flight line, the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Hawaiian Airlines maintainers never met until now.

March 13, 2019

3rd Wing Transfers C-17 Aircraft Supply to 176th

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Eight C-17 Globemaster III aircraft based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, are quickly approaching the second anniversary of their assignment from the 3rd Wing to the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard.

March 11, 2019

Oklahoma City Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration with T-AKE

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE-14) in Apra Harbor, Guam March 11 in the first of many evolutions designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

Feb. 26, 2019

AMOC gives Marines 24/7 additive manufacturing assistance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines now have a way to get help with advanced manufacturing issues any time, day or night. In a MARADMIN released by Headquarters Marine Corps in January, the Corps established the Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell at Marine Corps Systems Command to serve as a 24/7 help desk for Marines who need assistance with 3D printing, and other sustainment and manufacturing solutions.

Feb. 26, 2019

3D printing in the Marine Corps: An industry of untapped potential

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Marine Division website — 1st Lt. Ryan McCormic sat in the middle of his 3D printing laboratory watching as the honeycombs, slowly but surely, took form. Honeycombs, the colloquial nickname attached to the filters that keep reflections on scope lenses from giving away Marine positions, can make the difference between life and death on the battlefield.

Feb. 18, 2019

Desert Depot: Equipping and Supplying the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Desert Depot's mission is to provide exceptional customer support and to ensure that organizations at ADAB have the necessary supplies to effectively and efficiently perform their mission.