In February, the US Army is piloting the construction of barracks using innovative 3D-printing technology at Fort Bliss, Texas.

This groundbreaking initiative, spearheaded by Sergeant Major Michael Perry, the senior enlisted advisor to the deputy chief of staff G-9, aims to improve Soldier living conditions, enhance installation resilience, and explore the potential of this cutting-edge building method.

Building Better for Soldiers

Fort Bliss is currently constructing three first-of-their-kind 3D-printed barracks, each designed to house 72 Soldiers.

But what’s the big deal about these 3D-printed barracks?