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  • Florida resilience chief gets look at Tyndall rebuild

    Florida’s first Chief Resilience Officer Dr. Julia Nesheiwat visited Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to see first-hand the Tyndall Program Management Office’s plans to develop and rebuild a resilient “Installation of the Future.” The main responsibility of the CRO is to prepare Florida for the environmental, physical and economic impacts of sea level rise and develop resilience goals that will help protect coastal communities. The Tyndall leadership team briefed Nesheiwat on the current state of the installation and the commitment to incorporate resiliency, innovation and technology as main components of the rebuild plans.
  • CEMIRT increases productivity despite hurricane direct hit

    The damage unleashed when Hurricane Michael struck Tyndall AFB in October 2018 hasn’t deterred the Civil Engineer Maintenance Inspection and Repair Team from delivering the installation support the Air Force expects. In fact, despite damaged homes, displaced families and disrupted lives, the CEMIRT team is exceeding expectations. The team supports installations across the Air Force with a suite of civil engineering-associated maintenance and repair capabilities, including electrical systems and mechanical systems; power production; aircraft arresting systems, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
  • Civil engineers implement cybersecurity for Air Force infrastructure

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Today’s civil engineers are leading the way with cybersecurity implementation for the Air Force. From Tyndall, a team of 40 civil engineer information technology certified professionals are traveling the globe to implement the Air Force-wide Industrial Control System, or ICS, cybersecurity program. Cyber threats and
  • Ramstein Airmen develop new training method with AFCEC validation

    Airmen of the civil engineer electrical team at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, recently developed an innovative training method to tackle deficiencies by designing and constructing an electrical systems training simulator.Although similar trainers are used at other electrical shops worldwide, the Electrical Systems Trainer at Ramstein focuses on
  • AFCEC validates Silver Flag training at Ramstein

    Members of the force development team from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations and Readiness Directorates recently evaluated the Silver Flag training site at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.The evaluation was essential to ensure training is standardized across the Air Force’s three Silver Flag training sites, confirm training follows
  • AFCEC facilitating millions in energy savings worldwide

    A tool with potential to save millions of dollars in annual energy expenditures is within reach for Air Force bases worldwide.Energy savings performance contracts, or ESPCs, are partnerships between federal agencies and energy service companies that provide energy savings and facility improvements with no up-front capital costs to the government.
  • Force development team hosts ETRC in Ramstein

    Members of the force development team from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate hosted the 2017 civil engineer Education and Training Review Committee, known as the ETRC, recently at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.A full week of collaboration, brainstorming and camaraderie led to several action items to ensure positive change
  • AFCEC rail network program hosts certified rail inspection course

    The U.S. Air Force Rail Network is essential transportation for delivering commodities, fuel, coal, aircraft parts, ordinance and support for space programs.To keep things moving, the asset visibility transportation division of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate funded and organized a Certified Railroad Inspector training
  • AFCEC entomologist provides BASH management training

    Wildlife management on Air Force airfields can often mean the difference between mission success or failure.Don Teig, Air Force Civil Engineer Center entomologist and subject matter expert, recently headed west to provide bird aircraft strike hazard, or BASH, management training to attendees of the 82nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources
  • AFCEC conducts CONEX dorm field testing

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently tested expeditionary CONEX, or container express, dorms for progressive collapse at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.CONEX-based relocatable barracks are a common sight at many U.S. and coalition bases worldwide. Cost-effective, readily available and robust, CONEX containers are designed so they can be
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