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  • Holloman opens solar array

    Holloman opened its first major photovoltaic solar array during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on base Oct. 19. The Holloman Atlas Solar Array is a 5 megawatt-hour facility providing power to more than 1,300 facilities on base. Due to the hard work of the military and civilian partners involved, the facility was built at no cost to the Air Force. “We
  • Air Force awards $143 million energy savings contract at DoD’s largest joint base

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Energy Directorate’s Program Development division worked together with Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, and the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy to award an energy savings performance contract valued at nearly $143 million to increase energy resiliency at the Department of Defense’s largest joint base. Ameresco, Inc. has been awarded the contract to support all areas of JBSA and provide more than $285 million in total cost savings over the 22-year financed term of the contract.
  • SECAF announces AFIMSC leadership changes

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced senior executive service leadership changes for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center on Sept. 27.
  • AFCEC launches dashboard to share status of military construction projects

    A new tool, known as MILCONnect, provides an efficient way for the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Facility Engineering Directorate to share MILCON project information with its stakeholders around the world.
  • Making a difference: Man dedicates career, life to environmental restoration

    As a junior in college, Jose Hurtado had no idea the decision to read an ABC 20/20 news article would drastically change his career path to one focused on the environment.
  • Swap complete: AF protects Airmen, environment with new firefighting foam

    The transition to an environmentally responsible firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Force Station, Alaska, on June 14 marked the completion of the Air Force’s move to replace legacy foam in fire vehicles and stockpiles across the service.
  • AFCEC attorney reflects on Boston Marathon experience

    This year, Major Andy Unsicker, Chief of the Utility Law Field Support Center, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, ran one of the nation’s most well-known marathons, the Boston Marathon, in some of the worst conditions on record. His journey to the finish line this year began long before that cold day in April.
  • AFCEC warfighter shines at DoD warrior games

    Master Sgt. Linn Dillard is a warfighter, a cancer survivor, and overcame a traumatic brain injury. She’s also an athlete that recently won gold, silver and bronze medals in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games.
  • Former Air Force radar dome now a wildlife rehab facility

    Before McClellan Air Force Base closed in 2001, the maintenance directorate on the base utilized a massive 30-foot radar dome for research and development of the AN/FPS 117, a three-dimensional (azimuth-range-height) phased array antenna radar. Today the Wildlife Care Association is reusing the facility, which bears resemblance to a small-scale version of Disney’s Epcot Center.
  • AFCEC team earns DoD environmental restoration award

    An aggressive commitment to innovative, green and sustainable remediation techniques at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, earned an Air Force Civil Engineer Center team top honors in the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards program recently.
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