Articles

Staff Sgt. Amanda Transue, 75th Medical Group Public Health Office
October 2, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Fall and winter bring countless joyous occasions. For many, this time of year marks back to school for the kids, an abundance of seasonal parties and marathon holiday shopping.While all of these festive activities are intended to be carefree and fun, a sinister villain waits, lurking on the elevator buttons you press at the mall, on the handrails you grasp when traveling up... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
October 2, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Reservists in the 419th Force Support Squadron testing center have stepped in to administer tests to Hill’s active-duty members while the 75th Force Support Squadron testing center undergoes system maintenance.Over the past three months, the 419th FSS has seen a 42 percent increase in testers since the 75th FSS testing center has been closed.“We have over 60 years of... Read more
Air Force News Service
October 2, 2014
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. — A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Sept. 23 at 7:45 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The ICBM’s reentry vehicle, which contained a telemetry package used for operational testing, traveled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
October 2, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE – More often than not, Chaplain (Maj.) Scott Baker sees couples who waited far too long to receive help, resulting in a relationship in turmoil.  It’s not just a problem in Utah, but widespread at bases across the country, prompting the directive for bases to promote the Strengthening Interpersonal Relationships campaign during the month of October. “Based on what I... Read more
Master Sgt. Tammie Moore, Air Force District of Washington Public Affairs
October 2, 2014
WASHINGTON — In an operating environment focused on discovering new ways to save time, Airmen and civilian partners gathered at the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition to listen to a presentation titled “Achieving the Art of the Possible” Sept. 15.Lt. Gen. Bruce A. Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, briefed the audience about the “... Read more
Airman 1st Class Taylor Queen, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron
October 2, 2014
Hill Air Force Base — The 2nd Combat Camera Squadron held its inactivation ceremony here Sept. 24 and took another step in its transition to Operating Location-H, Air Force Public Affairs Agency.The squadron, which was activated in October 2009, will no longer have the combat camera mission, and will instead focus on producing award winning productions for the Air Force.“We will still have the... Read more
Master Sgt. Jamie Hamilton
October 2, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A former reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing is set to compete in the 2014 Warrior Games competition Sept. 28 to Oct. 4 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.Tech. Sgt. Andrew Evans served in the wing’s 67th Aerial Port Squadron for 10 years before being medically retired in June. Evans suffered spinal injuries during a hiking accident while on annual tour in Alaska in 2013 and is... Read more
Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie, Air Force Public Affairs Agency, Operating Location
October 2, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — As the fog rises over the track and the mist hovers above the pool, a special group of American Airmen are set to compete for athletic glory, service bragging rights and the opportunity to represent the U.S. Air Force at the 5th-Annual Warrior Games.The games began Sept. 28, and for seven days, 40 Air Force veteran athletes will compete head-to-head within various... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 2, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After serving three years as director of contracting for the Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Material Command at Hill AFB, Nancy K. Andrews is now the AFSC director of contracting located at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.  Andrews is now responsible for all AFSC Contracting activities at three locations: Tinker AFB, Hill AFB and Robins Air Force, Ga.Andrews, a... Read more
U.S. Central Command Public Affairs
October 2, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — U.S. military forces and partner nations, including the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, undertook military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria last week, using a mix of fighter, bomber, remotely piloted aircraft and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles to conduct 14 strikes against ISIL targets.U.S.... Read more