AFMC Command News

  • Air Force pioneering innovative geothermal energy solutions

    Seeking to fortify defense infrastructure, the Department of the Air Force has signed agreements for groundbreaking geothermal energy prototype facilities at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. When operational, the new facilities will deliver continuous clean

  • Mawar response a family matter for AFCEC duo

    Nearly three months after Typhoon Mawar, clean-up and recovery efforts continue in the communities outside of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Members of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Natural Disaster Recovery Division, who have family in Guam, were not only worried about their loved ones but

  • AFCEC plays vital role in Air Force climate plan initiatives

    AFCEC has a significant role in climate change initiatives intended to enhance resiliency at Air Force installations by addressing the risks severe weather poses to infrastructure, operational capabilities and readiness as outlined in the Department of the Air Force Climate Campaign Plan.

  • Tactical care makes casualties rare

    As of July 2022, Self-Aid Buddy Care was replaced by Tactical Combat Casualty Care, a training which implements the best medical practices in battlefield trauma care.

  • AFCEC Natural Disaster Recovery Division prepares for future disasters

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Natural Disaster Recovery Division, located at Tyndall, recently created a new branch to enhance readiness and preparedness for the next natural disaster that may strike an Air Force installation. “It’s only a matter of time before

  • 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