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  • The first RED HORSE training squadron is up and ready to run

    The 823d Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, Detachment 1, inactivated and the 801st RED HORSE Training Squadron was activated during a ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, April 26.This is the Air Force’s first RED HORSE training squadron and their mission is

  • AF crowns Readiness Challenge VIII winners, plans FOC event in 2023

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Following a more than 20-year competition hiatus, the Air Force civil engineering community crowned winners of the Air Force Civil Engineer Readiness Challenge April 22, 2022. Surrounded by a crowd of more than 400 civil engineers — competitors, cadre and team

  • AFCEC expands ‘RADR readiness’ with new training sites 

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Just a few years ago, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center overhauled the way Airmen recover damaged airfields. Today, the center is helping expand Air Force Rapid Airfield Damage Repair training opportunities by more than quadrupling the number of stateside training

  • Just enough, just in time: AFCEC targets rapid airfield repair solution 

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida — The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Laboratory here is on a mission to repair battle-damaged runways as quickly as possible, with minimal materials, manpower and equipment.  For the past three years, lab experts have been perfecting the technology, equipment and

  • Safety powered through Innovation

    Airman 1st Class Colton Walls, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production technician, developed a tool at the McConnell Innovation Lab that will increase the safety measures for CES Airmen performing rapid airfield damage repair.

  • 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

  • PACAF consolidates Silver Flag training at Andersen

    U.S. Air Force Airmen of the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, trained members of the 8th Civil Engineering Squadron on airfield damage repair and force bed down June 19-23, 2017, as part of Exercise Silver Flag at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.During the