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Tech. Sgt. Brian Virden (left) and Master Sgt. Bryan Riddell, replace legacy firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Station, Alaska, with Phos-Chek 3 percent, a C6-based Aqueous Film Forming Foam, June 14. Swap complete: AF protects Airmen, environment with new firefighting foam
The transition to an environmentally responsible firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Force Station, Alaska, on June 14 marked the completion of the Air Force’s move to replace legacy foam in fire vehicles and stockpiles across the service.
0 6/21
2018
Man wearing Air Force uniform stands and smiles at center holding Boston Marathon completion medal. AFCEC attorney reflects on Boston Marathon experience
This year, Major Andy Unsicker, Chief of the Utility Law Field Support Center, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, ran one of the nation’s most well-known marathons, the Boston Marathon, in some of the worst conditions on record. His journey to the finish line this year began long before that cold day in April.
0 6/18
2018
Female athlete crosses finish line with arms outstretched AFCEC warfighter shines at DoD warrior games
Master Sgt. Linn Dillard is a warfighter, a cancer survivor, and overcame a traumatic brain injury. She’s also an athlete that recently won gold, silver and bronze medals in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games.
0 6/13
2018
The former McClellan AFB is now known as McClellan Park, a thriving business park and residential community, with more than 15,000 people on the base daily.  The Radar facility on the former base is currently being used by the Wildlife Care Association as a rehabilitation center for more than 6,000 orphaned and injured animals each year spanning four counties, including where former McClellan AFB resides.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Amanda Williams) Former Air Force radar dome now a wildlife rehab facility
Before McClellan Air Force Base closed in 2001, the maintenance directorate on the base utilized a massive 30-foot radar dome for research and development of the AN/FPS 117, a three-dimensional (azimuth-range-height) phased array antenna radar. Today the Wildlife Care Association is reusing the facility, which bears resemblance to a small-scale version of Disney’s Epcot Center.
0 6/01
2018
Members of the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, environmental restoration team pose for a group photo May 22, 2018. AFCEC team earns DoD environmental restoration award
An aggressive commitment to innovative, green and sustainable remediation techniques at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, earned an Air Force Civil Engineer Center team top honors in the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards program recently.
0 5/22
2018
A mixed flock of approximately 300 hundred sheep and goats recently undertook the job of clearing over grown weeds and grass on Travis Air Force Base, May 17, 2018. The animals can easily clear land on steep hillsides and rough rocky terrain, and eliminates the need to dispose of the debris and the use of noisy machinery, while saving time and money. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch) Travis using farm animals to control invasive plants
With a b-l-e-e-e-a-t here and baaaaaa there, more than 300 sheep and about a dozen goats arrived at Travis Air Force Base, California, to begin grazing duties in the Castle Terrace Preserve area that serves as a habitat for federally listed endangered species.
0 5/15
2018
Suzanne Bilbrey addresses the Air Force Central Regional Environmental Restoration Summit May 9 in Denver. Summits focus on partnerships, AF environmental restoration successes
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center kicked off the first of three 2018 regional summits aimed at enhancing strong partnerships with regional, state and federal environmental regulators May 9 in Denver.
0 5/14
2018
F-35A Aircraft banks in front of mountain background AF awards first energy savings performance contract of 2018 at Hill AFB
Recently, the Defense Logistics Agency awarded a $42 million energy savings performance contract, to be executed and maintained by Energy Systems Group, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. This represents the Air Force’s first such awarded contract of 2018.
0 5/09
2018
A shot of the McClellan Business Park Entrance. The combined efforts of the U.S. Air Force BRAC Cleanup Team, McClellan Business Park, Sacramento County and the community have led to the transformation of  McClellan Air Force Base into one of California's most unique corporate communities, bringing jobs and economic growth to the region. More people work at McClellan today than when the base was open, and the extensive environmental cleanup is on the home stretch. (Courtesy photo) Former McClellan Air Force Base Wins “National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse” Award
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Base Realignment and Closure division won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first annual National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse award in the National Priorities List-BRAC category for its efforts at the former McClellan Air Force Base, May 2, 2018.
0 5/08
2018
rows of solar panels at Vandenberg Air Force Base Vandenberg flips the switch on new solar array system
Earlier this month, the Air Force took another step toward its goal of increasing facility use of clean energy by 25 percent by fiscal 2025 at a solar array dedication event at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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2018
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