Articles

Air Force News Service
November 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Airmen who met the service’s reduction in force board were notified of the board’s results Nov. 19, bringing the fiscal year 2014 force management programs to an end. The RIF board selected 354 captains and majors across the Air Force for non-retention, half of the number the service previously projected it would separate.Line of the Air Force captains in year groups 2006... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Staff
November 27, 2014
Hill Air Force Base — According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item. For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force announced Nov. 17 the nomination of Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch for re-assignment from Air Force Materiel Command vice commander to director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. He will be replaced by Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker, Sr., currently director of logistics at Headquarters AFMC.If confirmed for the position by the Senate, as... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
November 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced today Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters (HQ) for the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC). The Air Force evaluated ten installations against the approved criteria before... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Legal Office
November 27, 2014
Each year the Hill Air Force Base Tax Center offers tax preparation services for military members, retirees, and their dependents. These services can save hundreds of dollars per client in tax return preparation costs. Over the past few years, the Tax Center has saved military and retiree families over $1 million in tax return preparation costs. The Tax Center is seeking volunteers to help in... Read more
Jet Fabara, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Since the rise in demand for commercial spectrum and faster data transfer rates for commercial wireless use, flight testers throughout the country have been working towards solutions to be able to function in line with this compatible growth.On Nov. 13, the Federal Communications Commission conducted an Advanced Wireless Systems auction, specifically referred to... Read more
Cathy Hopkins, DLA Aviation Public Affairs Office
November 27, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is ensuring equipment needed to live in austere conditions is available for the health and safety of service members deploying to help contain the Ebola virus in West Africa.The troops supporting Operation United Assistance, the Defense Department operation supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development-led effort, are living in tents,... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 20, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE – The top performers from the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, 748th Supply Chain Management Group, and the 75th Air Base Wing at Hill Air Force Base were honored last week at the 21st annual Kevin J. Sullivan Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Air Force Association, Ute-Rocky Mountain Chapter. The Sullivan Awards Banquet began in 1994 as a way to recognize top air force performers... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 20, 2014
Hill Air Force Base units received high marks after a unit effectiveness inspection wrapped up earlier this month.The Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General team assessed missions across the base from Oct. 27 through Nov. 10, inspecting the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Life Cycle Management Center, Supply Chain Management Group, Nuclear Warfare Center and other Team Hill... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Staff
November 20, 2014
The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) hosted its second Spouse Deployment Training class of the season on Nov. 14. The first was held Nov. 10. These courses are typically offered twice a month at the A&FRC, but Team Hill units can also request individual opportunities as needed for upcoming deployments.This course was offered to “better inform and prepare spouses and families on... Read more