March 22, 2012
Civilian Health Promotion Services encourages everyone to remember to include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy on their plates every day. During March, CHPS will be offering several classes focused on healthy eating. Each class CHPS personnel will discuss a section of the healthy plate and a lucky few will receive an awesome giveaway -- the nutrition resource... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command
March 22, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- If you're planning to run in the Air Force Marathon this September, time is running out to register. Not only does the price increase on April 2, there is a good chance the event will also be sold out by then."We traditionally experience a huge surge in registrations prior to a price increase," said Molly Louden, marathon director. "At the pace the race is... Read more
Cindy Dewey, ARFC Public Affairs
March 22, 2012
BUCKLEY AFB, Colo. -- Eligible Airmen, veterans and their beneficiaries now have until midnight Oct. 21 to apply for retroactive stop loss special pay following an extension in the continuing resolution authorized by Public Law 112-74.The new Oct. 21 deadline extends the original cutoff for applications and allows eligible recipients more time to apply for the benefit. Airmen eligible for the... Read more
Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., American Forces Press Service
March 22, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program -- the centerpiece of future tactical aviation and a key to implementing new military strategic guidance -- made strong progress in its development last year, a defense official said March 21.Frank Kendall, the acting undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, told the House Armed Services Committee that... Read more
Gloria Kwizera, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
March 22, 2012
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force is seeking nominations for the 2013 National Public Service Award, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced March 21.The National Public Service Award recognizes individuals at all levels of public service who have agency-wide responsibility; exhibit the highest standards of excellence, dedication and accomplishment over a sustained... Read more
TriWest Healthcare Alliance
March 22, 2012
PHOENIX -- With Doctors' Day approaching on March 30, TriWest Healthcare Alliance wants to encourage all military families to join in by sending one important message to their TriCare providers:Thank you.Thank you for joining TriWest's mission to serve our nation's military families, by joining the TriCare network. Thank you for being the reason Service members can complete their jobs across the... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Michael A. Thibodeau, 367 TRSS, Innovations Development
March 22, 2012
Mystery Monday is an innovative idea of the 367th Training Support Squadron to build teamwork while increasing job knowledge. The squadron's mission is to determine the root cause of perceived problems and to build interactive multimedia instruction for Air Force aircraft, missile and munitions maintainers.Mystery Monday for Feb. 13 was revealed as a FedEx Day; a one-day creative burst of... Read more
March 22, 2012
The Hill Integrated Delivery Service (IDS) team is looking for military members, civilians, spouses and retirees to join in discussion groups organized to hear issues or concerns important to you. The Caring for People Forum will be held April 11, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel Annex. If you have an idea on policy items that could be changed or quality of life services that could be... Read more
Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
March 15, 2012
The ribbon cutting for the five-story Falcon Hill ICBM building further "cements" the viability of Hill Air Force Base and its future in remaining the state's largest single-site employer, officials said.Dignitaries, along with a crowd of about 150 people, gathered March 12 to officially open the 151,783-square-foot building constructed for the ICBM defense contractor team led by Northrop Grumman... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
March 15, 2012
The Hill Air Force Base Chief of Safety Lt. Col. Nathan Myers reminds all drivers and pedestrians at Hill Air Force Base to use extreme caution in the new West Gate area.The Installation Chief of Safety issued the caution and said anyone traveling through the area is advised to do so by vehicle and not on foot. The cautionary period is set to last through May when construction is anticipated to... Read more

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