Col. Ron Jolly, Sr., 75th Air Base Wing commander
November 27, 2014
Team Hill, as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I am grateful for your service to our great nation. Each of you are a valuable member of Team Hill.  The mission of the 75th Air Base Wing, as well as those of our 60 mission partners, could not be accomplished without you.This Thanksgiving I will reflect on the many things I am fortunate to have as I am very thankful for everyone in my life... Read more
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Department of Defense
November 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — To the men and women of the Department of Defense,I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that this morning, President Obama accepted my letter of resignation. I have agreed to continue to serve as Secretary of Defense until my successor is confirmed by the United States Senate.You should know I did not make this decision lightly. But after much discussion, the President... Read more
Chief Master Sgt. Don W. Stroud, 388th Fighter Wing
November 27, 2014
Is there a special recipe for leadership? In today’s Air Force, we struggle trying to find that special recipe to get our teams to perform at their top levels of efficiency. As technology catapults us into the future and new leadership philosophies develop through the halls of universities worldwide, we still rely on the one thing that cannot be imitated by computers or taught in class – personal... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force announced Nov. 17 the nomination of Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch for re-assignment from Air Force Materiel Command vice commander to director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. He will be replaced by Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker, Sr., currently director of logistics at Headquarters AFMC.If confirmed for the position by the Senate, as... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
November 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced today Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters (HQ) for the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC). The Air Force evaluated ten installations against the approved criteria before... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Legal Office
November 27, 2014
Each year the Hill Air Force Base Tax Center offers tax preparation services for military members, retirees, and their dependents. These services can save hundreds of dollars per client in tax return preparation costs. Over the past few years, the Tax Center has saved military and retiree families over $1 million in tax return preparation costs. The Tax Center is seeking volunteers to help in... Read more
Jet Fabara, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Since the rise in demand for commercial spectrum and faster data transfer rates for commercial wireless use, flight testers throughout the country have been working towards solutions to be able to function in line with this compatible growth.On Nov. 13, the Federal Communications Commission conducted an Advanced Wireless Systems auction, specifically referred to... Read more
Cathy Hopkins, DLA Aviation Public Affairs Office
November 27, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is ensuring equipment needed to live in austere conditions is available for the health and safety of service members deploying to help contain the Ebola virus in West Africa.The troops supporting Operation United Assistance, the Defense Department operation supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development-led effort, are living in tents,... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 20, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE – The top performers from the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, 748th Supply Chain Management Group, and the 75th Air Base Wing at Hill Air Force Base were honored last week at the 21st annual Kevin J. Sullivan Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Air Force Association, Ute-Rocky Mountain Chapter. The Sullivan Awards Banquet began in 1994 as a way to recognize top air force performers... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 20, 2014
Hill Air Force Base units received high marks after a unit effectiveness inspection wrapped up earlier this month.The Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General team assessed missions across the base from Oct. 27 through Nov. 10, inspecting the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Life Cycle Management Center, Supply Chain Management Group, Nuclear Warfare Center and other Team Hill... Read more