The Road to Predictive Logistics: Perspectives from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command
25th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers prepare to push out the aerial delivery using the free drop technique in support of four companies of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team during Operation Lightning Strike field exercise. Each free drop supplied 2-27INF, 3IBCT Soldiers with 390lbs of meals and ammunition; approximately one day worth from four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to two locations simultaneously.