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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Airfield Damage Repair, or RADR, teams to quickly
  • AFIMSC key to disaster recovery at installations

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – When natural disasters strike installations, Air Force leadership immediately begins recovery operations to get missions up and running again as soon as possible. Requirement validators, in concert with financial experts, at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center play an important role in that
  • AFIMSC provides AF with innovative post-COVID workspace options

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Ventures innovation office are developing a viable plan that will optimize telework operations for the enterprise.
  • AFCEC restoring iconic Cadet Chapel at U.S. Air Force Academy

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is renovating an iconic Air Force symbol – the Cadet Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado. The $158 million project aims to fix structural damage to eliminate a longstanding leakage problem after years of ineffective smaller repair efforts.AFCEC, which delivered
  • Air Force awards contract for NASIC expansion at Wright-Patterson AFB

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently awarded a $153 million contract to expand the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) with anew intelligence production facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • Online emission inspection system saves money and air quality

    More than 60 Air Force installations are reaping savings and the benefits of improved air quality, thanks to the continued use of an online vehicle air emission inspection and compliance system that is estimated to be saving the Air Force over $11.8 million annually. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center launched the Employee-vehicle Certification and Reporting System, or ECARS, in 2013, and has since rolled the software out. ECARS tracks employee compliance with local requirements to ensure employees remain compliant, regardless of which state their vehicles are registered in.
  • AFCEC continues building on AFCAMP successes

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s been six years since the Air Force Civil Engineer Center established a new, transparent process for strategically racking and stacking facility sustainment, restoration and modernization requirements across the Air Force.Each year, the AFCEC team evaluates aspects of the Air Force Comprehensive Asset
  • 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.
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