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

  • Tiny fish swims off the endangered species list

    A decades long partnership between the Department of the Air Force and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has brought one tiny Florida fish back from the brink of extinction.  The Okaloosa darter, a two-inch perch-like fish found only in the streams at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, was removed from

  • 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.

  • AFCEC successfully tests multi-capable Airmen airfield repair concept

    The concept of a cross section of Airmen carrying out important wartime tasks seems like a good idea, but does it work? That’s what the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s readiness team set out to prove May 22-24 during a Rapid Damage Repair Multi-Capable Airmen Exercise at an Air Force Regional

  • AFIMSC completes largest runway construction project in years

    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 execution agent, the 772nd Enterprise

  • ACC wins Readiness Challenge IX

    Airmen representing Air Combat Command and the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron from Nellis Air Force Base took the title at Readiness Challenge IX, the Department of the Air Force’s annual civil engineer skills competition, April 24 to 28.

  • Record budget helps Air Force tackle environmental issues

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is bringing this year’s “Invest in Our Planet” Earth Day theme to life as the center’s global environmental team continues to support innovative restoration projects driven by a record-high budget. Within AFIMSC’s Air Force Civil Engineer Center,