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Dec. 21, 2017

Heavy shop Airmen help maintain airfield integrity

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — When thinking about flight line operations and how to keep a resilient airfield, most people think about the snow equipment clearing the flight line, the maintainers aiding each aircraft in taking-off or the pilots flying the aircraft.

Oct. 27, 2017

Overcoming Alaskan-sized challenges to provide energy assurance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — Preparing for a major power outage or planning a backup generation exercise is complicated in the best conditions. Now, imagine doing it in temperatures as low as 50 degrees below zero at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska.

May 11, 2017

The heart of a mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — Twice a day during NORTHERN EDGE 2017, maintainers work to ensure each pilot’s jet is prepped, properly fueled and ready to fly.

Jan. 10, 2017

Icemen Behind the Scenes

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — When the snow starts to blow, residents of Eielson Air Force Base anticipate the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron will ensure the roads are safe to drive on. But what happens when the snow blowers, plows and graders break?

Dec. 28, 2016

Keeping the cold out

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — The Airmen at the Central Heat and Power Plant are a big part of the reason buildings on base stay warm during the holiday season, despite the below-freezing temperatures outside.