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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.

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.