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Aug. 10, 2017

41st maintainers reach perfection

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit airmen dedicated hundreds of hours of hard work to achieve not one, but three “black letter initials,” a marking of approval on an inspection checklist certifying that the aircraft is not only mission-ready, but it is operationally perfect: zero discrepancies, zero write-ups and zero inspection violations.

Feb. 6, 2017

F-35A, maintainers proving reliable at Red Flag

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — When it comes to the F-35A, much is made of the edge its fifth-generation technology gives pilots, but America’s newest fighter aircraft is also proving capable in the hands of maintainers.

Jan. 30, 2017

New repair process offers success

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — With the mission of the U.S. Air Force constantly evolving, the aircraft which keep that mission alive need to evolve as well.

Jan. 26, 2017

No ground power, no air power

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Holloman Air Force Base website — Holloman Air Force Base’s Aerospace Ground Equipment Airmen perform a wide variety of maintenance duties in support of aircraft maintenance and flying operations, and are responsible for maintaining and repairing the equipment that supports Holloman’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft.

Jan. 18, 2017

Airmen perform bodywork, ensure capable aircraft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Sandpaper scrapes along the wing of an MQ-9 Reaper, as debris drifts to the ground and the smell of chemical agents saturate the air. Squeals from an F-16 Fighting Falcon engine fill the temperature-controlled back shop. The Airmen are focused; there’s a job to be done, and it has to be done right.