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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?

Oct. 28, 2018

Aerial port: working together to move the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The aerial port is key to any mobility mission. Without the port and the Airmen that work there, cargo aircraft would fly hollow aircraft from destination to destination.

Oct. 12, 2018

Fairchild Airman finds error in ICODES, increasing mission efficiency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — Staff Sgt. Daniel Clanton, 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Transportation Operations supervisor, discovered that the “palletized cargo measuring algorithm” within ICODES, which measures the ability for cargo to be loaded onto an aircraft, was incorrect.

July 17, 2018

Hill Airmen conduct joint cargo exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The ability to rapidly deploy with America’s newest stealth fighter was tested here recently during a joint cargo exercise. The exercise tested the readiness of the Airmen in the 388th Maintenance Group and Hill’s cargo specialists in the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.

July 1, 2018

DLA Distribution’s Unit Materiel Fielding Point

DLA Distribution’s Unit Materiel Fielding Point emphasizes global posture and strong partnerships.

June 25, 2018

NMCB 5 Conducts Mount-Out Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed a 48- hour Mount-Out Exercise (MOX) onboard Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan, June 19-20.

Nov. 28, 2017

Team Dover leads the way in CRAF IPE readiness exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website — Members of the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 436th Aerial Port Squadron participated in a first-of-its-kind, week-long Civil Reserve Air Fleet individual protective equipment readiness exercise Nov. 13-17, 2017.

Sept. 25, 2017

U.S. Air Force, Army partnership feeds the warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing plays a major logistical role in delivering critical supplies to the frontlines in the war against ISIS. One of the ways the 386th AEW supports the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve mission is by conducting airdrops to move supplies downrange.

June 14, 2017

U.S. and Iraqi Air Forces work together to recover, put pallets back into DOD system

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Air transportation specialists assigned to the 370th Air Expeditionary Air Advisory Group here started an initiative recently to recover more than $2.1 million in U.S. Air Force aerial port assets from Iraqi air force counterparts.

Dec. 26, 2016

Air mobility squadron expedites the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — “You need it, we move it.” That is the saying of Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron who enable rapid global mobility every day here at one of U.S. Central Command’s busiest en route stations.