May 12, 2011
The CY11 Reduction in Force Board will reduce overages in competitive categories to ensure Air Force compliance with congressionally mandated end strength while addressing current and emerging mission requirements. The Air Force RIF Board will convene Sept. 19 at the Air Force Personnel Center to evaluate eligible officers for continued retention. Officers not selected for retention will separate... Read more
Ryan Larsen, Hilltop Times Correspondent
May 12, 2011
Hill often has the privilege and the honor to have some of the best men and women, civilian and military, working toward the common goal of serving, protecting and defending the country. Every person serves a vital role in accomplishing that goal. One person who has gone above and beyond their required duties for the betterment of our Air Force is Kelly R. Thomas.Thomas will be receiving the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 12, 2011
Falcon Radio Controlled Model Airplane Club members will display models Saturday, May 14, at the Base Exchange, and since it's always much easier to demonstrate why they enjoy their sport than to explain it, an Open House will be held on the base, Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.The field, located just east and a bit north of the new parking area by the Building 1200 series, will... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 12, 2011
A fun run is planned May 20 at 7 a.m. in front of the Warrior Fitness Center to celebrate positive results so far in the Year of the Community College of the Air Force. Master Sgt. Chi Swanson, 75th Force Support Squadron, reports she has received information from the Tuition Assistance Office that there are 189 more individuals who will receive tuition assistance in the quarter running from Feb... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 12, 2011
Terry and Jeff Dutcher, husband and wife employees at Hill Air Force Base, came up with the basic idea for their spirit pin design while brainstorming at lunch. "How do we come up with something fresh?" Terry recalled saying.Most of the previous designs had incorporated well-known symbols of Hill Air Force Base, including the mountains, F-16s and the missiles.This time they thought they would... Read more
Erik Powell, U.S. AFOSI, Det. 113
May 12, 2011
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is the Air Force agency responsible for investigating major crimes and works against terrorist and foreign intelligence efforts. It is also constantly seeking exceptional noncommissioned officers for duty as enlisted special agents.With more than 2,700 members, AFOSI has been the Air Force's major investigative service since August 1948. It provides... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
May 5, 2011
During a talk on April 28, Anne Munch, a former attorney and prosecutor who now devotes her time to sexual assault prevention, received a plaque for her work preventing sexual assault within the military, and praised Hill Air Force Base for its continued efforts to fight sexual assault. "The Air Force is the leading edge of cultural change, you are light-years ahead," said Munch. "You have done... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 5, 2011
Team Hill will implement "The Green Machine" on May 12 in conjunction with final events planned for Earth Day at Hill Air Force Base."Both from the environmental side and civil engineer side, this is a good way to clean up the base and really spruce it up," said Kent Nomura, of the 75th Civil Engineer Squadron.The program is designed to be implemented at the Installation Commander's discretion... Read more
Command Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, 11th Wing/Joint Base Andrews command chief master sergeant
May 5, 2011
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- As we maintain an unrivaled defense of America ... it dawned on me that we aren't given second chances to get our mission done right. As American military service members, we have one chance at life and what life holds for us. So, my challenge to you, as well as for myself, is to not function as though our life is a dry run.Those around the world who are waiting for our... Read more
Elaine Sanchez, American Forces Press Service
May 5, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Building resilience and providing long-term support are keys to strengthening military families and better equipping them to weather the frequent, multiple deployments so prevalent in this decade of war, the wife of the nation's top military officer said."We've never asked a generation of families to do what this one has done," said Deborah Mullen, the wife of Chairman of the Joint... Read more

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