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November 24, 2016
KIRTLAND AFB, New Mexico  — The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) inducted six new members into its prestigious Order of the Nucleus on Nov. 4.Major Gen. Scott W. Jansson, AFNWC commander, officiated the induction ceremony at The Canyon Club in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The ceremony recognized the Order of the Nucleus members and their contributions to national security and the Air... Read more
Karen Parrish, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
November 24, 2016
In the run-up to Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th U.S. president, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said yesterday that there are two things on which he’s “completely focused.”In the weeks to come, all government agencies, including the Defense Department, will undergo significant changes as the new presidential administration assumes office. DoD is not taking the responsibility lightly, Carter... Read more
Estella Holmes, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
November 24, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The annual joint national labor management meeting was held on Nov. 1, 2016 as Air Force Materiel Command leaders and American Federation of Government Employees union officials came together to discuss the way ahead for the command’s civilian workforce. AFMC Commander, Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski joined J. David Cox, national president of  ... Read more
November 24, 2016
Federal Employees Health Benefits Open Season will run Nov. 7 through Dec. 12. Health Insurance Representatives will be at the Warrior Fitness Center, building 533 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 8, 9, 10 and Dec. 6, 7, 8. Brochures and information on 2017 premiums will be available at the Health Fair and at the Office of Personnel Management website at http://www.opm.gov/insure/ when finalized... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 17, 2016
BLUFFDALE, Utah — In preparation for Veterans Day, Team Hill Airmen and family members gathered at a cemetery here Nov. 10 for a volunteer project, which honored all veterans.The project was organized by the Air Force Sergeants Association, Chapter 1163, and preparations began just after sunrise. With the sun still low in the sky, the volunteers spread across the Utah Veterans Memorial Cemetery... Read more
November 17, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Aircraft maintainers took part in proficiency training here Nov. 8 with their goal being improved mission effectiveness.Airmen from the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit here accomplished hot refueling operations – commonly called ‘hot pits’ – on running F-35A Lightning II fighter jets.Hot pits operations allow for a faster refueling process since the pilot does not have... Read more
November 17, 2016
Requests for studio portraits are for official use only. With 4th quarter awards, annual awards, and routine administrative requirements ramping up during the months from December-March, customers are requested to schedule official portrait appointments as far in advance as possible.Award program POCs should contact the PA Studio at 801-777-7615 to discuss scheduling blocks of time for their... Read more
November 17, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Open Season will run Nov. 14-Dec. 12.Health insurance representatives will hold a Health Fair at the Warrior Fitness Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and again Dec. 6-8.Information regarding FEHB, Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), and the Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS), along... Read more
AIRMAN MIRANDA A. LOERA, 4th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
November 17, 2016
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. — Maj. Gen. Thomas Deale, the director of operations of Air Combat Command, presented retired Staff Sgt. Benjamin Hutchins, a former 18th Air Support Operations Group joint terminal attack controller, with the Silver Star during a ceremony Nov. 4 at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.Hutchins distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military... Read more
TECH. SGT. BRANDON SHAPIRO
November 17, 2016
Frantic calls of “Two recover, Two recover, Two recover,” echoed across the airwaves.Maj. Luke O’Sullivan, F-16 Fighting Falcon instructor pilot, watched helplessly from his cockpit as his student’s jet descended from an altitude of over 3 miles to under 4,400 feet in a matter of seconds.While executing a more than 8-G turn, the over 1,000 pounds of pressure had drained the blood from the student... Read more

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