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  • Domestic abuse, violence victim shares her story

    My husband was an active-duty soldier stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. The first time he failed a drug test and his leadership went to bat for him. Understandably, they didn’t want to leave him behind. He was demoted, put on extra duty for a month and ordered to briefly attend substance abuse

  • AFCEC, USACE partnership essential to delivering Installation of the Future

    Prior to Hurricane Michael’s direct hit to Tyndall Air Force Base, Oct. 10, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers assisted the Air Force Civil Engineer Center with two to four new military construction projects per year at the Florida base, ranging from $1.6 to $17.8 million. After 2018, that

  • AFCEC continues infrastructure construction to support F-35

    From flight lines and hangars to maintenance and training facilities, Air Force Civil Engineer Center is charged with delivering the infrastructure needed to accommodate the Air Force’s latest fighter aircraft, designed for new warfighting capabilities.

  • AFWERX drives innovation through flightline ops challenge

    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.

  • EOD units test new imaging technology

    Local explosive ordnance disposal units received and were trained on a new and upgraded portable imaging X-ray system at Eglin Air Force Base July 22.

  • San Antonio Innovation Summit open for registration

    The event – a partnership between the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Air Force Security Forces Center, Air Force Services Center, Air Force Personnel Center, Air Education and Training Command, and AFWERX – will bring innovation collaboration

  • USAFA Cadet Summer Program returns to Tyndall AFB

    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 at Tyndall Air Force Base.

  • Air Force makes more rights available for housing tenants

    The Department of Defense issued policy guidance in February 2021 on the implementation and timing of the remaining four provisions of the Tenant Bill of Rights, which expands protection measures for military families living in privatized housing.

  • Air Force “What a Wonderful World” photo contest launches July 1

    The Air Force Photo Contest launched July 1, 2021. The theme for this year’s contest, which runs July 1 – 31, is “What a Wonderful World.” The contest highlights and celebrates the art of photography created by Airmen, Guardians and their families and is open to ages 6 and older in five separate

  • AFCEC initiative targets infrastructure readiness, disaster recovery

    First, it was Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 155 mph and pure destruction as the storm’s eye passed directly over Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 10, 2018. A few months later and nearly 1,000 miles away, it was the icy waters of the Missouri and Platte rivers

  • AF GeoBase safely integrates sUAS in AFCEC operations

    The Department of the Air Force is one step closer to safely and more widely integrating small unmanned aircraft systems into civil engineering operations, thanks to the Air Force GeoBase Program’s sUAS office.

  • Tenant feedback drives housing programs improvement

    Department of the Air Force housing program officials are analyzing data from the recently completed 2020 Department of Defense Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey for trends and ways to improve the enterprise’s privatized and government-owned housing portfolio and tenant experience.

  • Energy efficient B-Huts could save resources, lives

    The 823rd Air Force Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer, known as RED HORSE, and the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Eleven Seabees unit, built two B-Huts at the Energy METER Test Site at Tyndall Air Force Base as part of an Air Force Civil Engineer Center