Defense Travel Management Office
September 13, 2012
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Beginning Oct. 1, any travel authorization that includes air travel must be approved and ticketed at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled flight departure to avoid airline reservations from being cancelled. This is due to a new policy being instituted by the airlines under the FY13 GSA City Pair contract.Under the new policy, if an Authorizing Official (... Read more
Mason Jones, In behalf of KUED
September 13, 2012
Last March, KUED aired the first episode of "Utah Vietnam War Stories," a powerful documentary tribute to the men and women of Utah who served during the Vietnam conflict. "Turning Point," the second gripping segment, built upon dozens of interviews with Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and medical personnel, is a compelling oral history of the pivotal months in Vietnam during and immediately after the... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 13, 2012
Maj. Rodney Hammond, the new 419th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, gave Hill Airmen a glimpse of an "outside the wire" deployment during a presentation at Hill Air Force Base on Aug. 24.In 2010, Hammond and about 30 fellow reservists from the 419th CES deployed to Afghanistan for six months as part of the 577th Expeditionary Prime BEEF (Base Engineer Emergency Force) Squadron. It was the first... Read more
388th Spouse's Round Up, 388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs, Andrea Mason, 388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 13, 2012
Don't miss one of the largest annual fundraising events that supports programs benefiting families at Hill Air Force Base, Sept. 28, 6 p.m., at the Hill Aerospace Museum.The Team Hill Round Up, formerly known as the 388th Spouse's Round Up, is a western-themed silent and live auction, which raises thousands of dollars for Hill AFB Airmen and families."Team Hill's Round Up heavily impacts our... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 13, 2012
A team from the 367th Training Support Squadron is supporting a donation drive for Primary Children's Medical Center, a hospital that specializes in serving children. The drive will be winding up in approximately four weeks and the goal is to collect more than 500 pounds of supplies for the children.Such items as colored duct tape, tote bags, washable markers, child stickers, Play Doh, coloring... Read more
Lt. Col. Andrew Rudy Chudy, 419th FW F-35 Project Officer
September 13, 2012
The Hill Aiar Force Base Rod and Gun Club held its Club Championship Shoot on Aug. 25. Twelve club members participated in the one-day, 149 target event. The overall winner of the event, with a score of 138, was Dart Davis. The second and third place shooters were Dan Lawton and Todd Biegenwald, with scores of 137 and 134, respectively. For more information about the Rod and Gun Club, please... Read more
Lt. Col. Kim Ponders, Air Force Reserve Public Affairs
September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON -- While Total Force Integration has spawned many resource-sharing initiatives, two wing commanders at Hill Air Force Base have taken it to a whole new, and very personal, level.When Air Force Reserve Col. Keith "K2" Knudson, 419th Fighter Wing commander, was diagnosed with kidney failure last year, his active duty counterpart, Col. Scott "Chemo" Long, 388th FW commander, volunteered... Read more
Edward Landers, 75 ABW/SCOOS
September 13, 2012
Do you log on to the Air Force network to do your job? If so, Smart Card Logon/Next Generation (SCL/NG) will have a direct impact on you the first time you log on during Smart Card Logon/Next Generation implementation. SCL/NG took affect with the release of the Air Force Standard Desk Configuration 3.3 on Sept. 12. SCL/NG is evolving technology that will empower most Air Force network users with... Read more
AFPC Customer Support
September 13, 2012
The Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) and Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs (SAF/IA) are accepting applications for Operations Coordinator (OPSCO) and Operations NCO (OPSNCO) Defense Attaché Specialist duty, reporting for training during the period October 2012 - February 2013. All active duty E-6s to E-8s are eligible to apply.Projected attaché openings for this selection cycle... Read more
April Hale, Standard-Examiner correspondent
September 13, 2012
KAYSVILLE -- Woven into his story of dropping "candy bombs" to the children of war-torn Germany is a message of service, hope and gratitude. Retired Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, 91, visited Samuel Morgan Elementary School to re-enact how he became known as the "Candy Bomber" during the Berlin Airlift following World War II.Wearing the same uniform he wore in 1948 as the pilot of a C-54... Read more

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