Articles

Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
  HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed the Air Force’s first organic depot modifications on an F-35 Lightning II.The F-35A variant aircraft, arrived at Hill AFB in mid-September 2013, and received four structural modifications intended to strengthen areas of the aircraft and extend its service life.Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., the Ogden ALC commander,... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A Royal Air Force Tornado Training Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth in Northern Scotland operated out of Hill AFB the last three weeks and utilized the Utah Test and Training Range to drop a variety of weapons before returning home Monday.The Tornado is a twin seat, all-weather, advanced low-level strike platform and is in its thirty-first year of operational service with the... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
March 27, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Moving across the country or across the world can be difficult for any service member, but for military families with special needs, relocating presents an entirely new and unique set of challenges.Last week, Hill Air Force Base hosted its annual Special Needs Summit — a one-stop shop for active-duty military members and retirees that provides information on a variety... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
March 27, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It’s a good-news, bad-news scenario: Although it appears military commissaries aren’t going anywhere, the money used to run them is being slashed and customers will have to make up some of the difference.Late last year, news reports circulated indicating the Department of Defense was planning to close commissaries across the country. Since then, the DoD has said there... Read more
Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
  FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — Airmen from different units at Fairchild came together to conduct an all-female refueling mission March 13 in honor of women’s history month and to remember women’s heritage. Female pilots, boom operators and maintainers all played a part in commemorating the 2014 Women’s History Month theme of celebrating women of character, courage and commitment,... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible active duty officers and Department of the Air Force appropriated fund civilian employees can apply beginning in March for intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities, Air Force Personnel Center officials said March 24.According to Maj. Yulanda Bogany, AFPC officer developmental education chief, officer nominations with... Read more
Hill AFB Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
March 27, 2014
This year as we head into Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), we are being told to “Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault.” This statement implies that we already hold the tools we need in our Air Force Core Values to stop the violence and tragedy of a sexual assault. From day one we were taught our own cultural, familial and societal values. When we joined the Air Force we were... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
 WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced additional civilian workforce shaping initiatives March 26 in compliance with mandatory funding targets and continuing civilian workforce rebalance to meet skill demands for fiscal 2014 and beyond. The programs will run in parallel with military programs, said Lt. Gen. Sam Cox, the Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and... Read more
Capt. Erika Yepsen, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
 WASHINGTON — By Dec. 31, every Airman will be required to provide their servicing finance office with documentation for all dependents as part of Air Force audit readiness efforts.This one-time, Air Force-wide recertification process will allow the Air Force to validate Airmen’s basic allowance for housing entitlements, ensuring every dollar of the $5.4 billion the Air Force spends annually... Read more
Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service
March 27, 2014
  WASHINGTON — With warmer weather comes peak moving season, so when orders are in hand, people should plan ahead to ensure the most hassle-free relocation, a senior official who oversees personal property moves for military families said in a recent interview.Navy Capt. Aaron Stanley, the personal property program director for U.S. Transportation Command’s Military Surface Deployment... Read more

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