I am Air Force Energy

September 25, 2014

Hill Air Force Base — I am Air Force Energy is the theme for October, Energy Awareness Month. During the month, the Hill Energy Office will host a variety of events designed to educate, train, and communicate across all organizational structures the critical nature of energy conservation.



Bundles for Babies course offered on base

September 25, 2014

Sept. 18 parents and parents-to-be gathered for the Bundles for Babies course offered through the Airmen & Family Readiness Center. This course is geared towards new or expecting parents who are seeking information regarding numerous topics from budgeting for an expanding family to choosing child care.



Utah recognized during National Aerospace Week

September 25, 2014

LAYTON — Utah recognized achievements in aviation and the aerospace industry’s impact to the country with National Aerospace Week.



Daughter of missing pilot shares story of loss

September 25, 2014

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — The name, rank and service of Col. Kelly Cook are imprinted on prisoner-of-war/missing-in-action bracelets to this day — he is still missing.



Patience requested during gate closures

October 2, 2014

As publicized, the South Gate is closed through Oct. 5 for the installation of speed tables.



Fly to learn course offered in Hill AFB Gerrity Library

September 25, 2014

Students gathered Sept. 16 in the Hill Air Force Base library computer lab for the first of a 10-week STEM Outreach Program series: Fly to Learn. 



Cryogenics: Helping pilots breathe at 10,000 feet

September 25, 2014

RAMSTIEN AIR BASE, Germany — Breathing is one of the most basic, involuntary and often overlooked human actions. At higher altitudes, breathing can quickly become one of the most conscious thoughts as it becomes harder to do. That’s where a small, but vital team of cryogenics experts from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron takes over. They help make sure aircrew members can breathe easily at altitudes of 10,000 feet and higher. 



Construction to close Hill AFB main entry points in alternate fashion

September 25, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In a little over a week, the 24,000 people who work at Hill Air Force Base each day will likely face some challenges getting to and from their place of employment.



SecAF announces incentive pay for nuclear career fields

September 25, 2014

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for officers and enlisted members assigned to certain career fields in the nuclear enterprise, Sept. 15.



C-17 treads into new territory

September 25, 2014

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — As important as ailerons, rudders and elevators are to the fundamental movement of any aircraft in flight, its tires are equally important while moving on the ground.

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