Articles

KEVIN M. HYMEL, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
February 11, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Over the last year, the Air Force Medical Service has been working to improve patient access to care. “We’ve always focused on and provided high-quality and safe care,” explained Lt. Col. Donald Lofton, Director of Access to Care with the Air Force Surgeon General’s Medical Support Division. “Now access is getting a lot of attention.”Patients have always been highly satisfied... Read more
February 11, 2016
LinkedIn has expanded its partnership with VA and is now offering servicemembers and veterans one year of access to its professional development site, Lynda.com, at no cost.This online learning company offers thousands of on-demand courses for users to build their business, software, technology, creative and other skills for achieving personal and professional goals. The partnership underscores... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Special to the Hilltop Times
February 11, 2016
The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts its annual Military Saves Week Feb. 22-26 to promote good savings behaviors and to provide service members and their families with the opportunity to assess their personal saving status. The financial workshops are “targeted toward helping military members and their families ‘Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically,’ which includes the... Read more
February 4, 2016
The 388th Fighter Wing honored its annual award winners during a ceremony at the Davis Conference Center on Jan. 30. “Tonight as we come together, we are honoring the best of the best, all of you, whether you are selected tonight or not, you are the mighty giants who bridge the divide,” said guest speaker Chief Master Sgt. Jose Barraza, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 12th Air Force (Air... Read more
February 4, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Construction projects scheduled to occur near the base this month will have an impact on motorists.Feb. 12-16 -Due to construction at 5600 South near the Roy Gate by the Utah Department of Transportation, the Roy Gate will close at noon Feb. 12 and reopen at 9 a.m. Feb. 16.Construction will not affect the Interstate 15/5600 South interchange, the access road or the... Read more
NATE HUVEN, 75th Security Forces Squadron
February 4, 2016
There is a standing joke here that says, “Hill Air Force Base doesn’t have a parking problem, it has a walking problem.” That may be good for a chuckle, but the truth is Hill does have a parking problem. There are a very large number of people who work on the base, many of them in buildings a fair distance from their assigned parking lot. This can be inconvenient in good weather and pretty... Read more
February 4, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The seven-jet precision Breitling Jet Team from Europe will perform during the “Warriors Over the Wasatch” open house and air show June 25-26.Flying the Czech-produced L-39 Albatros, the Breitling team performs a “meticulously coordinated ballet in which planes fly sometimes within 3 meters of each other.” With the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Army Golden... Read more
February 4, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force is taking the future of airpower to international audiences in England this summer.The 56th Fighter Wing from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, will send F-35A Lightning IIs to fly in a heritage flight and to be on public display at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Royal Air Force Fairford, England. They will also be on public display at the Farnborough... Read more
February 4, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Hill AFB Tax Center is located in the Poe Conference Center, Building 1295. It is open now through April 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday.This is a free service for active-duty, Reserve and Guard on Title 10 orders, dependents and military retirees.Monday through Thursday will be by appointment only. Walk-ins will be welcome on Friday for noncomplicated... Read more
2ND LT. GENEVA CROXTON, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
February 4, 2016
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — When Tech. Sgt. Robin Bailon enlisted in Air Force in 2000, she didn’t expect her career to place her in Vietnam, serving as a life science investigator.But Bailon, an aircrew flight equipment specialist by trade, had the opportunity to venture far outside the scope of her traditional duties, recently returning from a trip working for the Defense Prisoner of War/... Read more

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