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May 12, 2017

55th CES office puts pavement first

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Offutt Air Force Base website — With a crew of only 14 civilians, the 55th Civil Engineer Squadron’s pavement and equipment section is responsible for repairs to base roads, parking lots and the runway, while also completing side jobs like demolishing the Capehart pool, responding to emergency water line breaks, fixing the perimeter fence and removing snow in the winter months.

May 8, 2017

National Guard engineers make their own path in Romania

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Rainy weather in early May is just another obstacle to overcome for the Soldiers of Resolute Castle 2017, an engineering exercise underway in Romania and Poland. When rain turned their roads to a slick muck, endangering the trucks hauling rock for the tank trails, the engineers built a new road to continue work and prevent future delays.

April 1, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

March 13, 2017

More than one way to fill a hole

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — Heavy machinery lumbered around, piloted by U.S. Air Force Airmen, U.S. Navy Seabees, and U.S. Marine Corps combat engineers during an exercise which included the repair of a mock-up of an airfield in Kadena Air Base’s munitions storage area.

Feb. 23, 2017

Smooth operators: 460th CES maintains base upkeep

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Buckley Air Force Base website — Maintenance is a constant need in life, especially when it comes to military bases. The streets we drive on, the signs we use for specific designations and the snow we need out of the way to be able to drive safely are just some of the responsibilities of the 460th Civil Engineering Squadron.

July 26, 2016

C&E delivers ultra-light combat vehicles to paratroopers

A select group of paratroopers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina will soon have a new vehicle provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to increase their mobility.

June 3, 2016

Troop Support helps power FEMA with new generators contract

An entire region can lose electricity when a disaster strikes. A new DLA Troop Support contract for power generators aims to reduce the time affected communities are left in the dark.

Aug. 3, 2015

Crane delivery helps lift support to USACE in Northwest

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Pacific recently provided the muscle for heavy lifting required to help maintain the Albeni Falls Dam in Idaho.