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  • Tyndall's 82nd ATRS facilities near completion

    With construction nearing completion, the 82nd Aerial Target Squadron prepares to take ownership of their new large and small boat facilities. The facilities sustained significant damage following the impact of Hurricane Michael in 2018 and are a part of the Department of Defense’s largest rebuild

  • AFIMSC completes largest runway construction project in years

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center recently completed a $352.6 million, full-depth rebuild of the remote runway at the Ascension Island Auxiliary Airfield.The effort was led by AFIMSC’s Air Force Civil Engineer Center and their contracting

  • Mission Monday: Fire & Emergency Services

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – It’s Mission Monday. Meet Brian Thompson, a Fire and Emergency Services Program manager with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate here.Thompson and the F&ES team play a vital role in making sure Department of the Air Force first responders have

  • AFIMSC team delivers growing MILCON program to counter threats

    Delivering a growing, multibillion dollar worldwide Department of the Air Force military construction program in sync with supported weapon systems is a key focus for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, a primary subordinate unit of AFIMSC, is

  • Sentinel agreement signed in historic ceremony

    More than 150 personnel who took part in drafting the LGM-35 Sentinel Programmatic Agreement participated in a historic signing event Dec 16, 2022, which simultaneously took place in 11 different locations.

  • AFIMSC disaster recovery team responds to Hurricane Ian

    Nearly four years after the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center began rebuilding Tyndall AFB following Hurricane Michael, a disaster recovery response team armed with expertise and lessons learned from that storm is helping MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, assess damage in the wake of

  • Atlantic runway reopens, increases U.S., British military capabilities

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – After a year of construction, Ascension Island Auxiliary Airfield resumed full flight operations recently with the opening of the newly paved eastern portion of the runway.Thanks to the ongoing efforts of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center,

  • Eglin EOD begins training with new robotic system

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center has begun the rollout of the T7 robot, built by L3Harris. The new robot is a major upgrade in both size and capability from its 20-year-old brother, the F6A. Eglin is one of the first installations to receive the new technology.

  • AFIMSC team members win AF Civil Engineer awards

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Eight Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center members recently earned 2021 Air Force Civil Engineer Award honors.“The winners, runners-up and nominees represent the best of the Civil Engineer community's incredible talent and dedication,” said Maj.

  • Readiness Challenge nears full return

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Readiness Challenge will move one step close to its full return following an initial operational capability (IOC) competition April 18-22, at the Silver Flag Training Site at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The challenge is hosted by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center,

  • Atlantic runway repair reaches halfway point

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – For the last two years, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center has been working closely with a team of contractors, U.S. Space Force, United Kingdom Ministry of Defence and U.K. government officials to upgrade a strategically important runway on Ascension

  • New dormitory complex headed for Tyndall

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $145.4 million contract for a new dormitory project under the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s natural disaster recovery program. The new dorms project is the ninth military construction project awarded for the

  • Tyndall AFB kicks off construction for new Commercial Gate project

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Tyndall moved closer to its first new entry control facility when it held a construction kick-off meeting Sept. 29 for a new commercial gate complex. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the nearly $18.2 million contract for the installation’s new commercial gate

  • #IAMIMSC: Michael Zapata

    Meet Michael Zapata, Energy Program Development Division chief, Air Force Civil Engineer Center Detachment 1, Tyndall AFB, Florida.

  • #IAMIMSC: Monica Ramsey

    Meet Monica Ramsey, Project Manager, Air Force Civil Engineer Center Facility Engineering Directorate, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.

  • Air Force awards UESC at Holloman AFB

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is receiving energy efficiency and infrastructure improvements through a recently awarded Utility Energy Service Contract.The contract was awarded May 14 by Holloman’s 49th Contracting Squadron in partnership with the Air Force

  • ESPC awarded for Cannon AFB

    Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, is receiving energy efficiency infrastructure improvements through an Energy Saving Performance Contract awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy on June 3, 2021.

  • Air Force, USFWS partner to restore fish habitat

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Threatened fish at Beale Air Force Base, California, are reaping the benefits of a partnership between the Air Force and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Specialists from Beale, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center and the USFWS recently completed a dam

  • #IAMIMSC: Pamela Miller

    Meet Pamela Miller, cultural resources media manager and Native American tribal specialist, Peterson Air Force Base Installation Management Support, Air Force Civil Engineer Center.

  • #IAMIMSC: Master Sgt. Andrew Carr

    Meet Master Sgt. Andrew Carr, Pest Management Force Development Manager, Air Force Civil Engineer Center Detachment 1, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

  • Revolutionizing the flightline of the future

    The Tyndall Program Management Office hosted a Flightline of the Future Summit Feb. 3 to explore opportunities to turn the base’s current flightline into a high-tech resource for the missions of tomorrow.

  • AF environmental study greenlights Edwards solar project

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A project to develop what could be one of the largest solar photovoltaic arrays in the country -- and the largest solar project ever for the Department of Defense at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. -- is moving forward after clearing a required environmental

  • Simple comment leads to royal education, career growth, experience

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- It started with the simple comment, “I wish I could go,” and ended with career growth and life experiences. Scott Ensign, Air Force GeoBase Program manager and Air Force Civil Engineer Center Geo Integration officer, recently returned from a unique

  • #IAMIMSC: Judy Lopez

    Meet Judy Lopez, Deputy Director, Air Force Civil Engineer Center Facility Engineering Directorate, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • Getting to know the new AFCEC commander

    Brig. Gen. John Allen took command of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center during a change of command ceremony July 13. AFCEC, one of four primary subordinate units of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, delivers capabilities across the wide civil engineering spectrum to enable

  • #IAMIMSC: Master Sgt. Bradley Taylor

    Meet Master Sgt. Bradley Taylor, Joint EOD Equipment Management Section Chief, Air Force Civil Engineer Center Readiness Directorate, Indian Head, Maryland.

  • JBSA environmental program takes off with UAS technology

    What began as a project to improve land surveying, floodplain mapping, vegetation classification and endangered species management at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis has become a revolutionary innovation that could save the Air Force millions of dollars and countless hours of labor.

  • #IAMIMSC: Capt. Evan Mines

    Meet Capt. Evan Mines, Jordan Construction Manager with AFCEC's Contingency Construction Management Office in Jordan.

  • #IAMIMSC: Capt. Jacob Bright

    Meet Capt. Jacob Bright, Kuwait and Djibouti Construction Manager, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Strategic Design and Construction, Contingency Construction Management Office, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.

  • AFCEC consolidates program to maximize lethality, readiness

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Installations Directorate is taking the Air Force’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration program to new heights, preserving training areas to increase the lethality and readiness of our air and space forces.

  • #IAMIMSC: Roger Walton

    Meet Roger Walton, BRAC Environmental Coordinator with AFCEC at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • APE ensures mission-ready airfields

    It takes a lot of pavement to launch an Air Force -- 2.2 billion square feet -- and in 2019, a Tyndall-based team of airfield engineers set a blistering pace to ensure that pavement was able to support aircraft worldwide in flying more than 1.2 million hours.

  • Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy PFOS, PFOA

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.This was the first field demonstration

  • AFCEC summits promote whole-of-government response

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, which provides environmental remediation support to Air Force headquarters, major commands and installations, reintroduced the annual summits - an eastern, western and central - in 2016. The goal was to strengthen relationships between the Air Force, state and

  • ‘Be Ready’ during hurricane season, always

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida -- With hurricane season underway, the Air Force’s emergency management team is reminding people that disasters can happen anywhere, anytime. Their advice?“Be ready,” said Robert Genova, the Air Force Emergency Management Operations Support section manager with the

  • Innovation Rodeo moves ideas closer to reality

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Three innovative ideas that support worldwide warfighter success are one step closer to reality today thanks to the first Air Force Innovation Rodeo, $650,000 in total seed money, and a partnership with AFWERX and tech accelerator companies.During the Air Force Installation and

  • Tyndall to host first Industry Day in rebuild effort

    The Air Force will host the first industry day for the Tyndall Air Force Base rebuild at Florida State University, Panama City, Florida, on January 31, 2019, from 8:00 am-12:00 pm. This “state of the installation” presentation will inform the Air Force’s potential partners in industry and elected

  • SECAF announces AFIMSC leadership changes

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced senior executive service leadership changes for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center on Sept. 27.

  • AFCEC warfighter shines at DoD warrior games

    Master Sgt. Linn Dillard is a warfighter, a cancer survivor, and overcame a traumatic brain injury. She’s also an athlete that recently won gold, silver and bronze medals in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games.

  • 2017 Robot Rodeo wrangles advanced EOD technology

    ATLANTA — Air Force, civilian and international explosive ordnance disposal experts recently shared tactics, techniques and procedures during the 2017 Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise in Atlanta.The week-long event, held at Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Atlanta Hartsfield

  • 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

  • AFCEC directorate hosts pilot TRIRIGA workshop

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and IBM collaborated during a workshop recently to assist operations personnel with their continuing implementation of the new TRIRIGA Real Property maintenance software. The software provides an integrated asset management structure for CE.The team from AFCEC

  • Nellis breaks ground on DOD’s largest solar array

    Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony March 24 for the newest Air Force solar array, a photovoltaic farm named Nellis II. The system, upon completion, will provide 19 megawatts of direct current capacity to the base, making it the largest photovoltaic system in the