maintenance - Task & Purpose

Navy’s newest aircraft carriers have clogged toilets that cost $400k to fix, report says

Unexpected and frequent clogging means the Navy needs to flush each aircraft carrier’s sewage system with a $400k acid wash.


One airman’s bright idea could save the Air Force millions in maintenance costs. Now, the branch wants more ideas like it.

"We're just excited to bring [the innovation lab] to our airmen ... Even if they have a problem, we want them to come talk to us."


An Air Force private housing company faked its maintenance records to get millions of dollars in bonuses

“We fudged the numbers, and even now it’s not easy to say that. I hate to admit it.”