Kevin Spalding, 367th Training Support Squadron
May 2, 2013
      The Air Force’s leading Instructional Training Unit (ITU) recently presented their newest product to Col. David W. Murphy, commander, 782nd Training Group, Air, Education and Training Command. Torqued, a mobile app The Griffin developed, allows Air Force maintainers, or anyone who uses torque wrenches, to calculate complicated torque settings on-the-fly. "It will help the... Read more
Airman and Family Readiness Center
May 2, 2013
Did you know that as many as one in 10 military children have special educational or health care needs? Many of these children may need an Individualized Education Program, or IEP. If they are younger than 3 years old they may need an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP). Some may need a 504 or Accommodation Plan; while others transitioning into adult life will need to take on a whole different... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 2, 2013
"Awesome job," said Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics commander, as he gave Donald Douglas a congratulatory handshake. "Keep up the good work." Douglas had just received his 50-year pin and certificate, honoring him for 21 years of military service and 29 years of federal civilian employment. "That’s amazing when you stop and think about it," said Baker, as he remarked on Douglas... Read more
STAFF SGT. DAVID SALANITRI, Air Force Public Affairs
May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON —The Air Force has officially restarted military tuition assistance (MTA), effective immediately, it announced April 11. The service restarted the program as a result of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, where Congress called for the MTA program to continue in the current fiscal year. As a result of the restart, the program will resume the same... Read more
Air Force News Service
May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON — Beginning May 1, Airmen could submit their cost-reducing ideas via the Airmen Powered by Innovation websites while at home, the office or on their smartphones. With budgets shrinking, Air Force leaders are calling on Airmen to share their best money-saving ideas through the "Every Dollar Counts" campaign. In the wake of sequestration, the initiative marks a cultural shift that... Read more
Steven G. Nutt, Hill AFB Antiterrorism Officer
May 2, 2013
The recent attacks on the Boston Marathon should serve as a reminder to all Americans that the threat of terrorism has not dissipated in this country. Shown in every case over the last decade, with every enemy failure or success, they learn and adapt their tactics to increase their prospects for future success. When analyzing the Boston Marathon bombing attack it is important to identify those... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, American Forces Press Service
May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama unveiled the new Information Technology Training and Certification Partnership April 30 to put thousands of service members to work with industry-recognized IT certifications in hand before they leave the military. Obama, who made the announcement at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing at the White House, said a public-private... Read more
May 2, 2013
The Military Spouse Appreciation Family Party will offer free bowling for everyone, games, prizes and a barbecue meal of hot dogs and chips on May 9 at the Bowling Center, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Military spouses will receive a free gift and a drawing will be held for a large gift. Special Olympics will be on hand to offer games and challenges. This event is being held... Read more
May 2, 2013
Two class series will be offered as CHPS features the theme, ‘Lighten Up: It’s not a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle." • Thursdays for five weeks beginning May 2, and through May 30, 10 a.m. -11 a.m., in Building 533, Health and Wellness Center. • Wednesdays for four weeks beginning May 8, and through May 29, 11:30 a.m.- noon, in Building 849, Sullivan Conference Room. If winter hasn’t been kind, you... Read more
May 2, 2013
The 2013 Hill Archers/Wilde Arrow Archery Tournament will be held May 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come out and watch or participate in the hot-shot competitions in the afternoon. Test your skill on an expanded 35-target, 3D range in the men’s, women’s and youth divisions. A hot grilled lunch will be available for $7. Site in your own bow on the 5-target bag range. Door prizes will be given out or... Read more

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