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May 6, 2020

11th LRS & CES plow through COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Andrews website — Throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron and 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron have not slowed down in operations.

April 1, 2020

Sustaining & maintaining

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — Barksdale Airmen take care of the mission, but who takes care of the base? The unit responsible for the sustainment and maintenance of $5.9 billion worth of infrastructure on the installation is the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron operations flight.

Feb. 19, 2020

103rd LRS Airmen keep wheels turning on mission readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Airmen in the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s traffic management and ground transportation sections play a key role in ensuring the readiness of organizations across Bradley Air National Guard Base.

Feb. 19, 2020

379 ECES conducts RADR training, maintains readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The airfield is the heart of a U.S. Air Force base, enabling Airmen and aircraft to execute the mission of delivering decisive air power, rapid strategic delivery of troops and cargo, and extending global reach through aerial refueling.

Sept. 17, 2019

51st Civil Engineer Squadron Conducts Airfield Damage Repair Training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Generally, at the center of Air Force installation operations is the airfield and the runway, heavily guarded by law enforcement and surveillance to keep people and assets safe. Which leaves the question: what would happen if Osan Air Base’s runway was somehow left damaged?

Aug. 26, 2019

Marines, engineers conduct a first-of-its-kind 3D printing exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines from Marine Corps Systems Command and 7th Engineer Support Battalion along with engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Laboratory conducted the first known 3D concrete printing operation with a three-inch print nozzle at the CERL headquarters in early August in Champaign, Illinois.

Aug. 13, 2019

DLA, VA enter partnership to improve veteran care

Improving veteran care by centralizing the procurement of medical supplies is the goal of an interagency agreement between the Defense Logistics Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs signed at the VA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Aug. 12.

July 22, 2019

Battlefield Sustainment on the Korean Peninsula

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Since 1953, the Korean Peninsula has been under a United Nations Command (UNC)-led armistice between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). In order to maintain this armistice, Eighth Army has remained forward-deployed on the peninsula.

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.