Articles

Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Officials announced this week that the Ogden Air Logistics Complex is the Air Force’s choice for the 2013 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award, which recognizes the service’s best depot.“This is an incredible honor for the Complex,” said Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden ALC commander. “This recognition is a testimony of the Ogden ALC’s hard work and commitment... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
April 10, 2014
 Hill Air Force Base officials got a sneak peek of a new bus service that they hope will forever change the way employees on base get to and from work.Recently, Col. Kathryn Kolbe, 75th Air Base Wing commander, along with some other base and Utah Transit Authority personnel, rode the FrontRunner commuter train from Farmington to Clearfield, then boarded a bus that took them directly to the... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
 WASHINGTON — Beginning April 3, regular force management updates will be published at www.af.mil, including program updates, reports on voluntary program applications received at AFPC and changes to program eligibility.Also, in response to Airmen’s feedback to the secretary of the Air Force, chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force, Airmen can now access the latest program... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 10, 2014
 During the month of April, numerous organizations nation-wide honor and celebrate the Month of the Military Child. Camp Corral, a summer camp that is offered free of charge to military children in numerous states, plans to celebrate this month with “Americans who recognize and honor the nation’s approximately 2 million military children through programs and activities sponsored by military... Read more
F-16 System Program Office
April 10, 2014
 April 4-5, Air Chief Marshal Ida Bagus Putu Dunia visited Hill Air Force Base to receive a program status briefing from the F-16 International Branch and a Depot Production Line status briefing from 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Putu Dunia was able to tour the F-16 production line where 13 Indonesia F-16C and D models are currently in various stages of repair and upgrade. He... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
  WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced the creation of a new program April 4, designed to harness Airmen’s innovation. Airmen Powered by Innovation, or API, will replace three existing Air Force “good idea” programs — the Innovative Development through Employee Awareness, Productivity Enhancing Capital Investment, and Best Practices programs — and expand the role of Air Force... Read more
Ogden Air Logistics Complex
April 10, 2014
  The Ogden Air Logistics Complex hosted the U.S. Air Force and Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) logistics talks April 1-3 at Hill Air Force Base.The purpose was to explore evolving partnerships between Air Force and JASDF, clarify and discover joint capabilities, and share common practices to mutually enhance logistics management. Lt. Gen. Judy Fedder, Deputy Chief of Staff for... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Select Airmen in specific categories who were not formerly eligible for fiscal year 2014 force management voluntary separation are now being offered voluntary separation. These individuals will not be subject to involuntary programs in fiscal 2014.Officers from 33 Air Force specialty codes by year group and enlisted Airmen from seven AFSCs by grade... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force Personnel Center has been granted expanded waiver authority to waive some active-duty service commitments, or ADSCs, for Airmen interested in voluntary separation under the fiscal year 2014 force management program, AFPC officials announced April 3.“For example, we now have the authority to waive aviation retention pay (which requires... Read more
Air Force News Service
April 10, 2014
  WASHINGTON — One year after the backlog of pending disability compensation claims peaked at over 611,000 in March 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has reduced that number by approximately 44 percent to 344,000 claims — a reduction of more than 267,000. At the same time officials have improved the accuracy of the decisions being made on veterans’ disability claims.... Read more

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