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  • 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.
  • Innovative solar panel project first in South Carolina

    The 20th Fighter Wing celebrated the completion of Shaw Military Housing’s solar power installation project with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Oct. 22. The project included the installation of 5,865 solar panels in 284 homes, accumulating an approximate 40 percent offset of total annual electrical consumption. A first for military housing in the state of South Carolina, the project solidifies the state as eighth in the nation for installed solar power capacity.
  • Holloman opens solar array

    Holloman opened its first major photovoltaic solar array during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on base Oct. 19. The Holloman Atlas Solar Array is a 5 megawatt-hour facility providing power to more than 1,300 facilities on base. Due to the hard work of the military and civilian partners involved, the facility was built at no cost to the Air Force. “We
  • EPA honors AFCEC team at former McClellan Air Force Base with national site reuse award

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Installations Directorate, Base Realignment and Closure Division was recently awarded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first annual National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse award for their work at the former McClellan Air Force Base, in Sacramento County. The award is in recognition of the exemplary work to transform the Superfund site into a successful business park. The 3,452-acre McClellan Business Park now supports more than 17,000 jobs and has generated $580 million in public and private investment.
  • Air Force awards $143 million energy savings contract at DoD’s largest joint base

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Energy Directorate’s Program Development division worked together with Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, and the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy to award an energy savings performance contract valued at nearly $143 million to increase energy resiliency at the Department of Defense’s largest joint base. Ameresco, Inc. has been awarded the contract to support all areas of JBSA and provide more than $285 million in total cost savings over the 22-year financed term of the contract.
  • Combat Support Wing exercise showcases agile lethality

    More than 150 Airmen from seven major commands participated in a Combat Support Wing proof-of-concept exercise Sept. 05-19 that tested a small team’s capability to conduct agile downrange operations. The exercise, conducted at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, with forward deployments to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida, served to validate an innovative way to deliver airpower lethality more effectively and efficiently anywhere in the world.
  • Protect the Power to Enhance Readiness and Resilience During Energy Action Month

    October is Energy Action Month and to Air Force Energy it represents an opportunity to highlight the mission critical importance of energy and water resources and to encourage the smart energy and water use and management for our installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft.
  • SECAF announces AFIMSC leadership changes

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced senior executive service leadership changes for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center on Sept. 27.
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