Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
January 17, 2013
Col. Kathryn Kolbe assumed command of the 75th Air Base Wing on Jan. 11 in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, in Hanger 37.The ceremony followed a historic year of change as the air base wing saw the Air Force Materiel CommandSSRqs reorganization of 12 centers to five amid budget restrictions and other business-as-usual mission requirements... Read more
January 17, 2013
On Feb. 11, WSU is hosting a Hill AFB Appreciation Night as the Wildcats play the Idaho State University Bengals. The basketball game begins at 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.This is a "White Out" game in which everyone is requested to wear white.The first 4,000 fans to come through the doors will receive free "White Out" shirts for the game.There will be 500 free tickets available at... Read more
American Forces Press Service
January 10, 2013
 WASHINGTON — The legislation President Barack Obama signed Jan. 2 postponed the fiscal cliff and means changes to military and civilian paychecks, Defense Finance and Accounting Service officials said Friday. The legislation increases Social Security withholding taxes to 6.2 percent. For the past two years during the “tax holiday” ... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
January 10, 2013
The Hilltop Times and the Standard-Examiner sat down with Col. Sarah Zabel, 75th Air Base Wing commander, for a series of questions Jan. 3, before the Change of Command ceremony to be held next week (Jan. 11).You are moving on? I am moving on. The change of command is Jan. 11.Will you be around after that?Not for long. The timing of this change of command is because I'm going on to a class that... Read more
January 10, 2013
This year's influenza season got off to an early start and it is ramping up as peak season nears.Flu season usually peaks in late January or early February yet Utah has seen a surge in influenza cases over the last few weeks. An estimated 36,000 people die from the flu and its complications in a regular season, according to the CDC.Help protect yourself this year. Receive your annual flu vaccine... Read more
MARK A. WELSH III, Chief of Staff, General, USAF
January 10, 2013
Happy New Year Airmen!To those of you who spent the holidays deployed, thank you ...and I'm sorry you weren't home with your families. I know you understand that what you're doing is important, but I also know that doesn't make the separation any easier. In these days where self-serving agendas seem to be on display everywhere we turn, your willingness to sacrifice for the good of our nation and... Read more
Col. Sarah Zabel, 75th Air Base Wing commander
January 10, 2013
As I wrap up command of the 75th Air Base Wing, I want to thank the men and women of Team Hill for their incredible teamwork, professionalism and dedication to duty. I have been continually amazed and impressed at what you accomplish every day. From the "Total Force" Airmen on the flightline generating jets to fly the day's missions to the skilled civilian depot workforce readying aircraft for... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Louis Longinotti, 75 AMDS/SGPZ
January 10, 2013
"Where's the Cheese?" is a series of articles addressing Human Factors, their role in safety issues on base and in preventing accidents of all types.Here at Aerospace and Operational Physiology, we hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving, and an awesome holiday season! I wanted to discuss an issue that you deal with whether you realize it or not.The issue is driving at night. More specifically, I... Read more
Michael P. Kleiman, 377th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 10, 2013
The only component missing from the two-plus hours in-length festivities conducted at the Phillips Space Conference Center at the Kirtland Air Force Base's west side Dec. 3 would have been repeated playings of Kool & the Gang's No. 1 hit song from 1981, "Celebration."Commencing with a chili cook off and concluding with the cutting of cake, the event commemorated the 50th anniversary of the... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 3, 2013
A new commander will take charge of the 75th Air Base Wing (ABW) during a formal change of command ceremony at Hill Air Force Base at 9 a.m. Jan. 11. Col. Kathryn L. Kolbe will assume command of the 75th ABW from Col. Sarah E. Zabel.The 75 ABW commander is directly responsible for providing installation support for the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, two fighter wings, and 61 other associate units,... Read more

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