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July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

March 5, 2019

Keeping Airmen safe in the most inhospitable place on Earth

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — An occupational safety and health manager assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, spent two months in Antarctica on a mission to improve safety procedures for the Airmen of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing, giving them a better chance to survive and operate in the most inhospitable place on Earth.

Feb. 27, 2019

Aging technology that never fails

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Throughout the Civil War leading up to the Korean War, the U.S. Army relied heavily on the success of railroad operations, and that still rings true today at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Dec. 10, 2018

Ramstein Airmen build a bare base in contested exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing's 435th Contingency Response Group and more than 11 other organizations, along with one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to Grostenquin Air Base, France, to participate in exercise Contested Forge.

Sept. 6, 2018

Agencies integrate to fulfill European mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Incirlik Air Base website — There are many factors that go into how the Airmen of Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, receive their food, household goods and supplies. Before the product is delivered to the customer, many moving parts and multiple agencies must work together seamlessly.

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.

July 13, 2017

Extending Operational Sustainment in Korea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Providing joint operational sustainment in the Korean theater of operations (KTO) to ensure the commander is able to maintain operational options and reach presents challenging and unique opportunities for U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), the United Nations Combined Forces Command, and Republic of Korea (ROK) forces.

June 15, 2017

Rigging the Sustainment Game

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Central website — While the parachute riggers of the Army Reserve’s 824th Quartermaster Company may not include packing parachutes for Soldiers to jump out of perfectly good airplanes, the supplies and equipment they prepare for aerial delivery are no less vital to the survival of Soldiers.