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Photo of Air Force Energy booth at the 2017 Energy Exchange Energy professionals exchange ideas, information at annual event
More than 2,600 professionals from the energy industry, including approximately 200 Air Force attendees, gathered in Tampa, Florida, Aug. 14-18 for the U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program’s 2017 Energy Exchange.
0 8/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo New ESPC playbook now live
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Energy Directorate recently went live with a new playbook for Energy Savings Performance Contracts, or ESPCs, replacing Engineering Technical Letter 13-13.
0 7/28
2017
Members of the force development division of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center validated Silver Flag training recently in Ramstein Air Base, Germany at the 435th Construction & Training Squadron site at the base. The validation ensures training follows standardized lesson plans and wartime training standards are met.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Susan H. Lawson) AFCEC validates Silver Flag training at Ramstein
Members of the force development team from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations and Readiness Directorates recently evaluated the Silver Flag training site at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.The evaluation was essential to ensure training is standardized across the Air Force’s three Silver Flag training sites, confirm training follows
0 7/07
2017
Members of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's force development division gathered recently at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, for the annual Education Training and Review Committee with civil engineer senior enlisted leaders. The group met to significantly improve enlisted training and strengthen the Air Force CE community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Susan Lawson) Force development team hosts ETRC in Ramstein
Members of the force development team from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate hosted the 2017 civil engineer Education and Training Review Committee, known as the ETRC, recently at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.A full week of collaboration, brainstorming and camaraderie led to several action items to ensure positive change
0 6/28
2017
(From left) Panel members Lt. Col. Patrick Obruba, Headquarters Air Force operations and maintenance branch chief; Col. Timothy Dodge, director of the AFCEC Operations Directorate; and Maj. Tywann Telfair, Air Force Installations Mission and Support Center installations and engineering program manager; discuss civil engineer operations roles and responsibilities between the three organizational levels and took questions from the audience of operations flight senior leaders. (Courtesy photo) Operations directorate holds operations workshop at AFIT
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Operations Directorate recently held an operations workshop at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to provide a forum for operations flights and shop leadership to discuss operations way ahead.Air Force Deputy Director of Civil Engineers Edwin Oshiba provided opening
0 4/25
2017
Don Teig, entomologist and subject matter expert at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, points to coyote tracks in the snow at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 9, 2017. Wildlife at the base are potential hazards to aircraft on the runways and are a constant nuisance for base pest management experts. Teig assists bases with training for integrated pest management as a method for reducing pests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Lawson). AFCEC entomologist provides BASH management training
Wildlife management on Air Force airfields can often mean the difference between mission success or failure.Don Teig, Air Force Civil Engineer Center entomologist and subject matter expert, recently headed west to provide bird aircraft strike hazard, or BASH, management training to attendees of the 82nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources
0 4/20
2017
Members of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently tested expeditionary CONEX, or container express, dorms for progressive collapse at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. (Courtesy photo). AFCEC conducts CONEX dorm field testing
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently tested expeditionary CONEX, or container express, dorms for progressive collapse at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.CONEX-based relocatable barracks are a common sight at many U.S. and coalition bases worldwide. Cost-effective, readily available and robust, CONEX containers are designed so they can be
0 4/19
2017
From left, Capt. Tanner Smith, AFCEC's Operations Maintenance Division branch chief, and Bryan Muller, operations management SME, analyze maintenance data on a mobile data device.  The operations directorate is testing the device and hoping to field it with CE operations flights in the near future. Tanner was recently selected as Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center and Air Force Materiel Command Company Grade Officer of the Year. Smith receives 2016 awards for AFIMSC, AFMC
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Capt. Tanner Smith continues his rise as the best of the best.
0 4/18
2017
Attendees at a recent workshop, cosponsored by AFCEC and IBM, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, learn about AFCEC Operations Directorate’s outreach videos, supplemental training documents and communication outreach in support of units. The briefing provided a broader understanding of TRIRIGA and support available to them from AFCEC. (U.S. Air Force Photo)
AFCEC directorate hosts pilot TRIRIGA workshop
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and IBM collaborated during a workshop recently to assist operations personnel with their continuing implementation of the new TRIRIGA Real Property maintenance software. The software provides an integrated asset management structure for CE.The team from AFCEC Operations Directorate’s Operations Maintenance
0 3/27
2017
Samuel "Jason" Schmitz, preventive maintenance program manager at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, briefs the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron's Operations Flight at Travis Air Force Base, California, on the strategic aspects of the preventive maintenance program. This program benefits the Air Force by reducing costs on maintaining the infrastructure at installations. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Susan Lawson)
New AFCEC preventive maintenance program manager visits Travis AFB
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Operations Directorate’s new preventive maintenance program manager hit the road recently to introduce himself to the field.Samuel “Jason” Schmitz recently visited Travis Air Force Base, California, to collaborate with base civil engineers on preventive maintenance best practices and discuss the TRIRIGA software
0 3/16
2017
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