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  • MacDill partners with USFWS to preserve, protect local environment

    In 1960, the importance and value of lands contained in military bases was formally recognized with the passing of the Sikes Act. The act seeks to ensure that unique and diverse ecosystems are protected and enhanced while allowing the military to meet its operational needs. Brendan Myers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service liaison, staffs an important position alongside the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron’s environmental flight, to diligently preserve and protect the lands located at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Habitat restoration and invasive species

    Today we’re focused on making sure there is a tomorrow for all of us. In order to maintain a healthy environment, it must be sustained adequately. The U.S. Air Force has installations across the entire world, from Texas to Japan, California to Qatar, and Hawaii to Greenland. It has now become a vital part of our mission to work without negatively impacting the ecosystems we find ourselves in.