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  • AFWERX event spotlights Tyndall as base of future

    By harnessing the innovation potential of AFWERX, the sky is the limit for rebuilding Tyndall as a base of the future.
  • AF technology could help fight virus, disease spread in buildings

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – An Air Force invention could be key to reducing the amount of airborne microbes — like viruses, bacteria and mold spores — inside buildings and homes.In 2009, the U.S. Air Force submitted a patent application for an invention that coats surfaces with a protective finish, killing toxins on contact. The technology,
  • Air Force begins field work to investigate PFAS at former Reese AFB

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center began investigative field work in June, for per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) around the former Reese Air Force Base, near Lubbock, Texas.
  • AFCEC continues building on AFCAMP successes

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s been six years since the Air Force Civil Engineer Center established a new, transparent process for strategically racking and stacking facility sustainment, restoration and modernization requirements across the Air Force.Each year, the AFCEC team evaluates aspects of the Air Force Comprehensive Asset
  • Air Force environmental programs help endangered species thrive

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – When Erica Lee was a child, the world outside the door was the place to be.“I would come home with bugs in my pocket and was always curious about the environmental world,” Lee said. Now, as an AFCEC Support Program Manager for Eglin Air Force Base Natural Resources, Florida, she is one of many environmental
  • Yokota CBRN training adapts to pandemic constraints

    Members of the 374th Civil Engineering Squadron Emergency Management team have found a way to continue the mission while limiting the risk of COVID-19 transmission by moving Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training to the great outdoors, July 22, 2020, Yokota Air Base, Japan.
  • Wildland Fire pros battle fire season despite COVID-19

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Wildland Fire Branch hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting Airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year’s severe fire season. Along with the pandemic, some installations have had to cope with the threat of wildfires damaging training areas and shutting down bombing ranges. In an effort to continue its mission, the Wildland Fire program reprioritized its goals for the year and enacted COVID-19 safety protocols for its firefighters to follow.
  • Allen becomes AFCEC's first active-duty director

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Air Force Civil Engineer Center welcomed its new leader during an assumption of leadership ceremony here July 13. Brig. Gen. John Allen is the unit’s first commander since the organization activated in 2012.  Previous leaders were senior executive service civilian directors.Allen took command following
  • Federal employee survey helps civilians' voice be heard

    The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be available for Air Force civilian employees starting July 15. The approximately 100-question survey takes 20-to-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous.
  • General Engineer

    This position serves as a nuclear authorizing official and security controls assessor representative.
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