Brandice J. O'Brien, Tinker Public Affairs
August 1, 2013
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final story in a six-article series about the AFSC Strategic Plan, goals and correlating objectives. TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — In light of financial constraints, Air Force Sustainment Center senior leaders said a smarter way of doing business is the key to success. "Improving effectiveness by maximizing a continuous process improvement mindset" is just one way to... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 1, 2013
The Team Hill – Junior Workforce Council is launching its annual food pantry drive today. Lend a Hand, Give a Can collected 6,000 pounds of food in 2011 and 8,000 pounds in 2012. The goal this year is 10,000 pounds. The third annual event is facilitated through the placement of 125 large barrels around the base in order to collect nonperishable food items. Donations in the past have gone to... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 1, 2013
Colette Geiss and Lorrie Perkins, Airman and Family Readiness Center staff, presented information to First Term Airmen in FTAC on July 29 that anyone might find useful. The room full of Airmen learned about basic spending plans, otherwise popularly referred to as budgets, and other useful information on how to obtain a good credit rating, how to check your credit report, and why a good credit... Read more
Defense Commissary Agency Public Affairs
August 1, 2013
Commissaries are offering significant savings on "Back to School" products. "Your commissary is the very best choice to get food products for your children’s healthy breakfasts; easy-to-prepare, healthy pack lunches; after-school snacks and other school-related items," said Michelle Frost, the Defense Commissary Agency’s chief of promotions and marketing. "And, we have them available at the best... Read more
Kammi Hansen, Health and Wellness Center dietician
August 1, 2013
With furloughs now in place everyone is trying trim up their budget. A lunch from home is a great place to save. Each week I’ll give you healthy, low-cost lunch ideas that taste good and keep you out of the PB&J lunch rut. Balance is the key for a healthy lunch. A healthy protein along with carbohydrates that add fiber is the most satisfying combination to keep you feeling full. This week’... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
August 1, 2013
As summer ends and the school year nears, take time to refocus your efforts individually or as a family to ensure your nutrition and physical activity habits are ready for the year ahead. Come join CHPS for a variety of healthy eating classes this August and learn to Eat Smart for a Healthy Start! Classes will be held in the Health and Wellness Center, Building 533. Join one or all of them.... Read more
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

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