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Green initiatives support energy-savings concept

Green initiatives support energy-savings concept

Last week’s groundbreaking for a new solar micro grid at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., is the latest example of a military “going green” — saving environmental resources and taxpayer dollars, too. The 1-megawatt facility, to become operational later this year, […]


Bioenvironmental techs test for toxins near Tokyo

Bioenvironmental techs test for toxins near Tokyo

Among the typical crews for disaster relief in mainland Japan is an atypical crew. Amid concerns for the environment, two Airman from the 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight has responded to the disasters there. While other crews from […]


New technology could save base millions

New technology could save base millions

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga.: Engineers here could soon be using an emerging technology to help clean the environment and save the Air Force money. Officials with the Robins Air Force Base Energy Office are conducting feasibility studies on the […]


DOD, airline officials sign alternative fuels pact

DOD, airline officials sign alternative fuels pact

FORT BELVOIR, Va: A new agreement between the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Energy Support Center and the Air Transport Association of America will help to promote widespread commercialization of environmentally friendly aviation fuels with less reliance on fossil fuels. Representatives […]


Green businesses sprouting at closed Air Force bases

Green businesses sprouting at closed Air Force bases

SACRAMENTO, Calif: It may be counterintuitive to think of Environmental Protection Agency Superfund sites as hotbeds of green technology. But as Air Force Real Property Agency representatives — responsible for buying, selling and managing Air Force property worldwide — continue […]


Rheinmetall to Create Simulation and Test Environment for the Bundeswehr

Rheinmetall to Create Simulation and Test Environment for the Bundeswehr

The Federal Agency for Information Management and Information Technology of the German Armed Forces (IT-AmtBw) has contracted with Rheinmetall Defence to create a simulation and test environment for the Bundeswehr, known as the SuTBw. Rheinmetall, acting as general contractor, and […]


Military’s Bioenvironmental Engineers Keep Base Buzzing

Military’s Bioenvironmental Engineers Keep Base Buzzing

SOUTHWEST ASIA: The “BEEs” here aren’t as concerned with honey as they are the chemicals which could potentially be found on base. While the 379th Medical Group bioenvironmental engineering, or BEE, flight is responsible for many things, their primary concern […]


 
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