AIRMAN NATHAN H. BARBOUR, 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  —Leaving a career field can be a scary proposition for an Airman who has been performing and learning the ins and outs of their job for the better part of a decade. The new career they choose may or may not be a good fit.Despite that, Staff Sgt. Michael McNally, a 355th Maintenance Group scheduler, recently became eligible to retrain into another career... Read more
Davis Arts Council
July 21, 2016
The Davis Arts Council is offering 2-for-1 tickets to Hill AFB active duty, civilians and retirees for an August performance by country singer Collin Raye.Raye will perform at Layton City’s Ed Kenley Amphitheater (403 N. Wasatch Drive) at 8 p.m., Aug. 20 for the Davis Arts Council’s annual Hill AFB Appreciation Night. The event is part of the Summer Nights with the Stars program that is held each... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If not for state-of-the art mobile medical equipment like that maintained by a depot on Hill Air Force Base, Army doctors treating injured soldiers in the field would encounter many more lost lives. The U.S. Army Medical Material Agency, based in Fort Detrick in Maryland, repairs and maintains medical equipment in several locations across the world. Learning about... Read more
staff report, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — 1st Lt. Sterling Broadhead is one of 12 Air Force reservists selected to represent the United States in the 2016 Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Skills Competition to be held in Madrid, Spain, next month.Broadhead currently serves as executive officer for the 419th Fighter Wing and is a fitness and outdoor enthusiast.The three-day competition... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting applications for the Career Intermission Program through Sept. 12 from active-duty and career status active Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen.CIP provides select Airmen the opportunity for a one-time temporary transition from active duty to the Individual Ready Reserve, for up to three years, to meet personal... Read more
By BRYAN MAGAÑA, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — July 9 - 10 marks the first time reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing conducted F-35 operations independent of their active duty counterparts.Reserve Airmen have been integral to the F-35 mission at Hill AFB, working side by side with the active duty 388th Fighter Wing since the first aircraft arrived in September 2015. But this weekend put the reservists’ training to... Read more
TECH. SGT. STEVE STANLEY, Headquarters Air Combat Command Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
WASHINGTON — Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, discussed the importance of air superiority and the need to assure it by modernizing the combat air force during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee in Washington, D.C., July 13.This is the second of two hearings where ACC leaders have testified on air superiority’s importance... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS GWENDALYN SMITH, 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — The Family Medicine Residency Program brings together military and civilian medical personnel while building a partnership of collaboration and a well-rounded learning environment for program participants, which strengthens their abilities to take care of their patients.“There are six platforms in the Air Force for this residency training,” said Lt. Col. Matthew... Read more
Jenny Gordon, Robins Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins has developed a process tool with one goal - to help increase the Issue Effectiveness rate at Shop Service Center locations across the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. The tool, the Shop Service Center Issue Effectiveness Root Cause Analysis Tool, or SSC IE RCA tool, deployed here this spring, as well as... Read more
Karen Parrish, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
July 21, 2016
WASHINGTON — Modernization and sustainment across the nuclear triad are essential to maintaining national and allied security, three Defense Department experts told Congress on July 14.DOD witnesses Robert Scher, the assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans, and capabilities; Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command; and Air Force Gen. Robin Rand, the commander... Read more

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