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  • Bio fuel research makes global impact on sustainability and fossil fuel dependency

    The Air Force Research Laboratory released the results of a three-year study on microbes in the bio fuel supply at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Feb. 28, 2017.
  • Raptors roar for FARPs readiness

    Forward area refueling point Airmen with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron conduct a FARP operation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 26, 2017. The FARP program is a United States Special Operations Command initiative that trains petroleum, oils and lubrication Airmen to perform covert, nighttime refueling operations in deployed
  • 627th LRS keeps wing fueled for flight

    The 627th Logistic Readiness Squadron Fuels flight provides fuel to the 48 C-17’s at the 62nd Airlift Wing on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, but they do more than deliver the fuel to aircraft, they make missions possible.The fuels flight provides support to not only our aircraft, our government vehicles, civilian aircraft that land here and
  • 733rd LRS fuels mission at JBLE

    From refueling jets and firetrucks to testing fuel samples and maintaining liquid oxygen, the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight does it all at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The fuels management flight, also known as for petroleum, oils and lubricants, provides fuel support to Air Combat Command, Fort Eustis’ Training Doctrine, six battalions, five wings and 30 organizations across JBLE.
  • Small change in POL fuels big savings

    Sometimes it doesn’t take a lot to make a big difference. The 407th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron is projected to save more than $700,000 over the next year by making a small change in the delivery system for the installation’s jet fuel.
  • 39th LRS fuels mission

    Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Incirlik Air For Base website — The Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants shop Airmen were working 12 hour shifts fueling the base and all Operation INHERENT RESOLVE missions before the power outage. When the power went out, the POL shop was tasked with sustaining generators across the base, along with fueling flightline operations.
  • Air Force Petroleum Office serves a critical multi-faceted function

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Petroleum office provides global petroleum and aerospace energy management, technical expertise, and logistics capabilities to active, Guard and Reserve Air Force fuels-management teams worldwide.Headquartered at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, with Defense Logistics Agency Energy, the AFPET provides
  • AF POL Memorial

    Sheppard Air Force Base dedicated a memorial today in honor of a beloved service member.  Master Sergeant Randy J. Gillespie was the first Fuels Specialist killed in the line-of-duty in support of 'Operation Enduring Freedom.' He died on July 9th, 2007.  The memorial will serve as a tribute to all fuels specialists, and, in the future, any fuels