Defense Acquisition University-South Region, Warner Robins, Ga., Campus would like to congratulate the PMT 352B Session 11-034 class on the successful completion of their four week course. Attendees from various bases with career fields in program management, system engineering, production, quality, manufacturing and test and evaluation were given scenario-based practical exercises with topical themes such as interoperability, prototyping, and evolutionary acquisition in a classroom setting.
A nine-man crew of Air Force and Army civilians added a structure to the east side of Hill Air Force Base in September, taking only two days to build it.
The structure, a Modular Extendable Rigid Wall Shelter or MERWS, was built ear the radome from a kit as a training exercise. The kit, including walls, floors, roof and support beams, all fits in an 8 by 8 by 20-foot storage container that weighs 14,700 pounds and can be moved by forklift.
One out of eight American women will get breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. That means if you look around at your female friends, co-workers and family, you are likely to know someone who will face this challenge over the course of your lifetime.
"It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the U.S.," said Lori Maness, Huntsman Cancer Institute Outreach coordinator on Oct. 5 at Club Hill for a Breast Cancer Prevention Luncheon. In Utah it is the leading cause of cancer death in women due to the lower incidence of lung cancer.
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced recently that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from World War II, had been identified and would be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
At Hill Air Force Base
HAUNTING AROUND THE HILL, Ghosts and goblins, witches and warlocks are all invited to visit the Base Theater, Garrity Library, and Club Patio on Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It's a big block party complete with carnival games, spooky storytelling, a movie, witches brew, and balloon artist. Decorate your car for trunk or treat and marketing will provide the candy. Other fang-tastic activities are being planned. Call 801-775-2084 for more details or to volunteer.
Being visible and involved in the needs of enlisted Airmen are just some of the key roles Chief Master Sgt. Mark Batzer says are his job as the command chief of the 388th Fighter Wing.
For the past two months, the chief has been busy getting to know his Airmen, working hard on improving Total Force Integration and already participating in several base activities, including Hill's annual Round-Up Fundraiser where he was the "sheriff."
Where are you from? Indio, California
What is your favorite quote or movie quote? "The only thing stopping you from succeeding in life are your own excuses why you can't." -- Me
What is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? Having the opportunity to travel and see the numerous different and unique areas of the world.
If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? A political science instructor at the collegiate level.
Lt. Col. Michael Brill, the world's high-time F-16 pilot, recently talked about the evolution of the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the pilots who fly it. Since 1980, Brill has racked up more than 6,300 hours in the cockpit, making him the most experienced F-16 pilot in the world. He's called the 419th Fighter Wing home for more than 20 years, now serving as chief of safety, giving him keen insight into what's changed and what's stayed the same.
Question: In 30 years of flying the F-16, the aircraft's capabilities have really evolved. What stands out the most?
When was the last time you put off a health screening? Do you remember why? "I only had time to take my kids to the doctor," or maybe, "Waiting a few extra months won't matter."
Oh, really? Here are four common excuses women use to avoid getting their mammograms -- and why they should stop "excusing" themselves from this lifesaving screening:
1. I'm too busy.
The Falcon Hill Development Contractor is removing the conveyor that currently crosses Wardleigh Road near the Popeye's restaurant.
This effort is scheduled Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. through noon. Traffic will be detoured on to Arsenal Road for the duration of this effort. The above map illustrates the detour.
For more information, please contact the project manager, Jay Crawford, at 801-777-4235 or 801-430-3195.