STAFF SGT. CHARLES RIVEZZO, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
April 28, 2016
 A select group of Airmen are tasked with providing close-in security for mobility air forces aircraft transiting airfields where security is unknown or additional security is needed to counter local threats. They are known as Phoenix Ravens.More commonly called “Ravens,” this small community of specialized security forces Airmen are trained to detect, deter and counter threats to Air... Read more
Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs, JOE THOMAS
April 28, 2016
Air Force Global Strike Command participated April 8-17 in Constant Vigilance, an annual exercise that tests its ability to conduct both conventional and nuclear operations.“The primary focus of the exercise is the generation of our bomber and (intercontinental ballistic missile) forces, but it has evolved to increase the participation of the entire AFGSC team,” said Maj. Ryan Graves, the chief... Read more
LISA FERDINANDO, DoD News, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 28, 2016
The U.S. military has delivered more than 30 tons of supplies to help the people of Japan following two powerful, deadly earthquakes there, a Pentagon spokesman said April 21.Since April 18, the U.S. military has supported the government of Japan’s relief efforts with eight MV-22 Osprey sorties, four C-130 Hercules sorties and two UC-35 Citation sorties, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters.The... Read more
April 28, 2016
In the first comprehensive study of its kind for Utah, Earthquake Probabilities for the Wasatch Front Region in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming forecasts the chances for damaging earthquakes in the Wasatch Front region. In the next 50 years, there is a 43 percent chance, or nearly 1-out-of-2 odds, of at least one large earthquake of magnitude 6.75 or greater. For a moderate quake of magnitude 5 or... Read more
KEVIN M. HYMEL, U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps
April 28, 2016
More than 200 chaplains and chaplain assistants gathered for the U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps Summit in Alexandria, Virginia, April 12-14.The summit marked the first time in four years that Chaplain Corps Airmen have gathered to exchange ideas, develop solutions and plan the future for the corps. Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Dondi Costin, the Air Force chief of chaplains, simply called it a family... Read more
April 28, 2016
Across Air Force Materiel Command, Airmen continue to embrace the command’s culture of respect and resiliency. This is especially evident in their behavior as wingmen.AFMC has been consciously building the concept of wingman intervention for nearly three years. The goals are to raise awareness of help-seeking behaviors, increase the motivation to assist others, develop the skills and confidence... Read more
75th Security Forces Squadron
April 28, 2016
A key publication regarding issuing of identification cards has undergone a rewrite, which will affect dependents of civilians and retirees looking to access Hill Air Force Base. DoDM 1000.13, Vol 2, DoD Identification (ID) Cards: Benefits for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Dependents, and Other Eligible Individuals, was changed, omitting authority to issue ID cards to dependents... Read more
Tricare staff
April 28, 2016
People in distress may hesitate to reach out for help due to perceived stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment. This perception and the belief that care may be hard to get, may prevent some people who need care from getting it. Tricare has worked hard to eliminate potential barriers to mental health care by removing day limits for certain mental health services.When a mental... Read more
DoD News
April 28, 2016
Online registration is now open to participate in the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at cvent.com. Volunteers, media and distinguished visitors — as well as selected athletes, family members, non-medical attendants, staff and coaches — must register online to participate. The Army will host the DOD Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, from June 15-21.... Read more
MARITA RADLOFF, HAWC registered dietitian nutritionist
April 28, 2016
Water is not the most exciting drink in the world, but it is among the healthiest. Not only does water help to regulate body temperature, aid in digestion and flush out toxins, but it also keeps you feeling full, leading to weight loss.But, many Americans aren’t properly hydrated; studies have shown that nearly 75 percent of the population is chronically dehydrated, falling below the recommended... Read more

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