Articles

John Parker, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 10, 2016
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — To keep critical combat aircraft like the F-15 Eagle and a few dozen more combat platforms ready to defend the nation, the Air Force Sustainment Center routinely contracts with the defense industry giants that build them.But with roughly 32,000 military and civilian personnel primarily spread across Air Force logistics complexes in three states, the AFSC contracts... Read more
PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 3, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The QF-4 Aerial Target mission is winding down and two of the aircraft visited Hill Air Force Base Oct. 25, so supporters of the F-4 Phantom IIs could see them one last time.The visit — touted as the ‘Phinal Phantom Phlight’ — was hosted by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s F/QF-4 System Program Office. Lt. Col. Ron King and Jim Harkins, pilots from... Read more
STAFF SGT. JANNELLE MCRAE, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
November 3, 2016
WASHINGTON — Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James joined the secretaries of the Army and Navy for a “conversation with the service secretaries” panel hosted by the Center for a New American Security here Oct. 24.During the panel, James discussed the Air Force’s continued focus on diversity and inclusion, its contributions to the current counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operations,... Read more
November 3, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — In early October, the Air Force directed a service-wide recertification of all installation 1.5-mile run and 2.0-kilometer walk courses by Oct. 31, 2016. The recertification requirement came after the identification of course-length issues by local officials at Goodfellow and Hanscom Air Force Bases.Here, the indoor Bubble, indoor Warrior Fitness Center, and... Read more
EDITH DAVIS, Team Hill Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
November 3, 2016
Over 450 Team Hill personnel and community partners attended a special showing of the documentary The Abolitionists., Oct. 27, at the base theater. This event was part of the installation’s ‘Combating Trafficking In Persons’ program managed by Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office.There are different forms of human trafficking such as labor trafficking, sex trafficking, and child... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
November 3, 2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter accepted the American Patriot Award from the National Defense University Foundation last night on behalf of the men and women of the Defense Department, saying he was proud to represent “the finest fighting force the world has ever known.”The foundation presented the award at a black-tie gala at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center here. The award... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
November 3, 2016
The United States must make sure space services are always available to its warfighters, Douglas L. Loverro, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy said Oct. 24 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies here.Space services cannot be “taken away,” he said, “because there are too many sources with too many different strong points versus weak points, and we can assure our... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 27, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Base and privatized housing officials participated in a ceremony Oct. 19 to mark the beginning of a new construction project that will provide more homes for Hill AFB families.Boyer Hill Military Housing (BHMH), a division of Salt Lake City-based Boyer Company, is the privatized housing developer responsible for the base’s housing management operations and is using... Read more
STAFF SGT. JANNELLE MCRAE, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
October 27, 2016
WASHINGTON — For the last decade, the Air Force Memorial stood boldly in the skyline of the nation’s capital, inciting pride and honor, and recognizing the dedication and sacrifices of Airmen who have served. Members of industry, Airmen and media attended a ceremony in celebration of the monument’s 10th anniversary under its spires in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 14.Depending on one’s perspective,... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
October 27, 2016
WASHINGTON — The Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services spoke on recruiting and retaining the best and brightest and keeping military families together during an Air Force Association breakfast Oct. 12 in Arlington, Virginia.Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso is responsible for strength management, education and training, compensation, resource allocation, and the worldwide Air... Read more

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