Senior Airman Britanny Hayden, 75 AMDS/Public Health
August 8, 2013
Animal bites can sometimes be unavoidable so it’s important to know what to do if you or someone you know is bitten or scratched. If an animal bite or scratch results in skin breakage, begin by gently cleaning the wound with soap and water and rinse for at least three minutes after cleaning. Put antibiotic cream on the wound to reduce the risk of infection and place a clean bandage over the... Read more
Staff Sgt. David Salaniti, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
August 1, 2013
  WASHINGTON — The Air Force recently implemented a new inspection system, aimed at giving more power to wing commanders. With the signing of Program Action Directive 13-01, Air Force inspection system Implementation Tiger Team transitions from the planning phase to the execution phase. The program, which was beta tested by United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, aims at... Read more
75th Medical Group staff
August 1, 2013
Recently a working group composed of 75th Medical Group staff and patients completed a weeklong process improvement event to develop a solution to decreasing collections from the Other Health Insurance (OHI) program. The OHI program is a mechanism for the medical group to collect a portion of the cost for services provided from other health insurance than TriCare. The funds collected are... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 1, 2013
SOLDIER CREEK, Utah — The temperatures were mild and the fishing was not. A group of 72 disabled veterans launched in 45 boats with volunteer captains and supporters on and off-shore July 27 to catch kokanee, rainbow trout and a few cut-throat trout at Strawberry Reservoir. The Utah Disabled Veterans Fishing Foundation event got under way as the sun came up, and launches set out with a... Read more
Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, U.S. Air Force Chief of Safety
August 1, 2013
As your new Air Force Chief of Safety, my sole purpose is to preserve our most critical asset — you! We’re halfway through the Critical Days of Summer campaign, an important milestone since we’ve historically seen an upsurge in fatalities in the second half of the season. We can help turn this trend around by keeping a strong safety outlook — in the air, on the ground, all the time. We Airmen... Read more
Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander
August 1, 2013
  TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — The last couple of weeks I’ve been out and about in an attempt to really understand the furlough impacts. Unfortunately, travel restrictions have prevented spending time at each location, but the messages appear similar across the Center. It’s easy to see the mission degradation, but I really wanted to understand the first-hand personal impacts. I have been... Read more
Airman 1st Class Zachary Vucic, Air Force News Service
August 1, 2013
  FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Engaging in social media can be a positive experience that entertains, keeps people connected and allows opinions to be expressed on a wide variety of topics. In some cases though, social media can ruin personal reputations or careers, and create an open window for criminals to access personal information. According to the Air Force’s top social media expert... Read more
Brandice J. O'Brien, Tinker Public Affairs
August 1, 2013
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final story in a six-article series about the AFSC Strategic Plan, goals and correlating objectives. TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — In light of financial constraints, Air Force Sustainment Center senior leaders said a smarter way of doing business is the key to success. "Improving effectiveness by maximizing a continuous process improvement mindset" is just one way to... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 1, 2013
The Team Hill – Junior Workforce Council is launching its annual food pantry drive today. Lend a Hand, Give a Can collected 6,000 pounds of food in 2011 and 8,000 pounds in 2012. The goal this year is 10,000 pounds. The third annual event is facilitated through the placement of 125 large barrels around the base in order to collect nonperishable food items. Donations in the past have gone to... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 1, 2013
Colette Geiss and Lorrie Perkins, Airman and Family Readiness Center staff, presented information to First Term Airmen in FTAC on July 29 that anyone might find useful. The room full of Airmen learned about basic spending plans, otherwise popularly referred to as budgets, and other useful information on how to obtain a good credit rating, how to check your credit report, and why a good credit... Read more

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