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  • Firefighters honor 9/11 firefighters with memorial tower climb

    96th Civil Engineer Group Firefighters honor 9/11 firefighters with a memorial tower climb at King Hangar.
  • Nurses Monument unveiled at Armament Museum

    A monument to honor nurses was unveiled at the Air Force Armament Museum during a ceremony Sept. 7. The tribute is a “thank you” to military and civilian nurses. The monument became a reality through the efforts of William Everett, PHC 811, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the AFAM, the Northwest Florida State College nursing program, the Northwest Florida Daily News along with many local businesses and individuals.
  • Air Force's first Invisible Wounds Center opens

    The 96th Medical Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Air Force’s first Invisible Wounds Center Aug. 30.
  • Civilian aircraft crash

    Eglin and Okaloosa County emergency crews responded to a civilian aircraft crash approximately two miles north of the installation’s runway in a densely wooded area on the Eglin Reservation Aug. 30.
  • From immigrant to Airman

    Since his youth in an East-Central African nation with a turbulent history of genocide, one Airman dreamed of becoming a leader. Only two years after enlisting, Senior Airman Karl Mutangana, 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron, deployed for his new country as an Airman in United States Air Force.
  • Wounded Warrior finds purpose in sharing story

    On Oct. 11, 2015, Col. Laurel Burkel was rescued from the mangled wreckage of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Burkel lived to tell her story, but Maj. Phyllis Pelky, Master Sgt. Greg Kuhse, and three NATO partners were lost. Recently, she shared her story of resiliency during a Wounded Warrior Care Ambassador workshop event at the 53d Wing.
  • VA clinic expansion opens

    Veteran's administration clinic officially opens up new area.
  • Clinic answers call for invisible wound care

    In the midst of brain injury awareness month, construction of a facility to treat traumatic brain injury is well underway at the 96th Medical Group.
  • Top-notch fire training facility opens

    Firefighters from the 96th Civil Engineer Group rappelled from the top of their new structural training facility to cut the ribbon marking its official opening here March 1.
  • 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.
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