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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
0 10/06
2017
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
0 9/08
2017
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
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.
0 8/06
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
Default Air Force Logo AFCEC facilitating millions in energy savings worldwide
A tool with potential to save millions of dollars in annual energy expenditures is within reach for Air Force bases worldwide.Energy savings performance contracts, or ESPCs, are partnerships between federal agencies and energy service companies that provide energy savings and facility improvements with no up-front capital costs to the government.
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
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
(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
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