PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ever wonder what it might be like to run more than 100 miles? If so, ever consider adding 100-degree heat and more than 14,000 feet in cumulative elevation gain? A local Airman will find out this month.Capt. Jared Struck, an aircraft maintenance officer with the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, is training for the Badwater ultramarathon, which he’ll begin running July 18. The... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee invites all active-duty, Guard and Reserve military and family members to join in the annual “Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic” July 8 at Centennial Park.This free picnic will run 3-7 p.m., with catered food, provided by the restaurant Gatronomy Inc., available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sign-up for the event can be done through... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN CHRISTIAN CLAUSEN, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — My father served in the U.S. Navy as a sonar technician in the late ‘90s for three years. In those three short years, we lived in four states.“A lot of reasons factored into why I joined, but I think some of the major reasons were that I had a young family,” said my father, John. “I was 21, Christian’s mom was taking classes at Amarillo Community College and... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be debilitating in some patients, but thanks to advancements in research and the continued training of mental health providers, treatments are getting better all the time.Maj. Joel Foster, Chief of Air Force Deployment Mental Health, said treating PTSD has improved dramatically in the last 20 years.“Twenty years ago, we didn’t really know... Read more
July 7, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gen. David L. Goldfein was confirmed by the Senate as the Air Force’s next chief of staff during a confirmation vote June 29.Goldfein testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee during a hearing June 16, before they voted on his confirmation. When he was nominated in April, Goldfein said, “I pledge to serve our Airmen and their families unwaveringly and honor our... Read more
BO JOYNER, Air Force Reserve Command
July 7, 2016
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Airmen should be careful when taking dietary supplements — because of the potential health risks, but also because they could lead to a positive urinalysis test result, according to officials with Air Force Reserve Command’s Medical Services Directorate and staff judge advocate’s office.“You really need to do your homework and check with your doctor before taking any... Read more
J. WOLFGANG HEYDT, Fire inspector
July 7, 2016
When any fire is not reported quickly and properly, emergency response can be seriously delayed. The fire department depends on early emergency reporting.Once an emergency is beyond its earliest stage, the risk to facilities, equipment and personnel can exceed fire department capabilities. Examples of things that need to be reported are smoking electrical equipment, trash can fires, fuel spills,... Read more
TECH. SGT. BUBBA FRANKS, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
July 7, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Educational training is available to civilians and their supervisors in advance of the Air Force’s April 2017 transition to the new Department of Defense-wide Performance Management and Appraisal Program.A phased implementation of DPMAP, part of the DOD’s collaborative labor-management effort, New Beginnings, began in April with a limited number of Army, Navy and defense agency... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force is looking for qualified civilian medical professionals to work with the Air Force Medical Service.The AFMS operates and manages a worldwide health care system capable of responding to a full spectrum of health requirements and provides an integrated health care system with an emphasis on prevention of illness and injury.At 75 facilities,... Read more
ALEX R. LLOYD, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
July 7, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to our nation’s capital with the opportunity to meet members of Congress from your state?Earlier in June, three Team Hill members did just that; Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, was accompanied by Matthew Bates, 309th Maintenance Support Squadron, and Evan Edwards, 309th Software... Read more

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