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Engineering Division helps develop, maintain Eglin

Steve Daugherty, lead for the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineer Requirement program, pours over a drafting document for a new construction project at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. SABER is responsible for issuing out construction projects that range from $2,000 to $1 million. By using one contractor for a more streamlined process, this 10-person office completes 100-150 construction projects every year.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Steve Daugherty, lead for the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineer Requirement program, pours over a drafting document for a new construction project at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. SABER is responsible for issuing out construction projects that range from $2,000 to $1 million. By using one contractor for a more streamlined process, this 10-person office completes 100-150 construction projects every year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Glenda Sweet, a drafting specialist with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, utilizes AutoCAD software to produce an engineering drawing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The drafting division works with project engineers and inspectors to create the drawings needed for construction projects across base. Upon completion, all drawings are stored in a hardcopy vault that currently holds more than 70,000 drawings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Glenda Sweet, a drafting specialist with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, utilizes AutoCAD software to produce an engineering drawing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The drafting division works with project engineers and inspectors to create the drawings needed for construction projects across base. Upon completion, all drawings are stored in a hardcopy vault that currently holds more than 70,000 drawings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Mike Miller, the drafting lead with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, reviews a hardcopy drawing in the division’s vault at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The drafting division works with project engineers and inspectors to create the drawings needed for construction projects across base. Upon completion, all drawings are stored in a hardcopy vault that currently holds more than 70,000 drawings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Mike Miller, the drafting lead with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, reviews a hardcopy drawing in the division’s vault at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The drafting division works with project engineers and inspectors to create the drawings needed for construction projects across base. Upon completion, all drawings are stored in a hardcopy vault that currently holds more than 70,000 drawings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Freda Kuhl, with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, demonstrates the division’s geographic information system at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The GIS division is responsible for keeping facility and infrastructure features used for map production up to date. These maps are used for community planning, special events, contingency planning and more. There are over 400 features in the Eglin Enterprise Spatial Database that must be maintained and updated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Freda Kuhl, with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, demonstrates the division’s geographic information system at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The GIS division is responsible for keeping facility and infrastructure features used for map production up to date. These maps are used for community planning, special events, contingency planning and more. There are over 400 features in the Eglin Enterprise Spatial Database that must be maintained and updated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Kevin Gerrity, an inspector with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, reviews project drawings for a renovation project at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Munitions Directorate building on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. As part of the division’s White Team, Gerrity works with architects and engineers to design and inspect new construction and renovation projects across base. The division’s current workload consists of managing 347 design and construction projects valued at $352 million.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

Kevin Gerrity, an inspector with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, reviews project drawings for a renovation project at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Munitions Directorate building on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. As part of the division’s White Team, Gerrity works with architects and engineers to design and inspect new construction and renovation projects across base. The division’s current workload consists of managing 347 design and construction projects valued at $352 million. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

Chuck Dewar, an energy specialist with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, demonstrates an energy consumption tool used to monitor energy levels across Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The energy office monitors utility information to discover trends in energy and water consumption and to ensure the base meets all federal guidelines and mandates for conservation. The Eglin utility bill is over $30 million annually. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

Chuck Dewar, an energy specialist with the 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Engineering Division, demonstrates an energy consumption tool used to monitor energy levels across Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The energy office monitors utility information to discover trends in energy and water consumption and to ensure the base meets all federal guidelines and mandates for conservation. The Eglin utility bill is over $30 million annually. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

The 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Energy Office uses various energy saving devices to promote energy awareness to the base populace of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The energy office monitors utility information to discover trends in Eglin energy and water consumption and ensures the base meets all federal guidelines and mandates for conservation. The Eglin utility bill is over $30 million annually.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

The 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Energy Office uses various energy saving devices to promote energy awareness to the base populace of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The energy office monitors utility information to discover trends in Eglin energy and water consumption and ensures the base meets all federal guidelines and mandates for conservation. The Eglin utility bill is over $30 million annually. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

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