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  • Prescribed burn maintains ecosystem, mission flexibility

    Air Force Civil Engineer Center wildland fire managers conduct a prescribed burn at White Point Recreation Area on the Eglin reservation in Florida. Prescribed fires maintain the base's ecosystem in its pristine state, reduce dangerous buildup of understory and enable maximum flexibility to conduct test and training missions without causing catastrophic wildfires.The Fire Management division here applies prescribed fire to an average of 90,000 acres annually.
  • Seeds to trees: Base beautification project

    Jackson Guard and Airmen volunteers participate in a beautification and reforestation project on the Eglin Reservation in Florida. The six-day project included preparing the area and soil, sowing wild flower seeds, planting 555 Eglin seed long leaf pines and 55 saw palmetto trees to beautify the retention pond with native plant species. The project also used pollinating flowers to support bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and moths.
  • December road closures

    These are the base range road closures for the month of December.
  • Seven promoted to chief master sergeant

    Congratulations to Team Eglin's Airmen on their selection for promotion to chief master sergeant.
  • Ammo clinches playoff spot with win

    The 96th Maintenance Squadron stomped the 96th Communications Squadron 15-6 in intramural football competition here Nov. 29.
  • November road closures

    These are the base range road closures for the month of November.
  • State Roads 85, 123, 285 to close for mission Nov. 14, 16

    The 96th Test Wing is scheduled to conduct testing on the Eglin Air Force Base range Tuesday, Nov. 14 and Thursday, Nov. 16, that will require closing State Roads 85, 123 and 285.
  • Veterans go back to school

    More than 45 active duty and retired military members, from all branches of service, participate in the C. W. Ruckel Middle School Veterans Day Celebration.
  • Show CFC 'some love'

    The Combined Federal Campaign for giving kicked off here Nov. 7 and runs through Dec. 5.
  • Family fun for Trunk or Treat Fall Fest

    Base families turn out for the annual Trunk or Treat Fall Fest. The family friendly event hosted by the 96th Force Support Squadron featured a trunk or treat, hay rides, carnival games, slides, climbing walls and much more.
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