Moody Air Force Base, Ga. — The holiday season is approaching, and it seems like everywhere you look, there’s an enticing reason to spend money. Television ads, stores packed with holiday items, email and cell phone alerts all serve as a reminder to dip into our bank accounts or reach for a credit card to make those last-minute purchases.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — She was an Airman Leadership School distinguished graduate, earned staff sergeant her first time testing, received all 5s on her enlisted performance reports and took part in two deployments. Clearly she was a high-performing Airman.
The next Hill Air Force Base Heart Link event is quickly approaching. On Dec. 4, the Airman & Family Readiness Center (Bldg. 150) will host an orientation for new spouses to the Air Force and Hill from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Officials from Hill Air Force Base say they don’t expect any of their Airmen to be sent to Iraq immediately if Congress approves a plan to bolster U.S. military forces there.
ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, TENN. — A highly successful accelerated mission test of Pratt & Whitney’s F135 conventional take-off and landing/carrier variant engine was recently completed in the Sea Level 3 test cell (SL-3) at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex here.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force is converting aging telephone infrastructure to new internet-based technology.
Known as unified communications, Voice over Internet Protocol or “VoIP,” the new technology merges telephone, with video and data communications.
Air Force Reserve Command’s top leaders visited the 419th Fighter Wing here last week to learn more about the unit’s Total Force partnership with the active duty 388th FW and for an update on the F-35 program, which will be fully online following the delivery of the first aircraft in late 2015.
Running is standard practice in the military, but one man has taken it to new heights, having raced numerous times in the Air Force Marathon and spending time teaching others to enjoy the skill.
The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) hosted its second Spouse Deployment Training class of the season on Nov. 14. The first was held Nov. 10. These courses are typically offered twice a month at the A&FRC, but Team Hill units can also request individual opportunities as needed for upcoming deployments.