May 18, 2017
WASHINGTON — Heather Wilson will be the next secretary of the Air Force, her confirmation was given by the Senate May 8, 2017.Wilson, who is stepping down from her position as the president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology to take the post, is expected to be sworn in within a week.“We live in a remarkable country, protected by innovators and intrepid Airmen who take great... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
May 18, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working with seven U.S. universities and elements of the Air Force and Army on research that seeks to stimulate the brain in a non-invasive way to speed up learning.DARPA announced the Targeted Neuroplasticity Training, or TNT, program last March, and work now has begun on the effort to discover the safest and most effective ways to... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
WENDOVER, Utah — Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted an annual face-to-face meeting April 27-28 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.Primary hosts for this year’s meeting, which was held in the adjacent cities of West Wendover, Nev., and Wendover, Utah, were Dugway Proving Ground and the Confederated Tribes... Read more
STAFF SGT. NESHA HUMES, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — As a child, worrying about where or when you’re going to eat your next meal shouldn’t be a thought, yet for one Ramstein Airman, it was only one of her countless fears.Staff Sgt. Martha Otto is one of millions of Sudanese refugees who fled their homes due to unrest caused by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The LRA made news for and still targets civilians... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 75th Civil Engineer Group’s Energy Management Office and Environmental Management Branch invite Hill AFB’s military, civilians, retirees and families, of all ages, to the second annual “Kickin’ It … for Conservation,” an Energy & Environmental Fair, 3-6 p.m., May 11.The event will be held along one of the base’s stormwater retention ponds, Pond 3 (located along... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — The F-35A continues to prove itself a game changer as Airmen train together during the aircraft’s first overseas deployment.Eight F-35As and more than 200 Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, deployed here April 15. Pilots and maintainers are generating roughly 10 sorties a day, training alongside F-... Read more
MASTER SGT. RICHARD JONES, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage committee chair
May 11, 2017
“With courage, grit, and an abiding belief in American ideals, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have challenged our Nation to be better.” — President Barack ObamaThis month, Hill Air Force Base, along with the rest of America, celebrates the heritage, achievements and culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week was... Read more
Kari Tilton, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah— Citizen Airmen from the Reserve 419th Fighter Wing are currently at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, in support of the first F-35A overseas training deployment to Europe.The reservists deployed alongside eight F-35As and about 250 personnel from Hill’s active duty 388th FW and are training in support of the European Reassurance Initiative, which bolsters the... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — A Holocaust remembrance service was held April 25 at the Nate Mazar Chapel here. The ‘Days of Remembrance’ is a time to remember the innocent victims who perished at the hands of evil, and honor the survivors who lived through those horrors. It is also a reminder of what can happen when great evil is left unchecked.Dr. Karen Hirsch, who volunteers extensively... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — Active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently deployed to RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom, marking the F-35A’s first overseas deploymentThe 34th Fighter Squadron is training in Europe with units from the U.S. Air Force, Royal Air Force and air forces from other NATO Allies.But, before the... Read more

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