April 27, 2010
By Ms. Devon Hylander (G-4)
TRAINING IN AFRICA Training is a big part of the Army's mission in Africa. At Entebe Airfield, Ugandan soldiers learn how to operate a generator.
DELIVERING THE GOODS Logisticians deliver ammunition, food, mail and other supplies to Soldiers in Afghanistan.
MOVING THE EQUIPMENT At Camp Casey in South Korea, Army Logisticians receive and ship various military equipment through the rail system.
SLING LOAD OPERATIONS A Chinook helicopter carries a 155 MM Howitzer in a sling load to transport it to a new base in Iraq.
ALWAYS READY Logisticians load equipment at a depot in Germany, bound for a training exercise in Romania. The Army has equipment prepositioned all over the world.
MOVING MRAPs Soldiers in Belgium unload Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles headed toer Germany for training Soldiers prior to deployment.
THE FRENCH CONNECTION Army Logisticians participate in combined airborne operations with French paratroopers in Pau, France.
REPAIRING EQUIPMENT RETURNING FROM WAR In Germany, Army Logisticians repair Chinook and Black Hawk helicopters, returning from combat in Southwest Asia. Logisticians have fixed hundreds of thousands of pieces of equipment.
AIRDROP PREPARATION Before a supply airdrop test in Iraq, Sgt. 1st Class Wilson sets the marker panels.
AERIAL RESUPPLY IN AFGHANISTAN In 2009, Logisticians dropped 20 million pounds of supplies to Soldiers in remote locations in Afghanistan.
DISPOSING OF AMMUNITION In Afghanistan, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldier prepares to destroy ammunition turned in by citizens, who are trying to get ammunition out of the wrong hands.
CONVOY THROUGH PANAMA Often civilian contractors complement military operations, such as these trucks carrying military property along the Pan-American Highway.
WATER TANKER INSPECTION As part of a partnership to distribute clean water, a U.S. Soldier and a Kenyan soldier inspect a water tanker at Moi Airbase, Nairobi, Kenya.
TRAINING FOR AN AIRDROP In Djibouti, members of the Guam Army National Guard prepare for a resupply airdrop in a training exercise with local soldiers.
PORT BUILDING Off the coast of California, the Army and Navy practice building an improvide port for transporting equipment from ship to shore when a pier has been damaged or doesn't exist.
WATER FOR HAITI A Soldier takes crates of water off a helicopter to deliver to citizens in Haiti. Army Logisticians delivered more than seven million bottles of water.
SUPPLY DROP IN HAITI Soldiers in a Black Hawk helicopter participate in an air drop of Meals-Ready-to-Eat and water to Hatian citizens.
PREPARING THE HELICOPTER FOR MOVEMENT Army Logisticians in Honduras load a Black Hawk helicopter for Soldiers deploying after a major storm.
SETTING UP A COMMAND CENTER IN NICARAGUA After a hurricane hit Nicaragua, Soldiers moved equipment needed to set up a command and control center. Logisticians brought food, water, and other essential items.
CLEAN WATER AT THE READY A water purification unit is up and running during an Army Southern Command exercise. At new operating bases, Logisticians set up water sources for drinking and washing.
MOVING 3 MILLION PIECES OF EQUIPMENT As the Army responsibly draws down from Iraq, Logisticians need to move more than 3 million pieces of equipment, such as this M992 field artillery ammunition supply vehicle.