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  • 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.
  • Edwards hosts AFMC energy assurance summit

    Representatives from Air Force Materiel Command’s five centers and the Air Force Research Laboratory gathered at Edwards for AFMC’s Energy Assurance Working Group Summit Oct. 23-25. The command holds these summits every six months rotating between its different bases and the “Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe” was chosen as the latest destination.
  • Around the Air Force: Chapman Memorial / CSAF & CMSAF Tyndall AFB visit

    On this look Around the Air Force, Medal of Honor recipient Master Sgt. John Chapman is remembered and chief of staff of the Air Force and chief master sgt. of the Air Force revisit Tyndall Air Force Base. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Angelo Rosario.
  • Little Rock AFB hosts Arkansas’ largest STEM Fest

    Little Rock Air Force Base hosted Arkansas’ largest Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics festival in conjunction with the Thunder Over the Rock Air and Space Show, with a field trip day Oct. 26 that drew more than 20,000 attendees, over 13,000 of whom were students.
  • AFIMSC helps Tyndall get back in the fight

    As Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recovers from the full-force punch leveled by Hurricane Michael Oct. 10, members and teams from across the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center are helping the base get back in the fight. AFIMSC Vice Commander Col. Pat Miller leads Task Force Phenix to assess the long-term usability of facilities at the installation. Col. Seth Frank, chief of the AFIMSC Force Protection Division, commands Task Force HARP (Housing, Assignment, Relocation and Posture), which is helping Tyndall Airmen and families with housing, family living issues and relocation. Other members of AFIMSC are serving on the task forces to deliver installation and mission support requirements, and others are providing reach-back help from the center’s headquarters in San Antonio and other AFIMSC locations across the globe.
  • Edwards assumes leadership of AFCEC

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center welcomed its new director during a change of leadership ceremony Oct. 29. Terry G. Edwards, a member of the senior executive service, becomes the center’s fourth director since the organization activated in 2012. As a primary subordinate unit of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, AFCEC executes civil engineering services in construction, energy, environment, housing, operations, planning, real property, and readiness and emergency management around the globe.
  • Air Base breaks ground on Visitor’s Quarters modernization project

    Base leadership and dignitaries broke ground on the site of the modernized Visiting Quarters Oct. 24, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., marking the start of construction on a four-story structure, which will feature 266 rooms, conference rooms, an exercise room, guest laundry and other updated amenities covering nearly 150,000 square feet.
  • AFCEC unveils winners of 2018 Air Force Design Awards

    he Air Force Civil Engineer Center has announced the winners of the 2018 Air Force Design Awards, recognizing eight innovative projects for excellence in design and efficiency.
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