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Dec. 12, 2017

Reservists Bundle Christmas Joy for Remote Islanders

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Air Force reservists from the 44th Aerial Port Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, worked alongside the people of Guam to fill boxes full of critical supplies as part of Operation Christmas Drop.

Dec. 7, 2017

Building bundles, checking them twice

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — Once a year islanders throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Federated States of Micronesia, and Republic of Palau will see bundles parachute out the back of multiple planes to provide them with essential supplies that are necessary for their daily lives. Airmen started building 10 practice bundles and 140 supply bundles for the 66th Operation Christmas Drop at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 7, 2017.

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.

June 15, 2017

Rigging the Sustainment Game

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Central website — While the parachute riggers of the Army Reserve’s 824th Quartermaster Company may not include packing parachutes for Soldiers to jump out of perfectly good airplanes, the supplies and equipment they prepare for aerial delivery are no less vital to the survival of Soldiers.