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Feb. 23, 2019

Combat metals: 'The Modern Day Blacksmiths'

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — When some incidents occur, there’s a small group of Airmen who are called upon to do patchwork to get the aircraft back to base, and to fix the damage as quickly as possible to mitigate ground time for the aircraft. These Airmen and what they do is not completely well known. But, their impact on the flying mission is felt across the maintenance world.

May 22, 2017

Sharpening PACAF Maintainers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — Part of the training Air Force aircraft maintainers go through is a hands-on assessment of their skills to evaluate if they can effectively trouble shoot engine problems with minimal supervision.

March 31, 2017

Armament Airmen lay down the steel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Shaw Air Force Base website — The 43 Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems flight work around the clock to guarantee the weapons and launchers on F-16CM Fighting Falcons are ready to eliminate their target when fired.

March 27, 2017

Maintaining the wheels on the ground

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — From forklifts to fuel trucks, it takes all kinds of vehicles to ensure Team Osan is ready to fight tonight.

Jan. 26, 2017

No ground power, no air power

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Holloman Air Force Base website — Holloman Air Force Base’s Aerospace Ground Equipment Airmen perform a wide variety of maintenance duties in support of aircraft maintenance and flying operations, and are responsible for maintaining and repairing the equipment that supports Holloman’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft.