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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.

Feb. 6, 2019

‘Echo Company’ Soldiers maintain AUAB air defenses

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — U.S. Army soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade also call Al Udeid home, providing support to the 1-43rd’s automotive, communications, and ground support equipment for U.S. Central Command’s “Patriot Air Defense” capability.

Jan. 23, 2019

673d Logistics Readiness Squadron Achieves 93% Vehicle Mission-capable Rate

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Recently, the third-largest vehicle maintenance fleet in the U.S. Air Force, centered at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, has achieved and maintained a 93-percent mission-capable rate.

Jan. 17, 2019

173rd FW vehicle maintenance braces for heavy winter snows

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Klamath Basin sits at more than 4,000 feet of elevation and gets its fair share of snow during the winter months. Thanks to plowing operations the 173rd Fighter Wing continues to train pilots all through the winter months without delay.

Jan. 15, 2019

Effort underway to update, give Light Armored Vehicles extended service life

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The fleet of Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles will begin receiving a number of necessary upgrades under the terms of a $37.2 million contract awarded Jan. 4.

Dec. 1, 2018

Fuel, parts, vehicles, oh my!

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — As the “backbone” of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron keeps the mission moving at Bagram Airfield.