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June 5, 2019

Load 'em up: F-35A from A to B? Ask Fanter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — How do you pack an F-35A into a C-17? Or move nearly 300 Airmen, and all the equipment, to support 12 aircraft around Europe for two months? Or make sure you have enough of everything that you’ll need, and almost nothing that you don’t?

May 24, 2019

Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.

April 22, 2019

Rounds, Rations, and Wrenches; Behind the Scenes with S-4 Logistics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the III Marine Expeditionary Force website — Rounds, rations and wrenches. Marines see this trio quite often. They’re given a meal ready to eat, issued rounds and their Humvees are sent out daily, but how did all of this make it into the fight? All a Marine needs to do is head to the command post of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and see its logistical hub, the S-4 section.

March 20, 2019

Osan logisticians support presidential movement

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — While all eyes were on the world’s stage, U.S. Air Force logisticians helped pave the way for the successful execution of the second U.S. and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea summit held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb. 27-28, 2019.

March 18, 2019

ELRS “Loggies” provides the magic behind movements

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — There is a trio of Airmen working behind the scenes to ensure every piece of cargo and every member of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, has transportation in and out of the Area of Responsibility.

March 6, 2019

Leveraging Theater Assets for Long Term Sustainability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — For the Army's only forward stationed Patriot Missile System Maintenance Company in Japan, the Soldiers of Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment (1-1 ADA), has had to take a holistic look at sustainment not only in Japan but also throughout the US Indo-Pacific Theater to support the warfighters.

Jan. 29, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Logistics Readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 332 ELRS is at the center of moving people and cargo. In addition to personnel and aircraft parts, they transport ammunition or other hazardous material, office equipment, different fuels, fitness equipment, and even vehicles. The system and mission readiness rely on everybody doing their job, on time and on point, to be successful.

Jan. 8, 2019

Military Sealift Command Team Gets Operation Deep Freeze Cargo Underway

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Military Sealift Command (MSC) charter ship MV Ocean Giant is en route to Antarctica after recent cargo operations in Port Hueneme in support of the annual Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) resupply mission.

Dec. 10, 2018

Ramstein Airmen build a bare base in contested exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing's 435th Contingency Response Group and more than 11 other organizations, along with one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to Grostenquin Air Base, France, to participate in exercise Contested Forge.

Nov. 23, 2018

C-130 aircrew exercises combat airdrop capability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — From food and water to ammunition and equipment, ground forces in the region receive critical assets thanks to C-130 Hercules aircrews like those from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron stationed here.