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  • AFIMSC spearheads AI innovation at industry forum

    More than 120 industry, academic and government officials gathered Feb. 20-21 at the University of Texas at San Antonio Downtown Campus for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Artificial Intelligence Industry Forum. 

  • Air Force pioneering innovative geothermal energy solutions

    Seeking to fortify defense infrastructure, the Department of the Air Force has signed agreements for groundbreaking geothermal energy prototype facilities at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. When operational, the new facilities will deliver continuous clean

  • Tyndall's 82nd ATRS facilities near completion

    With construction nearing completion, the 82nd Aerial Target Squadron prepares to take ownership of their new large and small boat facilities. The facilities sustained significant damage following the impact of Hurricane Michael in 2018 and are a part of the Department of Defense’s largest rebuild

  • Hispanic Heritage Month begins Sept. 15

    Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct.15. The month celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

  • Gamers needed to help build Air Force strategy

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is contracting with MITRE to test Airmen and Guardian decision making in a contested environment through video gaming. Registration opened Sept. 6 for military members to participate in eSports tournament GameX: Mission Generation Under Attack at

  • AFIMSC hosts final combat support training range evaluation

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center closed out its combat support training ranges proof of concept exercises by hosting six days of unit-led training and a senior leader visit here Aug. 13-18.The CSTR initiative expands multi-functional training opportunities for installation and

  • AFCEC plays vital role in Air Force climate plan initiatives

    AFCEC has a significant role in climate change initiatives intended to enhance resiliency at Air Force installations by addressing the risks severe weather poses to infrastructure, operational capabilities and readiness as outlined in the Department of the Air Force Climate Campaign Plan.

  • CSTR proof of concept tests Defender unit-led training, equipment delivery

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center moved another step forward in establishing combat support training ranges across the enterprise with a security forces-focused proof of concept exercise at the Silver Flag site here July 17-28.As part of the CSTR

  • AFIMSC plans transition to A-Staff structure

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is embracing a new era of operational effectiveness and collaboration with a plan to adopt the Air Force Forces staff structure, more commonly known as an A-Staff.

  • AFIMSC takes three AFMC continuous improvement, innovation awards

    Primary subordinate units from the Air Installation and Mission Support Center won three categories at the 2023 Air Force Materiel Command Continuous Improvement (CPI) and Innovation Awards last month. The awards for 15 individual and team categories recognize significant contributions to 2022 AFMC

  • ACC wins Readiness Challenge IX

    Airmen representing Air Combat Command and the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron from Nellis Air Force Base took the title at Readiness Challenge IX, the Department of the Air Force’s annual civil engineer skills competition, April 24 to 28.

  • Record budget helps Air Force tackle environmental issues

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is bringing this year’s “Invest in Our Planet” Earth Day theme to life as the center’s global environmental team continues to support innovative restoration projects driven by a record-high budget. Within AFIMSC’s Air Force Civil Engineer Center,

  • AFIMSC celebrates 8 years of global I&MS support

    Eight years ago, on April 6, 2015, the Air Force activated the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, one of six specialized centers assigned to Air Force Materiel Command. With a mission to deliver globally integrated installation and mission support, AFIMSC combined the strengths,

  • AFIMSC prioritizes Airmen, Guardian readiness

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s functional area managers and major command functional managers deliver lethality and readiness across the Department of the Air Force by ensuring installation and mission support Airmen have the resources and programs to train and be mission

  • AFCEC hosts Compass 2023 Geospatial Event

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas - Compass 2023, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's annual geospatial training and network event, is open for registration. The event takes place April 11-13 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.“Compass 2023 offers the geospatial

  • AFIMSC duo garner 2022 AF Civil Engineer awards

    Two members of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center receive 2022 Air Force Civil Engineer awards for significant contributions both Airmen made to their respective professions.

  • Air Force environmental restoration chief receives Trailblazer Award

    AFCEC Environmental Restoration Program Management Chief Kenny Johnson was recently awarded the Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award during the 2023 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Gala in National Harbor, Maryland. He was one of 23 Department of the Air Force members celebrated for their

  • AFIMSC releases 2023 strategic plan

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center recently released its updated strategy, adding a new focus area and synchronizing efforts across the center to enable better delivery of combat power and installation support.

  • 3D printed concrete building technology used for Tyndall Rebuild

    As Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., becomes the ‘Installation of the Future’, following the catastrophic damage from Hurricane Michael in late 2018, several advanced technologies are being used. Of those technologies, the ability to use ‘additive manufacturing’--also known as ‘3D printing’--to

  • AFIMSC closes out productive 2022, sets sights on 2023

    Adaptability, agility and a fierce focus on strategic goals helped the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center boost lethality and readiness for the Department of the Air Force while taking care of Airmen, Guardians and families around the world in 2022.

  • Sentinel agreement signed in historic ceremony

    More than 150 personnel who took part in drafting the LGM-35 Sentinel Programmatic Agreement participated in a historic signing event Dec 16, 2022, which simultaneously took place in 11 different locations. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center's environmental team played an important role in this

  • AFIMSC executes record $8.8 billion in FY22

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center closed out a challenging year in the last hours of FY22, executing more than $8.8 billion. It’s the most funding AFIMSC has obligated in a year since the center declared full operational capability six years ago this month.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Airman 1st Class Sophia Rodriguez

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! In 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed the commemoration into law to recognize the significant contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States and the Air Force.The

  • AFIMSC disaster recovery team responds to Hurricane Ian

    Nearly four years after the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center began rebuilding Tyndall AFB following Hurricane Michael, a disaster recovery response team armed with expertise and lessons learned from that storm is helping MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, assess damage in the wake of

  • Tyndall ROCs and rolls with future flight line construction rehearsal

    With the largest rebuild in Air Force history well underway, the 325th Fighter Wing along with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center are taking all necessary steps to ensure the nearly $5 billion project goes according

  • AFIMSC command team seeks Innovation Rodeo ideas

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is seeking ideas for the fourth annual AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo.The call-for-topics campaign, open through June 6, gives military and civilian members of the Department of the Air Force’s mission and

  • AFIMSC arms joint base leaders with ready, capable installations

    More than 40 joint base and installation support leaders from across the Department of Defense are more capable of executing their missions as a result of cross-talk and resource discussions at the inaugural Joint Base Commander Summit held here April 19-20.

  • AFIMSC I-WEPTAC capstone event accelerates change

    Mission area working groups presented solutions for the Air and Space Forces’ biggest installation and mission support challenges to senior leaders during out-briefs at the Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference April 6-7.

  • Registration opens for I-WEPTAC 2022

    Registration is now open for the Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference, the main innovation and collaboration forum for installation and mission support to the Air and Space Forces.

  • In AFMC and AFIMSC: Our Differences Make Us Stronger

    The Air Force Materiel Command Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Office recently released a new slogan, “Our Differences Make Us Stronger,” to emphasize how recognizing and celebrating our differences can help us become the AFMC We Need. This idea of embracing our differences to the

  • AFIMSC innovations are changing the Air Force

    Since standing up in 2015, the AFIMSC team has developed and implemented many innovations that have transformed the installation and mission support community and, in some cases, the entire Department of the Air Force.

  • Eglin Fire goes electric

    Firefighters swap gas-powered tools for energy-saving, environmentally friendly electric equipment carried on their emergency response vehicles. 

  • AFIMSC centralizes critical communication capability with standup of PMO

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s Cyberspace Systems Support Branch took on a new mission that will make a positive impact on field communications when it became the Department of the Air Force’s Land Mobile Radio Product Management Office on Oct. 18. This will have a positive

  • AFIMSC presses till final hours to execute $7 billion in FY21

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center closed out an extremely tight year in the last hours of FY21, executing more than $7 billion to attain close to 99.9 percent obligation of the operations and maintenance portfolio across the enterprise.

  • AFIMSC seeks challenging I&MS topics for I-WEPTAC

    The deadline to submit ideas to help shape the future of combat support is soon approaching. Submissions for the 2022 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference are due Sept. 15.

  • AFIMSC remembers 9/11

    This year, to mark the 20th anniversary, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Airmen and families around the globe shared their memories and experiences with each other.

  • Departing command chief reflects on tenure at AFIMSC

    As he prepares to leave the position he’s held since July 2019, the command chief master sergeant at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center reflected on the role he said he was meant to take on. Chief Edwin Ludwigsen oversaw the health, welfare and professional development of about

  • Air Force installs system to protect drinking water near Luke AFB

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center has completed installation and testing of a water filtration system that reduces Perfluorooctanoic Acid and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate from drinking water near Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, to levels below the Environmental Protection Agency’s lifetime health

  • EPA recognizes AFCEC team for restoration at former Griffiss AFB

    The Environmental Protection Agency recently named former Griffiss Air Force Base, New York, as one of its 2021 National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse award winners. The award recognizes the hard work, innovative thinking and cooperation among the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Base

  • AFIMSC accelerates change across the enterprise with Big Data

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is improving data-driven decision making processes across the Air and Space Forces. The center hosted a Big Data Summit June 15-17 to share the its data management strategy, vision and ongoing efforts with key stakeholders.

  • Air Force announces art contest winners

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of the annual Air Force Art Contest. The contest ran March 1-31. A team of judges evaluated each entrant’s artwork for impact, creativity, and technical criteria in adult and youth categories.

  • ESPC awarded for Cannon AFB

    Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, is receiving energy efficiency infrastructure improvements through an Energy Saving Performance Contract awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy on June 3, 2021.

  • AFIMSC releases diversity survey results

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center leaders recently released results of the AFIMSC section of the Air Force Materiel Command Diversity and Inclusion Survey conducted late last year.Nearly 900 members from across the worldwide AFIMSC enterprise

  • Innovation, partnership bring Pease water treatment plant online

    Department of the Air Force officials joined Portsmouth and New Hampshire elected representatives at a ceremony May 4 at the former Pease Air Force Base to mark the opening of a state-of-the-art water treatment facility that will help protect the community’s drinking water supply.

  • Teams deliver innovative solutions at I-WEPTAC

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Teams tasked with tackling the Air and Space Forces’ most challenging Agile Combat Support issues delivered their recommendations April 21 at the 2021 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference.

  • AFIMSC provides link to I-WEPTAC's April 21 live stream

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Members of the Defense Department can view a live stream of the 2021 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference outbriefs held April 21 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

  • AFIMSC releases strategic plan

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center released a strategic plan April 9, outlining priorities and associated goals the center is pursuing to optimize delivery of installation and mission support to the Air Force and Space Force.

  • Tenant feedback drives housing programs improvement

    Department of the Air Force housing program officials are analyzing data from the recently completed 2020 Department of Defense Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey for trends and ways to improve the enterprise’s privatized and government-owned housing portfolio and tenant experience.

  • Smart locker idea wins AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo

    An idea for a smart locker mail system in base dorms won the 2021 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo Feb. 5 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • Revolutionizing the flightline of the future

    The Tyndall Program Management Office hosted a Flightline of the Future Summit Feb. 3 to explore opportunities to turn the base’s current flightline into a high-tech resource for the missions of tomorrow.

  • Meet the 2021 I-WEPTAC MAWG Chairs

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Meet the 2021 I-WEPTAC (Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference) Mission Area Working Group chairs.The teams they lead are charged with helping shape the future of Air Force combat support by finding innovative solutions to today’s

  • Commentary: Get involved, support your AFIMSC family

    Senior Master Sgt. Eric Peterson, AFIMSC First Sergeant, asks teammates to get involved, support each other and participate in family fun and professional development events that aim to help the entire AFIMSC family connect and grow.

  • AFIMSC builds culture of family, fun

    Strong families and a connected workforce. That’s what Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center senior leaders believe is paramount for mission success.

  • AFCEC awarded patent for new runway repair technology

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently granted the Air Force a patent for an innovative runway repair solution developed at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center. The formula, developed by members of AFCEC’s laboratory at Tyndall AFB, Florida, will allow Rapid