Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Developers at Hill Air Force Base are breaking ground on another new construction project this week - creating more space for new jobs at the base.Air Force and state officials, including Gov. Gary Herbert, gathered Dec. 2 to mark the progress at Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park.“A project like Falcon Hill is no small feat. It takes commitment and... Read more
Allan Woods, 75th Air Base Wing Safety
December 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Traveling during this past Thanksgiving holiday weekend gave us a small reminder of what is yet to come during the winter season. We have now reached the time of year when we all have to re-evaluate our driving skills and habits. That’s right; winter has managed to sneak up on us. We need to be aware of weather conditions we haven’t seen since last winter such as... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
December 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The giving season is ensuing on base with the Combined Federal Campaign in hopes of reaching their donation goal of $500,000 by Dec. 15. “This is really a time of giving as we celebrate the holidays,” said CFC Chairman Cathy Barker, encouraging all Department of Defense employees to give what they can to the campaign.They are still shy of their goal, but sitting at... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The first big snowstorm of the season rolled through Northern Utah Nov. 27-28 bringing 7 inches of heavy, wet snow and the 75th Civil Engineer Squadron snow removal teams here were ready for it.During the winter season from Nov. 1 through April 1, the snow removal team has 70 employees who work 24/7, operating 65 pieces of snow-removal equipment to remove 65-70 inches... Read more
ROBB S. ALEXANDER, JR., Executive Director Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah
December 8, 2016
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Hill Aerospace Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. and will be hanging out at the museum until about 1 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by fire truck and will be giving away candy and treats to good little girls and boys who visit him.Children of all ages are welcome to meet Santa Claus before he heads back to the North Pole.  ... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Team Hill military and civilian Airmen gathered in the base theater Dec. 2 to see and hear firsthand the negative consequences of DUI and distracted driving.The Davis County Sheriff’s Office hosted several sessions focused on how alcohol affects an individual’s motor functions, and the negative impact of texting or using cell phones while driving.The itinerary included... Read more
DoD News, Defense Media Activity
December 8, 2016
Walgreens pharmacies join the TRICARE retail pharmacy network on Dec. 1, while CVS pharmacies, including those in Target stores, will leave the network on the same day, according to the Defense Health Agency.“The network will still have more than 57,000 locations across the country,” Dr. George Jones, DHA’s Chief of Pharmacy Operation, said in a release. “About 98 percent of beneficiaries still... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS RIDGE SHAN, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2016
LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.— In October, pilots of the 56th Fighter Wing began flying integrated direct support practice sorties in the F-35A Lightning II and the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the first time as a regular component of the training curriculum at Luke Air Force Base.The integrated training comes as part of the next step in the development of F-35 training and tactics, and helps pilots... Read more
Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden, 52nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2016
FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Germany — Dozens of German and American citizens indulged their collective sweet tooth for freedom with thanksgiving and reflection during the reopening ceremony of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Frankfurt International Airport Nov. 21.The renovated memorial honors the Allied air forces who flew from the former Rhein-Main Air Base and delivered more than 2 million... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN DUNCAN MCELROY, 81st Training Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2016
KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course recently graduated its first class of MTLs, using the schoolhouse’s new course curriculum.The four-week course, upped from two weeks, boasts a level of hands-on, practical application.“One of the unique opportunities of having this schoolhouse on Keesler (Air Force Base) is the opportunity to... Read more

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In the know Legal office closureThe 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office will be... more
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