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April 16, 2019

Sustainers Resupply Units using Aerial Delivery during Lightning Strike

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Trucks aren't the only way sustainers deliver supplies. A Free Drop technique supported four companies of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team during Operation Lightning Strike field exercise.

July 12, 2018

Fit to fight, fitted for flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The overall mission of the U.S. Air Force is to Fly, Fight and Win. In order to carry out that mission, every plane and pilot must be equipped and ready for any situation. Aircrew Flight Equipment is one of the many units that ensure the safety and success of Air Force flying missions.

July 1, 2018

DLA parachute riggers do more than just pack chutes

DLA parachute riggers do more than just pack chutes.

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.

April 4, 2017

DLA division uses parachutes, partnership to support humanitarian aid

DLA expanded its humanitarian efforts by teaming with agencies such as NORTHCOM and the USAID to help non-government organizations provide aid to those in need. DLA’s Whole of Government Division recently helped supply the World Food Programme by providing containers and parachutes in order to deliver food and supplies to Syrian refugees.

Jan. 27, 2017

AFE prepares for C-130J Super Hercules

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — With the new C-130J Super Hercules coming to Yokota Air Base, the 374th Operations Support Squadrons Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight has been preparing for their arrival.