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A fire burns along a ride during the California wildfires Beale partners with local agencies, California Fire Protection to fight wildfires
Firefighters from the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron here are partnering with state and local fire departments to fight fires in Butte, Yuba, and Nevada counties. The 9th CES sent a four-man team as a part of the initial response to work with local civil authorities to combat the fires on Oct. 9. The team has been assisting with battling the blazes throughout the week.
0 10/13
2017
Emergency Management "Be Ready" School Visits AFCEC helps students, “Be Ready”, to prepare them for disasters
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Representatives from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Emergency Management Division and the 325th Fighter Wing from Tyndall AFB, Fla., visited several northwest Florida youngsters between Sept. 25 and Oct. 4, to prepare them for a potential disaster.The visits concluded with four elementary schools and more than
0 10/13
2017
Master Sgt. Mendy Dillard poses for a portrait in front of a fire truck at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Wednesday, 11 October 2017. Dillard is celebrating her 11th year serving the Air Force as a firefighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric M. Sharman) Rock fire captain reflects on past, present and future
Significant dates during the year often spur us to look at where we have been, where we are, and where we would like to be in the future. Today is no different for Master Sgt. Mendy Dillard, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, and station captain for Rock Fire Station One, as she celebrates her 11th anniversary of Air Force
0 10/11
2017
Illustration depicting microgrid with campus-configuration Microgrids: breaking down the buzzword
This article, the first in a series on microgrids, will define them and their key components. Future articles will include information on the Air Force’s current microgrid projects, the Air Force’s direction for microgrids, and what they mean for installations in the future.
0 10/10
2017
Strategic Training Requirements Team members, from various installations within the Air Force civil engineer career field, gather at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri, during a weeklong meeting. AFCEC force development team members, major command leaders, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve teams spent the week developing new training requirements for engineering in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Susan H. Lawson) Air Force engineer specialty career fields get an upgrade
FT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The civil engineer Chief of Enlisted Matters, subject-matter experts and major command leaders convened recently at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri, to form the 3E5X1 Engineering Specialty Training Requirements Team (STRT). As the name indicates, the team establishes lifecycle training requirements for the engineering career
0 10/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo ERCIP – a tool in the energy assurance toolbox
ERCIP is a subset of the defense-wide MILCON program that funds projects to increase resilience, save energy or water, produce energy or reduce the cost of energy for the Department of Defense and supports construction of new, high-efficiency energy systems and modernization of existing ones.
0 10/05
2017
Eddie Bee Ready makes a visit to the Exchange Express gas station Sept. 22 as part of National Preparedness Month. Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight regularly dress up as the readiness mascot, including David Babcock who recently won the individual category of the Department of Defense’s 2016 National Preparedness Awards. (Courtesy photo) ‘Mr. Disaster Preparedness’ wins top DOD award
His award recommendation calls him “Mr. Disaster Preparedness.” He also has another alter ego — Eddie Bee Ready. Now, he can be called a Department of Defense award winner. David Babcock of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight was named the top individual award winner for an active duty component at the DOD’s 2016
0 9/26
2017
Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise 2017 Robot Rodeo wrangles advanced EOD technology
ATLANTA — Air Force, civilian and international explosive ordnance disposal experts recently shared tactics, techniques and procedures during the 2017 Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise in Atlanta.The week-long event, held at Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, included teams
0 9/26
2017
Edwin Oshiba, deputy director of civil engineers and deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering, and force protection, briefs attendees of Air Force Day at Energy Exchange on Aug. 17, 2017. Civil engineers implement cybersecurity for Air Force infrastructure
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Today’s civil engineers are leading the way with cybersecurity implementation for the Air Force. From Tyndall, a team of 40 civil engineer information technology certified professionals are traveling the globe to implement the Air Force-wide Industrial Control System, or ICS, cybersecurity program. Cyber threats and
0 9/21
2017
170908-F-ZI207-0010.JPG Civil engineers make critical runway repairs, keep missions moving
Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airfield is operational
0 9/18
2017
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