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  • New Emergency Operations Center to be built at Tyndall AFB

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Following a recent contract award, a new $13.8 million Emergency Management Operations Center will ensure Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, remains on course to be the Installation of the Future.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division, Mobile District, awarded the project to Roundhouse
  • AFCEC biologist helps rehab hundreds of sea pups 

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – When it comes to rescuing seals and sea lions, Christine Rodriguez has learned to take things step by step. “It’s all baby steps,” said Rodriguez, an Air Force Civil Engineer Center environmental specialist and trained biologist. “From treating illnesses and injuries to teaching them to eat fish so they can
  • AFCEC, USACE partnership essential to delivering Installation of the Future

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have partnered before, but never on such a herculean effort. Prior to Hurricane Michael’s direct hit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, on Oct. 10, 2018, USACE assisted AFCEC with two to four new military construction projects per year at the
  • AFIMSC seeks challenging I&MS topics for I-WEPTAC

    The deadline to submit ideas to help shape the future of combat support is soon approaching. Submissions for the 2022 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference are due Sept. 15.
  • AFIMSC remembers 9/11

    This year, to mark the 20th anniversary, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Airmen and families around the globe shared their memories and experiences with each other.
  • AFCEC beddown support of F-35A mission in flight

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center continues a massive, multi-year construction effort to deliver the infrastructure needed to support F-35 fighter operations at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska; and Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. From flightlines and hangars to maintenance
  • AFWERX drives innovation through flightline ops challenge

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Innovators and thought leaders from industry, academia and the federal government gathered at the AFWERX Innovation Hub in Las Vegas, Nevada, late last month to review technologies that will be a part of the Revolutionizing Flightline Operations AFWERX Challenge.This effort is a sequel to last year’s Base of the
  • AFICC awards Pool 3 in architect & engineering services contract series

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A collaborative effort between the Air Force Installation Contracting Center and Air Force Civil Engineer Center led to the award of Pool 3 contracts Aug. 30, 2021, as part of the $2 billion Architect-Engineer Next program consisting of four contractor pools.The contracts, awarded by the 772nd Enterprise Sourcing
  • 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 sites.Currently, Tyndall is the only RADR training
  • Departing command chief reflects on tenure at AFIMSC

    As he prepares to leave the position he’s held since July 2019, the command chief master sergeant at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center reflected on the role he said he was meant to take on. Chief Edwin Ludwigsen oversaw the health, welfare and professional development of about 3,900 Total Force personnel and helped guide an intermediate-level headquarters responsible for providing installation and mission support capabilities for 78 Air Force and Space Force installations with an annual budget of $10 billion.
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