99th LRS: Movin’ on up

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Staff Sgt. Wendell Belford, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron F-35 Aircraft Parts Store supervisor, reaches for a box while preparing to move parts from the old to the new location, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. The amenities that the new facility provides will allow the Airmen of the F-35 parts shop to accomplish their missions, and with the growth of the F-35 program increasing in size the 99th LRS had to follow suit.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Senior Airman Adam Johnson, 99th LRS F-35 Aircraft Parts Store journeyman, and Staff Sgt. Wendell Belford, 99th LRS F-35 Aircraft Parts Store supervisor, move aircraft parts to their new location at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. All of these changes being made to not only the location of the F-35 Aircraft Parts Store, but also what is taught to airmen at the schoolhouse, will make it that much easier for the shop to accomplish their pivotal mission.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Tech. Sgt. Tiffany Larson, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in-charge of F-35 Aircraft Parts Store, closes one shelving unit as the from the F-35 Aircraft Parts Store move parts to their new location at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. The pairing of the parts store and Lockheed Martin runs deeper than only an in-house service representative, with the process of receiving and distributing orders also being interwoven between the two.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

A roll of expidite stickers sit on a shelve as the Airmen from the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron F-35 Aircraft Parts Store move parts to their new location at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. In accomplishing their mission, the F-35 parts store works in close conjunction with Lockheed Martin to ensure that the system and process run as smooth as possible.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Senior Airman Adam Johnson, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron F-35 Aircraft Parts Store journeyman, pulls a hand cart while prepaing a load of parts to be moved to the stores new location at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. With the old part store having over 6,500 line items and growing, the move to a new facility was long overdue.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Staff Sgt. Wendell Belford, 99th LRS F-35 Aircraft Parts Store supervisor, labels a new shelving unit at the shops new location at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6, 2016. The shops new location will provide the Airmen with a larger space to distribute parts from and make accomplishing their mission more attainable.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Staff Sgt. Wendell Belford, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron F-35 Aircraft Parts Store supervisor, uses a forklift to move a load of parts into a truck at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. The new warehouse isn’t the only new aspect of the career field that the 99th LRS is looking to improve on, next on the list is incorporating new aspects to the schoolhouses curriculum.