December 29, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. — The Defense Commissary Agency has selected MDV SpartanNash LLC to bring private label products to store shelves.“Our customers have been asking for private label for a long time,” said Joseph H. Jeu, DeCA’s director and CEO, citing a DeCA patron survey in which 60 percent of respondents said they would like to see a commissary private label offering.“They are smart, savvy shoppers... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN TARA R. ABRAHAMS, 940th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Every year, thousands of individuals raise their right hand and commit to serve in the military as either enlisted members or officers. While some choose to serve for many years on active duty, others might elect to leave, but that doesn’t mean they can’t continue serving.“When you make a decision as big as joining the military, you don’t know what you’re getting... Read more
LT. GEN. LEE K. LEVY II, Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center
December 22, 2016
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Fellow Airmen,As 2016 draws to a close, the holiday season offers us a time for reflection and celebration. As we look back over the last twelve months, you should be enormously proud of your accomplishments. Together, as one team, you helped the Air Force achieve Initial Operational Capability for the F-35, you celebrated 60 years of KC-135 operations, you broke... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
PARK CITY, Utah — Several Hill Air Force Base families were honored during a charitable holiday gala here Dec. 15. Utah Jazz point guard George Hill, Jazz teammates and organization personnel, country singer Dustin Lynch, actor Drew Waters, military leaders, and local dignitaries gathered at Park City Film Studios for the annual G3 Holiday Bash to honor and provide gifts to local military... Read more
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

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