STAFF SGT. STACI MILLER, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
March 17, 2016
LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Aviation and F-35A Lightning II fanatics have something special to look forward to this 2016 air show season, including at Hill Air Force Base’s upcoming event.The Lightning II qualified March 6 at the Heritage Flight Conference at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, to take part in the Air Combat Command Air Force Heritage Flight program.The program features... Read more
Dave Smith, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs
March 17, 2016
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  — From being a young boy who could not speak a word of English to an Airman who instructs others on the effects altitude has on the human body, Senior Airman Jae Yu, of the 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron, practiced resilience far before he ever joined the Air Force.Myong and Susan Yu relocated to Maryland from Seoul, South Korea, as part of a work program... Read more
March 10, 2016
CLEARFIELD — Davis & Weber Canal Company will be replacing the concrete box culvert west of Interstate 15 across 650 North in Clearfield March 10-14. As a result, 650 North will be closed between the I-15 Interchange (Exit 335) and Main Street (State Road 126) in Clearfield from 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 14.During the construction, all I-15 interchange ramps... Read more
DAWN W. SMITH, 355th Fighter Wing Equal Opportunity, MASTER SGT. BRADFORD C. BOWEN, 355th Fighter Wing Equal Opportunity
March 10, 2016
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Each year, the National Women’s History Project selects a theme that highlights achievements by distinguished women. This year’s theme, Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government, highlights 16 women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their public service and government leadership.Focusing on... Read more
SHANNON COLLINS, DoD News Features, Defense Media Activity
March 10, 2016
Before there could be a first female Thunderbird pilot or women flying combat missions into Iraq and Afghanistan, there were the pioneers: the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of World War II.In September 1942, nine months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Army Air Forces commander Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold stood up the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, or WAFS, and the Women’s Flying Training... Read more
March 10, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — Scott A. Williams, 51, of Huntsville, Utah, is charged with two counts of unlawful exportation of goods from the United States, false statement in a document, and conversion of property of the United States in an indictment unsealed recently in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City.  Williams is a former civilian contract employee at Hill Air Force Base, where he worked with... Read more
March 10, 2016
Q: Hi, I work in Building 1225 and have tried several times to get the number of Hilltop Times reduced. I called the person at Hill and they said to contact the Standard Examiner. When I have called, I get an answering machine and never get a callback, or they say they are not the person to talk to. We are getting two bundles of paper and we only need a half a bundle. Each week, somebody is... Read more
Aaron Clark, 75th Air Base Wing Historian
March 10, 2016
During Women’s History Month, much attention is deservedly paid to the “WASPs” of World War II. While there were no Women’s Airforce Service Pilots stationed at Hill Air Force Base during WWII, women here played a vital role in the war effort for many years, helping lay a strong foundation for the host of women maintainers who have long played a vital role in Hill’s support of the warfighter.Feb... Read more
March 10, 2016
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — From the flightline to the hangars, Air Force reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing’s operations and maintenance groups work side by side with active-duty Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing on a daily basis. About 50 Airmen from the 419th FW have taken that teamwork to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, where they’re working with active-duty counterparts to support F-... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The designation as a “1-percenter” commonly carries less-than-desirable connotations, depending on the context and demographic to which it is applied.In the United States Air Force, being part of the top one percent distinguishes Airmen who have achieved the highest enlisted rank, chief master sergeant. On March 4, Team Hill held a time-honored ceremony to recognize 16... Read more