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  • AFCEC begins rollout of upgraded EOD imaging tech

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate has begun delivering upgraded portable imaging X-ray systems to explosive ordnance disposal flights around the Air Force. The new Vidisco Guardian 12 Digital Radiographic X-ray system enhances EOD capabilities by making it easier to view the internal contents
  • Keesler ESPC construction complete

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Construction for an Energy Savings Performance Contract at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, is now complete and accepted by the installation. The $32 million contract, awarded in 2019 to Noresco, LLC, consisted of four energy conservation measures, including the installation’s first on-site solar power generation
  • REPI Challenge yields more than $24M for AF installations

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center helped secure more than $24 million to protect mission readiness and the environment at three installations: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina; and Tyndall AFB, Florida.The funds were awarded in June as part of the
  • AFCEC strategy leverages Air Force buying power to support CE enterprise

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- An Air Force Civil Engineer Center program to streamline contract acquisition is putting the federal government’s bulk buying power in the hands of civil engineers to keep their installations mission ready. AFCEC’s Strategic Acquisition and Category Management program gives engineers a “toolbox” of contract
  • Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams

    People with VA home loans have been receiving fraudulent calls and mailers from companies who claim to be affiliated with the government, the Department of Veterans Affairs, or your home-loan servicer.
  • San Antonio Innovation Summit open for registration

    Registration is now open for the inaugural San Antonio Innovation Summit. With the theme of Accelerate Change, the summit takes place Aug. 3-4 at the Henry B. González Convention Center.
  • Tyndall rebuild moves forward with second MILCON project award

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Installation of the Future reached another milestone along its path to recovery recently with a $91.5 million contract award for a new temporary lodging facility.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District awarded the contract to B.L. Harbert International to construct the new facility at Tyndall Air Force
  • USAFA Cadet Summer Program returns to Tyndall AFB

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Summer Program recently returned to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Laboratory here. The month-long annual research program that began in 2008 is an opportunity for second and third-year cadets to experience Air Force life and
  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up Elsa recon ahead of landfall

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters wrapped up their aerial reconnaissance efforts for Tropical Storm Elsa, July 7, after the storm made landfall on the northwest coast of Florida.
  • Air Force makes more rights available for housing tenants

    Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas -- The Department of the Air Force is implementing the remaining four rights for housing tenants, including a universal lease, a process to resolve disputes with property owners and procedures for withholding rent when applicable.The Department of Defense issued policy guidance in February 2021 on the
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