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Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, meets John Wilczynski, Executive Director for America Makes, on Sept. 10, 2019, at America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio. McMurry visited America Makes to learn about 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and potential applications for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, listens to Ashley Totin, a project engineer with America Makes, discuss the capabilities of 3D printing on Sept. 10, 2019, at America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio. McMurry toured the facility to learn about 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and possible applications for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, listens to a presentation given at America Makes on Sept. 10, 2019, in Youngstown, Ohio. McMurry visited America Makes to learn about 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and potential applications for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and Col. Joe Janik, 910th Airlift Wing commander, discuss 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and potential applications for the Air Force on Sept. 10, 2019, at Youngstown Air Reserve Station. McMurry spent the morning touring America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio, and finished his visit to the valley by stopping by YARS to meet with wing senior leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, meets with Reserve Citizen Airmen and members from America Makes on Sept. 10, 2019, at Youngstown Air Reserve Station. McMurry spent the morning touring America Makes to learn about 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and potential applications for the Air Force. He ended his visit to the valley at YARS, where he met with wing senior leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, meets Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing on Sept. 10, 2019, at America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio. McMurry visited America Makes to learn about 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, capabilities and potential applications for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, discusses a 3D printer with Ashley Totin, program engineer with America Makes, on Sept. 10, 2019, at America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio. McMurry visited America Makes to learn about 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and the potential applications for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited YARS and America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio.

Col. Joe Janik, 910th Airlift Wing commander, listens to Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, commander of Air Force Life Cycle Management at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, discuss 3D printing and additive manufacturing capabilities and the applications for the Air Force on Sept. 10, 2019, at Youngstown Air Reserve Station. McMurry spent the morning touring America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio, and finished his visit to the valley by stopping by YARS to meet with wing senior leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

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