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  • AFIMSC’s innovation campaign selects eight ideas for ‘Spark Tank’ competition

    Eleven finalists from across the Air Force enterprise are ready to make their innovative ideas reality. The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Office’s “Call for Innovation” campaign ended Jan. 31 and received 122 submissions and more than 2,000 online votes. The office selected eight ideas to advance to AFIMSC’s “Spark Tank” event March 1, where competitors with the top three ideas will receive $200,000 to get their ideas to prototype via AFWERX and tech accelerators.
  • Air Force, industry meet to discuss rebuilding Tyndall

    Air Force representatives met with more than 450 industry professionals and community leaders Jan. 31 to begin a dialogue and partnership that will eventually lead to the rebuilding of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, as an “installation of the future.”
  • Tyndall to host first Industry Day in rebuild effort

    The Air Force will host the first industry day for the Tyndall Air Force Base rebuild at Florida State University, Panama City, Florida, on January 31, 2019, from 8:00 am-12:00 pm. This “state of the installation” presentation will inform the Air Force’s potential partners in industry and elected officials of the condition of Tyndall and the goal to develop an installation for a 21st Century Air Force.
  • 386th ECES Dirtboys work to complete bypass road

    Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron assist with the construction of a new road at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia on Jan 10, 2018. Airmen have been working on the road since their arrival to help provide an alternate for large trucks making deliveries and will help minimize the amount of traffic through the heart of base after it is completed. This project was one of the largest and a top priority for leadership.
  • Dirt Boyz get dirty

    Team Shaw’s 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen, also known as the Dirt Boyz, get down to business fixing roads and other structures throughout Shaw. Of course, being a dirt boy does not just consist of paving roads, there are many different trades learned within CES.
  • EM, Fire Dawgs stay ready through HAZMAT Exercise

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department and Emergency Management flights conducted an outdoor hazardous material exercise at Al Dhafra Air Base, Jan. 4.
  • REDHORSE and Prime BEEF building up ADAB

    The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group provides theater-wide, in- and outside-the-wire, and over-the-horizon engineering technical services, light and heavy troop labor construction, and repairs within the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility in order to engineer combat power and establish and sustain combat platforms for USCENTCOM and other joint forces. Within the 1st CEG are the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force and the 557th Expeditionary Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron, both sister tenants consisting of two separate construction teams with separate projects at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • Evaluation team uses non-destructive testing on JBER Airfields

    Following the Nov. 30 earthquakes rocking the Anchorage, Alaska area, team Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson immediately leapt into action evaluating, cleaning up and repairing damages sustained.
  • AFCEC opens doors after Hurricane Michael

    Air Force Civil Engineer Center members returned to work at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, last week after two months away following Hurricane Michael.
  • Rapidly repairing the runway

    In order to keep this runway operational, the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron pavement equipment shop performs rapid runway repairs.
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