Air Force announces AFMC senior leader changes

November 27, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force announced Nov. 17 the nomination of Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch for re-assignment from Air Force Materiel Command vice commander to director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. He will be replaced by Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker, Sr., currently director of logistics at Headquarters AFMC.

A special recipe for leadership

November 27, 2014

Is there a special recipe for leadership? In today’s Air Force, we struggle trying to find that special recipe to get our teams to perform at their top levels of efficiency. As technology catapults us into the future and new leadership philosophies develop through the halls of universities worldwide, we still rely on the one thing that cannot be imitated by computers or taught in class – personal relationships. Are a dash of development, two sprinkles of inspiration, two cubes of communication, and three lumps of standards enough to create a strong leader?

Hagel: ‘I did not make this decision lightly’

November 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — To the men and women of the Department of Defense,

I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that this morning, President Obama accepted my letter of resignation. I have agreed to continue to serve as Secretary of Defense until my successor is confirmed by the United States Senate.

Installation commander gives thanks!

November 27, 2014

Team Hill, as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I am grateful for your service to our great nation. Each of you are a valuable member of Team Hill.  The mission of the 75th Air Base Wing, as well as those of our 60 mission partners, could not be accomplished without you.

Base Exchange gift cards, personalize holiday care packages

November 27, 2014

Hill Air Force Base — According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item. For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma. 

AF closes FY14 force management programs

November 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — Airmen who met the service’s reduction in force board were notified of the board’s results Nov. 19, bringing the fiscal year 2014 force management programs to an end. 

Thunderbirds Jet Gets Show-Ready Paint Job

November 27, 2014

Red, white and blue screamed through the sky at this year’s Warriors Over the Wasatch Open House and Air Show as the Air Force Thunderbirds’ performance took center stage. 

Wreaths across America makes its way to Utah

November 27, 2014

LAYTON – A long-time tradition from back east is making its way into the west, including Top of Utah. Every December, the nonprofit organization Wreaths Across America decorates thousands of gravestones with a simple balsam remembrance wreath as a symbol to thank American veterans. 

14 new Team Hill chief master sergeants

November 27, 2014

Fourteen Team Hill senior master sergeants were selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant last week.

Air Force officials said they achieved this extraordinary milestone based on their record of performance and potential to serve in the next higher grade.  In today’s competitive, high-quality Air Force, this is a significant feat.  

Hill Retiree Turns 101

November 27, 2014

CLEARFIELD — There are two things in Shirley Ball’s life that remain constant — every morning he eats breakfast at the Star Café in Clearfield, and every year his birthday rolls around, this year reaching 101.

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