By Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
February 6, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If there was ever a place tailor-made for effective mass transit, you’d think it would be Utah’s largest single-site employer.With an employee population of some 20,000 and occupying a contiguous geographic space of 7,000 acres, Hill Air Force Base is bigger than a lot of Top of Utah cities and officials say it’s prime for more transit.Currently, Hill uses the Utah Transit... Read more
By Airman First Class Danny Rangel, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron
February 6, 2014
OSAN AB, Republic of Korea — Service members in a deployed location often experience a new demand for team-building skills. Airmen from Hill Air Force base’s 388th Fighter Wing recently deployed to Osan Air Base, South Korea, as part of a mission to strengthen American force abroad and improve relationships overseas.These ammunition and avionics specialists joined with Osan’s 51st Fighter Wing... Read more
National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force
February 6, 2014
ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force has posted its report on the Commission’ s website at http://afcommission.whs.mil.The commission visited Tinker AFB, Aug. 20, 2013 with the intention of seeing total force integration in action among active Air Force, Reserve, and Air National Guard units and observing cost-efficient operations. Information on that visit... Read more
By John Cullinane, 75th Force Support Squadron Director
February 6, 2014
The 75th Force Support Squadron’s chant during award ceremonies, commander’s call and other public events is We Do That! In 2013, we lived by that motto and had a very rewarding year.This year we set the standard at command and Air Force. Our changes in military personnel processes led to our Military Personnel Section being ranked No. 2 of 40 large bases in the Air Force and #1 of 8 in Air Force... Read more
By Capt. Bret Evans Jr., 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron
February 6, 2014
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. — In the fall of 1988, the hair metal band Cinderella delivered to the world a pearl of wisdom beyond their years when they melodically destroyed our eardrums with “Don’t know what you got (till it’s gone).” This power ballad’s intended message refers to the harsh reality lovers face after parting ways, but can also be applied to the relationship all Airmen face... Read more
STAFF SGT. DAVID SALANITRI, Air Force Public Affairs Agency, Operating Location - P
February 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Readiness is the primary investment the Air Force will make through fiscal 2014 and 2015, according to the Air Force’s most senior leader.In a keynote address to more than 250 people at the Air Force Association breakfast Jan. 29 in Arlington, Va., Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said the Air Force is reinvesting in readiness since it’s no longer operating under... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
February 6, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- While Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Transit Authority consider expanding transit on base, employees who work there will be able to use the service for pennies on the dollar.During 2014, all federal employees can receive up to $130 every month to pay for travel between their homes and place of employment — a benefit Hill and UTA officials say base employees should... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 30, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE – Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, who leads the Pentagon’s F-35 program office, visited Hill Air Force Base Jan. 21 to discuss the weapon system with senior leaders and to see firsthand the installation’s F-35 depot maintenance operations that began in Sept. 2013.During his visit, Bogdan gave an interview to the 75th Air Base Wing public affairs office and discussed the need for a new... Read more
Andrea V. Mason, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 30, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The base theater here had standing room only Jan. 24 as 75th Air Base Wing military and civilian Airmen learned about the specific leadership characteristics in what is referred to as the “Air Force Sustainment Center Leadership Model.”Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, AFSC commander, led a two-hour session focused on how the model assists leaders in taking care of their people,... Read more
Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 30, 2014
2013 was a whirlwind of amazing accomplishments, historical changes and incredible challenges for our Air Force. Last year at this time no one would have believed that sequestration, furloughs and a government shut down would become realities, but they all did. As we enter a new year we are faced with new challenges that will continue to test our leadership and the commitment of our Airmen, both... Read more

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