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April 28, 2020

AFCENT Cargo mission unhindered: ‘Net’working services for Coalition aerial support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the central HUB for AFCENT, Airmen here are responsible for supplying daily reports on what assets are being moved and which need to be replaced - some of which have been in rotation for quite some time and need to be evaluated. The number one resource used here: cargo nets and pallets.

March 17, 2020

386th ELRS expedites rations time from pallet to warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen assigned to the 386th ELRS cargo processing team ensure that 15 to 30 thousand pounds of water, food, and MREs are delivered across the area of responsibility to military members in need.

Feb. 23, 2019

Combat metals: 'The Modern Day Blacksmiths'

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — When some incidents occur, there’s a small group of Airmen who are called upon to do patchwork to get the aircraft back to base, and to fix the damage as quickly as possible to mitigate ground time for the aircraft. These Airmen and what they do is not completely well known. But, their impact on the flying mission is felt across the maintenance world.

June 11, 2018

A ‘simple fix’ will save the Air Force a lot of money

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — In early May, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Tech. Sgt. Chance Cole, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight line expediter, came up with an idea – and it’s going to save the Air Force a lot of money.

Feb. 2, 2018

387th AEG develops Cargo City to maintain operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Construction is currently underway to provide a work environment for U.S. coalition forces to continue aerial port operations in Kuwait City. The aerial port is a strategic logistics point to deliver passengers and cargo throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility and its future was recently put in jeopardy due to a construction project timeline issue.

Jan. 15, 2018

Pushing Cargo: 386th LRS, special handle

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The importance of this mission is equivalently clear for the men and women who serve the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron.

Jan. 5, 2018

Delivering MRAPs safely downrange

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The process that the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron goes through to send MRAP vehicles throughout the area of responsibility is designed to ensure the vehicle makes its destination and operates properly when it gets there.

Dec. 25, 2017

Air Force contributes to joint special operations mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The original Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece and Spartan culture was centered on loyalty to military service. Located at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, such a place still exists.

Dec. 14, 2017

Maintenance personnel behind the missions in Southwest Asia

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — On any given day it is possible to walk down to the flight line of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia and see the unsung heroes of the Air Force. And then, there are the supporters behind the curtain.

Nov. 23, 2017

Gobble it up: 386 EFSS prepares for Thanksgiving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Months of planning and weeks of preparation come down to the next 8 hours. The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, Expeditionary Force Support Squadron is preparing to cook the Thanksgiving Day Lunch for approximately 7,000 Airmen, soldiers, civilians and coalition forces stationed at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.