Air Force Space Command Public Affairs
April 28, 2016
Gen. John Hyten, the commander of Air Force Space Command, announced the command’s Space Enterprise Vision April 12 at Peterson Air Force Base. The SEV is the result of an AFSPC-commissioned study that looked at how to make the nation’s national security space enterprise more resilient.The August 2015 SEV study addressed the findings of several previous studies that identified the U.S. space... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 28, 2016
 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force released basing criteria April 12 that will be used to select candidate bases for a potential new MQ-9 Reaper wing with units at up to two locations.The Air Force is pursuing additional locations to help diversify assignment opportunities for personnel within the MQ-9 enterprise, provide increased opportunities for leadership from within the community, and... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN CHEYENNE A. POWERS, 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 21, 2016
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Through every key military scene on the stage of American history following World War II to present day, American airpower has played a leading role. During its 70 years, the Ogden ALC’s 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) directly enabled the nation to respond to crisis.Although the name has changed over the years the organization has... Read more
Harry Briesmaster III, 75th Civil Engineer Group Director
April 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — April 22 marks another year of Air Force installations around the world recognizing Earth Day to show support for environmental protection. The Air Force picks a theme each year for Earth Day to inspire awareness of the importance of managing energy and other resources that impact our mission today and will into the future. Part of our mandate is to also preserve and protect... Read more
April 21, 2016
Pausing to make a plan for coping with stress can help you feel more calm, balanced, and effective. You cannot plan for a stressful event, but you can plan for how to deal with it. Your Employee Assistance Program can help you every step of the way.To get you started, here are 11 coping strategies to triumph over stress — in the heat of the moment and beyond.• Short-term plan: During a... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For the 23rd year in a row, Hill Air Force Base has been named a Tree City USA for its commitment in keeping the base green with trees.The base and other Utah cities and organizations were recognized at a Tree City USA luncheon in Provo on April 12.Hill achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the Arbor Day Foundation’s requirements for managing its urban forest. “... Read more
LORINDA PIRRIE, Peterson Air Force Base Sexual Assault Response coordinator
April 21, 2016
PETERSON AIR FORCE AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Working in the field of sexual assault prevention and response, it’s presumable that I think about the subject more frequently than the average person. As such, my children have been subjected to a plethora of discussions regarding risk reduction and effective bystander intervention — far too many “lectures,” if you ask them.In fact, before my daughter... Read more
PRERANA KORPE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
April 21, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Vital to children’s health is development, which occurs in the early years from birth to age 3.As newborns grow into infants and infants become toddlers, they go through a series of developmental milestones such as first words, first steps and skills to wave “hello” or “goodbye.” The needs of children — physical, social, emotional and educational — affect how they develop and... Read more
April 21, 2016
Team Hill is officially past the halfway mark of the 2016 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign at Hill Air Force Base. The deadline for contributions has been extended to April 29.To date, Team Hill members have donated more than $23,000 toward the installation’s goal, which is $77,712. For those unaware of what AFAF does, it is an annual effort to raise funds for four charitable affiliates:... Read more
April 21, 2016
Q: I am a civilian employee. Since November, civilian dependent ID cards have not been issued, with no explanation. When I call the given number (777-6143), the date is updated occasionally, but the message remains the same, “No civilian dependent ID Cards. Please check back.” Is there an expected date for renewal of service or a reason that can be shared for the delay?A: The Department of... Read more

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