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  • AFCEC MILCON mission accelerates DAF readiness, lethality

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – From the beddown of the Air Force's next-generation aircraft to new flightlines, child development centers and whole base recovery, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) is modernizing Air Force infrastructure to strengthen national defense

  • AFIMSC team members win AF Civil Engineer awards

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Eight Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center members recently earned 2021 Air Force Civil Engineer Award honors.“The winners, runners-up and nominees represent the best of the Civil Engineer community's incredible talent and dedication,” said Maj.

  • AFCEC demonstration explores new CE technologies

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Air Force civil engineering experts are continuing to explore and merge new technologies to strengthen the service by accelerating change and enhancing CE capabilities. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Planning and Integration and Readiness Directorates recently

  • USAFA Cadet Summer Program returns to Tyndall AFB

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Summer Program recently returned to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Laboratory here. The month-long annual research program that began in 2008 is an opportunity for second and

  • AF GeoBase safely integrates sUAS in AFCEC operations

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Department of the Air Force is one step closer to safely and more widely integrating small unmanned aircraft systems into civil engineering operations, thanks to the Air Force GeoBase Program’s sUAS office.The office, a component of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Dirt Boys restore taxiway in 23 hrs despite record heat

    Despite record-breaking heat on the Korean peninsula, more than 20 Airmen spent 23 hours making an unusual repair to a flightline taxiway - and set a record of their own. From Aug. 4 to 6, the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron structures flight, the Dirt Boys, replaced 18 feet of taxiway after personnel