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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO USERS : Authorized Service Interruption

DENIX has scheduled an authorized service interruption (ASI) for required maintenance. ASI will commence Saturday 20 Oct and may continue until midnight Sunday 21 Oct (Eastern time). During the ASI, you may be unable to access DENIX and any data entered into DENIX during this timeframe will not be saved. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Region Health Command-Pacific will seek national accreditation in public health

Tripler Army Medical Center's Public Health Nursing Officer in Charge Capt. Everline Atandi, right, distributes influenza supplies at TAMC on Oct. 11, 2018, to U.S. Army Pacific Headquarters Headquarters Command Battalion medics in preparation of a seasonal flu vaccine shot exercise for Fort Shafter, Hawaii. 

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Region Health Command-Pacific will seek national accreditation in public health
Saving energy on DoD's largest joint base

Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, announced a new energy saving performance contract that will provide more than $285 million in total cost savings over the 22-year financed term of the contract. Facilities in the scope of the project will see a 24 percent reduction in energy usage, a reduction in their energy spending by approximately $8.7 million annually.

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Saving energy on DoD's largest joint base
Protect the Power to Enhance Readiness and Resilience During Energy Action Month

October is Energy Action Month and to Air Force Energy it represents an opportunity to highlight the mission critical importance of energy and water resources and to encourage the smart energy and water use and management for our installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft.

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Protect the Power to Enhance Readiness and Resilience During Energy Action Month
Batesburg Soldiers build HESCO water barrier

South Carolina National Guard Soldiers built a HESCO water barrier outside the Tidelands Health Georgetown Memorial Hospital Sept. 25, ensuring it remains operable during and after the projected flooding, which is part of the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

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Batesburg Soldiers build HESCO water barrier
XPX team innovates solar power comm system

With the help of 3-D printing and community partnerships, the Plans and Programs innovation team at McConnell Air Force Base created a portable, solar-powered communications system.

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XPX team innovates solar power comm system
STORMWATER STRAIGHT TALK: The Most Common Water Pollutant? Sediment!

Sediment is often overlooked as a water contaminant because it is everywhere in the environment. However, the United States Environmental Protection Agency lists sediment as the most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes and reservoirs.

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STORMWATER STRAIGHT TALK: The Most Common Water Pollutant? Sediment!
Streamlining Environmental Permitting and Agency Approvals for Infrastructure Projects

There are several initiatives to reduce processing time for permits and approvals while ensuring a thorough environmental review.  These include implementation of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and of Executive Order 13807 titled "Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects."  A new DENIX site is now available on these developments with links to more detailed information.

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Streamlining Environmental Permitting and Agency Approvals for Infrastructure Projects