Gen. Donald Hoffman, Commander
August 25, 2011
AFMC Warriors,My leadership philosophy is based on three principles: No. 1 -- Safely and professionally execute the missionNo. 2 -- Protect, conserve and consume resources under your control as if they were your ownNo. 3 -- Positively motivate yourself and others toward continued service in the Air ForceI want to take a minute and focus on the first principle -- safely and professionally execute... Read more
Monica D. Morales, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
August 25, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Progress -- that's the legacy Air Force Materiel Command Vice Commander Lt. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger hopes to leave behind as her tenure at Headquarters AFMC draws to a close this week."As I look back on this time frame, my hope is that I will be remembered not only for taking care of the command's mission, but also for the progress made in process... Read more
Kelly Capener, 309th Missile Maintenance Group, Deputy Director
August 25, 2011
"I'd like to make an official apology. I have had a little time to think about it and I hate to admit it but I was out of line. I probably let my emotions get the best of me and I'd just like to say that I am sorry if I offended you ... I don't know about you, but I feel better that we have cleared the air and now we can move forward and get back to the task at hand."I am truly amazed at the... Read more
Vivian G. Cumins, Equal Opportunity Specialist
August 25, 2011
At the request of Rep. Bella Abzug (D-N.Y.) in 1971, Congress designated the day of Aug. 26, as "Women's Equality Day." This date commemorates the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, the Women's Suffrage Amendment, to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women full voting rights in 1920.Achieving this milestone was a culmination of a peaceful civil rights movement led by women that began in July... Read more
August 25, 2011
The second Annual Buffalo Brewfest, hosted by Club Hill has something for everyone, Friday, Aug. 26, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. More than ten micro-breweries will be represented, local restaurants will be sampling some of their best food, and six bands will be on stage throughout the event. Admission to the festival is $15 and includes ten sample tickets; additional tickets can be purchased during the... Read more
August 25, 2011
In accordance with AFI 34-276, Family Child Care Programs, chapter 1, paragraph 1.3 and 1.4.3, "Any individual caring for other families' children a total of 10 hours per week on a regular basis must be licensed to provide care in on-base quarters."Penalty for violation of this 10 hour per week rule is, "The support group commander may revoke the housing privileges of individuals who provide... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
August 25, 2011
The nature of flight has changed in the more than six decades since Ben Fowler flew in history's biggest conflict, but he still could probably teach the pilots of today a thing or two.Recently, Fowler, a 91-year-old Riverdale resident and former World War II pilot, was given a tour at Hill Air Force Base that included an up-close-and-personal visit with some 388th Fighter Wing pilots, one of the... Read more
August 25, 2011
The Arts and Crafts Center 23rd annual Hill AFB Rod Run was held Aug. 14 at Centennial Park. The winners were as follows:Best 1910-1929 -- 1927 Ford, Donald BradfieldBest 1930-1939 -- 1931 Coupe, Clint ZangBest 1950-1959 -- 1956 Bel Air Convertible, Bruce GriegoBest 1960-1969 -- 1966 Chevrolet SS, Wes KilgoreBest 1970-1979 -- 1978 Pontiac Trans Am, John and Donalene KnowleyBest 1980-2011 -- 2008... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Malia L. Ware, NCOIC, Resource Management Office
August 25, 2011
Under the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1986, all military medical treatment facilities are mandated to bill health insurance carriers for the cost of medical care provided to active duty family members, retirees and family members who are covered by other health insurance. This program is known as Third Party Collections (TPC). The 75th Medical Group Clinic must comply with this... Read more
TriWest Healthcare Alliance
August 25, 2011
PHOENIX -- You're 2,000 miles from home, just about to board a flight. You need to see if your doctor referral was processed and all you have is your smartphone.Tap ... Tap ...Scroll ... Tap ... Got it!TriWest Healthcare Alliance has launched its mobile website and a mobile application, allowing TriCare West Region beneficiaries to easily tap and scroll their way to their healthcare information,... Read more

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In the Know South Gate lane closed till mid-JuneConstruction at South Gate Drive... more