CE thinks green, plants trees ahead of Arbor Day

Staff Sgt. Travis Nunweiler, a structural craftsman, left, and Airman 1st Class Marlon Perez, execution support with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, prepare a hole to plant a tree at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The trees were planted in honor of Arbor Day, observed on the fourth Friday of April. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Staff Sgt. Travis Nunweiler, a structural craftsman, left, and Airman 1st Class Marlon Perez, execution support with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, prepare a hole to plant a tree at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The trees were planted in honor of Arbor Day, observed on the fourth Friday of April. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Patricia Williams, the natural and cultural resources program manager with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, adds fertilizers to help a new tree grow at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. For the 23rd consecutive year, Hurlburt Field has been named one of 173 Tree City USA Communities in Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Patricia Williams, the natural and cultural resources program manager with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, adds fertilizers to help a new tree grow at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. For the 23rd consecutive year, Hurlburt Field has been named one of 173 Tree City USA Communities in Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Patricia Williams, the natural and cultural resources program manager with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, creates a small barrier around the new tree at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The small barrier around the new tree will trap water around the tree to help the tree’s growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Patricia Williams, the natural and cultural resources program manager with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, creates a small barrier around the new tree at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The small barrier around the new tree will trap water around the tree to help the tree’s growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Senior Airman Giann Alessandro Recapuna, execution support with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, waters a newly planted tree at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The 1st SOCES planted three new trees in honor of Arbor Day, observed on the fourth Friday of April. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Senior Airman Giann Alessandro Recapuna, execution support with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, waters a newly planted tree at the community park, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The 1st SOCES planted three new trees in honor of Arbor Day, observed on the fourth Friday of April. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- The 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron planted three new trees in honor of Arbor Day observed on the fourth Friday of April. Hurlburt Field was named one of 173 Tree City USA Communities in Florida for the 23rd consecutive year.