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Feb. 10, 2021

Joint Army, Air Force petroleum training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Airmen from the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron provided hands-on training to Army petroleum systems technicians from the 59th Quartermaster Company, Fort Carson, on Air Force fuel operations during a group training event here Jan. 27, 2021.

Feb. 19, 2019

FARP: Land, refuel, leave

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — FARP, a specialty within the petroleum, oils and lubrication career field, trains Airmen to effectively refuel aircraft in remote locations when air-to-air refueling is not possible or when fueling stations are not accessible.

Aug. 31, 2018

Aircraft don’t run on hopes and dreams

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Anyone who has a car understands the importance of having a full tank of clean, reliable gas. For Kadena Air Base, an organization responsible for defending nations and providing worldwide humanitarian relief, the same rules apply. That's where unit's like the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron's fuels distribution flight comes in.

July 4, 2018

Chancellorsville Sailor Dubbed Oil Queen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Gas turbine systems technicians in the U.S. Navy maintain the engines, lube oils and fuel that keeps the Navy moving.

April 5, 2018

Upgrading the fuel structure in the AOR with experience and a strong work ethic

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight is responsible for supplying approximately 150,000 gallons of fuel a day supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The POL team works tirelessly to improve fuel efficiency, saving the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Air Force time and money.

March 27, 2018

POL: fueling the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — Early every Friday morning the, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricant flight gather around their leadership. Whether day shift or night shift, they stand together and recite the Airman’s Creed, line by line, phrase by phrase, emphasizing what it means to be an Airman and strive to maintain the highest standards every day.

March 9, 2018

No fuel, no fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Airmen assigned to the petroleum, oil and lubricants fuels flight of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, are an important asset to executing strategic deterrence, global strike and combat support... anytime, anywhere.

Feb. 27, 2018

POL Airmen power the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Shaw Air Force Base website — Providing clean and safe logistical fuel support to Team Shaw and developing resilient Airmen that are ready to engage across the spectrum of Department of Defense operations is the main mission and focus of the 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight.

April 18, 2017

Forces Join Pipes for Fuel Distribution

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Exercise Operation Pacific Reach '17 is a large-scale training exercise that involves coordination between the Inland Petroleum Distribution System and the Amphibious Assault Fuel System as part of an exercise highlighting interoperability between multiple branches of the military from Republic of Korea and United States forces.

Feb. 8, 2017

POL: we fuel the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — From refueling jets and firetrucks to testing fuel samples and maintaining liquid oxygen, the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight does it all at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.