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Feb. 10, 2019

New culinary outpost kiosks tested at Fort Stewart

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — The Army is rolling out programs to modernize aspects of lethality, including shooting, moving, communicating, training and sustaining. Part of that sustainment piece focuses on food operations by implementing Culinary Outpost Kiosks in installations, starting with a pilot program at Ft. Stewart, Ga.

Feb. 6, 2019

Securing the bag | 3rd MLG Marines with Bulk Fuel Co. assemble fuel farms

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — Marines with 2nd Platoon, Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group assembled fuel sites at Central Training Area, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

Feb. 6, 2019

Innovation by 3D Printing: The call for “Disruptive Thinkers” is Being Answered

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, issued a call to action to all “disruptive thinkers” within the Corps. A cultural evolution, filled with Marines that can come up with solutions to accelerate ideas to decision makers, that will lead the Corps into a new age of innovation.

Feb. 6, 2019

‘Echo Company’ Soldiers maintain AUAB air defenses

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — U.S. Army soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery regiment, 11th ADA Brigade also call Al Udeid home, providing support to the 1-43rd’s automotive, communications, and ground support equipment for U.S. Central Command’s “Patriot Air Defense” capability.

Feb. 5, 2019

Military Sealift Command-chartered MV Ocean Giant Arrives in Antarctica as Part of Operation Deep Freeze

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant has arrived safely at the ice-pier at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station, Antarctica to conduct cargo offloads. The operation is part of MSC’s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for Antarctica mission to the NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program.

Jan. 29, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Logistics Readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 332 ELRS is at the center of moving people and cargo. In addition to personnel and aircraft parts, they transport ammunition or other hazardous material, office equipment, different fuels, fitness equipment, and even vehicles. The system and mission readiness rely on everybody doing their job, on time and on point, to be successful.

Jan. 29, 2019

Complex geometry

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Additive manufacturing shines with promise. The discipline, also known as 3D printing, holds the promise of being the most powerful, efficient and versatile method of manufacturing, enabling a whole new world of products—complex shapes, compound geometries and compound materials that no designer could envision without it.

Jan. 29, 2019

Bringing innovation to fruition: Marines 3D print 1st reinforced concrete bridge in western hemisphere

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines from the 1st Marine Logistics Group at Camp Pendleton, California, transformed their motto—“Victory through Logistics”—to action when they successfully 3D printed a concrete bridge in December, with the help of the Marine Corps Systems Command Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Jan. 28, 2019

Get gassed up

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — Much like a good breakfast to get the day started, vehicles and aircraft run on an energy of their own. To produce that energy, they need to be powered with their most important meal of day: fuel.

Jan. 26, 2019

POL fuels ADAB, maintains the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, also known as Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants flight, or POL, provides, stores, tests and distributes fuel – the bread and butter of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.