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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?

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 17, 2019

Tennessee Guard Airmen train Soldiers on heavy equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — A crowd of Army National Guard Soldiers gather around a giant piece of heavy equipment as an Airman in a hard hat explains the purpose and function of the various knobs and shifters.

April 27, 2019

Heavy Equipment Transporter System Subject Matter Exchange II

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Familiar faces and familiarization training is how day one of the Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) subject matter exchange began, with U.S. Army Soldiers introducing themselves to members of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO). Some Omani Soldiers needed no introduction from the instructors, as they attended the initial training given in January.

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.

Nov. 16, 2018

Guam National Guard, Navy join forces for relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 and the 1224th Engineering Support Company, Guam Army National Guard worked together to load heavy equipment vehicles onto the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) for transport to Saipan in support of disaster relief efforts after Super Typhoon Yutu Nov. 6.

Oct. 31, 2018

U.S. Army Reserve engineers experiment with remote-controlled bulldozer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — For years the heavy equipment industry has been using remote control technology to operate massive pieces of equipment from a safe location. This allows the machines to be operated in very dangerous environments without putting any lives in unnecessary risks.

July 11, 2018

Civil engineers complete deployment readiness training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Eighty-four members of the 137th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron (137th SOCES) participated in deployment readiness training June 25-30 at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California.

Dec. 21, 2017

Heavy shop Airmen help maintain airfield integrity

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — When thinking about flight line operations and how to keep a resilient airfield, most people think about the snow equipment clearing the flight line, the maintainers aiding each aircraft in taking-off or the pilots flying the aircraft.

Dec. 13, 2017

Total Force Team Takes On Runway Repair Project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — A team of 322nd Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron airmen spanning six specialties has taken on an extensive runway repair project to protect aircraft from potential foreign object damage -- known on flight lines as FOD.