November 17, 2016
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — As we approach the end of the year, federal civil service employees should examine their accrued annual leave, and make plans to use it if they are approaching the maximum. Employees may carry over to the new leave year a maximum of 240 hours of annual leave. Under certain circumstances, some personnel may carry over to the new year up to 360 hours. All “use-... Read more
SENIOR MASTER SGT. EMILY BEIGHTOL-DEYERLE, 167th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
November 17, 2016
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — His cancer diagnosis came as a complete surprise. After all, he had just run his 21st marathon. Other than a recent cold, he was a picture of perfect health.Chief Master Sgt. Todd Kirkwood, the 167th Maintenance Group superintendent, received the news of his diagnosis the day after Thanksgiving in 2015.Less than a year later, after a very aggressive treatment, he is cancer... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — After the discovery of faulty insulation on coolant lines caused a temporary flight restriction for 10 of Hill’s 15 F-35As, repaired jets are beginning to fly again.Two aircraft returned to flight Oct. 24 and three more are scheduled for completion by Nov. 4.Maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings are not only involved in the repair process, but also... Read more
GEN. ELLEN M. PAWLIKOWSKI, Air Force Materiel Command Commander
November 10, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill establishing Nov. 11 as Veterans Day. He stated, “I do hereby call upon all of our citizens to observe Nov. 11 as Veterans Day. On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly on the seas, in the air and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom ...”... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Hill Air Force Base Airmen teamed up with community partners Nov. 3 for the annual ‘Commitment to Service’ project, an enterprise aimed at bettering communities across the nation.The event, organized by Orbital ATK, consisted of Utah Jazz players and personnel and Orbital ATK executives working alongside Utah Soldiers and Airmen at the George E. Whalen Veterans Affairs... Read more
November 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Recently, pedestrians have been observed crossing Balmer Street from visitor parking near Centennial Park on the red-and-white-striped pop-up barrier, which resembles a crosswalk, and this presents a safety hazard. If the pop-up barrier were to activate with pedestrians on it, the potential exits for severe injuries or fatalities. Signs warning pedestrians of the... Read more
2ND JOHN STANLEY, U.S. Air Force Academy
November 10, 2016
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Take care of your Airmen.If you take care of your Airmen, everything falls into place. If your Airmen know you care about them and will do everything you can to help them, they work harder and perform better. You will see improvements in all areas of mission accomplishment because they will not want to let you down. Taking care of people doesn’t mean sweeping... Read more
November 10, 2016
Airman and Family Readiness Center ClosedAirman Leadership School ClosedArts and Crafts ClosedAuto Hobby ClosedBowling ClosedBubble 9 a.m. - 5.pm.Child Development Center(East & West) ClosedCurriculum Development and Delivery ClosedCivilian Education and Training ClosedCivilian Personnel section ClosedEducation and Training Offices ClosedFamily Child Care ClosedFast Eddies ClosedHess... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
WASHINGTON — The Air Force plans to reduce training not related to Airmen’s primary jobs in order to address concerns that excessive and non-mission related demands are impacting Airmen’s ability to focus on and accomplish their core duties, officials announced Oct. 31.As part of ongoing efforts to take care of Airmen and revitalize squadrons, Air Force leadership recently directed the “Airmen’s... Read more
TECH. SGT. GEVOYD LITTLE III, American Indian/Alaskan Native Heritage Committee co-chairman
November 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Have you ever heard of the Boy Scouts? If you have, you may know that this organization was instrumental in establishing what has become the annual National American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) Month. According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Boy Scouts of America were persuaded to set aside one day out of the year for the “First Americans,” which they... Read more

In The Know

In the know Legal office closureThe 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office will be... more
In the know Blended Retirement System Town HallsHill AFB will hold town hall... more