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  • AFCEC Wildland Fire Branch ignites new tribal partnership 

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is leveraging the invaluable local knowledge of Cheyenne Arapaho Tribes members to build a better prescribed burn program at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma.   “This is their turf,” said Nate Suida, Wildland Support

  • B-21 bomber to be unveiled first week in December

    The Air Force confirmed today it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider in the first week of December during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale, California. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is heavily involved in the

  • CBRN VALEX offers glimpse into future emergency management training

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The future of Air Force emergency management (EM) training is taking shape in a remote Utah desert.In August, more than 40 EM Airmen participated in a two-week chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear validation exercise (CBRN VALEX) training event at Dugway

  • Atlantic runway reopens, increases U.S., British military capabilities

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – After a year of construction, Ascension Island Auxiliary Airfield resumed full flight operations recently with the opening of the newly paved eastern portion of the runway.Thanks to the ongoing efforts of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center,

  • New MILCON award progresses Offutt flood recovery operations

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, moved another step forward in its flood recovery operations with a design kickoff meeting for its sixth military construction (MILCON) award.The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded nearly $75.9 million to M. A. Mortenson Company for