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Aug. 11, 2017

"Dirtboyz" pave the way

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — When the weather hits, Whiteman Air Force Base’s flightline deteriorates. Chipped concrete, expanded cracks and protrusions are all products resulting from a mix of weather and natural wear and tear.

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.

July 12, 2017

Tenacious Airmen Tackle Toughest Construction Jobs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — On a construction site at an undisclosed location here, all five senses are constantly bombarded. The sun scorches, gusting winds kick up sand and dirt, and deafening machines saturate the air with fumes. For combat engineers, this is an average day at work.

June 2, 2017

Concrete partnership showcased during airfield construction

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Usually the Misawa Air Base community hears the roaring of the F-16 Fighting Falcons, but since early May, the sounds of jack hammers and construction machines fill the air as a makeover occurs on the flight line.

May 22, 2017

Civil Engineers, the Backbone of Operations at Andersen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Airmen from the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron are standing-by at all times with an arsenal of machinery and skills to keep Andersen Air Force Base up and running.

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 24, 2017

DLA Aviation Operations Center construction continues

Employees looking at the skyline toward Public Safety Building 201 will notice quite a change from October 2015, when ground was broken for the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 20, 2017

‘Piering’ into future: Construction to improve fuel operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Construction preparations for a new pier, which is used to receive jet fuel, began April 3, 2017. The project, which is overseen by the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Facilities, is expected to be completed in 18 months.