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April 5, 2017

Air Force expeditionary energy demo forges ahead

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power the mission worldwide. Diverse field environments and a move towards cost effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Department of Defense powers a mission.

April 4, 2017

Civil Engineering gearing up for spring road repairs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Winter weather can take a heavy toll on roadways. This can pose a big challenge to the 88th Civil Engineer Group teams responsible for maintaining the 120 miles of base roads on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

March 24, 2017

Graduate school unveils new 3D metal printer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — The Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been utilizing additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, to build prototypes with polymers for more than 30 years. On March 16, its Graduate School of Engineering and Management unveiled a new state-of-the-art metal additive manufacturing system that enables AFIT to digitally fabricate aerospace metal parts.

March 3, 2017

Requirements Management System

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Decades ago, a system was developed to project the buy and repair requirements across the Air Logistics Complexes. In this case, the term “requirements” refers to the necessary supplies to complete the maintenance and repair of the weapons systems.

Feb. 24, 2017

PEARL microgrid project demonstrates new possibilities in military energy resiliency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The Air Force Research Laboratory is leading the way for resilient, cleaner, and cost-competitive energy solutions for military installations.

Feb. 17, 2017

Heavy Repair Branch keeps Wright-Patterson open for business 24/7

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Did you ever wonder how the roads, parking lots, and sidewalks get cleared during the winter months or how the grass gets mowed, and the trees trimmed of the over 8,000 acres at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base?

Feb. 8, 2017

AFLCMC lab certifies medical equipment for U.S. Air Force aircraft

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Transporting sick and injured military members and dependents by air from areas lacking certain medical requirements is an important part of the Air Force mission.

Jan. 4, 2017

JB Charleston test new equipment, saves Air Force millions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 18th Air Force website — An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns, securing the load.

Dec. 9, 2016

Wright-Patt meets Clean Air Act regulations, saves money with natural gas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — To ensure Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s natural gas steam heat boilers are ready for the coming winter months, Bill Livesay, Boiler Plant supervisor, leads his team in bringing up the steam mains each October.

Dec. 1, 2016

Transient Alert and Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintenance offices offer a multitude of services

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Ensuring the arrivals and departures of transitory aircraft at Wright-Patterson AFB go smoothly, the Transient Aircraft and Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintenance offices are the ones who make it happen.