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Aug. 21, 2019

AMC C-130 rainbow fitting inspections complete

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — In less than two weeks, all 113 Total Force C-130 Hercules aircraft have been inspected and 112 cleared to return to worldwide operational duty, following a temporary removal from service Aug. 7 designed to address atypical cracks found on an aircraft.

Nov. 23, 2018

C-130 aircrew exercises combat airdrop capability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — From food and water to ammunition and equipment, ground forces in the region receive critical assets thanks to C-130 Hercules aircrews like those from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron stationed here.

May 17, 2017

Wyo. Air Guard aircraft maintainers practice recovering fighter aircraft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard website — An A-7 Corsair II aircraft is heavily damaged and manages a hard landing, but the aircraft has lost all system power and veered off the taxiway into heavy mud. A scenario similar to this is what activates the 153rd Maintenance Group Crash Damage or Disabled Aircraft Recovery team.