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100th LRS efforts continue airfield operations through storm

Three U.S. Air Force Airmen and a civilian assigned to the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron pose for a photograph at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 5, 2018. The team of four were tasked to drive more than 500 miles through a snow storm to collect 30 tons of anti-icing product for the airfield. Their efforts, along with a team of Airmen involved in logistics planning, allowed the RAF Mildenhall airfield to remain operational during the storm.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)

Three U.S. Air Force Airmen and a civilian assigned to the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron pose for a photograph at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 5, 2018. The team of four were tasked to drive more than 500 miles through a snow storm to collect 30 tons of anti-icing product for the airfield. Their efforts, along with a team of Airmen involved in logistics planning, allowed the RAF Mildenhall airfield to remain operational during the storm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- While non-mission essential personnel were not required to report to work during last week's snow storm, the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron was on hand and tasked with a short-notice delivery. A team of four drove more than 500 miles, safely maneuvering snow-covered roadways and adverse weather, to pick up 30 tons of anti-icing product for the airfield.

The 100th LRS personnel who made up the team were, from left to right, Senior Airman Forrest Hopple, 100th LRS vehicle maintenance journeymen; Staff Sgt. Adam Chavira, 100th LRS vehicle maintenance journeymen; Staff Sgt. Alexander Lawrence, 100th LRS vehicle operations dispatcher; and Nick Turpin, 100th LRS vehicle operations deployment and distribution flight training manager. Their efforts, along with a team of Airmen involved in logistics planning, allowed RAF Mildenhall to remain operational during the storm.