Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 8, 2016
By DANA RIMINGTONHilltop Times CorrespondentHILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Airman’s Attic has been serving the needs of Airmen stationed at Hill AFB and Department of Defense personnel for many years, but the donation center is seeing an increase in unacceptable donations. Although the center appreciates donations, it is not set up to accommodate the large furniture, garbage items, soiled linens... Read more
September 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s A-10 Division at Hill AFB has been honored with the 2015 Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award.Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, presented the award Aug. 31, to Dawn Sutton and the A-10 System Program Office during a meeting of AFMC leaders at Hill AFB. Sutton leads the team charged with... Read more
MARISA NOVOBILSKI, Air Force Research Laboratory
September 8, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — A need to address increases in petroleum costs with an environmentally friendly fuel source has led to a new way of looking at production — and the Defense Production Act Title III Program Office, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is playing a critical role in commercializing this technology.In simplest terms, a biofuel is a fuel produced from... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
September 8, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va.— The Air Force is determined to prevent suicide, but you don’t need to be a specialist or doctor to do that. Sometimes all it takes is starting a conversation. Everyone has a role to play. That’s a key part of the Department of Defense’s #BeThere Campaign, which encourages making a difference through every day connections.“We’re sending the message that it’s ok to have problems... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN STORMY ARCHER, 33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 8, 2016
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Years ago, Lt. Col. Brad Bashore flew against the F-22 Raptor as an F-15E Strike Eagle pilot. Now, as an F-35A Lightning II pilot at this year’s exercise Northern Lightning, it was his turn to deliver fire from the clouds.“It’s not a fair fight, and that’s exactly what we want for our adversaries,” said Bashore, the 58th Fighter Squadron commander. “To be on the... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
September 8, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The yearly influenza vaccine is one of the most important regular immunizations for Airmen and their families. This year will be different because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended not using the live attenuated influenza vaccine commonly known as FluMist. All the military services will follow their recommendation.This is because an independent... Read more
September 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Work crews are continuing roadway repaving operations in Roy on 5600 South (Stage Road 97) between 3900 West and the Hill AFB Roy Gate, and in Layton on Hill Field Road from 2800 North to State Road 193. The following are planned construction activities. Please note that due to weather conditions, emergency situations or equipment/supply issues, schedules are subject to... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
September 8, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — As summer comes to an end and classes start up again, some of the more serious risks for injuries happen as children are going to and from school.Maj. Ryan Gottfredson, a pediatrician and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Preventive Medicine resident, said there are three things parents can do to help prevent injuries: Make sure their children are properly... Read more
Master Sgt. Amaani Lyle, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
September 8, 2016
WASHINGTON — Using a phased-application approach, Air Force senior leaders are casting a wider net to ensure more active-duty enlisted Airmen are eligible to apply for the service’s RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft program, a Pentagon official said Aug. 29.The program expands the eligibility pool from career-enlisted aviators to all Air Force specialty codes with a revised timeline in... Read more
September 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — A Citizen Airman from the 419th Fighter Wing placed fourth in an international military skills competition in Madrid, Spain, this month. 1st Lt. Sterling Broadhead, currently serving as the wing executive officer, was part of a three-man team of reservists representing the United States in the novice category. Broadhead and his teammates took part in NATO-standard... Read more

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