November 10, 2011
Where are you from? I am from Trion, Ga. It's a small town in the middle of nowhere.What is your favorite quote? "No knowledge considers or prescribes for the advantage of the stronger, but for that of the weaker, which it rules."-- Plato Republic Book 1, pg. 17.What is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? My favorite part is the travel. I have always wanted to and it's actually PART... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th ABW Public Affairs
November 10, 2011
Airmen and their families are invited to a free Weber State University football game this Veteran's Day weekend. The university is planning to pay tribute to the military when the Wildcats face the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at Stewart Stadium.Col. Sarah Zabel, 75th Air Base Wing commander, will be an honorary captain for Weber State and will be performing the... Read more
Bryan Magana
November 10, 2011
The 419th Fighter Wing welcomed Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, offering an up-close look at Utah's only Air Force Reserve unit.The high point of the congressman's visit on Nov. 5 was a familiarization flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft.The two-term Republican represents Utah's 3rd Congressional District, which is home to a portion of the Utah Test and Training Range, used by Hill's fighter... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
November 10, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- From hiring controls to voluntary separation initiatives, the civilian work-force footprint is changing, and Air Force Personnel Center officials are working to provide easy-to-digest information to the work-force.To help Airmen understand how they are or may be affected by workforce shaping initiatives, the AFPC Civilian Force Integration Directorate has... Read more
Senior Airman Lillian Harnden, 151st Air Refuleing Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY - In order to meet a tight deadline for the 309th Software Maintenance Group's new F-22 Raptor workload, Hill Air Force Base requested the Utah Air National Guard's assistance in installing a cable infrastructure Sept. 6-30.Eight cable technicians from the 130th Engineering Installation Squadron augmented Hill AFB's current workforce to install a backbone fiber and workstation... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
November 3, 2011
Hill Air Force Base leaders are focusing on the strengths of many of its components to help build the future as budget needs are under consideration.Ogden Air Logistics Center Executive Director Michael Gill spoke Oct. 25 as the last speaker of the Team Hill - Junior Force Council series. As he pointed to the future, he brought up slides of the mission statements of the Air Force, Air Force... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing Public Affairs
November 3, 2011
The 527th Electronics Maintenance Squadron successfully completed its biennial Air Force Metrology and Calibration -- AFMETCAL -- audit after enduring two weeks of intense scrutiny from a five-member AFMETCAL audit team. The findings of the audit resulted in the 527th EMXS being issued a Certificate of Compliance."The presentation of the Certificate of Compliance is affirmation of the Precision... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
November 3, 2011
The 75th Medical Group teamed up with the 75th Security Forces Squadron Saturday for their second annual Drug Take-Back event. Hill took part in the nation-wide event Oct. 29 where patients with old prescriptions could drop off their medications collecting in cabinets at home.Last April, the 75th Medical Group collected 82 pounds of old prescription medicine. This time around, the group set their... Read more
Chief Master Sgt. Max Grindstaff, 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Center Command chief
November 3, 2011
I once heard someone say, "If you think you're a leader, take a look behind you. If no one is following -- you're not leading. You're just going for a walk."Now I don't know who said that, but it sure is true.As several of our fellow Airmen digest the wonderful news of being selected for promotion to chief master sergeant, I'm reminded of just how pivotal that rank is, now more than ever, to... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
November 3, 2011
I recently sat down with Col. Patrick Wade, 419th Fighter Wing vice commander, to talk about how Airmen can take control of their careers.How can Airmen set their sights on career success?  There are plenty of opportunities for success and a long career in the Air Force Reserve. It's important that our Airmen have a goal for what do they want to be doing five years down the road, or even at... Read more

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