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Feb. 25, 2020

DLA Energy deputy commander reorients with Distribution colleagues

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team met with DLA Energy deputy commander, Eric Smith, senior executive service, Feb. 20 to provide an overview of operations at DLA Distribution.

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 20, 2017

‘Piering’ into future: Construction to improve fuel operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Construction preparations for a new pier, which is used to receive jet fuel, began April 3, 2017. The project, which is overseen by the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Facilities, is expected to be completed in 18 months.

April 6, 2017

Lab technicians flawlessly fuel 35th Fighter Wing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Fueling an F-16 Fighting Falcon is not simple as pumping gas into a car. One small piece of the process, but arguably the most critical, is the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels laboratory personnel.

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.

Dec. 15, 2016

Fuels Airmen: the foundation of 86th AW’s mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Technology is advancing every year. It keeps us warm during the winter, cooks our food, and ensures transportation gets us from point A to point B. But no matter how far we technologically advance, we will always need fuel.

Sept. 19, 2016

MacDill uses Emergency Management exercise to maintain readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the MacDill Air Force Base website — On Sept. 13, 2016, personnel from various 6th Air Mobility Wing agencies around MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, participated in an Emergency Management Exercise. The exercise simulated a fuel spill that resulted from a vehicle accident.