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Sept. 15, 2021

380th POL’s million-gallon duties

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central website — When it comes to providing direct support to the aircraft of Al Dhafra Air Base, including the E-3 Sentry, KC-10 Extender, and RQ-4 Global Hawk, the various types of fuel required play a key part in the mission. Fortunately, ADAB has some of the most talented Airmen in the world handling that fuel.

April 28, 2020

Planes don’t fly without fuel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — Barksdale houses the largest fuel storage capacity in all of Air Force Global Strike Command, which not only keeps the B-52H Stratofortress in the air, but also keeps the rest of the 2nd Bomb Wing moving.

June 18, 2019

POL fuels mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — Fuel specialists of the 403rd Mission Support Group at Keesler Air Force Base put their science based training into action every day as they supply petroleum products to the 403rd Wing C-130Js, weapons systems, and ground vehicles.

March 17, 2019

6th LRS POL flight fuels mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the MacDill Air Force Base website — Without fuel, there is no chance to win the fight. The 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, work around the clock to supply this invaluable resource for daily operations on the ground or in the air.

Sept. 14, 2018

A fuels family

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — With a large tube not easily moved from the back of the truck into a manhole in the flight line, aviation fuel is pushed out from the underground piping system beneath the base, into the truck and then into the fuel tank of the aircraft.

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 20, 2018

POL fuel yard gets first major upgrade since 50s

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) is currently overseeing the construction of the Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants (POL) fuels bulk storage yard, which is slated for completion Jan. 2019.

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.

May 17, 2018

Fuels distribution runs a clean operation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hurlburt Field website — If a 3,000-pound car carries about 18 gallons of gas, imagine what a 76,000-pound C-130 would require. The 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum oils lubricants flight ensures the fuel destined for Air Commandos is stored, inspected and transported safely to accomplish the 1st Special Operations Wing mission … any time, any place.

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.