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April 9, 2019

Medical logistics Airmen enable enhancement of lifesaving skills at NATO exercise in Romania

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa website — Approximately 50 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived Wednesday at Cincu Military Base, Romania, to participate in the NATO-led medical exercise Vigorous Warrior 19.

Sept. 7, 2018

86th MXG: Getting aircraft in the air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — “No one in our shop has ever done this repair before,” said Senior Airman Kaleb Lemons, 86th Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation journeyman. “An aircraft can typically go its entire lifespan without us replacing these parts.”

Sept. 15, 2017

A base in a box: 86th MMS keeps Air Force ready for action

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Somewhere in the Luxembourg countryside, armed guards keep watch over a compound of non-descript warehouses and storage containers. Each warehouse in the facility holds a different surprise, but those coming in will find that most of these treasures are kept hidden under lock and key.

Sept. 8, 2017

86 MDSS keeps an eye on Ramstein medicine

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — When an Airman or dependent goes to the doctor, picks up a prescription at the pharmacy, or attends a self-aid buddy care course, they may not think about where the medication, supplies, and equipment come from to make all those things possible.

Aug. 11, 2017

86 MXS crawls into C-130 fuel tank inspection

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Two crews of Airmen assigned to the 86th Maintenance Squadron worked around the clock for 10 days experiencing the fuel tanks while performing a mandatory inspection for a C-130 that had reached its 12-year mark from July 30 to Aug. 9.

Jan. 27, 2017

Walk a mile in the boots of a maintainer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Force Base website — On average, 521st Air Mobility Wing’s 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspects, services, and repairs 30 aircraft in a single day. In one weekend, they are typically responsible for more missions than all the other squadrons in the European and Pacific Commands handle in a month combined.

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.