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  • Travis using farm animals to control invasive plants

    With a b-l-e-e-e-a-t here and baaaaaa there, more than 300 sheep and about a dozen goats arrived at Travis Air Force Base, California, to begin grazing duties in the Castle Terrace Preserve area that serves as a habitat for federally listed endangered species.
  • Summits focus on partnerships, AF environmental restoration successes

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center kicked off the first of three 2018 regional summits aimed at enhancing strong partnerships with regional, state and federal environmental regulators May 9 in Denver.
  • Former McClellan Air Force Base Wins “National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse” Award

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Base Realignment and Closure division won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first annual National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse award in the National Priorities List-BRAC category for its efforts at the former McClellan Air Force Base, May 2, 2018.
  • Air Force working toward innovative groundwater cleanup solution

    The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA.
  • Agreements outline Air Force commitment to Colorado communities

    The Air Force signed agreements with Fountain, Security and Widefield, Colorado, last month outlining cooperative efforts for ensuring safe drinking water for the communities.
  • AF Fire Emergency Services test fire trucks in extreme cold

    Air Force fire service professionals at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, recently spent a week in the coldest weather the country has experienced this year to test the discharge systems of firefighting agents on Air Force fire trucks.The Air Force Civil Engineer Center conducted the tests in sub-zero weather in January and February to
  • Ramstein’s groundbreaking new school

    Members of the Kaiserslautern Military Community celebrated the groundbreaking of a new school building on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 28, 2018.Students, faculty members, and 86th Airlift Wing officials welcomed the soon-to-rise Ramstein High School with a festive ceremony which included band performances and a choir.Officials from the U.S.
  • AFCEC director visits Kirtland

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Trent Simpler, Army Corps of Engineers project manager for the bulk fuels facility, presents tools used in the groundwater treatment facility to Edwin Oshiba, Air Force Civil Engineer Center director, at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., March 22. This was Oshiba’s first visit to Kirtland as AFCEC director.
  • AF Fire Emergency Services looking to the future with ‘strategic plan’

    Fire service professionals throughout the Air Force recently met and ensured the creation of the Air Force's Fire Emergency Services 5-year strategic plan.  Center for Public Safety Excellence personnel facilitated and led a week-long stakeholder meeting and workshop in mid-February at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The theme of the
  • The path from secretary to Air Force engineer

    Nancy Coleal shares how she discovered her unique skill set eventually led to the perfect career for her: engineering.
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