Holly Jordan, Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate
September 22, 2016
As any aircraft maintainer can attest, corrosion is a major factor affecting the overall health of military aircraft. Anything from changing temperatures to environmental factors can precipitate corrosion. One major contributor, however, is often overlooked -- microbes.The Air Force Research Laboratory’s biological materials and processing research team is shining a new light on microbiologically... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
September 22, 2016
Defense Department employees’ contributions are 67 percent higher than the national average in the annual Combined Federal Campaign, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said at this year’s campaign kickoff in the Pentagon’s courtyard yesterday.Nationally, the average CFC contribution is $340 and DoD’s average gift is $540, the deputy secretary said.“This happens for two reasons,” Work said. “One,... Read more
September 22, 2016
On Sep. 12 the Air Force officially requested a proposal from Boeing to complete detailed design, modification, test and fielding of two aircraft that will provide presidential worldwide airlift support starting in the 2024 timeframe. A third production representative aircraft is still under consideration for future procurement. The request acts upon the authorization received from Frank... Read more
September 22, 2016
The Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill AFB, Utah hosts a Plane Talk series featuring speakers related to heritage of Hill Air Force Base, the United States Air Force, other military branches, and many other subjects related aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk will be held this Saturday at 1:00 pm in the museum auditorium. Everyone is invited and admission is free.Rocky Olson was drafted... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
September 22, 2016
Defense Department health care beneficiaries can now safely and easily dispose of expired and unused medications by bringing them to a military treatment facility or, in some cases, picking up a mailing envelope from the installation to send for destruction of the medications free of charge, Dr. George Jones, the chief of the Defense Health Agency’s Pharmacy Operations Division, said Sept. 12.The... Read more
September 22, 2016
The 9th Annual George E. Wahlen Veterans Home 5K/10K Runs/1-mile walk and Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016. Proceeds from the runs/walk and chili-cook-off will be donated to the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden. To date, approximately $35,000 has been donated to the veterans home from this event. These funds allow the veterans home activities director to provide... Read more
September 15, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Systems Directorate here was named the Outstanding Air Force Program Office for 2015.The ICBM Systems Directorate, which reports directly to the Air Force Nuclear Warfare Center at Kirtland AFB, N.M., is responsible for delivering a safe, secure, responsive, on-time and on-target nuclear deterrent force to the warfighter as the... Read more
LT. GEN. LEE K. LEVY II, Air Force Sustainment Center
September 15, 2016
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Fellow Airmen, Sunday was the 15th anniversary of one of the darkest days in our nation’s history.  On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, our nation and our way of life came under attack.  Since then, our lives have changed in many ways, but we still stand united as Americans. This past weekend there were memorial events and remembrance ceremonies across the... Read more
Douglas E. Pierson, Hill AFB Public Health
September 15, 2016
Flu season is right around the corner, and Utah’s largest single-site employer is encouraging all employees and on base personnel to get the flu shot.Hill AFB will offer a variety of locations and venues for everyone on base to get vaccinated.Beginning in September, the Hill AFB Immunization Clinic will focus its efforts on vaccinating all active-duty members. The 75th Medical Group will also... Read more
LISA FERDINANDO, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
September 15, 2016
During a trip to visit sailors and Airmen in Japan, the chAirman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff found himself at the right place, at the right time to recognize an Airman who was also at the “right place, at the right time.”Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford made a point of visiting Air Force Tech. Sgt. Garrett Oneto here yesterday after learning he did the right thing and helped a fellow Airman who was... Read more

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