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July 17, 2019

Military Housing Demolition underway at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna

The world was a much different place when military housing was constructed at the New Cumberland Army Depot in the 1950s. Conserving material goods throughout World War II, most Americans (and

July 11, 2019

Readiness and Relationships

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Arctic Engineers of the 673rd Civil Engineer Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, traveled to Gwangju Air Base, Korea in April to conduct a week-long base resiliency training event with local Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force engineers.

May 2, 2019

8th CES repairs Kunsan’s runway in record time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — Members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, also known as the Legendary Red Devils, rapidly repaired a rupture on Kunsan Air Base’s active runway in record time from May 1 to May 2, 2019.

April 23, 2019

Osan Engineers, 554th Red Horse Squadron Team Up for Training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron successfully accomplished rapid airfield damage repair (RADR) training with assistance from the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, April 19, 2019, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.

April 15, 2019

AUAB power projection: 1st ECEG “Loggies” enable construction across CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group manages and executes construction missions across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, and thanks to the group’s logisticians, or “loggies,” equipment and engineers are able to move downrange.

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. 15, 2019

DLA Distribution San Joaquin holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for redesigned Consolidation and Containerization Point

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, the second largest distribution center in the DLA Distribution network located in Tracy, California, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 7 to celebrate the new redesign

Jan. 12, 2019

Managing the Airfield

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The airfield can be a very busy place. Multiple planes take off and land daily, vehicles transport Airmen and equipment to various locations, and even the runway itself can become a task with the maintenance it requires to maintain it.

Oct. 11, 2018

Middle East District paves way to improved process

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District website — In their marketing materials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District often refers to their ability to accomplish projects in “some of the toughest construction environments in the world.” This saying was recently put to the test at an undisclosed location in the Middle East as they made repairs to one of the installation’s runways.

Aug. 23, 2018

MCSC teams with Marines to build world’s first continuous 3D-printed concrete barracks

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps is leading the way in employing advanced technologies and robotic construction. Earlier this month, the Additive Manufacturing Team at Marine Corps Systems Command teamed up with Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force to operate the world's largest concrete 3D printer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Champaign, Illinois.