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Jan. 14, 2019

Wyoming Army National Guard Soldiers gear up for combat lifesaving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — About 40 artillerymen assigned to the Wyoming Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion 2/300 Field Artillery Battalion, Forward, spent 40 hours this week learning how to keep one another alive in the event of a combat casualty while deployed overseas later this year.

Nov. 26, 2018

380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hospital Ship to Support Humanitarian Effort in Latin America

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and elsewhere in the region.

Sept. 8, 2017

86 MDSS keeps an eye on Ramstein medicine

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — When an Airman or dependent goes to the doctor, picks up a prescription at the pharmacy, or attends a self-aid buddy care course, they may not think about where the medication, supplies, and equipment come from to make all those things possible.

Sept. 3, 2017

Aeromedical team at Scott AFB joins response to Hurricane Harvey

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Medical Service website — Scott Air Force Base joined humanitarian relief efforts by mobilizing the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Aug. 30, 2017, in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, which has caused historical and life-threatening flooding in the states of Texas and Louisiana.

April 6, 2017

New medical supplies contract will save warfighter, taxpayer millions

Stretching a dollar just got easier for U.S. military medical personnel across the globe. Acquisition professionals at DLA Troop Support are implementing a new medical and surgical prime vendor program, which is projected to save $168 million over 10 years.