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  • EOD Airmen train for current operations

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight performed improvised explosive device training, Dec. 14.The Airmen executed the procedures needed to properly clear a stateside IED site, eliminate threats and recover the remaining debris for investigation. This training, which is intended to safely prepare
  • The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign still needs people to ‘Show Some Love’

    The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign is in full swing and there’s still plenty of time to “Show Some Love” and make a contribution to a worthy cause that is near and dear to a person’s heart. The current campaign runs through Jan. 12, 2018.
  • Go green for the holidays

    Join the JBSA Qualified Recycling Program and the JBSA Environmental Program in making a difference this holiday season by taking small steps that can have a meaningful impact by reducing waste and conserving energy.
  • Unauthorized dumping could result in hefty fines

    They’ve found microwave ovens, cans of paint, used motor oil, household cleaning liquids and even a refrigerator in the trash dumpsters on base. All of these items contain toxic elements that can threaten human health and the environment, said Douglas Berndsen, 60th Civil Engineer Squadron hazardous waste program manager at Travis Air Force Base, California.
  • Ribbon-cutting celebrates opening of Pacific Regional Training Center

    The largest troop-built construction project in the Pacific since the Vietnam conflict came to a close this month, with the completion of the Pacific Regional Training Center on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • Air Force Marathon to feature MQ-9 Reaper

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB – The MQ-9 Reaper has been selected as the featured aircraft for the 2018 Air Force Marathon.  Built by General Atomics Aviation Systems Inc., the Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely-piloted aircraft that is employed primarily against dynamic execution targets and secondarily as an
  • Overcoming Alaskan-sized challenges to provide energy assurance

    Preparing for a major power outage or planning a backup generation exercise is complicated in the best conditions. Now, imagine doing it in temperatures as low as 50 degrees below zero at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska.
  • AFCEC reaches another milestone in cleanup efforts at former McClellan AFB

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and regulatory agencies recently agreed to decommission one of the first Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) units employed at the former McClellan Air Force Base, California.The unit, known as Investigative Cluster, or IC-1, completed its job removing more than 5,500 pounds of volatile organic compounds from the
  • Air Force, Airway Heights strike water agreement

    The Air Force has agreed to cover the cost to purchase drinking water for the City of Airway Heights under an agreement effective Nov. 1.
  • CE completes work without grounding Rocket Lab operations

    Realizing the criticality of Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Propulsion Division’s mission at Edwards, the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron Infrastructure Flight and Heavy Repair Flight teamed up to replace two obsolete cooling towers and one 40-ton condensing unit.   The Rocket Lab’s chemical laboratory requires chilled water to provide