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  • AFCEC rail network program hosts certified rail inspection course

    The U.S. Air Force Rail Network is essential transportation for delivering commodities, fuel, coal, aircraft parts, ordinance and support for space programs.To keep things moving, the asset visibility transportation division of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate funded and organized a Certified Railroad Inspector training
  • Air Force Wildland Fire Center responding to Avon Park AFR wildfire

    An Air Force Wildland Fire Center team is leveraging internal assets and interagency partnerships to contain the Echo Springs Wildfire, an 8,000-acre wildfire on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida. Avon Park serves as a bombing range and air ground training complex for the military. Currently 25 percent contained, the wildfire started May 17
  • Housing managers, project owners gather for workshop

    Housing managers and project owners from U.S. Air Force installations worldwide gathered in San Antonio for a weeklong workshop sharing best practices in housing privatization.
  • New program delivers emergency-ready masks to Airmen

    Talk to any Air Force emergency manager and he or she will probably tell you a clean and serviceable M50 mask is the most important piece of equipment Airmen can have in a war-time environment. Now, thanks to a small joint service team in Albany, Georgia, that equipment will have more reliability, after having gone through the new Air Force Mask
  • USAFA cadet develops potential life-saving material

    U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet First Class Hayley Weir and Dr. Ryan Burke, assistant professor with the USAF Academy's Department of Military & Strategic Studies, visited the Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently to present the results of Weir's capstone project that could greatly benefit the Air Force.Weir, with the help of Burke, has been
  • Operations directorate holds operations workshop at AFIT

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Operations Directorate recently held an operations workshop at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to provide a forum for operations flights and shop leadership to discuss operations way ahead.Air Force Deputy Director of Civil Engineers Edwin Oshiba provided opening
  • Air Force wins three DOD environmental awards

    The Department of Defense has selected an Air Force environmental engineer and two installations for top honors in the 2017 Secretary of Defense environmental awards program.  The awards, announced Friday, recognize outstanding achievements to improve DOD’s environmental performance, according to the awards website. The Air Force winners
  • AFCEC entomologist provides BASH management training

    Wildlife management on Air Force airfields can often mean the difference between mission success or failure.Don Teig, Air Force Civil Engineer Center entomologist and subject matter expert, recently headed west to provide bird aircraft strike hazard, or BASH, management training to attendees of the 82nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources
  • AFCEC conducts CONEX dorm field testing

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently tested expeditionary CONEX, or container express, dorms for progressive collapse at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.CONEX-based relocatable barracks are a common sight at many U.S. and coalition bases worldwide. Cost-effective, readily available and robust, CONEX containers are designed so they can be
  • Smith receives 2016 awards for AFIMSC, AFMC

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Capt. Tanner Smith continues his rise as the best of the best.
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