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TED SINGER, Air Force Materiel Command AcqDemo Team Lead
February 11, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In June 2016, about 2,700 Hill Air Force Base employees will transition to the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project pay system.Employees whose positions have been identified for conversion have been notified by email. AcqDemo will cover mainly nonbargaining, supervisory and professional series employees.Employees who convert into AcqDemo... Read more
February 11, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — About 400 people attended the Airmen of the Year banquet Saturday to name the 419th Fighter Wing’s top performers for 2015. Military personnel, families, business leaders and wing alumni heard from keynote speaker Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox during the formal event at Layton’s Davis Conference Center. During his remarks, Cox talked about the value of Utah’s Air Force... Read more
February 11, 2016
The 75th Air Base Wing recognized its 2015 annual award winners during a formal ceremony Feb. 6 at Hill AFB. Airmen and federal employees were honored in 14 categories.Leaders from the community and base attended the event, which featured guest speaker, retired USAF Col. Randy B. Tymofichuk. From his experience in leading large organizations at senior levels, Tymofichuck spoke inspirationally... Read more
February 11, 2016
A number of base services and facilities will be closed or have limited hours this Presidents Day weekend. Limited hours begin Friday, Feb. 12, in conjunction with the Team Hill Ski Day at Snowbasin. Additionally, the following hours apply to Hill AFB facilities and services in observance of the President’s Day federal holiday on Monday, Feb.15.Friday, Feb. 12 (Team Hill Ski Day)Airmen &... Read more
February 11, 2016
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Cathy Mckitrick, Special to the Hilltop Times
February 11, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — A Layton lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to approve a proposed federal swap of key school trust lands in Utah for property adjacent to the Utah Test and Training Range.Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, is sponsoring SCR8, a resolution approving a land exchange he believes could produce millions of dollars of new revenue for Utah schools. He presented SCR8 to the Senate Natural... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Special to the Hilltop Times
February 11, 2016
OGDEN — A bill in this year’s legislature that would exempt military pensions from state income tax has been dealt a pretty significant blow, the lawmaker who drafted it said.But Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, says the legislation still deserves a debate.The fiscal note on House Bill 99 has come back from the state’s Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, and auditors say that the bill, which would... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Special to the Hilltop Times
February 11, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Despite criticisms, the Pentagon’s Joint Program Office says the target date for having the F-35 ready for deployment is in sight.A report from the Secretary of Defense’s senior weapons adviser indicates the Air Force is in jeopardy of missing its deadline for having the F-35 ready to deploy for combat. But the Pentagon office in charge of the F-35 program says the goal is... Read more
JESS ECHERRI, AFCEC Public Affairs
February 11, 2016
Base civil engineers at Hill Air Force Base and the Defense Logistics Agency invited Energy Service Group, an energy service company, to perform a preliminary assessment of installation facilities Jan. 6 for an energy savings performance contract.The preliminary assessment kickoff event allows ESG to identify potential energy conservation measures, or ECMs, and to estimate the time and cost of... Read more

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In The Know Hill AFB Ski Day set for Feb. 12Hill AFB military, civilians and... more