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An Air Force Wildland Fire Center team, supported by teams from the Florida Forest Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is working to contain four wildfires on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida. The Avon Park Wildland Support Module’s prescribed fire activities at strategic locations have significantly influenced the outcome of the wildfires by mitigating wildfire damage. (U.S. Air Force photo) Controlled fires enable Avon Park Air Force Range mission
The Avon Park Wildland Support Module's wildland management techniques are keeping a critical Air Force range mission going in Florida.
0 6/08
2017
Suzanne Bilbrey addresses the Air Force Central Regional Environmental Restoration Summit May 17 in Dallas. Attended by regulators from the Environmental Protection Agency’s central regions and 10 states, the summit clarified roles and responsibilities as regulators met with AFCEC leadership and discussed Air Force environmental restoration changing policies and procedures. Bilbrey is the director of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Environmental Management Directorate. (Courtesy photo) Environmental restoration summit enhances Air Force partnerships
The Air Force Central Regional Environmental Restoration Summit, held May 17 and 18 in Dallas, clarified roles and responsibilities as regulators met with AFCEC leadership and discussed Air Force environmental restoration changing policies and procedures.
0 6/07
2017
Acheulean tools, dating as far back as 1.76 million years ago in Africa and portions of the Asian continent recently discovered by USACE and USAFCEC archeologists. The two axes at the top of the photo are in their original location. Archaeological discovery utilizes being both ‘on’ and ‘off’ the grid
Archaeologists Amy Williams of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dr. James Wilde of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center made important discoveries in March when they strayed off the grid – several grids, actually.
0 6/07
2017
In operation for 30 years,  the groundwater treatment plant at the former McClellan Air Force Base runs 24 hours per day, filtering approximately 1,450 gallons of water per minute, significantly contributing to environmental restoration and protection.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Alex Grotewohl) Air Force reaches anniversary milestone at former McClellan base
The groundwater treatment plant on the former McClellan Air Force Base is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. While cleanup workers won’t be trading their hard hats for party caps, the progress made during the last three decades is plenty of reason to celebrate.  During its tenure as an active-duty base, McClellan served as a major hub for
0 6/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force accepting public comments on environmental assessment
The Air Force will accept public comments May 25-June 26 on a draft Environmental Assessment completed on a proposal to build and operate a 3 megawatt combined heat and power system, or CHP System, on Hill Air Force Base.
0 5/31
2017
Hurricane season is from June 1 to Nov. 30, but can occur earlier or later than projected. Members are encouraged to build an emergency kit and have a plan to prepare for possible emergency situations. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) Hurricane season: Don't be scared, be prepared
With the hurricane season fast approaching, it is important to prepare ahead of time. Although the season, begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30, storms can occur outside of the projected season.
0 5/31
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFCEC teams work together to expand Air Force energy programs
The dedicated energy professionals within AFCEC and the Office of Energy Assurance, or OEA, are doing just that - working together to accomplish the Air Force energy vision of enhancing mission assurance through energy assurance.
0 5/26
2017
At center, Mike Crawford, chief track inspector at the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center, explains different turnout components to a group of students during a field trip. A turnout, also known as a railroad switch, is a section of track designed to divert trains from one track to another. The asset visibility transportation division of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Operations Directorate recently funded and organized a Certified Railroad Inspector training course at Beale Air Force Base, California.(Courtesy Photo) AFCEC rail network program hosts certified rail inspection course
The U.S. Air Force Rail Network is essential transportation for delivering commodities, fuel, coal, aircraft parts, ordinance and support for space programs.To keep things moving, the asset visibility transportation division of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate funded and organized a Certified Railroad Inspector training
0 5/25
2017
An Air Force Wildland Fire Center team, supported by teams from the Florida Forest Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is working to contain an 8,000-acre wildfire on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida. The AFWFC is part of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Environmental Directorate at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. (Florida Forest Service photo) Air Force Wildland Fire Center responding to Avon Park AFR wildfire
An Air Force Wildland Fire Center team is leveraging internal assets and interagency partnerships to contain the Echo Springs Wildfire, an 8,000-acre wildfire on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida. Avon Park serves as a bombing range and air ground training complex for the military. Currently 25 percent contained, the wildfire started May 17
0 5/19
2017
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Installations Directorate hosted the 2017 Housing Privatization Lessons Learned Workshop on May 2 at the Rivercenter Marriott in San Antonio. Among the speakers were Maj. Gen. Brad Spacy, Air Force Installation and Support Center commander; Robert Moriarty, AFCEC installations director; Jennifer Miller, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations; and Col. Michael Beach, AFCEC portfolio management division chief. Housing managers, project owners gather for workshop
Housing managers and project owners from U.S. Air Force installations worldwide gathered in San Antonio for a weeklong workshop sharing best practices in housing privatization.
0 5/09
2017
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