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July 11, 2018

Civil engineers complete deployment readiness training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Eighty-four members of the 137th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron (137th SOCES) participated in deployment readiness training June 25-30 at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California.

July 10, 2018

Puerto Rico power grid reenergizes with DLA-provided materials

DLA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers play a key role providing materials for the rebuilding of the power grid in Puerto Rico.

July 5, 2018

From nothing to something – Cargo City takes shape

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Construction is nearly complete on ‘Cargo City,’ a new operating location for U.S. and coalition forces to conduct aerial port operations in Kuwait. This aerial port will continue to serve as a major-military logistics point, and also functions as the largest aerial port of debarkation in the Middle East.

June 25, 2018

NMCB 5 Conducts Mount-Out Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed a 48- hour Mount-Out Exercise (MOX) onboard Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan, June 19-20.

June 11, 2018

Hawaii National Guard engineers build shelters for evacuees

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Since June 7, engineers of the Hawaii Army National Guard have been constructing a community of emergency "micro-shelter" housing units in Pahoa, Hawaii, for residents displaced by the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

March 1, 2018

Repairing the field, one hole at a time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — The sound of heavy machinery fills the air as dust flies. Noise grows louder as drills and saws cut through pavement, evidence of people hard at work. The cloud of dirt lifts overhead and clears to reveal the project behind the racket and debris– airfield repair.

Dec. 13, 2017

Total Force Team Takes On Runway Repair Project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — A team of 322nd Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron airmen spanning six specialties has taken on an extensive runway repair project to protect aircraft from potential foreign object damage -- known on flight lines as FOD.

Nov. 2, 2017

51st CES receives RADR training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron can now conduct Rapid Airfield Damage Repair if called upon after receiving new RADR training from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3.

Sept. 25, 2017

823rd RHS provides expeditionary infrastructure

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hurlburt Field website — Anybody new to Hurlburt Field is likely to notice a different atmosphere around base: the different uniforms, Air Commandos with different colored berets, and even civil engineer Airmen with red baseball caps.

Sept. 20, 2017

Wolfpack Engineers Combine Construction with Combat Skills during Ulchi Freedom Guardian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Units travel from all over South Korea to refine their warfighting skills at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex. For many, this means conducting large-scale tactical movements, rifle ranges, or firing missiles. For vertical engineers, this means construction and project management.