Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — About 50 reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing took time off work to volunteer with the Utah Foster Care Foundation today.The Airmen loaded up and delivered bags of toys to more than 100 foster care families across Northern Utah, stopping at homes from Ogden to Salt Lake City.“We really wanted to step up for our community,” said Staff Sgt. Daniel Wall, 419th Aircraft... Read more
SCOTT EDGE, 525th Electronics Maintenance Squadron
December 22, 2016
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan — The thought of serving the country overseas as a civilian had never crossed my mind, never seriously anyway. I had received previous email solicitations for civil service jobs overseas and had always deleted them.I read an email asking for interest in a job at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, and I deleted it. After all, I was settled in my current job at Robins Air... Read more
December 22, 2016
Hill Air Force Base will celebrate Christmas Dec. 26 and an AFMC Family Day Dec. 27. Many offices and services will be closed or have limited hours. See below for more information. Airman and FamilyReadiness Center ClosedAirman Leadership School ClosedArts and Crafts ClosedAuto Hobby ClosedBowling ClosedBubble Closed Dec. 25;Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 26-27Child Development Center (East &... Read more
December 22, 2016
FINANCIAL READINESSBINDER COURSE(University of Utah Extension)Feb. 27 — 6 p.m.Are you prepared to relocate on a moment’s notice in the event of an emergency or natural disaster? Know what you’ll need and be prepared. INVESTING/TSP(Josh Stout, Wells Fargo Advisors)Feb. 28 — NoonInvesting/TSP HOME SWEET HOME(A&FRC Financial MFLC)March 1 — 6 NoonBasic home buying workshop BLENDED... Read more
MAJ. ETHAN STOKER, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
Washington — Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James held a Facebook town hall to address concerns from Airmen and their family members Dec. 12.The town hall meeting provided an update to concerns and issues brought to her attention during the Air Force Spouse and Family Forum in October.“I told you we would make best efforts to identify some areas where we can make immediate impact and others... Read more
Kevin L. Robinson, DeCA Corporate Communications
December 22, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. – Somewhere between the holiday decorations, the ripping of wrapping paper, the college bowl games and the hopeful New Year’s resolutions, there are a few holiday meals in the mix. If you’re a commissary patron, you’ll have plenty to cheer about over the holidays as you count your savings while shopping for your festive menus, said Defense Commissary Agency Sales Director... Read more
1ST LT. ERIK ANTHONY, 618th Air Operations Center Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air National Guard’s 134th Air Refueling Wing, New... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — For families in the 419th Fighter Wing, Santa’s standard sleigh just doesn’t cut it. When the jolly old man swung by Hangar 37 for the wing’s annual Christmas party Dec. 4, he arrived Air Force-style in an F-16 fighter jet.Santa, played by wing commander Col. David Smith, greeted children, passed out presents, and met with family members of the 1,200 reservists who... Read more
Air Force Marathon Office
December 22, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — If you missed registering for the sold-out 2016 Air Force Marathon, mark Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST on your calendar. That’s when registration will begin for the 2017 event. Registration will open with special New Year’s resolution discounts, and participants who register Jan. 2 will receive $10 off the full or half marathon and $5 off the 10K or 5K.The... Read more
December 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — Building on President Obama’s commitment to end Veteran homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funding for non-profit organizations and other groups that serve Veterans through VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. The SSVF program assists very low-income Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of becoming... Read more

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