AFMC Command News

  • DAF’s first Energy Assurance Lease signed at Tyndall  

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Department of the Air Force and Florida Power and Light Gulf Power Company, known as GPC, signed DAF’s first Energy Assurance Lease Oct. 13, for the construction of a solar microgrid system with an estimated 150 kilowatt photovoltaic solar array and 450

  • 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

  • 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,

  • AFCEC initiative targets infrastructure readiness, disaster recovery

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – First, it was Category 5 Hurricane Michael with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour and pure destruction as the 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

  • New force protection teams to leverage A.I., ‘robotic dogs’ at Tyndall

    Two Hanscom teams are helping to build the “base of the future” by integrating an exciting new force protection technology at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. Teams within the Force Protection and Special Programs Divisions, both headquartered here, supplied and integrated the 325th Security Forces

  • Tyndall breaks ground for new childcare center

    The $45 million project is the second groundbreaking — and first full-fledged military construction project to move into the construction phase — as Team Tyndall rebuilds the base into the Installation of the Future from the ground up.

  • Robot dogs arrive at Tyndall AFB

    The robot dogs, designed by Ghost Robotics and Immersive Wisdom, are the first of their kind to be integrated onto a military installation and one of many innovation-based initiatives to begin at Tyndall Air Force Base, coined the “Installation of the Future.”

  • AFWERX Fusion 2020 registration announced

    In response to the current global health crisis, the annual Fusion event goes virtual this year as a highly engaging and interactive online event packed with unique experiences.

  • AFCEC study gives new life to old chemical defense decon kits

    The Air Force Civil Engineer’s Readiness Lab recently determined more than 75,000 expired M295 decontamination kits used in chemical defense ensembles are still effective and can be used, saving the Air Force more than $2.3 million over a four-year period. Each year, the Air Force removes expired

  • Air Force to host Virtual Industry Exchange for Tyndall

    The 325th Fighter Wing and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center will host the first Virtual Industry Exchange on June 12, 2020 to explore possible mixed-use commercial development at Tyndall AFB. The Air Force branded Tyndall AFB as the “Installation of the Future” and as part of the rebuild, they

  • $6.4 billion contingency support contract increases field assistance

    The Air Force recently awarded an eight-year, $6.4 billion contingency support contract to eight firms. The Air Force Contract Augmentation Program, or AFCAP, is a rapid response contingency contract tool managed and serviced through the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center enterprise.

  • Virtual PMO continues progress toward ‘Installation of the Future’

    Telework had always been a tool of flexibility and a privilege for Lt. Col. Shayla CantySmith. Today, due to health advisories from the recent COVID-19, telework is critical for CantySmith and the entire 25-person Tyndall Program Management Office to continue delivering the “Installation of the

  • PMO Engineers thrive with ‘once in a lifetime’ billion-dollar rebuild

    The $4.25 billion rebuild of Tyndall Air Force Base may seem like an overwhelming task to some, but for three Air Force civil engineer captains at the heart of the Program Management Office, the project presents a once in a lifetime opportunity. As project managers for the PMO, and as part of the