AIR FORCE SENIOR AIRMAN RYAN CONROY, 24th Special Operations Wing
April 20, 2017
POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — A 96-hour battle that saw four ambushes, 17 airstrike missions and the eventual safety of a 150-person team led to a special tactics combat control airman receiving the Silver Star medal during an April 7 ceremony here.Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian C. Claughsey, assigned to the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, was awarded the nation’s third-highest valor medal for his role... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The base chapel hosted a Faith Leaders Summit here with local clergy to foster resource networking and strengthen ministry partnerships, April 6. During the summit, attendees were introduced to the demands, operational tempo and mission of military and civilian Airmen working on base. They also received briefings from base representatives and toured facilities.“... Read more
PATRIC E. MILLER, Air Force Sustainment Center, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
April 13, 2017
(Editor’s notes: This is the second of a two-part commentary. Part 1 appeared in the April 6 Hilltop Times.) After serving 20 years as an Airman, I continue to serve as a civil servant stationed in Utah. After 16 years of wearing civilian clothes, I still felt a calling to support the warfighter and serve with the men and women of our uniformed services. Not knowing what opportunities... Read more
Tricare staff
April 13, 2017
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Whether it is seasonal or a reaction to a specific food, allergies can be bothersome or dangerous. With seasonal allergies, depending on where you live, allergies can begin to affect you as early as February. If you suffer from food or other allergies, the effects can be felt year-round. The key to getting relief is finding out exactly what you are allergic to as soon as... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office here held a breakfast April 4 at the Hill Aerospace Museum for base personnel and community members. The breakfast was one of several Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month activities planned for April. The Department of Defense’s theme for this year is “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission.” The theme... Read more
KALETH O. WRIGHT, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — The truth is, the vast majority of Airmen we serve alongside have never – and will never – sexually assault another person in their lifetime. Let me say it again for the people in the back – the vast majority of our Airmen HAVE NEVER and WILL NEVER harm another person. Hard stop. But the ability and the responsibility to stop sexual assault does not begin and end here. Every... Read more
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — At the Hill Exchange, military shoppers are always No. 1. That’s why Exchange managers want to meet them and listen to their questions, comments and concerns.The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Meet the Manager program gives Soldiers, families and retirees a chance to learn more about their Exchange benefit and let managers know whether any aspect of the... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Col. David Smith, 419th Fighter Wing commander, and Col. David Lyons, 388th FW commander, took part in a panel discussion on F-35A capability and performance during a national security conference March 31 in Salt Lake City.Hill’s fighter wing commanders participated in “America’s Role in the World,” an annual conference hosted by Rep. Chris Stewart that gathers... Read more
April 13, 2017
DALLAS — For 17 years, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s ‘You Made the Grade’ program has been a cornerstone of military life.Now, students who participated in the program as children are passing it on to another g eneration of military students—and the Exchange is ready to honor their achievements.In recognition of military students who excel, the Exchange is rewarding high-achieving... Read more
MEAGAN JARRELL, 75th Force Support Squadron
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Team Hill hosted the Air Force Materiel Command and American Federation of Government Employees Council 214 partnership council meeting here March 29-30.The mission of the partnership council is “To develop and advocate the means to fully implement our labor management partnership principles to make AFMC an exciting, productive and rewarding place for our people to... Read more