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A storage container used for maintaining missile launch facilities and control centers is displayed at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. A recent merger between the Air Force Materiel Command Logistics, Civil Engineering and Force Protection Directorate and the Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration Directorates aims to better align AFMC efforts to support Air Force nuclear modernization missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar) Headquarters merger streamlines logistics, resources for nuclear enterprise system management
In an effort to increase synergy and coordination in support of the Air Force’s nuclear modernization efforts, two Air Force Materiel Command directorates merged to form a single Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate. The organizational change took effect June 25, 2018.
0 7/09
2018
Senior Airman Kelsie Burt, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron cable and antenna systems technician, deployed from Zanesville, Ohio, re-spools communications line at Cargo City, located at Abdullah Al Mubarak Air Base, Kuwait, June 25, 2018. Burt and her team are forward deployed from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua King) From nothing to something – Cargo City takes shape
Construction is nearly complete on ‘Cargo City,’ a new operating location for U.S. and coalition forces to conduct aerial port operations in Kuwait. This aerial port will continue to serve as a major-military logistics point, and also functions as the largest aerial port of debarkation in the Middle East.
0 7/05
2018
Logistics and Engineering professionals throughout the Department of Defense discuss logistics at the 2018 Joint Logistics Coordination Board at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar 9 May, 2018. The JLCB conducts planning sessions to better facilitate support to military operations in CENTCOM’s area of responsibility. CENTCOM helps DoD logisticians and engineers “sustain the fight, set the theater"
Logisticians and engineers throughout the Defense Department converged at the U.S. Central Command Forward Headquarters to attend the Joint Logistics Coordination Board conference May 6-10, 2018.
0 5/16
2018
Default Air Force Logo AFMC supporting analysis of T-6 unexplained physiological events
Air Force Materiel Command is playing a lead role in analyzing unexplained physiological events with the T-6 Texan II training platform.
0 4/03
2018
C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan
A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, has its belly full of shipping containers and pallets of equipment belonging to the Army’s Bravo Company, 244th Military Intelligence Battalion. The load is moving from Iraq to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO Resolute Support missions.
0 2/13
2018
The importance of this mission is equivalently clear for the men and women who serve the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron. 386th ELRS moves thousands of passengers, cargo
The Air Force is required to move hundreds of thousands of tons of cargo a year in support of military operations around the world. The importance of this mission is clear for the men and women who serve the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron.
0 1/16
2018
The new capability to train and certify craftsman technicians will enable the government of Iraq to redirect funds away from contractor requirements to efforts of rebuilding infrastructure and cities and promoting stability and economic progression. Iraqi Air Force graduates first craftsman maintenance technicians
The Iraqi Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman C-130 Hercules maintenance technicians in a ceremony, December 27, 2017.
0 1/08
2018
The process that the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron goes through to send MRAP vehicles throughout the area of responsibility is designed to ensure the vehicle makes its destination and operates properly when it gets there. Delivering MRAPs safely downrange
Delivering mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles downrange to U.S. troops is vital to their safety and overall mission success. Logistics Airmen at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing show their commitment to making this happen safely every day.
0 1/05
2018
Camp Sparta is a secure and isolated compound where joint service logisticians from across all branches of service and support disciplines are attached to United States Special Operations Command Central’s Joint Special Operations Forces Support Detachment – K. The compound serves as a trans-regional, intermediate-level staging base and logistics hub for special operations personnel and cargo coming in and out of theater. The JSSD-K mission has been around since 2012, but in December 2016, a U.S. Central Command execution order solidified and expanded its mission. Air Force contributes to joint special operations mission
The original Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece and Spartan culture was centered on loyalty to military service. Located at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, such a place still exists.
0 12/25
2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson delivers the keynote address during the 2017 Logistics Officer Association Symposium in Washington D.C., Nov. 17, 2017. During her remarks Wilson discussed how logistics and innovation contribute to the success of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank) Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.
0 11/17
2017
Department of Health and Human Services logistician throws a cargo net over a pallet on the flightline at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. Sept. 21, 2017. This cargo included items needed to build a hospital from scratch – everything from the tents required to house the temporary structure to the medical equipment used to treat patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek) Dobbins ARB serves as important hub for hurricane relief efforts
The flightline resembled a truck stop gas station this week as semitrucks were lined up in several rows behind the Transportation Proficiency Center, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 21, 2017. Trucks carried cargo vital to the relief efforts currently underway in countries lying in the destructive path of Hurricane Maria.
0 9/25
2017
AFMC commander speaks at AFA AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics
The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC Commander at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
0 9/18
2017
U.S. Air Force Col. Bradford Coley, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa chief of the logistics readiness division, (center), tours U.S. Air Force resources in Luxembourg, Sept. 14, 2017. The Luxembourg government’s Warehouse Service Agency manages the facility, but the 86th Material Maintenance Squadron is responsible for keeping accountability of the resources stored in the compound. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) A base in a box: 86th MMS keeps AF ready for action
Somewhere in the Luxembourg countryside, armed guards keep watch over a compound of non-descript warehouses and storage containers. Each warehouse in the facility holds a different surprise, but those coming in will find most of these treasures hidden under lock and key.Stacks of metal boxes tower above the ground as workers inspect vehicles,
0 9/15
2017
170908-F-QT665-0008.JPG JET/IA Airmen connect blue line back to AF
The 387th Air Expeditionary Squadron is a small unit. With about 10 assigned staff, and 20 quick-response aerial port Airmen, they have a small footprint. Their reach, however, is far more expansive than meets the eye. They have the responsibility of providing all levels of administrative support to about 390 joint expeditionary task and individual augmentee Airmen, bearing 72 Air Force specialty codes, and forward deployed to 11 countries.
0 9/14
2017
Staff Sgt. Jessica Fairchild (center), a former military training instructor and currently an individual protective equipment supervisor assigned to the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron, pauses for a photo with Airman 1st Class Zenawi Tecle (left), a former trainee of Fairchild and now an entry controller with the 6th Security Forces Squadron, and Senior Airman Kristin Weiland (right), an individual protective equipment technician with the 6th LRS, Feb. 24, 2017, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Fairchild served four years as an MTI applying professionalism and dedication to train thousands of people and groomed them into Airmen before returning to her current career field. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mariette Adams) Molding yesterday’s trainees into tomorrow’s Airmen
For Staff Sgt. Jessica Fairchild, a former MTI at JB San Antonio-Lackland, those long hours were worth it. Six years into her career, Fairchild applied to be an MTI. She had dreams to be a teacher and chose to focus that drive into shaping the next generation of Airmen.
0 4/25
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Corina Delgado, 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planner, responds to an incoming call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 16, 2016. In the year of 2016, the 355th LRS logistics planners have deployed approximately 1,000 personnel and have deployed roughly forty percent of that within this past July, resulting in 422 personnel and 3.7 tons of cargo.  (U.S. Air Force photo Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby) AF readiness for global combat power
The 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planners, a shop of 14 Airmen, coordinate and direct personnel and cargo from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. They control and direct everything having to do with the process of deployments and exercises in order to support operations around the globe.
0 8/26
2016
Senior Airman Fabian Delgado, a traffic management journeyman with the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron, transfers crates on MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 19, 2016. The crates contain war reserve materiel, which is prepositioned in reserve for times of need. Since the 49th Materiel Maintenance Support Squadron’s Operating Location Alpha moved from MacDill AFB to Holloman AFB, N.M., in 2015, excess materiel has been transported throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mariette Adams) Airmen back up AF units with emergency materiel reserves
Since the 49th Materiel Maintenance Support Squadron's Operating Location Alpha moved from MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, to Holloman AFB, New Mexico, in 2015, traffic management Airmen have been loading excess materiel for bases in need.
0 4/28
2016
Default Air Force Logo New leadership for AF Acquisitions, Logistics
Today, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced that Darlene Costello, a senior acquisition official in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L), is assuming the duties of the principal deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition and Logistics.
0 2/11
2016
Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen Airman 1st Class Igor Karlov, left, and Master Sgt. Joe Sommers, both from the 111th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Horsham Air Guard Station, Pa., work together to create boxes for sorting donated items at a Toys for Tots warehouse in Glenside, Pa., Dec. 22, 2015, Eight logistics and supply Airmen from Horsham AGS collected, sorted and boxed more than 1,000 donated items. (Pennsylvania Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond) Guardsmen use logistics skills to relieve toy donation stockpile
Eight Airmen from the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 111th Logistics Readiness Squadron used brain, brawn and a little military training to overhaul a congested Toys for Tots warehouse in Glenside, Pennsylvania, a few days before Christmas.
0 12/28
2015
Airman 1st Class Deniqwia Brooks, a 673rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels specialist, prepares to fuel an F-15C Eagle on the flightline at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 8, 2015. The fuels management flight was recently recognized as the best in the Air Force due to its stellar performance despite the fact that they operate out of three geographically distant areas on an installation larger than all other Pacific Air Forces bases combine. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Wes Wright) Elmendorf fuels flight named best in AF
The Air Force recently recognized the 673rd Logistics Readiness Squadron's Fuels Management Flight as the best in the Air Force after being named the winner of the 2014 American Petroleum Institute Award.
0 6/17
2015
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