Daryl Mayer, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 9, 2010
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- "Humans today are still more capable than machines, but by 2030 that is absolutely not going to be the case anymore," said Dr. Werner Dahm, Air Force chief scientist, in describing one of the conclusions he reached during the Air Force's first in-depth look at future technology in more than a decade.The man charged with providing independent, objective... Read more
September 9, 2010
Where are you from? Nashville, Tenn.What was your favorite subject in school? Math.What is your favorite thing about your job? Working around aircraft.If you could go anywhere, where would it be and why? Ramstein, because it is near all the countries I would like to visit.When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be in the military.Who is your favorite band?... Read more
Jon Hanson, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
September 9, 2010
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen have until Sept. 17 to voluntarily retrain as part of the 2011 NCO Retraining Program before the program's involuntary Phase II begins.Air Force officials identified 1,061 opportunities for Airmen to retrain out of their current career field under NCORP. Airmen can volunteer during Phase I for career fields meeting Air Force specialty code and grade... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Amaani Lyle, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
September 9, 2010
By Tech. Sgt. Amaani LyleSecretary of the Air Force Public AffairsAir Force officials urge security vigilanceWASHINGTON -- Fraudsters continue to hijack accounts on social networking sites and spread malicious software, FBI officials said. One technique entices users to download an application or view a video that appears to be sent from users' "friends," giving the perception of being... Read more
Capt. Terry R. DeMille, Equal Opportunity Deputy Director
September 9, 2010
Several times during the year we are called upon as military and civilian employees to participate in various types of special observances. On Sept. 15 one of these observances will begin: "Hispanic American Heritage Month."Maybe you are wondering, "What is the point behind Hispanic American Heritage month?"If this question has crossed your mind you are not alone. Even though special... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
September 9, 2010
The kids are back in school and while they're busy learning their reading, writing and arithmetic, parents will have a chance to learn as well.The Keys to a Successful Education school fair, sponsored by the American Red Cross, is an opportunity for families to learn more about school, after school and recreation resources around the community. The fair, which will take place at Club Hill on Sept... Read more
Michael Gagnon, Civil Service, Wingman Advocate
September 9, 2010
Have you lost someone you love or cared about to suicide? Do you feel like you have been left holding a 150 pound bag? Do you have some unanswered questions and don't know what to do, where to turn? The death of a close friend or family member by suicide is a powerful and painful experience that can shatter life as we used to know it. The weight of this tragic event can feel so overwhelming to... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
September 9, 2010
On Sept. 10, Hill's Burger King will be celebrating its grand reopening with a ribbon cutting, prize drawings and tons of brand new features at 10 a.m.Burger King, which is now open for normal business hours, underwent extensive renovations during the year which included the installation of energy efficient and Energy Star appliances, modifications to ensure wheelchair accessibility and... Read more
Patricia Cerone, Health and Wellness Center
September 9, 2010
By Patricia CeroneHealth and Wellness CenterLeap into fall with the President's Fitness Challenge as part of DoDThe Department of Defense has announced the kick-off of its DoD "Leap into Fall" Fitness Challenge as part of the President's Fitness Challenge which will continue through Oct. 31.DoD federal employees and military members or (teams of employees) may register on the president's website... Read more
September 9, 2010
Airman 1st Class Alex Arebalo, 75th Medical Support Squadron, assisted a Team Hill member with a short notice permanent change of station involving Exceptional Family Member Program processing. The nomination package noted Arebalo worked every avenue possible to ensure necessary appointments were scheduled quickly and thoroughly."He provided wonderful assistance with my son's EFMP package and... Read more