Articles

R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — F-16 Foreign Liaison Officers (FLO) and their families shared food, drink and culture from 12 countries with colleagues and friends during the annual International Buffet here, March 1.Culinary offerings from Belgium, Thailand, Denmark, Turkey, Japan, Poland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Indonesia, Portugal, Korea and Israel were served from tables adorned with cultural... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Now eight months into his tenure, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an Air Force update during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium here March 2, 2017.Continuing dialogue from his three focus areas – revitalizing the squadron, strengthening joint leaders and teams, and multi-domain command and control – Goldfein also shared his attributes of... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible Air Force civilians have until May 1 to submit their civilian developmental education (CDE) program applications to the Air Force Personnel Center. CDE provides developmental education and leadership opportunities that will prepare Air Force personnel to anticipate and successfully meet challenges across the wide range of Air Force operations... Read more
Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross, Air Force News Services
March 16, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Acting Secretary of the Air Force Lisa S. Disbrow addressed current and future issues, and talked about some of the occasions the Air Force has to look forward to in 2017 during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium here March 3.Disbrow spoke about the importance of a growing active-duty and civilian force, updating aging fleets, and growing leap-ahead technologies.“Our... Read more
LISA FERDINANDO, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 — The military’s senior enlisted members appeared before Congress today to discuss quality of life issues and advocate for budget certainty to maintain military superiority and recruit and retain the best people.Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey, Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Steven S. Giordano, Marine Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O.... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Military retirees seeking to enter civil service in the Defense Department now require a waiver if they are within 180 days following their official date of retirement.The new DOD requirement took effect Dec. 23, 2016, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of fiscal year 2017. However, personnel who fall under a special salary rate table, such... Read more
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings went head-to-head at a bomb-loading competition at Hill AFB Feb. 24 to determine the load crew of the year. Teams consisted of previous load-crew-of-the-quarter winners.Crewmembers put their skills to the test as they put a munitions load on their respective F-16 and F-35A fighter aircraft in less than an hour inside... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Airmen from the 729th Air Control Squadron here recently completed training designed to better prepare them for combat situations. Deployments to an (AOR) Area of Responsibility, or combat zone, are a regular occurrence for most Airmen and a routine part of active duty military life. However, depending on the location, some areas are more dangerous than others,... Read more
March 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Developers at Hill Air Force Base broke ground on another new construction project March 3, creating more space for new jobs near the base.Air Force and Utah officials participated in a ceremony to mark the progress at Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park. The new 21,000 square-foot building will be leased by the Utah Science Technology and Research... Read more
By 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
Forrest Brown, an engineering supervisor for the 309th Electronics Maintenance Group, was recently recognized by the Utah Engineering Council for his selection by the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers as the Utah Engineering Educator of the Year for his outstanding achievements in the field of engineering education.Brown, who has worked at Hill Air Force Base for more than 25 years... Read more

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