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May 14, 2020

Cal Guard member's civilian skills get troops to missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — U.S. Army Spc. Koby Riggan is finding himself working long hours and covered in grease from head to toe, but loving every minute of it.

Feb. 21, 2020

Vehicle maintainers keep 103rd AW moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — This isn’t your typical vehicle service garage. Inside the vehicle maintenance facility at Bradley Air National Guard Base, 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen work diligently on government vehicles from various organizations, including security forces and aerospace ground equipment.

Nov. 15, 2019

Keeping up with the conditions: 726th EABS Vehicle Maintenance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Whether it is a tanker truck fueling aircraft or a forklift transporting cargo, vehicles are a key component to any Air Force mission. In East Africa, harsh weather conditions, rugged terrain and consistent use takes a toll on these vehicles, and when issues arise, it is time to call the mechanics.

Aug. 22, 2019

2019 a busy year for Hill’s 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The year is just halfway over and, according to Mark Dylla, the operations manager for the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, the squadron has had its busiest year since 9/11.

July 19, 2019

Preventative and Refueling Maintenance ensure gas gets to jet

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — When it comes to getting aircraft off the ground and into the sky, a big component to making that happen is fuel. For the 87th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricants section, they make sure each aircraft is filled with as much fuel as needed for each mission.

May 13, 2019

Mechanics Spark Multinational Connections

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Sparks flew when U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, participating in a multinational Exercise Maple Resolve 19-01, partnered with Canadian Army technicians in an in-house, friendly engineering competition at the 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Detachment (3 CDSB) Wainwright, Alberta, Canada, May 9, 2019.

April 15, 2019

AUAB power projection: 1st ECEG “Loggies” enable construction across CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group manages and executes construction missions across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, and thanks to the group’s logisticians, or “loggies,” equipment and engineers are able to move downrange.

April 3, 2019

USMC Sgt. Naomi Polumbo, mechanic, tests mettle in the Middle East

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — A platoon of infantry Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command, mill around their assigned armored trucks, waiting to start their day. Today is motor stables—a kind of “field day”—cleaning and maintenance for the platoon’s trucks.

April 3, 2019

380th ELRS FaRM: Repairing firetrucks and refuelers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Whenever there is an issue involving specialty vehicles at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, that is when the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Firetruck and Refueling mechanics gets to work.

Feb. 28, 2019

Inside Acquisition: How the Marine Corps plans to double the MTVR’s lifespan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Since the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement entered service in 2001, it has been the primary tactical wheeled logistics vehicle used to deliver personnel and supplies to forward-deployed units. Its multiple variants enable the workhorse to not only carry fuel, food and supplies, but to also serve as the primary vehicle for towing systems.