Andrea V. Mason, 388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 26, 2012
“It’s so good to be back. I feel like I’m back home,” said the commander of Air Combat Command to nearly 500 Airmen during an “all call” at Hill Air Force Base on April 20.Gen. Mike Hostage, who served as the 388th Fighter Wing commander from April 1998-January 2000, visited the base April 18-20 to receive updates on the base's missions. Hill also hosted ACC's spring... Read more
Hill AFB VERA VSIP Program Office
April 26, 2012
Hill Air Force Base will be accepting applications for Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VERA/VSIP) May 1 through May 15. The applicants selected and approved for VERA/VSIP are expected to be off the employment rolls by Aug. 31.Applications from the previous VERA/VSIP will not carry over. Interested employees must apply to be considered. Applications will... Read more
Katina Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 26, 2012
On April 10, 1977, the Air Force announced the 388th Fighter Wing as the first operational unit to be equipped with the new F-16 fighter jet. Twenty-five years later, the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings worked collaboratively to preserve the combat heritage of Hill AFB by putting a 388th Fighter Wing flag-ship proudly on display at the Airmen memorial park.As Col. Michael Costello watched as the... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
April 26, 2012
How well do you think that you know yourself? The Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a multifaceted interactive tool offered annually at www.afmcwellness.com. Your information is confidential.Participants who complete the HRA enter information such as blood pressure, cholesterol and life-style behaviors.When finished you receive a confidential Personal Wellness Report designed to help you understand... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 26, 2012
On March 29, professional certifications conferred by the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence were presented at Hill Air Force Base. Col. Don Hickman, acting commander for the 75th Air Base Wing, presented the Security Fundamentals Professional Certifications (SFPC) which demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and principles critical to protect Defense Department assets and promote... Read more
April 26, 2012
U.S. Air Force 368th Recruiting Squadron:Master Sgt. Nicole Davison, Master Sgt. Steven Richardson U.S. Air Force 372nd Recruiting Group:Master Sgt. Timothy Bernau, Tech. Sgt. James Leveille, Tech. Sgt. Randy Lee Stewart Jr. 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group:Capt. Katie Papenberg 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Capt. Shannon Laubenthal, Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Moore, Master... Read more
April 26, 2012
The CY12A Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel and Major Medical Corps/Dental Corps Central Selection Boards (CSBs) are tentatively scheduled to convene on Sept. 17 at the Air Force Personnel Center.Eligibility criteria:FOR CY12A COLONEL (MC/DC):a. Above-the-Promotion Zone (APZ): Date of rank: May 31, 2007, or earlier with a previous nonselection.b. In-the-Promotion Zone (IPZ): Date of rank: June 1, 2007... Read more
Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
April 26, 2012
RIVERDALE -- Hanging in a hallway of the Pentagon is a picture of Bob Ramos, 86, dressed in his U.S. Air Force blues -- the uniform he wore during a long and distinguished career.The photograph is part of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Agency's Pioneers in Blue program.Master Sgt. (Ret.) Norberto Ramos, is among 39 Air Force veterans, including medal recipients, historic figures and mentors,... Read more
Senior Airman Crystal Charriere, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 26, 2012
Senior Airman Tracy Coleman began her Air Force career in a Delaware mall in 1986 at age 19. She separated in 1991 and never thought she'd again be wearing the uniform 18 years later as a reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing.Coleman now serves as a health services manager in the 419th Medical Squadron, maintaining the medical records of everyone in the wing. She is in charge of making sure member... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Wellness Support Center
April 26, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- May is National Employee Physical Fitness Month, a time for all us to focus on developing and maintaining a fit and healthy workforce. Air Force Materiel Command will be promoting its Be Active: Physical Fitness and Activity Initiative throughout the month. According to the Centers for Disease Control regular physical activity can help: control body... Read more