Todd Cromar, U.S. Air Force
August 27, 2015
Maj. Gen. Sandra E. Finan, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center commander, meets with ICBM Flight Systems Division personnel from the ICBM Systems Directorate during her visit to Hill Air Force Base, on Aug. 19. While at Hill, Finan participated in test launch activities, met with ICBM organizations, and recognized superior performers for their outstanding work. Headquartered at Kirtland Air Force... Read more
Becky Wright, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 27, 2015
With tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars at stake, it’s hard to overstate the importance of science, technology, engineering and math jobs in Utah. And at the moment, the state has an upper hand in attracting and keeping high-wage defense and aerospace industry jobs, according to Ben Hart, managing director for Business Services in the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic... Read more
CAPT. CHRISTOPHER MESNARD, Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.  — The 91st Missile Wing completed an operational test launch of an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Aug. 19, continuing its mission of providing strategic deterrence for the U.S. and their allies. The launch fell on the 45th anniversary of the day the 91st MW at Minot AFB, North Dakota,... Read more
STAFF SGT. IAN M. HOACHLANDER, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas  — Eligible active duty enlisted Airmen interested in pursuing a medical degree must submit their intent to apply to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Oct. 2.The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program offers active duty enlisted members an opportunity to complete the preparatory coursework for admission to medical school while... Read more
August 27, 2015
Several of Team Hill’s senior airmen were recently selected for the rank of staff sergeant.Across the service, 13,269 senior airmen were selected for promotion to staff sergeant out of 39,260 considered during the 15E5 cycle, for a 33.8 percent selection rate.The Air Force released its service-wide list Aug. 20, which is posted on mypers.af.mil.This is the first staff sergeant promotion cycle to... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN ADARIUS PETTY, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada — Nondestructive inspection technicians assigned to the 432nd Maintenance Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, are among the first Airmen to receive training on a new technology used to maintain and fix remotely piloted aircraft and parts.The Q-800 Portable Shearography System equipment or laser shearography is an innovative technology used for NDI of MQ-1... Read more
August 27, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.“We are thrilled with this new partnership,” Whelan said. “Cybersecurity is such an... Read more
August 27, 2015
RANDOLPHCapt. Robert A Rex, USAFFeb. 17, 1942 - Dec. 8, 196826 years old1115E RICHFIELDSpc. Five Kennard K. Kanosh, USAFeb. 28, 1940 - Sept. 14, 197030 years oldHeavy Vehicle Driver Sgt. Gregg A. Newell, USAMay 4, 1944 - Dec. 14, 196925 years oldInfantryman1 year of service RICHMONDCpl. Gerald S. Ryan, USAAug. 24, 1947 - Oct. 20, 196720 years oldInfantryman ... Read more
TECH. SGT. DANIEL DECOOK, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
August 27, 2015
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va.  — “If you’ve met Chief Binnicker, you’ve met an icon — a hero, a legend,” said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James A. Cody.Cody said these words as he delivered the eulogy for former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker at the Fort Meyer post chapel in Arlington, Virginia, Aug. 14.As Binnicker’s flag-draped casket lay in front of more... Read more
ALEX R. LLOYD, U.S. Air Force
August 27, 2015
Utah Civil Air Patrol Cadets visited the Hill Air Force Base’s 388th Fighter Wing Aug. 19 to see the Armament shop, the 34th Fighter Squadron, F-16 maintenance (PHASE) and F-35 engine/egress training. The group also visited the 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. Read more

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