Douglas E. Pierson, 75 AMDS/Public Health
September 1, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as the “nasal spray” flu vaccine, should not be used during the 2016-2017 flu season. Every year the CDC studies the effectiveness of the flu vaccine administered during the previous year. Data on the “nasal spray” vaccine... Read more
August 25, 2016
Military exercises Combat Hammer and Combat Archer ended August 18 at Hill AFB and the Utah Test and Training Range.During the exercises, Total Force Initiative Airmen assigned to the active-duty 95th and AF Reserve 301st Fighter Squadrons from Tyndall AFB, Fla. tested their ability to build, load, launch and employ munitions, which were dropped and fired from Tyndall F-22 Raptor aircraft. “... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN CHIP PONS, Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs
August 25, 2016
 As the debate over a massive generational gap within the military becomes more prevalent, members within different generational groups should pause and consider what each contributes to mission success, rather than what makes one better than the other. Yes, I am technically a millennial; however, I am so much more than that and I do not take pride in being associated with the negative... Read more
August 25, 2016
The new Team Hill Diversity Council brought representatives from all of Hill AFB’s annual special observances to Centennial Park Aug. 20 to celebrate and learn more about the base’s unique community and diversity.The event featured food, entertainment, cultural presentations, and informational booths.Festival attendees received passports to be stamped while visiting booths providing information... Read more
August 25, 2016
Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.The group’s mission will include high-end fight training as well as an increased emphasis on tactical-level close air support with experts to integrate fires in joint operations, advancing the joint CAS enterprise and preserving... Read more
August 25, 2016
We are well into the 2016 election year, so it’s helpful to review the rules pertaining to civilian employees under the Hatch Act, as well as the rules pertaining to military members.  Whether you are Team Trump or Team Clinton, these rules are essential to know in order to avoid the negative consequences of violations.   CIVILIAN PARTICIPATIONThe basic rule is that an... Read more
August 25, 2016
Several Airmen and civilians donned loaded backpacks and participated in a teambuilding activity here Aug. 19.The GoRuck Light Challenge, led by a military veteran with a special operations background and sponsored here by the 75th Force Support Squadron, tested participants’ stamina, leadership, and fitness. Depending on body weight, participants each carried 10-20 pounds in their backpacks... Read more
MIKE MARTIN, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affair
August 25, 2016
Airmen need more time to focus on their core missions.Air Force senior leaders said that’s the message they received from Airmen and it’s the reason they made the decision to reduce additional duties.In a memorandum to Airmen released Aug. 19, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein announced the service has established a task force titled “... Read more
August 25, 2016
Hill Air Force Base will celebrate Labor Day Sept. 5 and many offices and services will be closed in conjunction with the AFMC “Family Day” Sept. 2. See below for more information.  Read more
Douglas E. Pierson, Hill AFB Public Health
August 25, 2016
Flu season is right around the corner, and Utah’s largest single-site employer is encouraging all employees and on base personnel to get the flu shot.Hill AFB will offer a variety of locations and venues for everyone on base to get vaccinated.Beginning in September, the Hill AFB’s Immunization Clinic will focus its efforts on vaccinating all active-duty members. The 75th Medical Group will also... Read more

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