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240th Civil Engineer Flight (CEF)

A member of the 240th Civil Engineer Flight, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, records data at a deployed location. (U.S. Air Force Photo)

A member of the 240th Civil Engineer Flight, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, records data at a deployed location. (U.S. Air Force Photo)


240th Civil Engineer Flight
Commander:  Col. Timothy Markowitz
COMM 720-847-6653 DSN 847-6653

Force Management: SMSgt John Liveris
COMM 720-847-6395

Headquarters Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)-gained Engineer Unit comprised of 40 personnel. Provides Mobility Engineering Design and ANG Environmental Support. 

The 240th Civil Engineering Flight (CEF) is unique in that it is Headquarters PACAF-gained unit and only one of eight units like this in the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.  This unit has command and control of civil engineering assets at the MAJCOM, Numbered Air Force (NAF), and joint task force levels.  Their expertise lies in operational planning, engineering design, construction management, fire fighting, and expeditionary site planning and reporting.

Unit Mission:
The 240th Civil Engineer Flight is an elite unit of engineers, administration specialists, and fire fighters who assist Pacific Air Force bases in tasks from designing facilities, programming, wartime engineer resource management, and augmenting the NAF and MAJCOM headquarters and unit staff. Our mission takes us to places like Korea, Japan, Singapore, Alaska, and of course Hawaii.

This unique unit is one of eight throughout the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserves. It is made up of 4 augmentation teams, 3 of engineers and administration specialists and 1 of fire fighters. Because of the mission requirements, the members of this unit are usually senior in rank and experience when compared to a regular civil engineering squadron.

Recent Accomplishments:
o NGB: PATRIOT 2011, Volk Field, WI - Participated in this Title 32 National Guard domestic response operations exercise as staff augmentation cadre.
o HQ PACAF: ULCHI FREEDOM GUARDIAN 2011, Republic of Korea -Augmented 7AF/A7 staff during the annual bilateral defense exercise from various locations in the Republic of Korea. Staff augmentation was also provided by the 248th CEF.
o USPACOM: BALIKATAN 2012 IPC, Manila, Philippines -Supported efforts to develop a 5-year plan of engineering projects.
o USPACOM: Operation Pacific Unity 2011, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam -Contributed with PACOM, 13AF, 713 COS and 173rd CEF staff in an Engineering Subject Matter Expert Exchange for humanitarian assistance project sites.
o USNORTHCOM: 2011 Hurricane Season Support, Peterson AFB, CO -Provided staff augmentation during the 2011 peak hurricane season. Also provided short notice staff augmentation support to USNORTHCOM J42 for Hurricane Irene, 27-29 Aug.