STAFF SGT. WHITNEY STANFIELD, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
August 20, 2015
Airmen said goodbye and good luck to the Air Force vice chief of staff during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on Aug. 7.Almost 44 years and 18 assignments later, Gen. Larry O. Spencer stood in front of friends, family and Airmen for the last time in his Air Force career.“God placed me in the Air Force and took me from airman basic to a four-star general,” Spencer said, “... Read more
Justin Oakes, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
The AWACS Communication and Network Upgrade program office here is conducting market research in an effort to replace the existing tactical radio system on E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft.Recently, the Hanscom-based team issued a request for information to assess potential commercial sources able to produce, install and modify components that will be compatible with the... Read more
By Brian Brackens, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
In approximately four weeks, Air Force officials will kick off the 19th annual Air Force Marathon starting on the grounds of the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Drawing runners from around the world to compete in the full marathon, half marathon or the 10K and 5K races, the event features historical locations on base and celebrates Air Force... Read more
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

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