Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
January 20, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force officials are automating active-duty assignment notifications for Airmen in the ranks of lieutenant colonel and below beginning Jan. 21.Airmen will receive an e-mail notification about their new assignments and have seven days to acknowledge their assignments through the Virtual Military Personnel Flight website. Colonels, general officers, basic... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
January 20, 2011
As the need has expanded, so has Linda Larsen's outlook as she continues her efforts with Operation Adopt a Ghost. The nonprofit enterprise started when her son told her some National Guard Soldiers weren't getting any mail and began with just four names and has expanded over time to nearly 2,000 military personnel overseas. "Pounds and pounds and pounds of stuff, boxes and boxes and boxes," she... Read more
Terri Holst, 75th Force Support Marketing Office
January 20, 2011
Get ready for a fantastic night of free entertainment. Tops in Blue, the premier entertainment showcase of the U.S. Air Force will perform in Ogden on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Browning Center. Soar to new heights with Tops in Blue as they present "We Believe," a celebration of the ideals Americans, as a whole, believe in and strive for throughout their lives.As a people we all believe in the... Read more
January 20, 2011
Senior Airman Esther Park, 75th ABW/CP, was selected as the most recent Top 3 Superior Performance Award recipient. Her award nomination cited a base-wideSharePoint recall roster repository design which brought a massive efficiency increase, saving 800 man hours. She led these efforts which also allowed instant access for more... Read more
January 20, 2011
The new Controlled Spend Account (CSA) card is replacing the traditional government travel card, but what does it all mean? More importantly, how will it impact you?The Air Force is currently converting from the existing Government Travel Card to the new Controlled Spend Account (CSA). The new card will provide increased flexibility to the traveler to meet their travel needs. Cardholders can now... Read more
January 20, 2011
A safe, healthy and drug-free workplace is everybody's responsibility, and Hill Air Force Base's Integrated Delivery System (IDS) wants to take the opportunity to educate employees about steps they can take to help a co-worker who may have an alcohol or drug problem. By knowing what to do (and what not to do), employees can play a powerful role in improving workplace safety and encouraging co-... Read more
Justin Oakes, Air Combat Command Public Affairs
January 20, 2011
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. -- In December, Air Combat Command's Personnel Recovery Division, designated A3J and headquartered at Langley Air Force Base, Va., officially stood up and was created to ensure that the Air Force is prepared for the challenge of rescuing Airmen from hostile deployed environments.The division is charged with carrying out ACC's lead command responsibility of organizing,... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
January 20, 2011
This is the final segment in a two-part series on effective job search techniques, resume writing and interviewing. Please look for the first installment -- covering setting goals, conducting a job search and networking -- at www.hilltoptimes.com.Once you've found a few potential job openings it's time to tackle the next portion of the effective job search process: Applying.This step can be... Read more
Airman Crystal Charriere, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
January 20, 2011
The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard Teen Leadership Summits are coming again. Since 2008, the AFR and ANG have held annual Teen Leadership Summits for dependants -- events that have continued to grow over the years. Each year participants build self-confidence, learn leadership skills, and discover services and programs available to them as Air Force dependants.Three summits are... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
January 20, 2011
A horse is a horse, of course, of course -- unless you're talking about "Secretariat," one of the most famous thoroughbreds in racing history.His story is remarkable. Unfortunately, you won't see it here as it really happened. So here's my advice: Watch Disney's "Secretariat" as pure entertainment, and if your historical interest is piqued, discover what really happened. Now, I don't know why the... Read more

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