Enlisted promotion system changes continue with weighted factor adjustments

November 13, 2014

WASHINGTON — This January, changes to the Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) will continue with adjustments to the scoring model for promotions to technical sergeant and below, all designed to help ensure job performance is the most important factor when evaluating and identifying Airmen for promotion.



Air Force Aid Society grants, scholarships available

November 13, 2014

WASHINGTON —The Air Force Aid Society is accepting applications for education grants and scholarships. The single online application opens the door to three education programs.



AEDC experiences record-breaking accelerated mission test

November 13, 2014

ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, TENN. — A highly successful accelerated mission test of Pratt & Whitney’s F135 conventional take-off and landing/carrier variant engine was recently completed in the Sea Level 3 test cell (SL-3) at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex here.



SecAF presents first Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medals

November 13, 2014

BOSSIER CITY, La. — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presented the Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal (NDOSM) for the first time to 25 Airmen during Air Force Global Strike Command’s 2014 Global Strike Challenge, Nov. 5.



Air Force authorizes medical benefits for some separatees

November 13, 2014

WASHINGTON — Air Force senior leaders announced adjustments to benefits for Airmen separated under the fiscal year 2014 Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) program Oct. 31.



Airmen Powered by Innovation program launches new site

November 13, 2014

Fellow Airmen,

Your enthusiasm and ingenuity continues to be our Air Force’s number one weapon system! In April of this year we launched the Airmen Powered by Innovation program aimed at turning your ideas into real cost savings for our Air Force. Since coming online API has received and reviewed more than 2,400 ideas and that number continues to climb. Thank you and keep the great ideas flowing.



Energy awareness is more than a fad

November 13, 2014

As Energy Awareness Month draws to a close we are honored to be part of an organization that can pick up and “Make Things Happen.” Team Hill is proving that energy awareness and conservation is not just a fad, it is becoming a way of life, and for good reason. 



75th Medical/Dental Group gives back

November 13, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — On Friday, the 75th Medical/Dental Group spouses will gather in the Hill Air Force Base Chapel to make fleece blankets for the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home. Blankets and candy bars will be delivered to residents in December as a holiday treat.



Olympic Medalist Bowler in Huntsman Senior World Games

November 13, 2014

OGDEN — Every year the Huntsman World Senior Games comes to St. George, bringing in thousands of athletes over the age of 50 from around the world.



Family greeting cards to have place along Balmer Street

November 13, 2014

Starting Nov. 24th, giant holiday greeting cards that represent that represent Hill Air Force Base units, can be placed on Balmer Street in front of the Warrior Fitness Center. Traditionally cards were placed on Southgate Avenue, but this year the location has changed to Balmer Street for increased exposure.

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