STAFF SGT. ANDREW DUREN, Team Hill Diversity Council Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
The Team Hill Diversity Council will bring together all the remembrances and cultural events celebrated throughout the year to the base’s first Diversity Festival. The festival will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Centennial Park. There will be music, cultural presentations, information booths and food. The event is open to everyone with access to the base.The Diversity Council has worked hard to... Read more
August 11, 2016
Commissary patrons help drive Feds Feed Families supportLast year was a banner year for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The Department of Defense collected more than 3.2 million pounds of food and personal hygiene items for donation to local food banks and pantries. Stateside commissary employees and their patrons contributed almost 50 percent or a whopping 1.6 million pounds of DOD’s total.... Read more
TONI SMITH, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Individuals will no longer be able to access Air Force installations with a state-issued identification card or driver’s license from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington or American Samoa, beginning Aug. 15.This new change aligns the Air Force’s installation access policy with requirements of the Real ID Act, which focuses on improving the reliability of state-issued identification... Read more
August 11, 2016
The 2016 Commanders’ Cup Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, will be Sept. 6 at Hubbard Golf Course. Cost is $150 per golfer and includes green fees, cart, food and prizes. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. and there will be an awards dinner in the clubhouse after play ends. Registrations are due by Aug. 26. For more information call 801-825-5817 Read more
August 11, 2016
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — The B-1B Lancers last week deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for the first time since April 2006 in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence mission.The B-1B’s will replace the B-52 Stratofortresses currently deployed from Minot AFB, North Dakota. This is not the first deployment of B-1B’s in the PACOM area of responsibility;... Read more
CAPT. KIMBERLY ERSKINE, Air Mobility Command Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — A new Air Force training program prepares Airmen to recognize barriers and find ways to comfortably address them in an effort to reduce power-based personal violence within the communities they belong to.The training program, Green Dot, involves sexual assault awareness, ways to reduce dating and domestic violence, and stalking.Tech. Sgt. Jaime Corneau, the Green Dot... Read more
BRYAN RIPPLE, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a $10 million research project for refining the efficiency of Air Force aircraft part replacements to the America Makes: National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Youngstown, Ohio.This will be the first project under a new five-year cooperative agreement between AFRL and America Makes, which was... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
August 11, 2016
Whoever becomes president of the United States on Jan. 20 needs to have trust and confidence that the military “is completely loyal and completely prepared to do what must be done,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said on July 31.“Importantly, as an institution, the American people cannot be looking at us as a special-interest group or a partisan organization,” Marine Corps Gen. Joe... Read more
AIRMAN NATHAN H. BARBOUR, 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Since it became operational, the EC-130H Compass Call has demonstrated its electronic combat power in tactical air operations around the world, and this year the aircraft has achieved another first.The aircraft has received an avionic viability program upgrade to make it more effective in combat and while maintaining compliance with federal and international... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials have selected the service’s top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016.An Air Force selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Headquarters Air Force. The board selected 12 Airmen based on... Read more

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