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  • Air Force awards contract for new cyberspace test facility, munitions complex at Eglin

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is leading the construction of $107 million in state-of-the-art facilities at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.The facilities will help the Air Force develop next generation technologies and winning capabilities against security threats or technologically advanced adversaries. The
  • Wildland Fire pros battle fire season despite COVID-19

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Wildland Fire Branch hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting Airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year’s severe fire season. Along with the pandemic, some installations have had to cope with the threat of wildfires damaging training areas and shutting down bombing ranges. In an effort to continue its mission, the Wildland Fire program reprioritized its goals for the year and enacted COVID-19 safety protocols for its firefighters to follow.
  • Air Force, USFWS partner to protect natural, cultural resources

    Air Force natural and cultural resources are now safer, thanks to a new conservation law enforcement partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. AFCEC and USFWS formed a joint Conservation Law Enforcement Partnership, or CLEP, this fall, placing six CLEOs across five Air Force installations. These officers are responsible for preserving Air Force natural and cultural resources, as well as protecting those who participate in base recreation activities.
  • Privatized housing project at Eglin AFB getting ready for grand opening

    As the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Installations Directorate celebrates the 20th anniversary of privatized base housing this year, a new neighborhood is about to open at Eglin AFB.Anchored by the 12,000-square-foot Warrior Landing Community Center, the 747-residence community is set to have its grand opening May 3. The first residents are