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Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Construction and Equipment is always prepared to help fight against wildfires

This year, the annual wildfire season has been less active, with about 28 percent fewer acres of land burning during the season than the 10-year average, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Despite this decrease in fire activity, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain remains ready in case disaster strikes.

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.

Sept. 19, 2017

Civil engineers make critical runway repairs, keep missions moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.

Aug. 10, 2017

‘Untouchables’ rise to the occasion during ITX 5-17

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — Marine aviation provides the Marine Air Ground Task Force with the operational flexibility it needs to accomplish its mission across the range of military operations such as delivering fires, facilitating integrated command and control, enhancing mobility and maneuver, providing force protection, sustaining combat power, and collecting intelligence.

July 31, 2017

South Carolina National Guard Soldier builds targets in Romania

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Stevens of Bonneau, S.C., is currently at Joint National Training Center in Cincu, Romania, as a carpentry and masonry specialist whose unit was tasked with completing a moving target system for a tank range.

June 29, 2017

Pacific Air Force Consolidates Silver Flag Training at Andersen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — U.S. Air Force Airmen of the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, trained members of the 8th Civil Engineering Squadron on airfield damage repair and force bed down June 19-23, 2017, as part of Exercise Silver Flag at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.

June 21, 2017

Troop Support employee saves time with automated HAZMAT label process

Maria Dubatto developed an automated process to cut the time it took to complete forms required to transport hazardous materials by 89 percent. She earned her Green Belt certification with the Lean Six Sigma project.

June 12, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers takes LEAP with DLA’s MRO program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District cut its procurement time 50 percent by using DLA Troop Support's Maintenance, Repair and Operations program.