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Civil Engineers from the 102nd Intelligence Wing, Otis Air National Guard Base, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, work at Camp Tortuguero, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico in December 2017. The National Guard was mobilized to provide disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. 102nd Civil Engineers support Camp Tortuguero
OTIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Cape Cod, Mass. - Last September Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, one of the largest and most destructive hurricanes ever recorded on the island. Maria made landfall as a strong Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. The hurricane devastated much of the island and left over a million people without electricity, and many without access to fresh water.
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2018 Engineers Week graphic (Graphic courtesy The path from secretary to Air Force engineer
Nancy Coleal shares how she discovered her unique skill set eventually led to the perfect career for her: engineering.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jonathan Pike, 773rd Civil Engineer Squadron power production journeyman, rests during a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair training exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 25, 2018. The Airmen were tasked with filling six craters on a simulated runway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh) 435th CTS Hosts RADR training course
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 435th CTS training flight, trained the first group of Civil Engineer Airmen on the new Rapid Airfield Damage Repair training course at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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Evening photo of large radar array Overcoming Alaskan-sized challenges to provide energy assurance
Preparing for a major power outage or planning a backup generation exercise is complicated in the best conditions. Now, imagine doing it in temperatures as low as 50 degrees below zero at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska.
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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
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Whether conducting preventative maintenance or responding to needed repairs these dedicated technicians beat the heat and keep cool under pressure as they keep up with daily demands. 386 HVAC technicians beat the heat, keep cool under pressure
SOUTHWEST ASIA – When dealing with temperatures over 120 degrees, heating, ventilation and air conditioning technicians play a pivotal role in the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s everyday operations. These unsung heroes can be seen outside each and every day braving the heat, working on refrigeration and air conditioning units that maintain
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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.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Kern, an electrical power production specialist with the 182nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, attaches drywall to the ceiling during annual training in Crow Agency, Mont., July 24, 2017. The squadron helped build homes for Native American veterans as part of the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training civil-military relations program. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Lealan Buehrer) Civil Engineer Squadron finishes construction rotation at Crow Reservation
Thirty-five Airmen with the Illinois Air National Guard’s 182nd Civil Engineer Squadron completed their two-week annual training constructing homes for Crow Tribe veterans Aug. 6 in Crow Agency, Montana. The Peoria-based squadron provided services including drywall, windows, doors, siding, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC to four partially completed homes, two new homes and 10 remodels.
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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.
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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
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