DARREN D. HEUSEL, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
Chief Master Sgt. Gary Sharp assumed his role as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Sustainment Center in July and has since hit the ground running.Chief Sharp replaces Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, who currently serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Materiel Command.After allowing Chief Sharp to become thoroughly immersed in the AFSC culture and mission,... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Airmen in the 67th Aerial Port Squadron are experts when it comes to cargo — from building pallets to loading military vehicles onto aircraft. But today they made a special delivery, loading their cars with gifts for students with special needs. Continuing a nearly 30-year tradition, reservists held a Christmas party for the special-needs class at Mound Fort... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — EXERCISE! EXERCISE! EXERCISE!Team Hill heard these words frequently last month during a weeklong exercise designed to test the ability of base personnel to respond to a variety of emergency scenarios.For the emergency actions controllers working in the command post here, the exercise may not have been routine but it greatly resembled what they do 24 hours a day, 7 days... Read more
MAJ. GEN. ANDREW M. MUELLER, Air Force chief of safety
December 29, 2016
WASHINGTON — As we enjoy a holiday season of celebrations and travel, I hope every Airman will take some time to reflect on the accomplishments of the year and take the opportunity to make some lasting memories with your families and friends.As you plan holiday activities, keep in mind the excitement and distractions of the season increase the risk of injury for you and your families. You can... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
WASHINGTON — Long rows of white marble headstones line the landscape of Arlington National Cemetery, each memorializing a fallen U.S. military member with a unique story of service to the nation.  Nestled within Section 60 of the sprawling cemetery lies a marker for Air Force Maj. Troy Gilbert, an American Airman whose story and long journey home to his final resting place is an unusual one... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense has released the 2017 Basic Allowance for Housing rates and it is good news for Hill Air Force Base.Across the Department of Defense, BAH rates will increase an average of 2.4 percent when the new rates take effect Jan. 1, 2017.An estimated $21 billion will be paid to approximately one million service members – an average increase of $41 per month.For Hill,... Read more
LORI A. BULTMAN, 25th Air Force
December 29, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – LACKLAND, Texas — When Lance Willoughby’s daughter asked him to help with a school assignment, he was more than willing to provide the information she needed through text messages. Little did he know, she would post his comments on Twitter for the world to see. And see, they did.Her post has 19,452 likes and 9,879 retweets, and national media outlets have contacted the... Read more
December 29, 2016
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing was recognized as being the best Workforce Development Office in all of the Department of Defense.They are supported in this endeavor by the 431st Supply Chain Management Squadron. The 431st is a matrixed organization of 54 people co-located at Robins, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.“The office... Read more
Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
December 29, 2016
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Michael Rhodes, deputy of administration, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, arrive for the opening of a Pentagon exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Dec. 20, 2016. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette CarrVietnam veteran and former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returned to... Read more
December 29, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah —  Air Force Materiel Command annual award winners for 2016 were recently announced. Winners in the medical services and weather categories included Team Hill Airmen. The following individuals and teams will move on to compete at Air Force level: 2016 AFMC Medical Service AwardsOutstanding Resource Management Team Award, 75th Medical GroupMedium Dental Clinic... Read more

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