Air Force Featured Stories

  • Eglin AFB fish removed from endangered species list

    The Okaloosa darter is a two-inch, perch-like fish unique and critical to the balance of six clear stream systems within Eglin and draining into two Choctawhatchee Bay bayous in Walton and Okaloosa counties in northwest Florida.

  • Earth Day 2023: Invest in our planet, protect our future

    In celebration of Earth Day and in alignment with this year’s theme, “Invest in our Planet, Protect our Future,” the Department of the Air Force highlights how it works to preserve natural habitats and ensure resilient infrastructure, operations, and communities.

  • Air Force partnership helps rare woodpecker thrive

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service highlighted Department of Defense conservation efforts Sept. 25 during a ceremony at Fort Benning, Georgia, marking the proposed downlisting of the red cockaded woodpecker from “endangered” to “threatened.”

  • Energy project powers Hill AFB resiliency

    AFCEC, in collaboration with the Defense Logistics Agency–Energy, awarded the contract to Energy Systems Group, the energy service company, in April 2018, for upgrades to 258 buildings, totaling six million square feet by incorporating seven energy conservation measure upgrades.

  • Hill AFB wins DOE award for energy efficiency

    The annual award recognizes outstanding contributions in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation and the use of renewable energy technologies at federal facilities.

  • Eglin AFB wins 2015 federal energy award

    The award recognizes Eglin Air Force Base's innovative approach for combining advanced technologies and common sense to saving critical energy resources and reducing utility costs for the base.

  • 20th CES wins conservation award

    The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron installation management flight at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was awarded the General Thomas D. White Natural Resources Conservation Award in the large base installation category.

  • Academy hits conservation target

    In light of October being Energy Action Month, developed by the Department of Energy, U.S. Air Force Academy mission elements gathered Sept. 23, to discuss energy and utility savings for the year and analyze new efforts here to reduce costs and save energy.

  • Air Force focuses on sustainability for Earth Day 2014 observance

    Each year Air Force installations around the world observe Earth Day on April 22 by taking actions to support the Air Force's Earth Day theme of "Conserve Today - Secure Tomorrow."This year, Air Force activities will focus on sustainability, referring to the capacity to continue the mission without