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Marine Corps concept for 3-D printing will 'flatten' supply chain, empower COs

January 30, 2018 |
Justin Katz
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The Marine Corps intends to publish a concept of employment using 3-D printers that will "flatten the supply chain" and empower commanding officers to more freely use the technology, according to a service official. Col. Howard Marotto, 3-D printing lead for the Next Generation Logistics cell, told Inside the Navy during a Jan. 16 interview at the Pentagon that commanding officers, O-5s and O-6s, will be more empowered by leadership to use 3-D printing as they see fit. "If you're...

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