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KEVIN M. HYMEL, U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps
April 28, 2016
More than 200 chaplains and chaplain assistants gathered for the U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps Summit in Alexandria, Virginia, April 12-14.The summit marked the first time in four years that Chaplain Corps Airmen have gathered to exchange ideas, develop solutions and plan the future for the corps. Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Dondi Costin, the Air Force chief of chaplains, simply called it a family... Read more
April 28, 2016
Across Air Force Materiel Command, Airmen continue to embrace the command’s culture of respect and resiliency. This is especially evident in their behavior as wingmen.AFMC has been consciously building the concept of wingman intervention for nearly three years. The goals are to raise awareness of help-seeking behaviors, increase the motivation to assist others, develop the skills and confidence... Read more
75th Security Forces Squadron
April 28, 2016
A key publication regarding issuing of identification cards has undergone a rewrite, which will affect dependents of civilians and retirees looking to access Hill Air Force Base. DoDM 1000.13, Vol 2, DoD Identification (ID) Cards: Benefits for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Dependents, and Other Eligible Individuals, was changed, omitting authority to issue ID cards to dependents... Read more
Tricare staff
April 28, 2016
People in distress may hesitate to reach out for help due to perceived stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment. This perception and the belief that care may be hard to get, may prevent some people who need care from getting it. Tricare has worked hard to eliminate potential barriers to mental health care by removing day limits for certain mental health services.When a mental... Read more
DoD News
April 28, 2016
Online registration is now open to participate in the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at cvent.com. Volunteers, media and distinguished visitors — as well as selected athletes, family members, non-medical attendants, staff and coaches — must register online to participate. The Army will host the DOD Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, from June 15-21.... Read more
Air Force Space Command Public Affairs
April 28, 2016
Gen. John Hyten, the commander of Air Force Space Command, announced the command’s Space Enterprise Vision April 12 at Peterson Air Force Base. The SEV is the result of an AFSPC-commissioned study that looked at how to make the nation’s national security space enterprise more resilient.The August 2015 SEV study addressed the findings of several previous studies that identified the U.S. space... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 28, 2016
 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force released basing criteria April 12 that will be used to select candidate bases for a potential new MQ-9 Reaper wing with units at up to two locations.The Air Force is pursuing additional locations to help diversify assignment opportunities for personnel within the MQ-9 enterprise, provide increased opportunities for leadership from within the community, and... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN CHEYENNE A. POWERS, 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 21, 2016
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Through every key military scene on the stage of American history following World War II to present day, American airpower has played a leading role. During its 70 years, the Ogden ALC’s 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) directly enabled the nation to respond to crisis.Although the name has changed over the years the organization has... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For the 23rd year in a row, Hill Air Force Base has been named a Tree City USA for its commitment in keeping the base green with trees.The base and other Utah cities and organizations were recognized at a Tree City USA luncheon in Provo on April 12.Hill achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the Arbor Day Foundation’s requirements for managing its urban forest. “... Read more
April 21, 2016
Team Hill is officially past the halfway mark of the 2016 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign at Hill Air Force Base. The deadline for contributions has been extended to April 29.To date, Team Hill members have donated more than $23,000 toward the installation’s goal, which is $77,712. For those unaware of what AFAF does, it is an annual effort to raise funds for four charitable affiliates:... Read more

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