February 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — A unit effectiveness inspection will begin in mid-March that will give several of Hill Air Force Base’s organizations a progress report on how well they accomplish their day-to-day missions.From March 14-24, nearly 130 inspectors from Air Force Materiel Command, the base’s parent command, will visit Hill to assess the effectiveness of the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air... Read more
February 9, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — The Defense Commissary Agency has chosen the names “Freedom’s Choice™” and “HomeBase™” for its private label product assortment. That announcement came from DeCA Director and CEO Joseph H. Jeu. Private label, also known as store brands, will be appearing on commissary shelves in May. “Commissary patrons have been telling us for quite some time that they want to take... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
February 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Air Force program officials are celebrating the recent completion of two major modifications to the T-38C Talon. Technicians from the 575th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, modified the last of 446 Air Force and 10 Navy T-38Cs with a video data transfer system (VDTS) and speed break indicator switch (SBIS) in December 2016.... Read more
CAPT. DENISE CAMPBELL, Registered Dietitian (RD), 52nd Medical Group
February 9, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 90 percent of Americans aged 2 years and older eat too much sodium.1 The daily recommendation for sodium is 2300mg/day (or 1500mg/day if you are age 51 or older, African American of any age, or have a diagnosis of high blood pressure, diabetes or kidney disease2). Too much sodium can lead to high blood... Read more
February 9, 2017
Hill Air Force Base will observe Presidents Day Feb. 20. Many offices and services will be closed or have limited hours. See below for more information. Airman & Family Readiness Center ClosedAirman Leadership School ClosedArts and Crafts/Auto Hobby ClosedBowling ClosedChild Development Center (East & West) ClosedCivilian Education and Training Offices Closed Civilian Personnel... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS NATHAN H. BARBOUR, 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
February 9, 2017
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Marcus Foiles beamed with excitement as he piloted an A-10 in the skies over a virtual southern Arizona landscape. Foiles had been in a flight simulator before, but today was a whole new experience. The odds of him sitting where he was at that moment in time were immeasurable.The last time Foiles held the simulator’s control stick was when he was 10 years old... Read more
February 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Hill AFB had a $3.34 billion impact on the Utah economy in 2016, according to base officials.Hill released its 2016 Economic Impact Statement this month, a report that summarizes the installation’s economic impact on the local community.The EIS showed there were 27,365 total personnel within Hill AFB, including 5,636 military, 5,591 military dependents and 16,138... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
February 9, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas  — The Defense Department will implement the new Blended Retirement System in less than a year. While no one needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, 2018, all Airmen should take advantage of training and informational resources to research their options during 2017.Airmen eligible for the new BRS will begin receiving email notifications in February from... Read more
February 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — In an effort to clarify and help customers understand the current ID card processes here, please see the following information.ID Card Scheduling Process:• Routine Common Access Card (CAC): Make appointment 90 days prior to CAC expiration date at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/appointment/building.aspx?Build....• Walk-ins (9 a.m.-4 p.m.): Pin resets,... Read more
February 9, 2017
Jeffrey Allen, executive director of the Air Force Sustainment Center receives a letter from Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command from Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, commander AFSC on Mr. Allen’s award for the 2016 Presidential Rank award of Meritorious Executive.The letter was sent in recognition of the official award that will be presented during a formal presentation in the... Read more

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