Tech. Sgt. Richard Gonzales, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
August 1, 2013
FORT WOLTERS, Texas — Airmen from the 419th Security Forces Squadron spent two weeks here as part of Patriot Defender, a sustainment training course for security forces Reservists. "Patriot Defender is basically to keep us prepared in case we have to go to war," said Tech. Sgt. Nathan Yeaman, security forces craftsman in the 419th SFS. "After this training, I have more confidence in myself... Read more
August 1, 2013
  The following military personnel will be promoted within the month of August to the rank indicated: 348th U.S. Air Force Recruiting Squadron: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Young   372nd U.S. Air Force Recruiting Squadron: Senior Master Sgt. Craig Pahrman   388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Master Sgt. Robert Schmuck, Master Sgt. Thomas Wolfe, Staff Sgt. Jared Burrus, Staff Sgt... Read more
Master Sgt. Amaani Lyle, Headquarters Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Public Affairs
August 1, 2013
WASHINGTON — The first in a video series of survivor stories, an Air Force colonel shared her graphic, first-hand experience with sexual assault in 1988. After years of silence about the incident, Col. Pamela Lincoln voluntarily shared her experience with the hope that it might empower other survivors to come forward for the emotional, medical and legal support they need. Interestingly, the... Read more
Air Force News Service
August 1, 2013
SHALIMAR, Fla. — One of the most decorated Airmen in Air Force history, whose career spanned three wars and four decades, has passed away. Retired Col. George Everett "Bud" Day, an Air Force pilot, shot down during the Vietnam War and imprisoned in the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" along with Sen. John McCain, defiantly resisted the North Vietnamese for more than five years, and was awarded the Medal... Read more
Grant W. Arnold, 75th Air Base Wing intern
August 1, 2013
Legal issues can arise in several ways and affect all kinds of people. Naturally, Airmen serving on active duty are no exception. When faced with a legal issue, many people may choose a path that they assume is the easiest simply because they do not know about all of the benefits afforded to them under the law. However, active duty Airmen and other military service members should not let legal... Read more
Cadet Sean Greene, Northridge High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps
August 1, 2013
LAYTON — Summer, for most high school teens, is a time to relax, hang out with friends and goof around. But, for Northridge’s Air Force JROTC cadets there is still a lot of work to do, even when not in class. Summer gives them more time to serve the community and work on leadership skills. Every Monday morning, the cadets in UT-931’s Top Staff are at Northridge. They plan upcoming events and... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 25, 2013
Lt. Col. Darin Humiston, returning 729th Air Control commander, greeted a crowd with short remarks followed by cheers from his "Angry Warriors," on Sunday, July 21. "I am extremely proud of our returning Angry Warriors. I also greatly appreciate the sacrifices of their families. We couldn’t have gotten things done without your support, so thank you for that," said their commander. Approximately... Read more
Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service
July 25, 2013
WASHINGTON — Disciplined priorities and tough choices will be needed to guide the Defense Department’s historical transition aimed at maintaining strong, capable and ready forces in the stark post-conflict fiscal environment, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said July 22. Speaking at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Louisville, Ky., Hagel said the changes under way, like those... Read more
75th Air Base Wing staff
July 25, 2013
Furloughed employees are experiencing a reduction in pay and should be proactive in preparing for the resulting effects of their financial responsibilities and quality of life. As with any situation in which there is a loss of income, proper financial planning is the key to success. Your immediate action will ensure minimal impact to your financial future. If you have not recently completed an... Read more
July 25, 2013
  DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Less than three months after the last F-4 Phantom II departed from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group for drone conversion, maintainers here are already turning the wrenches on Air Combat Command’s fourth generation of aerial targets, the F-16 Fighting Falcon. With AMARG’s entire F-16 regeneration team gathered to document the... Read more

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