Articles

Staff Sgt. Jason Burton, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
February 10, 2011
 As the dust settled confusion began to set in. Unable to see or hear, the 16-year Explosive Ordnance Disposal veteran tried to make sense of what just happened. As the disorientation slowly began to wear off, the Technical Sergeant realized there had been an explosion. He could not feel his left arm and feared it was gone. Still unable to see or hear and knowing there could be more... Read more
February 10, 2011
Know the facts about smokeless tobaccoSmokeless tobacco is used by 19 percent of 18- to 24-year-old military males, more than twice the national average.Smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking.Because the body absorbs three to four times more nicotine with smokeless tobacco, it can be more addictive than cigarettes.The use of smokeless tobacco can lead to bad breath, stained teeth... Read more
Angela Johnson, OO-ALC/DPL
February 3, 2011
As a result of its national defense responsibilities and the sensitive nature of its work, the Air Force has a compelling obligation to eliminate the effects of illicit drug use from its workplace. "Illicit drugs" are defined as all illegal drugs, as well as legal (prescription) drugs when they are abused. Management at Hill Air Force Base is actively engaged in seeking out and purging illicit... Read more
Mark H. Kuerth, Education Specialist
February 3, 2011
Hopefully you saw in the Jan. 24 edition of the Air Force Times the front page article "Get a Degree -- Earn a Stripe."The article explains how mid-level enlisted personnel will now need to have their Community College of the Air Force degrees completed if they want to be truly competitive for promotion to the senior enlisted ranks. The article ended with this statement from Chief Master Sgt.... Read more
Air Force News Service
February 3, 2011
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. --- The week-long court-martial of Chief Master Sgt. William Gurney, the former command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, concluded Jan. 28 with a six-member panel of male officers sentencing the chief to 20 months confinement, reduction to rank of E-1 and a dishonorable discharge for 15 violations of the UCMJ.Of those violations, Chief Gurney initially had pleaded... Read more
February 3, 2011
The Hill Air Force Base Tax Center is now open in Bldg 430 next to the Chaplain's office. Walk-in clients will be accepted from 8 a.m. through 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday through Monday 18 April 2011. The Tax Center will be closed on weekends and federal holidays and walk-ins may be cut off earlier than 3:30 p.m. during especially busy days to ensure the completion of all clients' taxes.The... Read more
February 3, 2011
Col. Scott Stapp, commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Center Aerospace Sustainment Directorate, officiated at a civilian awards ceremony Jan. 19 as Mark Bailey was surprised with the honor. He serves as chief, F-16 Modernization Flight, 501st Aircraft Sustainment Wing.Bailey's civilian honor was one of two selected from the Ogden Air Logistics Center, said Stapp.Lt. Col. Timothy Dickinson, Chief... Read more
February 3, 2011
Mark your calendar for some winter family fun as the 75th Force Support Squadron hosts the Chill on the Hill at Hubbard Golf Course on Saturday, Feb. 5, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.The event will include hot chocolate, marshmallow roasting, cross country ski and snow shoe demonstrations, snowball toss and snow painting. Cake walk, marshmallow crafts and winter movie will be held inside. Bring your own sleds.... Read more
2nd Lt. Stacy Glaus, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 27, 2011
Jan. 24 was marked as John M. Browning Day through a resolution presented by Gov. Gary R. Herbert, one day after Browning's 156th birthday. John M. Browning, a Utah native and famous gunmaker during the 1900s, paved the way for the future of all gunmakers through his innovative and creative designs. "This is a landmark on many levels," said Herbert on the steps of the Utah State Capitol. "This... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 27, 2011
Get ready for a fantastic night of free entertainment. Tops in Blue, the premier entertainment showcase of the U. S. Air Force will perform at 7 p.m., Feb. 16 at Weber State University's Browning Center.The event is free and open to the public and seating is filled on a first come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:15 p.m."Tops in Blue is a remarkable program that displays the extraordinary... Read more

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