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May 13, 2019

Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Tech. Sgt. Steven Iziguerra, 100th Maintenance Squadron NCO-in-charge of the Non-Destructive Inspections Section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Iziguerra and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.

April 22, 2019

15th AMXS, Hawaiian Airlines ohanas make improvements on the flight line

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 15th Wing website — Their uniforms, aircraft and missions may be different, but they share more in common than they know. Despite sharing the same flight line, the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Hawaiian Airlines maintainers never met until now.

March 13, 2019

3rd Wing Transfers C-17 Aircraft Supply to 176th

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Eight C-17 Globemaster III aircraft based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, are quickly approaching the second anniversary of their assignment from the 3rd Wing to the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard.

March 11, 2019

Oklahoma City Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration with T-AKE

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE-14) in Apra Harbor, Guam March 11 in the first of many evolutions designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

Feb. 26, 2019

AMOC gives Marines 24/7 additive manufacturing assistance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines now have a way to get help with advanced manufacturing issues any time, day or night. In a MARADMIN released by Headquarters Marine Corps in January, the Corps established the Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell at Marine Corps Systems Command to serve as a 24/7 help desk for Marines who need assistance with 3D printing, and other sustainment and manufacturing solutions.

Feb. 26, 2019

3D printing in the Marine Corps: An industry of untapped potential

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Marine Division website — 1st Lt. Ryan McCormic sat in the middle of his 3D printing laboratory watching as the honeycombs, slowly but surely, took form. Honeycombs, the colloquial nickname attached to the filters that keep reflections on scope lenses from giving away Marine positions, can make the difference between life and death on the battlefield.

Feb. 18, 2019

Desert Depot: Equipping and Supplying the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Desert Depot's mission is to provide exceptional customer support and to ensure that organizations at ADAB have the necessary supplies to effectively and efficiently perform their mission.

Feb. 6, 2019

Innovation by 3D Printing: The call for “Disruptive Thinkers” is Being Answered

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, issued a call to action to all “disruptive thinkers” within the Corps. A cultural evolution, filled with Marines that can come up with solutions to accelerate ideas to decision makers, that will lead the Corps into a new age of innovation.

Jan. 29, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Logistics Readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 332 ELRS is at the center of moving people and cargo. In addition to personnel and aircraft parts, they transport ammunition or other hazardous material, office equipment, different fuels, fitness equipment, and even vehicles. The system and mission readiness rely on everybody doing their job, on time and on point, to be successful.

Jan. 29, 2019

Complex geometry

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Additive manufacturing shines with promise. The discipline, also known as 3D printing, holds the promise of being the most powerful, efficient and versatile method of manufacturing, enabling a whole new world of products—complex shapes, compound geometries and compound materials that no designer could envision without it.