January 3, 2013
The following personnel will receive the ranks indicated in the month of January. Their names and units are as follows:2nd Combat Camera:Tech. Sgt. Daniel Vernatter 367th Training Support Squadron:Master Sgt. Donnie Taylor III, Master Sgt. Michael Thibodeau, Tech. Sgt. Darren Pautz368th U.S. Air Force Recruiting Squadron:Master Sgt. Joseph Avanzato 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:... Read more
Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert, 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
January 3, 2013
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- The holidays are a time for sharing, love and togetherness. Despite recent tensions, service members in South Korea wished to extend their hearts to Korean children living in orphanages.On Dec. 22, more than 600 Osan Air Base service members and families came together through Operation Christmas Hope for the opportunity to spread holiday cheer to more than 2,000... Read more
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
December 27, 2012
WASHINGTON -- While many remain hopeful that Congress and the administration will reach a deal that avoids sequestration, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has issued a memo describing the potential implications of going over the fiscal cliff.Planning for the effects of an across-the-board cut in defense spending as part of the Budget Reduction Act of 2011 "is only prudent," said DoD officials.... Read more
Mikayla Beyer, Hilltop Times Staff
December 27, 2012
The Team Hill Combined Federal Campaign raised more than $962,000 in pledges and donations in 2012. A breakfast was held to honor and recognize the Hill CFC volunteers Dec. 18."Being part of the CFC and seeing all the hard work that goes on in the background to ensure all of the donations are properly processed and helping establish goals makes you realize the size of this campaign," said Scott... Read more
AFMC Public Affairs
December 27, 2012
Air Force Materiel Command officials consolidated the number of its centers as part of a command-wide transition to the 5-Center construct. Centers were activated at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and Tinker AFB, Okla.At Edwards AFB, Calif., the Air Force Flight Test Center was redesignated the Air Force Test Center covering all test activities.The 5-Center construct announced in 2011 was a major... Read more
Wayne Amann, Air Force ISR Agency Public Affairs
December 27, 2012
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO - LACKLAND, Texas -- Contrary to popular belief or conventional wisdom or even the cliché, there IS an I in team.The I is you, the I is me. The I represents all the "I"ndividuals who make up a team. And nowhere is that more meaningful than in the United States military.Our Armed Forces is a microcosm of Americans -- individuals drawn from across our great land who bring to... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
December 27, 2012
The Ogden Air Logistics Center was re-designated a complex and became part of the Air Force Sustainment Center during a ceremony at Hill AFB on July 12. The re-designation as an air logistics complex and consolidation with the AFSC was part of an AFMC effort that reduced the command's number of centers from 12 to five. By consolidating overhead, the command planned to improve the way it... Read more
Mikayla Beyer, Hilltop Times Staff
December 27, 2012
When Hill AFB lost one of its members in May 2011, people who knew him felt a need to commemorate his bravery and sacrifice with a permanent memorial. Thus, Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer Solesbee now has a street named after him. He had had been stationed at Hill before his final deployment to Afghanistan as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician.At the unveiling of the new road sign with his surname... Read more
December 27, 2012
The Hill AFB open house and air show boasted thrills and chills, not just from aerial feats but with the weather taking part in Warriors Over the Wasatch: A Legacy of Valor May 26-27. With events scattered throughout three days, including pre-show events on May 25, bursts of rain, even occasional hail, did stir up the schedule... Read more
December 27, 2012
January 2012 saw the announcement from Air Force officials of the anticipated reduction of 4,500 civilian positions. This followed the Nov. 2, 2011, Air Force announcement which identified 12,000 of the 16,500 civilian billets that were eliminated to bring the Air Force civilian strength in line with its Financial Year 2012 President's Budget. The Air Force had been working to define the... Read more

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