75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Military families and base community members experienced an open house and ‘Winter Wonderland’ Dec. 8 at the base library here.The inaugural event, open to the base community, was a success. Children met Santa, enjoyed refreshments, and made crafts while everyone had the opportunity to get familiar with what their library has to offer.“We want to be not just a library... Read more
COL. JENNIFER HAMMERSTEDT, 75th Air Base Wing commander
December 22, 2016
As we get ready to celebrate the holidays and welcome in a new year, we wish you and your families a very happy holiday season. Whether you are spending time at home with family, traveling to see friends, or enjoying some time off to simply catch up, please be safe and have a wonderful holiday and a healthy, prosperous New Year!During this season, let’s also take time to remember our fellow... Read more
GREG L. DAVIS, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II visited the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Dec. 1 to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the state-funded, two-year residential high school.The general’s visit also provided an opportunity to engage the students and plant the seed for future employment and service... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — About 50 reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing took time off work to volunteer with the Utah Foster Care Foundation today.The Airmen loaded up and delivered bags of toys to more than 100 foster care families across Northern Utah, stopping at homes from Ogden to Salt Lake City.“We really wanted to step up for our community,” said Staff Sgt. Daniel Wall, 419th Aircraft... Read more
SCOTT EDGE, 525th Electronics Maintenance Squadron
December 22, 2016
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan — The thought of serving the country overseas as a civilian had never crossed my mind, never seriously anyway. I had received previous email solicitations for civil service jobs overseas and had always deleted them.I read an email asking for interest in a job at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, and I deleted it. After all, I was settled in my current job at Robins Air... Read more
December 22, 2016
Hill Air Force Base will celebrate Christmas Dec. 26 and an AFMC Family Day Dec. 27. Many offices and services will be closed or have limited hours. See below for more information. Airman and FamilyReadiness Center ClosedAirman Leadership School ClosedArts and Crafts ClosedAuto Hobby ClosedBowling ClosedBubble Closed Dec. 25;Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 26-27Child Development Center (East &... Read more
December 22, 2016
FINANCIAL READINESSBINDER COURSE(University of Utah Extension)Feb. 27 — 6 p.m.Are you prepared to relocate on a moment’s notice in the event of an emergency or natural disaster? Know what you’ll need and be prepared. INVESTING/TSP(Josh Stout, Wells Fargo Advisors)Feb. 28 — NoonInvesting/TSP HOME SWEET HOME(A&FRC Financial MFLC)March 1 — 6 NoonBasic home buying workshop BLENDED... Read more
MAJ. ETHAN STOKER, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
Washington — Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James held a Facebook town hall to address concerns from Airmen and their family members Dec. 12.The town hall meeting provided an update to concerns and issues brought to her attention during the Air Force Spouse and Family Forum in October.“I told you we would make best efforts to identify some areas where we can make immediate impact and others... Read more
Kevin L. Robinson, DeCA Corporate Communications
December 22, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. – Somewhere between the holiday decorations, the ripping of wrapping paper, the college bowl games and the hopeful New Year’s resolutions, there are a few holiday meals in the mix. If you’re a commissary patron, you’ll have plenty to cheer about over the holidays as you count your savings while shopping for your festive menus, said Defense Commissary Agency Sales Director... Read more
1ST LT. ERIK ANTHONY, 618th Air Operations Center Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air National Guard’s 134th Air Refueling Wing, New... Read more

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