MASTER SGT. JASON HARVEY, U.S. Air Force
August 6, 2015
According to an Air Force Fraud, Waste and Abuse poster, the Department of Defense loses approximately $40 billion of our tax dollars annually to FWA. With the current and ongoing budget cuts, combating FWA has never been more important. This is money that could be better used for weapon systems, personnel and other programs. All military members and government personnel have a duty and... Read more
August 6, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Residents around Hill may notice an increase in aircraft arrivals and departures Aug. 3-21 as the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron conducts the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground exercise known as Combat Hammer and air-to-air exercise known as Combat Archer.During the next few weeks, seven units from around the Air Force will drop munitions and fire air-to-air missiles in realistic... Read more
Staff Sgt. Chris Gross, Air Force News Service
August 6, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md.  — It’s a sport in which a fraction of an inch could mean the difference between a first-place finish or dropping 30 spots. Competitive rifle shooting requires patience, accuracy and control. Lt. Col. Mark Gould started the sport more than 23 years ago and he has been pulling the trigger ever since.Gould, a foreign liaison officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency... Read more
August 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Hill AFB Airman was honored last month for saving the Air Force $300 million with his innovative idea.Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer presented the inaugural General Larry O. Spencer Innovation Awards July 23 at the Pentagon, to Airmen who made the most significant contributions to saving Air Force financial and manpower resources this year.“This is... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 388th Fighter Wing
August 6, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The divestiture of one of the 388th Fighter Wing’s premier maintenance back shops has concluded, marking the end of an era that supported test, training and real-world defense operations since the late 1980s.While the draw-down across the Air Force began in late 2011, it has only recently wrapped up here at Hill, where Airmen from the 388th FW’s “LANTIRN pod” shop have... Read more
CARLA PAMPE, Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs
August 6, 2015
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.  — Gen. Robin Rand took command of Air Force Global Strike Command during a ceremony here July 28, becoming the newest leader of the organization responsible for the nation’s force of ICBMs and nuclear-capable bombers.A command pilot with more than 5,000 hours, including 470 in combat, Rand previously served as commander of Air Education and Training Command. He... Read more
August 6, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Human fatigue results from sleep deprivation. Fatigue has become a growing concern in the Air Force as sustained and continuous operations, along with global deployments, are stretching the ability of our forces to meet growing mission demands. Some Airmen may question whether fatigue is really a big enough hazard to worry about. Fatigue can decrease... Read more
TECH. SGT. TORRI HENDRIX, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
August 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force recently launched an improved and re-branded Career Path Tool, called MyVector, which encourages mentorship between Airmen at all levels.The first step in the success of MyVector is for Airmen to volunteer to be mentors and share their experience and expertise with other Airmen.“Mentoring and networking are two of the most important things for leaders to embrace... Read more
August 6, 2015
PARAGONAHSpc. Four Curtis Boardman, USAAug. 24, 1948 - May 20, 197021 years old Field Artillery Basic PARK CITYPetty Officer 3rd Class Allan L. Mair, USNMarch 12, 1945 - March 31, 196823 years old Builder (Light)2 years of service Spc. Four Joseph K. Searle, USADec. 11, 1947 - Sept. 24, 196820 years old Infantryman PAROWAN1st Sgt. Ellis Orton Jr., USAJan. 29, 1930 - Nov. 25, 196636 years old... Read more
BONNIE KOENIG, DLA Aviation Public Affairs
August 6, 2015
RICHMOND, Va. — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation welcomed Air Force Col. Daniel Lockert as the new site commander in a ceremony on Hill Air Force Base, on July 24. Lockert assumed command from Air Force Col. Deirdre Mahon, who had served as the industrial support activity site commander since 2012. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day officiated.Lockert previously served as... Read more

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