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April 10, 2020

97 LRS continues to support sole C-17 airdrop training mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Altus Air Force Base website — A typical day for an air transportation specialist assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron includes precisely packaging 64 feet of parachute, securing two tons of material onto a handmade pallet while safely executing its transportation aboard the world’s most flexible cargo aircraft, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. 

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.

Oct. 1, 2019

AMCTES Testers conduct worldwide cargo pallet evaluation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — The heartbeat of Air Mobility Command is its capability to transport goods efficiently and effectively in support of military and humanitarian operations globally.  The universal cargo handling system using the 463L cargo pallet has been the mainstay for cargo movement since the early 1960’s, with the standard aluminum cargo pallet essentially unchanged in all of this time — until now.

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.