Articles

Kerry B. Sparks, Deputy Director, ICBM Ground Systems Division
October 23, 2014
Another Hill AFB organization was recently recognized for a National Award. The ICBM Systems Directorate (ICBMSD), part of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, was recently awarded the Citation of Honor by the Air Force Association during a ceremony at the Air & Space Conference in Washington D.C.  Each year the AFA honors the outstanding achievements of men and women throughout the U.S... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force, Public Affairs
October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Air Force officials are aware of and are actively working to identify any inconsistencies regarding benefits and separation program details associated with the fiscal year 2014 force management programs.From inception, the multi-year strategy for force management programs was complex and dynamic in nature as the Air Force undertook broad measures to meet mission and budgetary needs.... Read more
DoD News
October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Operation Homefront is seeking nominations for the 2015 Military Child of the Year awards.Officials of the nonprofit organization, which provides aid to service members and their families, said they understand what military children go through in supporting their service members and want to recognize their contributions. Parents, grandparents, Scout leaders, teachers, counselors... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force, Public Affairs
October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced a new policy requiring the inclusion and command review of information on sex-related offenses in personnel service records Sept. 30.The change was directed in the fiscal year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, requiring the services to document this information in service member personnel records.“Sexual harassment and sexual assault are not... Read more
Air Force Personnel Center, Public Affairs
October 23, 2014
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Airmen around the world are asked to respond to many surveys, some of which are official and legitimate. Others, however, are not official and Airmen should not respond to them.According to Renee Tealer of the Air Force Survey Office, Air Force Personnel Center, Airmen typically get three types of surveys.Local surveys of unit members on topics that are... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
October 9, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The F-22 made its big combat debut in Syria last month and continues missions in the region now, but military officials say the aircraft’s launch has had little impact at Hill Air Force Base. In late September, U.S. military forces executed a series of strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other terrorist targets in Syria. The first day of strikes came... Read more
75th Logistics Readiness Squadron
October 9, 2014
On a cool September evening, the home of the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron “Combat Loggies” echoed with laughter and the excited voices of children who worked their way through a simulated deployment line.Instead of getting ready to go the Afghanistan or one of the many other locations the LRS prepares Team Hill’s members to deploy to,  this experience gave the children of military... Read more
Hill AFB Contracting Division
October 9, 2014
Hill Contracting burned the midnight oil, especially on the final day of fiscal year 2014, to support the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex and nearly 22 of Team Hill’s mission partner units. Every year, Contracting and Finance work in concert until midnight on Sept. 30 to spend every last dollar possible before its Department of Defense Operation and Maintenance (O&M)... Read more
Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe, Air Force Public Affairs Agency, Operating Location - P
October 9, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — “We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It’s the best deal man has ever made, “ - M. Facklam.For centuries, dogs have not only been the constant companions of humans but they have been utilized in day-to-day activities to assist their owners with tasks at hand. Today, many dogs serve in a capacity... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
October 9, 2014
JOINT BASE ANDREWS-NAVAL AIR FACILITY WASHINGTON, Md. — Six Air Force organizations moved under Air Force Materiel Command Oct. 1 in a step toward integrating and forming the foundation of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center when the Center is formally activated in 2015.The Air Force realigned four field operating agencies — the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Air Force... Read more