Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Base Recycling Center made a PCS (permanent change of station) move recently to a new home off Balmer Street, across from The Log Cabin and near the Lemon Lot and Outdoor Recreation Tickets & Travel.This new location is more visible to employees (see map). It is also adjacent to the Qualified Recycling Program Facility that handles recycling the base’s... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Legal Office
November 10, 2016
One of the 14 principles of ethical service in the federal government includes not using your public office for private gain. Included in this prohibition is avoiding the appearance of governmental sanction. Specifically, an employee shall not use or permit the use of his government position or title or any authority associated with his public office in a manner that could reasonably be construed... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — When it comes to medical care, the Air Force Medical Service is intent on providing the best care for every Airman, regardless of their circumstances.Wounded Warriors are often unique in the sort of care they need, and that’s why the Air Force has a Wounded Warrior Program.The Wounded Warrior Program is just one of a myriad of resources the Air Force uses to better understand... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight hosted a memorial workout to honor fallen Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine EOD technicians, Nov. 4.The EOD 131 Memorial Workout is named for the 131 EOD technicians who have made the ultimate sacrifice performing that duty since 9/11. EOD technicians disarm, render safe, and dispose of bombs to protect the lives and property... Read more
SALLIE CAUTHERS, DeCA marketing and mass media specialist
November 10, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. — Commissaries worldwide are featuring special promotions in November including high-value coupon booklets for free frozen turkeys that help recognize the sacrifices of military service. “Our military families face hardships each and every day, whether it is another deployment separating families, trying to make ends meet on a tight budget, or being stationed  overseas far... Read more
STAFF SGT. NICK WILSON, Air Combat Command Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. — Air Combat Command’s enlisted force honored its commander with induction into the Order of the Sword at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Oct. 27.Gen. Hawk Carlisle, who has commanded ACC since October 2014, is the eighth ACC leader to be inducted into the command’s Order of the Sword.“I am truly, truly honored beyond belief and I am humbled that you... Read more
John Parker, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — To keep critical combat aircraft like the F-15 Eagle and a few dozen more combat platforms ready to defend the nation, the Air Force Sustainment Center routinely contracts with the defense industry giants that build them.But with roughly 32,000 military and civilian personnel primarily spread across Air Force logistics complexes in three states, the AFSC contracts... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS CHRISTOPHER MALDONADO, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — Airmen are tasked with serving their country with the utmost respect and honor upon swearing into the U.S. Air Force, whether joining at the age of 17 or before the cut-off point at 39 years old. Airman 1st Class Daniel Caraglio, 20th Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, chose to enlist later than most Airmen with reasons all his own.Enlisting at... Read more
DR. PETER SKIRBUNT, DeCA historian
November 10, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. — On Nov. 8, many Americans will be headed to the polls to vote for their next president. One hundred fifty-four years ago, one American president, William McKinley, began his journey to the White House by feeding Union troops during the Civil War battle of Antietam. During the Civil War, before commissary resale facilities existed, commissary sergeants in the Union and... Read more
PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 3, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The QF-4 Aerial Target mission is winding down and two of the aircraft visited Hill Air Force Base Oct. 25, so supporters of the F-4 Phantom IIs could see them one last time.The visit — touted as the ‘Phinal Phantom Phlight’ — was hosted by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s F/QF-4 System Program Office. Lt. Col. Ron King and Jim Harkins, pilots from... Read more

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