First AF security forces readiness center opens

July 10, 2014

FORT BLISS, Texas — As a young captain, Air Force Brig. Gen. Allen Jamerson once wondered why the Air Force did not have one place where security forces could go for training and evaluation.



Air Force Art Program highlights Reserve Airmen

July 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. James Jackson, the chief of Air Force Reserve, and Maj. Warren Neary, the Air Force Space Command historian, presented two pieces of art depicting Reserve Airmen in operational roles to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, recently.



New school directory guides parents of special-needs kids

July 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — A permanent-change-of-station move prompts its own challenges, but family members with special-needs children face another complexity when looking for the right schools at their new home, a Defense Department official said.



Airmen encouraged to review contact info

July 10, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — When Airmen go through major changes in their life, such as marriage, a permanent change of station, or having a child, one of the first things that should come to mind is, “I have to update my Virtual Record of Emergency Data,” or vRED.



SecAF visits missile wings, highlights progress

July 10, 2014

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Air Force Global Strike Command’s three missile wings June 30 - July 1 to meet with Airmen and discuss changes made in the force over the past six months.



Commissaries partner with food banks

July 10, 2014

FORT LEE, Va. — The Defense Commissary Agency has established a formal process covering diversion of unsellable but edible food to local food banks.



Free tickets to Raptors Game

July 10, 2014

Hill Air Force Base received free tickets to the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee/Hill Appreciation Night at Lindquist Field with the Ogden Raptors at 7 p.m., Aug. 8. The Raptors will play the Helena Brewers.

This is an annual event that is sponsored by the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee and the Ogden Raptors organization to show support for all the members of Team Hill and their families. This is a family event, and there is no limit on the number of tickets each individual may receive.



New HAFB leader says he is ready to face the challenge

July 3, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The past few years have been a tumultuous time for the 75th Air Base Wing, but their new leader says he’s ready for the challenge.



Pilots, jumpers, displays spread smiles at Hill

July 3, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Thousands of eyes were glued to the sky Saturday as some of the country’s best aerial performers “knife-edged,” “dived” and “hammered” their way through the air as part of the 2014 Warriors Over the Wasatch: Power of Airmen air show and open house at Hill Air Force Base.



Day Two of Warriors Over the Wasatch a deafening success

July 3, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — While watching a World War II-era P-51 flying at Sunday’s Warriors Over the Wasatch air show at Hill Air Force Base, Doug Compton, of Morgan, affectionately talked about his Boeing PT-17 “Stearman” he was standing next to.

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