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  • AFCEC to host Air Force Encroachment Management Symposium

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Regional Development Planning Branch hosts the annual Air Force Encroachment Management, or AFEM, training event Aug. 1-3, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.    The symposium provides encroachment management stakeholders with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure mission readiness across the enterprise and
  • Air Force reduces planned munitions tests at PMRF

    After re-evaluating its Long Range Strike Program mission requirements, the Air Force has significantly reduced the number of live munitions that will be used during military test missions at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in 2017.
  • Two Mather Soil Vapor Extraction units achieve cleanup goals

    The Air Force’s remediation program at the former Mather Air Force Base took another major step forward this summer when two Soil Vapor Extraction units were found to have achieved their cleanup goals.Late June, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center announced that two of the three remaining Soil Vapor Extraction systems accomplished their mission, a
  • Public Meeting July 25: Agencies Update on Drinking Water Issues

    Federal, state, county and local agencies are hosting an open house Tuesday, July 25, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Janitell Junior High School, 7635 Fountain Mesa Road, Fountain, Colorado.
  • 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 Flag training sites, confirm training follows
  • AFCEC facilitating millions in energy savings worldwide

    A tool with potential to save millions of dollars in annual energy expenditures is within reach for Air Force bases worldwide.Energy savings performance contracts, or ESPCs, are partnerships between federal agencies and energy service companies that provide energy savings and facility improvements with no up-front capital costs to the government.
  • Force development team hosts ETRC in Ramstein

    Members of the force development team from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate hosted the 2017 civil engineer Education and Training Review Committee, known as the ETRC, recently at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.A full week of collaboration, brainstorming and camaraderie led to several action items to ensure positive change
  • Controlled fires enable Avon Park Air Force Range mission

    The Avon Park Wildland Support Module's wildland management techniques are keeping a critical Air Force range mission going in Florida.
  • Environmental restoration summit enhances Air Force partnerships

    The Air Force Central Regional Environmental Restoration Summit, held May 17 and 18 in Dallas, clarified roles and responsibilities as regulators met with AFCEC leadership and discussed Air Force environmental restoration changing policies and procedures.
  • Archaeological discovery utilizes being both ‘on’ and ‘off’ the grid

    Archaeologists Amy Williams of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dr. James Wilde of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center made important discoveries in March when they strayed off the grid – several grids, actually.
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