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Corrosion: Bust Rust with TACOM CCI Checklists
By | March 31, 2022
Maintenance leaders, did you know the TACOM Corrosion website has corrosion control inspection (CCI) checklists? It sure does. Here's what you need to know...

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I Sustain This Recognition Program: Nominate a Deserving Civilian Sustainer
By | March 2, 2022
Maintaining equipment to meet combat readiness requirements and stay in the fight, even under the most arduous of circumstances, often relies on the support of civilian sustainers and maintainers. Here's how you can recognize...

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Corrosion: New Documents Published
By | Feb. 25, 2022
Corrosion is an ongoing battle. To ensure this menace never wins the day, two new corrosion policy and procedures publications are available...

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Tactical Vehicles: 2021 Year-in-Review
By | Jan. 21, 2022
Maintenance leaders, NSNs were the most frequent topics covered in 2021 for tactical vehicles and trailers. Corrosion prevention and the roll-out of Non-Combat Operations Maintenance Plan (NCOMP) were also hot topics this...

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Corrosion: Cleaning is Key to Prevention
By | Dec. 6, 2021
Dear Editor, I’m an allied trades/small engine supervisor at the 406th AFSB. We’re constantly informing Soldiers of the importance of keeping vehicles and equipment clean. Get more info here...

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Corrosion: TACOM Corrosion Website Has Helpful Info
By | Nov. 5, 2021
Maintenance leaders, if you haven’t heard, the TACOM corrosion team has a website. Info and news here...

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Corrosion: New TM 43-0139 Is Hot off the Press
By | Nov. 2, 2021
Maintenance leaders, quality inspectors and paint technicians, get the revised TM 43-0139, Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) Application and Quality Assurance on Army Ground Equipment (Oct 21). Here's some info about...

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Cold Weather: Some Must-Read PS Articles to Prepare, Plan & Train
By | Nov. 1, 2021
Warfighters, it’s time to gear up and prepare for the many challenges of cold weather, not to mention the hazards of winter driving. Read on info and links to cold weather articles...

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I Own This Campaign: Nominate a Deserving Warfighter
By | Aug. 16, 2021
Taking ownership and pride in assigned vehicles and equipment is vital to ensuring personal, unit and fleet readiness. Without this personal investment and active involvement, Warfighters fail to ensure preventive and...

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Be Prepared for Hot Weather: A List of Must-Read PS Articles
By | June 9, 2021
Soldiers, even though it happens every year, it somehow seems to sneak up on us. It’s summer and the heat is on! Read on to see how to keep you and your equipment cool...

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Corrosion: Protect Hoses from Getting Hosed by the Sun
By | May 28, 2021
Don’t think your vehicle’s air or hydraulic hoses can fall victim to corrosion? Better think again! It’s called weathering and that spells corrosion. Read all about it here...

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Corrosion: AMCOM Has New Corrosion Website
By | May 27, 2021
The new AMCOM corrosion website has a lot of great information to offer. Aviation and missile units can use the website to request assistance. You can find help from departments for corrosion, nondestructive testing (NDT) and...

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Patriot Missile System: Enroll for FY21 Corrosion Training
By | April 30, 2021
Battling corrosion on Patriot missile systems starts with the proper training. Soldiers, enroll now for FY21 Corrosion Training with the Missile Corrosion Service Team (MCST). We've got the info for you here...

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Tactical Vehicles: Cavity Wax Curbs Corrosion
By | April 12, 2021
Soldiers, there’s a weapon to combat corrosion in all of those difficult-to-reach cavities on your tactical vehicles. Most of the cavities aren’t painted, which means that dirt and gunk just hide in there, corroding frames...

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Don’t Spin Our Wheels!
By | Feb. 23, 2021
This article initially appeared in PS 759 (May 16), p. 1. PS Magazine gets lots of maintenance and supply questions each month. Sometimes we can send out an immediate answer. Other times, those answers take a couple days to a...

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Battery Box Coating Compound
By | Dec. 9, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 745 (May 17), p. 61. If the interior coating on your vehicle’s battery box is wearing out, you’ll need to recoat it. Use a wire brush to scrape off rust and old paint. Then, after...