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  • 136 Memorial Workout: EOD remembers fallen

    Service members of the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight participated in the EOD 136 Memorial Workout at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 5, 2019.The workout honors the memory of the 136 Department of Defense EOD technicians that have lost their lives in the line of duty since 9/11.
  • Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy PFOS, PFOA

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here Sept. 25 using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.This was the first field demonstration of the Enhanced Contact Plasma Reactor,
  • 19th AW trains in aircraft radiological recovery

    The 19th Airlift Wing held radiological aircraft recovery training at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 24 and Oct. 31, 2019, in order to hone their ability to provide Rapid Global Mobility within contested environments and prepare Airmen to compete with peer adversaries in every domain. The purpose of the training is to continue to aggressively mitigate challenges of mobility operations in contested environments through deliberate efforts that fortify command and control systems and enhance aircraft survivability.
  • AFIMSC seeks ideas for Innovation Rodeo

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center kicks off its second annual Innovation Rodeo with a call-for-topics campaign Nov. 1. The campaign, open through Dec. 15, gives military and civilian members of mission support groups worldwide a chance to win part of $1 million in funding and resources to implement their ideas.
  • Connectedness the key to defeating the enemy

    For the Tyndall AFB team, identifying the enemy has taken on a heightened sense of urgency since Hurricane Michael’s landfall on Oct. 10, 2018. The storm not only leveled the base, it wreaked havoc on the lives of Airmen, civilian employees and family members displaced and impacted. Since then, the struggle to recover has not only been a physical one, but increasingly mental and emotional as well. The Air Force loses more Airmen to this enemy than combat.
  • 19th SFS and EOD replicate Joint contingency operations

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron and defenders from the 19th Security Forces Squadron participated in a Joint training exercise with pilots from the Arkansas Army National Guard, Oct. 22, 2019, to accurately simulate what could be seen in a contingency environment.
  • 97 CES receives, welcomes new fire truck

    The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron received its newest addition to the fire truck fleet, a hazardous material rescue engine (Rescue 9), on Oct. 23, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Offutt Fire Station updates, renovates

    Offutt Air Force Base Fire Station 2, originally built in May 1972 and located off-base near Rising View, is currently undergoing a $1.3 million renovation that began earlier this year.
  • Bioenvironmental: Protecting our Airmen

    The 48th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering flight are an integral part in completing the mission at the Liberty Wing because they ensure every office and shop have a healthy and safe workplace. To help accomplish this the bioenvironmental technicians use special equipment to sample water and detect radiation levels around the base to ensure safe working conditions in each shop.
  • 108th Civil Engineer Squadron building dedicated to Capt. Robert Mendez

    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.
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