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Default Air Force Logo Air Force, Airway Heights strike water agreement
The Air Force has agreed to cover the cost to purchase drinking water for the City of Airway Heights under an agreement effective Nov. 1.
0 11/08
2017
At left, Dr. Craig Rutland, Air Force Civil Engineer Center pavement engineer, and Andrew Ward, a U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center research physicist, examine a host of smartphones to ensure the accuracy and consistency of the devices during their tests of the ERDC DECEL app.  The app was created using off the shelf technology, enabling the Warfighter to perform a critical mission using simple and inexpensive technology.  Officials say the app should be available soon. (U.S. Air Force Photo Kenneth L. Holder) AFCEC uses off the shelf technology to deliver faster, better and cheaper solutions
In an era of diminishing resources and increased operational deployments, military officials are driven to find fast, cost-effective solutions to problems that previously would have been solved through years of study, refinement and practical trials. Today’s reality requires that engineers, scientists and program managers deliver products to the
0 10/17
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
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
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
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
At left, Capt. Nicholas Sabine, Royal Canadian Air Force, 1 Canadian Air Division, A4 Construction Engineering and Dr. Craig Rutland, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, pavement subject matter expert and contact for Engineering Technical Letter, or ETL, 06-4 Expedient Trim Pad Anchoring Systems examine the components of the tape connector, a key part of the Aircraft Arresting System. Royal Canadian Air Force visits AFCEC to learn more about Aircraft Arresting Systems
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Members of the Royal Canadian air force met with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate recently to discuss requirements and procedures for mobile aircraft arresting systems. The Canadian military is preparing for a NATO exercise and the capability to perform engine testing at contingency
0 8/31
2017
2017 FEMP award recipients 2017 FEMP award winners recognized at Energy Exchange
The Air Force recognized six Federal Energy Management Program, or FEMP, award winners Aug. 18 at the 2017 Energy Exchange in Tampa, Florida.
0 8/29
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.
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2017
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