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  • Four species of sea turtle nesting on Eglin's beach

    Nests from four threatened or endangered sea turtle species were discovered this year on the Eglin reservation. This is the first time in 30 years Eglin biologists documented four species nesting in the same year.
  • Armistice Day, Veterans Day remembrance

    A native Florida dogwood tree and Armistice Day monument were planted and dedicated on Veterans Day, Nov. 12 at Jackson Guard in Niceville, Fla. to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. The monument and tree serve as a remembrance.
  • 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.
  • EOD gets a one of a kind robot

    The 96th Civil Engineer Group’s explosive ordnance disposal robotics section gets a new robot and added capabilities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rangers lead emergency response exercise

    Rangers test mass casualty accident procedures in large-scale joint exercise.
  • Eglin pitches in to help with hurricane relief

    The base pitches in to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
  • Airmen provide IED awareness for police

    The 96th Civil Engineer Group’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight led its first joint law enforcement improvised explosive device awareness training here June 8.
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