Redundancy in medicine is essential. To ensure the safest care is provided to the patient, critical steps in medicine often contain secondary and tertiary checks. One such critical step, and perhaps the most basic, is ensuring we have the correct patient prior to administering care.
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. — Over the past few years, the Air Force has seen the introduction of several weapons systems that have pushed its aviation capability to new heights.
On Oct. 24, superheroes, princesses, witches, and more swarmed the Hill for the 6th annual Haunting the Hill event on Hill Air Force Base.
Team Hill family members were welcomed out to The Landing for a hauntingly fun evening where children could dress up and participate in numerous fall festivities.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — 388th and 419th Fighter Wing pilots began flying night missions Oct. 20-24, and projects future night flying to occur Nov. 3-18, Nov. 25 and Dec. 8-23. Local residents may hear F-16s flying during the night hours as pilots continue to hone their night-time combat flying skills.
The Hill Air Force Base Warrior Fitness Center offered the spooky and sweaty Spoo-FIT-icular fitness event Oct. 25. for interested participants in the cardio room. Participants came and sweated their Saturday morning away in these free classes offered during this fitness party.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — New Airmen hit the ground running when they are stationed at Air Force bases across the country and the realities of life with a new job in new territory hit full force, but Air Force leadership are hoping they have an easier transition with the Adopt-an-Airman Program, started nearly a year ago with a nationwide mandate.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Born with Phocomelia, an extremely rare congenital disorder causing shortened arms, no elbows, and missing limbs, Landon Weeks at age 10 wanted to learn to play the piano like his older brothers, but his mom, Lanette Weeks, had a difficult time finding a piano teacher who would teach someone who only had six fingers — three on each hand.
For more than 15 years, the Hill Air Force Base Officers’ Spouses’ Club (HOSC) has been hosting Bazaars on base. This year’s Holiday Bazaar is quickly approaching on Nov. 19. The event will be held in the ballroom at The Landing from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and is free to attend for anyone with base access.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE – Hill’s chaplains are seeing a radical change in how they serve their fellow Airmen, spurred on by budget cuts and a real need to help Airmen by their sides, rather than inside a chapel.
Hill was selected as Air Force Materiel Command’s choice for the Commander-in-Chief’s 2015 Annual Award for Installation Excellence.