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  • 20th CES maintains readiness at Silver Flag

    Members of the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron attended Silver Flag, a 10-day training course to bolster contingency readiness of total force Airmen.
  • Air Force, Navy units provide joint command and control for the high-end fight

    A joint team of Air Force and Navy command and control units exercised advanced joint command and control during two air dominance events at Tyndall Air Force Base recently. Throughout the month of May, Tyndall hosted two simultaneous large force exercises preparing the Joint Force for operations in a highly contested environment—Checkered Flag 21-2, Air Combat Command’s largest air dominance exercise, and Combat Archer, the Air Force’s Weapon System Evaluation Program for air-to-air live-fire evaluations.
  • Support leads to success for F-22 students in Key West

    More than 250 personnel assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing packed up and went on temporary duty to Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, from July 10 - 24. They travelled in support of the 43d Fighter Squadron’s F-22 Formal Training Unit capstone. Units from Tyndall Air Force Base and Eglin AFB were present to ensure F-22 Raptor student pilots, who flew in 54 sorties for the dissimilar air combat training over the southern Gulf of Mexico, were met with success.
  • Soto’s story: Overcoming pain and finding purpose

    As Tyndall evolves into the “Installation of the Future,” the base is working with thousands of contractors, vendors, and other guests who are assisting in the rebuild process. One of the first faces they see at Tyndall’s visitor’s center is Airman 1st Class Jocelyne Soto. Soto made the decision to enlist in the Air Force to create a purposeful career after facing challenges that greatly impacted her outlook on life.
  • REPI Challenge yields more than $24M for AF installations

    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, Florida.
  • USAFA Cadet Summer Program returns to Tyndall AFB

    After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Summer Program recently returned to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Laboratory here. The month-long annual research program is an opportunity for second and third-year cadets to experience Air Force life and some of the responsibilities and challenges that await them after graduation. This year USAFA and AFCEC chose two project topics with cadets able to focus on one or work across both. The first project focused on developing a sampling methodology for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, and finding potential solutions to naturally remove and break down the complex, synthetic chemicals in water. The second project explored using bacteria to treat runways and prevent erosion and dust.
  • A1C Perez adds positivity, perspective

    Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month takes place every year in May and showcases the service and sacrifice of generations of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians of AAPIs throughout U.S. military history.
  • Largest Checkered Flag exercise wraps up at Tyndall

    The largest Checkered Flag exercise held to-date wrapped up at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 21, 2021.
  • AFCEC initiative targets infrastructure readiness, disaster recovery

    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 the Missouri and Platte rivers that engulfed nearly one third of Offutt AFB, Nebraska, following record rainfall and melting snow breaching nearby levees. Initially, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Facility Engineering Directorate managed both of these recovery and rebuild projects through separate program management offices. They are now aligned under a new program office, the Natural Disaster Recovery Division.
  • IROC prototype could revolutionize Air Force energy

    A revolutionary tool for energy managers, civil engineers and others, is being pioneered at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Natural Disaster Recovery Division. The Installation Resilience Operations Center, or IROC, is being tested at Tyndall through a contract.
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