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379th Civil Engineering Squadron

379th Civil Engineering Squadron Insignia

The primary mission of the 379th Civil Engineering Squadron was to acquire, design, construct, operate and maintain real property facilities and utilities. Also, it provided related management, engineering and support work and services.

The squadron managed more than 1,340 military family housing units and operates the housing referral office. It also conducts fire prevention, protection and crash rescue operations.

Base facilities alone represented and investment of more than $157 million.

More than 18,000 maintenance and minor construction jobs are done each year, in addition to operationg utility plants and airfield sweeping and snow removal operations.