PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 13, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — During a visit here Aug. 5-6, Air Force Materiel Command’s top leader met with Team Hill Airmen and experienced firsthand how Air Force Sustainment Center units are implementing the “AFSC Way,” a program focused on delivering high-quality combat power quickly and at less cost.Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC commander, received mission briefings and toured several Hill Air... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN LINDON BELL and AIRMAN 1ST CLASS QUI-SHAUWN GAINES, 75th Force Support Squadron and 75th Security Forces Squadron
August 13, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — On Aug. 6, Airmen from various units across Team Hill were able to have lunch with Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander; Brig. Gen. Gary Keefe, Massachusetts Air National Guard commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner, AFMC command chief.The luncheon was a one-of-a-kind experience where Airmen from different organizations and components of the... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 13, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For Senior Airman Jeffrey Warra, wrestling was simply a high school sport he played after a friend talked him into it. Seeing himself as one of the little guys at school, Warra knew basketball and football weren’t in his future, so he joined the wrestling team.He ended up competing at state all four years, with a fourth-place finish during his senior year in Kentucky. ... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 13, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force’s trusted trainer, the T-38 Talon, has a new lease on life, thanks to a robust structural-modification program.Technicians in the Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 575th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, recently completed the first aircraft in the program and are currently working on 11 more.“Today is a special day, because we get to... Read more


Commentary: Separated but not alone

SENIOR AIRMAN LAUREN-TAYLOR LEVIN, 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
August 13, 2015
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — As the dawn broke out over the mountains, I woke up to the sun peeping through my window. Once I got up, I went straight to the kitchen to make my family breakfast — yet in the back of my mind, all I could think about was, “How am I going to manage taking care of my children, dogs and work life.” Just the thought of knowing I’ll have twice the amount of... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 388th Fighter Wing
August 13, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Local kids visited Hill on August 5 to learn more about military aviation, as part of Utah Valley University’s Road Scholars program.The group, which included adolescents who are interested in aviation careers and their family members, discussed military aviation with a 388th Fighter Wing pilot and then received a walk-around tour of an F-16 at Hill’s Aerospace Museum.Capt.... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
August 13, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Senior master sergeant enlisted performance reports, which closed out July 31, will be accomplished on the newly published Air Force Form 911, the EPR for master sergeant through senior master sergeant, which was made available July 31 on the e-Publishing website.Development of new evaluation forms is part of ongoing Air Force enlisted evaluation and... Read more
August 13, 2015
Q: Can you find out why I’m no longer able to use Gate 31 to access my office? I work for the 309th Commodities Maintenance Group in Building 510 and I have line badge for this area. For the past three years, I’ve used this gate; however, recently the organization that controls gate access deleted everyone from their system. When I contacted them to ask why I no longer had gate access, it was... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
August 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The award of the new modernization contract for electronic health records is a great opportunity to “save money, save time, and most importantly, save lives,” said Christopher A. Miller, the Defense Healthcare Management Systems program executive officer.In a culmination of a more than two-year effort, the Defense Department today awarded a $4.3 billion contract to Leidos, Inc... Read more
Capt. Shannon Collins, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
August 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer and Jack Buckley, the senior vice president of research for the College Board, spoke about innovation and education during the Military Child Education Coalition’s 17th National Training Seminar on July 31.Spencer, who was a military child himself, spoke on the importance of education, especially for those who may be growing... Read more

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