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Archive: January, 2017

Jan. 27, 2017

New repair process offers success

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — The F-16CM Fighting Falcons assigned to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, will reach a point where they will need their parts transplanted or repaired to keep them airborne, and it is the job of the Airmen assigned to the 20th Maintenance Group to troubleshoot and take appropriate maintenance actions.

Jan. 27, 2017

ERDC named to Million Dollar Board

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center website — The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has recently been named by the Department of the Army’s Defense Logistics Agency for Disposition Services to the Army’s Million Dollar Board.

Jan. 27, 2017

Chips. Candy bars. Nuts and bolts?

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — In November 2016, the 92nd Maintenance Squadron became one of the first squadrons Air Force wide to receive an inventory vending machine for the periodic-inspection support section.

Jan. 27, 2017

M-ATV: Protecting the warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — The newest version of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle is currently being upgraded, refurbished and up-armored for both the Marine Corps and Air Force at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Depot Maintenance Command, on the Yermo Annex of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California.

Jan. 27, 2017

Walk a mile in the boots of a maintainer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Force Base website — On average, 521st Air Mobility Wing’s 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspects, services, and repairs 30 aircraft in a single day. In one weekend, they are typically responsible for more missions than all the other squadrons in the European and Pacific Commands handle in a month combined.

Jan. 27, 2017

Army logistics senior leaders visit DLA Distribution

William Moore, the assistant deputy chief of staff for the Army logistics enterprise, along with Barbara Sotirin, director of the U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency, visited DLA Distribution Jan. 18 to receive a command briefing and tour of the largest distribution center in the Department of Defense.

Jan. 27, 2017

Loadmasters scheduled for C-130J training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — As Yokota Air Base transitions from the C-130H Hercules to the new C-130J model, the 36th Airlift Squadron is ready to keep the mission going.

Jan. 27, 2017

AFE prepares for C-130J Super Hercules

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — With the new C-130J Super Hercules coming to Yokota Air Base, the 374th Operations Support Squadrons Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight has been preparing for their arrival.

Jan. 26, 2017

JBA partner brings fuel to the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Andrews website — Senior Airman Jaramie York, 459th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainer, is one of more than 1,300 citizen Airmen and civilian employees assigned to the 459th Air Refueling Wing, an Air Force Reserve mission partner of the 11th Wing. The 459th ARW’s central mission is to provide in-flight refueling capabilities to joint mission partners across the globe during exercises and critical missions through the deployment and maintenance of the KC-135R Stratotankers.

Jan. 26, 2017

No ground power, no air power

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Holloman Air Force Base website — Holloman Air Force Base’s Aerospace Ground Equipment Airmen perform a wide variety of maintenance duties in support of aircraft maintenance and flying operations, and are responsible for maintaining and repairing the equipment that supports Holloman’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft.