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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. 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.

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.

Feb. 2, 2017

Civil engineers team up to repair runway

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Three career fields from the 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron worked together to repair a strip of runway Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2017 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.