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  • 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
  • Controlled fires enable Avon Park Air Force Range mission

    The Avon Park Wildland Support Module's wildland management techniques are keeping a critical Air Force range mission going in Florida.
  • Environmental restoration summit enhances Air Force partnerships

    The Air Force Central Regional Environmental Restoration Summit, held May 17 and 18 in Dallas, clarified roles and responsibilities as regulators met with AFCEC leadership and discussed Air Force environmental restoration changing policies and procedures.
  • Archaeological discovery utilizes being both ‘on’ and ‘off’ the grid

    Archaeologists Amy Williams of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dr. James Wilde of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center made important discoveries in March when they strayed off the grid – several grids, actually.
  • Air Force reaches anniversary milestone at former McClellan base

    The groundwater treatment plant on the former McClellan Air Force Base is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. While cleanup workers won’t be trading their hard hats for party caps, the progress made during the last three decades is plenty of reason to celebrate.  During its tenure as an active-duty base, McClellan served as a major hub for
  • AFCEC teams work together to expand Air Force energy programs

    The dedicated energy professionals within AFCEC and the Office of Energy Assurance, or OEA, are doing just that - working together to accomplish the Air Force energy vision of enhancing mission assurance through energy assurance.
  • 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
  • Air Force Wildland Fire Center responding to Avon Park AFR wildfire

    An Air Force Wildland Fire Center team is leveraging internal assets and interagency partnerships to contain the Echo Springs Wildfire, an 8,000-acre wildfire on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida. Avon Park serves as a bombing range and air ground training complex for the military. Currently 25 percent contained, the wildfire started May 17
  • New program delivers emergency-ready masks to Airmen

    Talk to any Air Force emergency manager and he or she will probably tell you a clean and serviceable M50 mask is the most important piece of equipment Airmen can have in a war-time environment. Now, thanks to a small joint service team in Albany, Georgia, that equipment will have more reliability, after having gone through the new Air Force Mask
  • USAFA cadet develops potential life-saving material

    U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet First Class Hayley Weir and Dr. Ryan Burke, assistant professor with the USAF Academy's Department of Military & Strategic Studies, visited the Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently to present the results of Weir's capstone project that could greatly benefit the Air Force.Weir, with the help of Burke, has been
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