Skytina Felder-Jones, 8th Fighter Wing
April 10, 2014
 KUNSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — As a young child the horrors of sexual violence arrested my sense of safety, security and the sanctity of my home — robbing me of self-worth, my voice and the development of healthy boundaries.At the age of four I became a guilt-riddled, withdrawn and a painfully shy child. I was frightened of the world outside of my mother and was petrified by almost all men.... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 10, 2014
 During the month of April, numerous organizations nation-wide honor and celebrate the Month of the Military Child. Camp Corral, a summer camp that is offered free of charge to military children in numerous states, plans to celebrate this month with “Americans who recognize and honor the nation’s approximately 2 million military children through programs and activities sponsored by military... Read more
F-16 System Program Office
April 10, 2014
 April 4-5, Air Chief Marshal Ida Bagus Putu Dunia visited Hill Air Force Base to receive a program status briefing from the F-16 International Branch and a Depot Production Line status briefing from 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Putu Dunia was able to tour the F-16 production line where 13 Indonesia F-16C and D models are currently in various stages of repair and upgrade. He... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
  WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced the creation of a new program April 4, designed to harness Airmen’s innovation. Airmen Powered by Innovation, or API, will replace three existing Air Force “good idea” programs — the Innovative Development through Employee Awareness, Productivity Enhancing Capital Investment, and Best Practices programs — and expand the role of Air Force... Read more
Ogden Air Logistics Complex
April 10, 2014
  The Ogden Air Logistics Complex hosted the U.S. Air Force and Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) logistics talks April 1-3 at Hill Air Force Base.The purpose was to explore evolving partnerships between Air Force and JASDF, clarify and discover joint capabilities, and share common practices to mutually enhance logistics management. Lt. Gen. Judy Fedder, Deputy Chief of Staff for... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Select Airmen in specific categories who were not formerly eligible for fiscal year 2014 force management voluntary separation are now being offered voluntary separation. These individuals will not be subject to involuntary programs in fiscal 2014.Officers from 33 Air Force specialty codes by year group and enlisted Airmen from seven AFSCs by grade... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force Personnel Center has been granted expanded waiver authority to waive some active-duty service commitments, or ADSCs, for Airmen interested in voluntary separation under the fiscal year 2014 force management program, AFPC officials announced April 3.“For example, we now have the authority to waive aviation retention pay (which requires... Read more
Derek Kaufman, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force researchers and life cycle management experts plan to elevate collaboration with industry to a whole new level during a series of meetings April 16-18.The Aero Enterprise Dialogue with Industry is an opportunity for industry to gain insight into Air Force technology needs and near-term acquisition and sustainment requirements. The event will take... Read more
Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
April 10, 2014
 CLEARFIELD — Clearfield City may be nearly imperceptible on a national map, but last weekend, hundreds of CyberPatriot teams knew just where the city is located when the Clearfield High School CyberPatriot team became the national champions for the CyberPatriot IV 2014 High School, All Service Division. After competing in a grueling day with computer network, cyber defense and security... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
April 10, 2014
 The Department of Defense is continuing with its push for another BRAC round.On Wednesday, John C. Conger, acting deputy undersecretary of defense for installations, told a subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington that a Base Realignment and Closure round is the best way for the DoD to keep pace with the continual slashing of the defense budget.“The budget... Read more

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