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  • Long-time tenant of former McClellan AFB provides lifeline to firefighters

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – One after another, massive aircraft are continuously making a giant loop from the former McClellan Air Force Base, heading north to Butte County to fight the deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history.For 65 years, McClellan served the nation as an air depot before closing in 2001. Today, it’s a redeveloped
  • Maker Hub, AFRL “sprint” to innovation

    To build strength and endurance, athletes perform “intervals” or short, intense periods of exertion designed for maximum benefit in the shortest time possible. Thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Maker Hub at the Wright Brothers Institute, that same kind of benefit is possible for some of the Air Force’s most leading-edge innovators.
  • AFDW ceremonial honors highlight George H.W. Bush legacy

    As part of the three-phase state funeral for George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, Air Force District of Washington began wide-range support to the Air Force, Defense Department, and Joint Task Force-National Capital Region.
  • S&T 18 Wargame tests Air Force science, technology concepts for 2038

    Capability concepts to ensure the Air Force’s ability to fly, fight and win in the year 2038 were put to the test during the Air Force Materiel Command’s Science and Technology Wargame 2018, Nov. 5 to 9. The games tested the military utility of more than 30 next-generation warfighting capabilities against real-world operational scenarios, with the goal of identifying the concepts that work the best and to provide feedback to improve others with the potential for success.
  • 704th Test Group supports STEM Career Expo in Alamogordo, New Mexico

    Members of the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, a unit of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, played a notable role in the planning and execution of the 2018 New Mexico Aviation Aerospace Association Career Expo.Middle school through college-level students from throughout the state of New Mexico attended the Sept. 27
  • CE Airmen BEEF up

    Airmen assigned to the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, bolstered their readiness to conduct Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force operations on Nov. 15, 2018.U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew Baines Jr., 786th CES Prime BEEF manager, said an update to Air Force Instruction 10-210, which pertains to civil engineer
  • Environmental team aids Tyndall hurricane recovery

    An Air Force environmental recovery assistance team’s assessment of the environmental impact of Hurricane Michael on Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, is helping recovery and rebuilding efforts at the base.
  • Major environmental Record of Decision signed

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, the Environmental Protection Agency, Sacramento County, the State of California and the McClellan Business Park reached another milestone at the former McClellan Air Force base near Sacramento, Calif. The signing of an environmental Record of Decision for the Finding of Suitability for Early Transfer (FOSET) 2, sets the course for the last remaining remediation activities located in the southeast portion of the former base.
  • Sustaining the Pack: 8 FW revitalizes base energy utilization

    The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron has launched its latest project to help Kunsan Air Base take its first steps in becoming more energy efficient and environmentally conscious by rolling out phase one of an infrastructure refresh plan with assistance from the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC.)
  • 8 CES hones remote airfield damage assessment skills

    The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron is piloting a Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System program to streamline surveying airfield damage instead of sending personnel into potentially hazardous environments.
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