AF updates voluntary education programs

October 9, 2014

WASHINGTON — Active-duty Airmen who want to take advantage of military assistance programs for voluntary education in the coming academic year will experience several changes beginning Oct. 1.



CSAF to Academy: ‘Adapting to change key to success’

October 9, 2014

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III arrived at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, Sept. 29, as part of a week-long stay.



DOD honors top employer of 419th reservists

October 9, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel presented one of the 419th Fighter Wing’s top employers with the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon Sept. 26. Zions Bank was one of 15 recipients of the award, which is presented by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office.



Hill’s F-22 Raptor Depot Maintenance Team wins DOD award

October 9, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Department of Defense officials announced last week that the Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 Raptor Depot Maintenance Team is the winner of the 2014 Robert T. Mason Award, which recognizes excellence in depot maintenance.



New cold-weather uniform being put to the test

October 9, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force Uniform Office (AFUO) designers and engineers are currently fit testing a new cold weather aviation system (CWAS) for aircrews flying in cold weather environments. 



Keeping pulse on AF force management

October 9, 2014

WASHINGTON — Featured in this force management update are details regarding changes to the reduction in force board eligibility and ongoing civilian force management programs.



Special pay for nuclear career fields

October 9, 2014

WASHINGTON — Assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for select total force nuclear career fields became effective Oct. 1, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James’ recent announcement.



Agencies join AFMC in step toward AFIMSC

October 9, 2014

JOINT BASE ANDREWS-NAVAL AIR FACILITY WASHINGTON, Md. — Six Air Force organizations moved under Air Force Materiel Command Oct. 1 in a step toward integrating and forming the foundation of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center when the Center is formally activated in 2015.



No greater friend: AF service dogs

October 9, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — “We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It’s the best deal man has ever made, “ - M. Facklam.



Hill contracting sets record fiscal year end

October 9, 2014

Hill Contracting burned the midnight oil, especially on the final day of fiscal year 2014, to support the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex and nearly 22 of Team Hill’s mission partner units. 

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