On Oct. 19, 2019, the 108th Civil Engineer Squadron’s building on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., was dedicated to Capt. Robert M. Mendez who passed away from kidney cancer on Jan. 16, 2017.
Robert Mendez was the deputy base civil engineer for the 108th CES. He was responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of a Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) squadron of approximately 80 personnel to include technical craftsmen and emergency managers. He also managed the military construction and sustainment, restoration, and modernization programs of the 108th Wing in support of multiple missions for the Air Mobility Command and Air Force Special Operations Command.