Col. Ron Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander
August 27, 2015
I appreciate everyone’s continued patience during this transition. We knew that closure of the Southwest Gate would impact traffic at the other gates. We also realized the initial adjustment period would be uncomfortable for most of us. We conducted a thorough analysis and looked at many options before arriving at a decision to close the gate. With this change, our Defenders are doing their... Read more
Jet Fabara, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California -- The Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, which oversees all three test variants of the F-35 Lightning II, has proved its resolve to test and equip the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps with the latest fifth-generation fighter. This is evidenced by achieving a historical milestone involving a new monthly flying record.During July, the JSF ITF flew... Read more
Bill Orndorff, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
August 27, 2015
Brig. Gen. Steven Bleymaier, director of staff at Air Force Materiel Command headquarters, has been assigned as the next commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.Brig. Gen. Carl Buhler, Ogden ALC commander since September 2014, has been selected for reassignment as Logistics Director, Air Combat Command headquarters, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.The change of command ceremony will be Aug. 31... Read more
August 27, 2015
Q: Can anything be done about the sporadic arrival of the personnel opening the visitor control building at the South Gate?  In recent weeks, I’ve encountered on at least two occasions the visitor control center being opened late. There are contractors being delayed from starting their work and, in my case, a potential new hire was late for his appointment.A: I recognize the importance the... Read more
Douglas E. Pierson, 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health
August 27, 2015
For the third year in a row, Hill Air Force Base will be partnering with the Davis County Health Department to provide insurance-billed flu vaccinations for base employees and their families.The vaccinations will be available at various locations around the installation from October through November. This year’s schedule consists of 19 clinics, set up at 17 locations around the base.“Getting the... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 27, 2015
It may be like walking into any office supply store, but at the Industries for the Blind Base Supply Store at Hill Air Force Base, every product has been touched by someone who is blind or visually impaired. The program gives meaningful employment to the blind and visually impaired, and recently celebrated 20 years of base supply center stores being located on military bases. Hill AFB’s... Read more
Todd Cromar, U.S. Air Force
August 27, 2015
Maj. Gen. Sandra E. Finan, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center commander, meets with ICBM Flight Systems Division personnel from the ICBM Systems Directorate during her visit to Hill Air Force Base, on Aug. 19. While at Hill, Finan participated in test launch activities, met with ICBM organizations, and recognized superior performers for their outstanding work. Headquartered at Kirtland Air Force... Read more
Becky Wright, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 27, 2015
With tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars at stake, it’s hard to overstate the importance of science, technology, engineering and math jobs in Utah. And at the moment, the state has an upper hand in attracting and keeping high-wage defense and aerospace industry jobs, according to Ben Hart, managing director for Business Services in the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic... Read more
CAPT. CHRISTOPHER MESNARD, Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.  — The 91st Missile Wing completed an operational test launch of an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Aug. 19, continuing its mission of providing strategic deterrence for the U.S. and their allies. The launch fell on the 45th anniversary of the day the 91st MW at Minot AFB, North Dakota,... Read more
STAFF SGT. IAN M. HOACHLANDER, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas  — Eligible active duty enlisted Airmen interested in pursuing a medical degree must submit their intent to apply to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Oct. 2.The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program offers active duty enlisted members an opportunity to complete the preparatory coursework for admission to medical school while... Read more

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