Difficult force shaping calls made tougher by undeserved ‘Firewall 5s’

June 26, 2014

LAJES FIELD, Azores — I was not a very good Airman in the early days of my Air Force career. I was passably good at my job and very bad at the Air Force. 



MountainStar plans blood drives

June 26, 2014

MountainStar Health will hold a base-wide blood drive 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 27 in Bldg. 568 (Medical Training).

Those wishing to donate can make an appointment by going to the following link: http://vols.pt/KE&Bx3. Volunteers can choose from 15 minute time-blocks throughout the day. Donors should plan 60 minutes for the entire process.



Motorcycle rally highlights safety tips

June 19, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Beneath the thunder of jets zooming across the sky, more than 200 motorcycles roared out of the parking lot onto the street to cruise through Weber and Davis counties to let other motorists know they should share the road. 



List of prohibited items at air show released

June 19, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If you’re planning to attend the Open House and Air Show this year, be prepared to follow the rules or forget about getting past security.



Sick kids get wishes granted at Hill AFB

June 19, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ryan Thomas has spent a large portion of his life dealing with things most kids his age don’t even understand.



Is the Air Force in you or are you in the Air Force?

June 19, 2014

OXON HILL, Md. — When I think about being a good Airman first, there are two quotes that have framed my focus.



You are ‘Eagle Eyes’ to prevent crimes

June 19, 2014

Did you know you are one of the most important assets in preventing a mass shooting, terrorist attack, espionage or other illegal activity? It’s true! Regardless of the training, experience or reach of any law enforcement agency, your daily observations are crucial. You are able to identify if a person, vehicle and/or activity is unusual or out of place. But unless you speak up and report it to law enforcement, nothing can happen.



Air Force Retiree Council convenes to discuss issues

June 19, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The 2014 Air Force Retiree Council met in May to discuss issues important to retirees and surviving spouses, and receive briefings on various subjects important to the retiree community.



Pride month celebrates service of LGBT personnel

June 19, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department and the nation depend every day on the service of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender personnel, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said June 5.

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