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  • Top Air Force leaders address Wurtsmith Water Concerns

    “The Air Force is absolutely committed to the health and safety of our Airmen, their families, and the communities where we serve today and where we served in the past,” said Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Energy, John Henderson, during a visit to the former Wurtsmith Air Force base, here, April 24, 2019. Henderson met with community leaders and residents to discuss the Air Force’s response to drinking water contamination at the former air force base caused by perfluoroctane sulfonate and perfuorooctanic acid, two components of aqueous film forming foam used by the Air Force, and civilian airports, to combat petroleum-based fire.
  • CSAF Speaks at 50th EOD Memorial Ceremony

    For fifty years, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal community have come together to commemorate those whom have made the ultimate sacrifice. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein led the ceremony in reminding America the significance of the EOD Memorial and the names etched on the wall where lines of history and heroism intersect. The ceremony took place on 4 May at the Kauffman EOD training complex at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Leaders discuss Tyndall rebuild at second Industry Day

    PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy reaffirmed the Air Force’s commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base during a symposium with industry representatives May 2 at Florida State University-Panama City.John Henderson told the more than 500 attendees that despite the absence of
  • 8th CES repairs Kunsan’s runway in record time

    Members of the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, also known as the Legendary Red Devils, rapidly repaired a rupture on Kunsan Air Base’s active runway in record time from May 1 to May 2, 2019.
  • Air Force Establishes Hotline to Address Housing Concerns

    Residents of privatized housing on Air Force bases now have a 24/7 toll free helpline to better assist with any housing concerns that they have not been able to resolve with their local privatized or government housing office, or housing chain of command.
  • Team Offutt battling flood waters

    Like large portions of Nebraska, Offutt personnel are battling flood waters which started to creep onto the installation March 15. An increase in water levels upstream due to a record-setting snowfall this winter, in addition to a huge drop in air pressure earlier in the week, has overwhelmed the southeastern side of the base with water from the Missouri River and Papio Creek.
  • $32 million energy savings performance contract awarded at Keesler AFB

    Keesler Air Force Base will have access to more resilient, efficient and reliable energy thanks to the award of a nearly $32 million energy savings performance contract supporting over 100 facilities and the airfield apron lighting. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Energy Directorate partnered with Keesler and the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy to award the contract to Noresco, LLC. It supports nearly three million square feet in facility space, in addition to the external and airfield apron lighting. Nearly $70 million in total cost savings will be provided to Keesler over the 22-year financed term of the contract and reduce annual installation energy usage by nearly 16 percent.
  • Exclusive engineering experience

    Six Airmen from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota were selected to participate in the Engineer Week Immersion to learn the various jobs within the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron, Feb. 21, 2019.From operating an excavator to putting on full bunker gear, participants got to experience a day in the life of a Team Minot Engineer.“The immersion was an
  • Clearing the zone to save birds

    The 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron began construction to install new drainage systems to more efficiently rid the airfield of water at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 2019.
  • Fixing pipes and plucking strings

    Tech. Sgt. Richard Penny, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance, demonstrates what it means to be a Titan by overseeing base interior and exterior plumping systems but his passion for playing the guitar makes him this week's Talented Titan.
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