Air Force News Service
February 3, 2011
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. --- The week-long court-martial of Chief Master Sgt. William Gurney, the former command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, concluded Jan. 28 with a six-member panel of male officers sentencing the chief to 20 months confinement, reduction to rank of E-1 and a dishonorable discharge for 15 violations of the UCMJ.Of those violations, Chief Gurney initially had pleaded... Read more
February 3, 2011
The Hill Air Force Base Tax Center is now open in Bldg 430 next to the Chaplain's office. Walk-in clients will be accepted from 8 a.m. through 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday through Monday 18 April 2011. The Tax Center will be closed on weekends and federal holidays and walk-ins may be cut off earlier than 3:30 p.m. during especially busy days to ensure the completion of all clients' taxes.The... Read more
February 3, 2011
Col. Scott Stapp, commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Center Aerospace Sustainment Directorate, officiated at a civilian awards ceremony Jan. 19 as Mark Bailey was surprised with the honor. He serves as chief, F-16 Modernization Flight, 501st Aircraft Sustainment Wing.Bailey's civilian honor was one of two selected from the Ogden Air Logistics Center, said Stapp.Lt. Col. Timothy Dickinson, Chief... Read more
February 3, 2011
Mark your calendar for some winter family fun as the 75th Force Support Squadron hosts the Chill on the Hill at Hubbard Golf Course on Saturday, Feb. 5, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.The event will include hot chocolate, marshmallow roasting, cross country ski and snow shoe demonstrations, snowball toss and snow painting. Cake walk, marshmallow crafts and winter movie will be held inside. Bring your own sleds.... Read more
2nd Lt. Stacy Glaus, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 27, 2011
Jan. 24 was marked as John M. Browning Day through a resolution presented by Gov. Gary R. Herbert, one day after Browning's 156th birthday. John M. Browning, a Utah native and famous gunmaker during the 1900s, paved the way for the future of all gunmakers through his innovative and creative designs. "This is a landmark on many levels," said Herbert on the steps of the Utah State Capitol. "This... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 27, 2011
Get ready for a fantastic night of free entertainment. Tops in Blue, the premier entertainment showcase of the U. S. Air Force will perform at 7 p.m., Feb. 16 at Weber State University's Browning Center.The event is free and open to the public and seating is filled on a first come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:15 p.m."Tops in Blue is a remarkable program that displays the extraordinary... Read more
January 27, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy issued the following message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force:This year, on what would have been the 82nd birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., let us pause to reflect on the extraordinary leadership with which he forged our nation's path... Read more
January 27, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The Air Force chief of staff announced his latest professional reading list Jan. 21. "Effectively operating within our increasingly dynamic, interconnected and complex world requires steadfast commitment to personal and professional growth," Gen. Norton Schwartz said in a letter to Airmen."Therefore, professional reading will continue to be vital as we maintain our initiative today... Read more
January 27, 2011
Where are you from? New Orleans, La. What is your favorite quote? "Who dat, gonna beat dem Saints?"--The Saints football teamWho is your favorite band? The Backstreet Boys.What is your favorite childhood memory? Building forts in my living room.What is your favorite thing about being in the Air Force? The camaraderie and the friendships you establish.What are your future goals? To get my... Read more
Airman Crystal Charriere, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
January 27, 2011
Changes to the 9/11 G.I. Bill were signed into law Jan. 4 to make it easier for members to receive education benefits.Three revisions to the bill include changes to the housing allowance, a national cap on tuition and fee reimbursement, and how college fund payments will be made. Many of the alterations will not take effect until August.The most significant modification is the amount of money... Read more

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In the Know Easter services at Hill AFB ChapelThe following are services... more