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Supply chain command and control

Supply chain command and control – Supply Support: Air Force Spares Campaign Debbie Alexander Over the years, the critical need for improving the supply chain command and control (SC C2) process for weapon system spares supportability has become more and more apparent. While many improvements have occurred as a result of lessons learned in the […]

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a history of transporting munitions and its relevance to aerospace expeditionary forces

Transporting munitions: a history of transporting munitions and its relevance to aerospace expeditionary forces Major Kirk L. Kehrley The Air Force transformation to an AEF parallel the expeditionary forces of Alexander the Great, the Ottomans, Napoleon, Grant, and Guderian. Throughout history, great armies have successfully used a transportation infrastructure to create their greatest asset–mobility for […]

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Career enhancement: logistics civilian career enhancement program logistics career broadening program

Career enhancement: logistics civilian career enhancement program logistics career broadening program – Special Feature Lynda Lowin Logistics Civilian Career Enhancement Program–has met a multitude of challenges with regard to the logistics workforce, while providing management with quality service when filling positions. Through the Base Realignment and Closure in 1995 to implementation of the air and […]

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Bladders or bust—Is there a better way? – Exploring the Heart of Logistics – fuel storage

Bladders or bust—Is there a better way? – Exploring the Heart of Logistics – fuel storage – Statistical Data Included Merlinda B. Vergonio If you ask fuels people about their deployment to Prince Sultan Air Base (PSAB), the first thing to come to mind will probably be fuel bladders. The 363 (d) Expeditionary Wing fuels […]

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Logistics and the Battle of Britain

Logistics and the Battle of Britain Peter J. Dye Introduction It is arguable that the Battle of Britain was lost long before the Second World War started. Luftwaffe doctrine, so successful in establishing a powerful synergy between air and land operations, was deeply flawed in its understanding of the fundamentals of airpower. The causes were […]

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Depot Maintenance Activity Group Funding

Depot Maintenance Activity Group Funding – Insights from Expenditure and Fight-Hour Data Edward G. Keating How do logistics costs in Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) relate to operating command activity levels? The Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System currently requires operating commands to develop budgets that will cover costs of relevant AFMC support services. The operating […]

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Doctrine and combat support C2

Doctrine and combat support C2 John Richards The combat support command and control (CSC2) operational architecture report (1) highlights the importance of doctrine in establishing an effective command and control (C2) structure. Sound guidance on command and control is especially important in the area of combat support (CS) because responsibilities typically cross between combatant command […]

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Purchasing and supply chain management

Purchasing and supply chain management – Supply Support: Air Force Spares Campaign Margaret Staib Purchasing and supply chain management (PSCM) describes a comprehensive approach that has emerged for linking supply chain management and strategic goals. Under this rubric, commercial firms apply newly defined PSCM techniques and tools to combine functions and obtain performance improvements and […]

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Logistics Career Broadening Program: the Air Force Career Broadening Program provides logistics officers a chance to attain specialized knowledge in their career field

Logistics Career Broadening Program: the Air Force Career Broadening Program provides logistics officers a chance to attain specialized knowledge in their career field – Special Feature Frank Alberga Are you looking for a challenge? Are you curious what it might be like to work in another logistics career field? Have you ever wanted to see […]

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Innovative or insane? Civilian contract air refueling

Innovative or insane? Civilian contract air refueling – Point of View Robert D. Pollock The article by Major Mark D. Camerer (Volume 26, Number 1) advocates actively pursuing civilian contract air refueling (CCAR) capability to aid in the defense of the nation. The article cites numerous sources and facts and then concludes that the way […]