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Jobs: Aircraft Load Master, OCONUS

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:53:57 +0000

I wanted to post this one as a unique job to get into. This is a paracargo job or kicker job and you don’t see too many of these being advertised. In the smokejumpers I used to partake in these types of operations all the time and they are pretty cool. Flying low and kicking […]

Paracargo: Contractors And Low Cost, Low Altitude Aerial Resupply In Afghanistan

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:55:45 +0000

“These airdrops bring the supplies closer to the troops, and lowers the risk of IED attacks by taking convoys off dangerous roads,” Bobby Robinson, a government civilian logistician, told an Air Force public affairs officer last year. I don’t think people realize how significant LCLA resupply is to the war effort. Every paracargo bundle dropped, […]

Paracargo: Afghanistan Airdrops Surpass Record Levels In 2011

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 05:33:06 +0000

“We’re surrounded by mountains — the snow sets in. The helicopter passes are impassible by helicopter and the roads could be clogged up,” Poe said in the report. “Utilizing airdrops with the GPS-guided parachutes allows us that avenue to use in case we can’t get resupplied by helicopters or vehicles by the road, which is […]

Publications: Journal Of International Peace Operations, September-October 2011

Wed, 14 Sep 2011 05:36:52 +0000

Open publication – Free publishing – More afghanistan

Paracargo: GPS-guided Parachutes May Soon Drop Blood, Medical Supplies To Wounded Troops In Afghanistan

Sun, 15 Aug 2010 01:39:32 +0000

     I like this, but I have to think, what took you guys so long to think it up?  I mean they have already been using these types of paracargo systems for years, and just now the military is thinking about using it for medical resupply?      What really kills me is that […]

Publications: GAO Report On DoD’s Progress And Challenges For Logistics In Afghanistan

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 22:33:03 +0000

     Thanks to David Isenberg for identifying this report and pointing out all the goodies. What was interesting to me was how absolutely vital contractors are to the logistics of the war in Afghanistan.  Especially for the routes coming out of Pakistan, because US military forces are not allowed to escort that stuff.  Nothing new, but […]