Articles

Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 7, 2016
The cowardly terror attacks the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims it leveled on Brussels, Belgium, last month highlight the critical need to defeat the extremists, the strategy and sustainment deputy commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said on March 31.In a weekly update on counter-ISIL operations in Iraq and Syria, British army Maj. Gen. Doug Chalmers told... Read more
Jim Garamone, DoD News Features, Defense Media Activity
April 7, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members who serve or have served in Iraq or Syria as part of Operation Inherent Resolve will receive the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced March 30 in Tampa, Florida.Carter announced the new medal during the U.S. Central Command change of command ceremony. Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III transferred the command’s flag to Army Gen. Joe... Read more
April 7, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Civilian Airmen can learn about available civilian developmental education opportunities during webcasts scheduled through April.The 2017 Civilian Developmental Education and Civilian Strategic Leadership Program call for nominations opened March 1 and applications must be in to Air Force Personnel Center by May 1. The webcasts support the Air Force’s... Read more
April 7, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Thirty-seven future supervisors completed the first step of enlisted professional military education during a graduation ceremony held at The Landing on March 25.  The Airman Leadership School graduates attended the 24-day/192-hour course focusing on developing leadership abilities, the profession of arms, and building effective communication.Congratulations to the... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 7, 2016
OGDEN — Utah’s former Veterans Affairs director just wants the U.S. Census Bureau to ask the public a simple question — maybe two.It’s a question (or two) that hasn’t been asked on the official Census questionnaire since 2000 and Terry Schow has been on a two-year mission to make sure it’s asked for the 2020 Census.“When they send out the questionnaire, why can’t they include a question that asks... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 7, 2016
OGDEN — Members of Utah’s Congressional delegation have asked the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide more help to veterans who live north of Salt Lake City.Last week, Republican Utah Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, along with Republican Congressman Rob Bishop, sent a letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald, asking for a permanent Vet Center to be established somewhere in Northern Utah —... Read more
STAFF SGT. MICAIAH ANTHONY, 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
April 7, 2016
ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England — Airmen often go to the fitness center; some spend several hours a week toning their bodies, while others go to simply maintain their physique. But what about strengthening the mind? What’s going on in between the ears is just as important, if not more, than trying to build biceps or washboard abs. To help Airmen and their families stay mentally balanced... Read more
March 31, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force officials announced on March 24 the assignment of Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France as the command chief sergeant of Air Force Materiel Command. He is currently the command chief master sergeant of the Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The command’s current command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Michael J. Warner,... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 31, 2016
The chief of the F-35 program detailed “the good, the bad and the ugly” aspects of the Joint Strike Fighter during testimony last week before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces.Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan said that overall the once-troubled fighter is “executing fairly well across the entire spectrum of acquisition to include development and design... Read more
CRYSTAL YOUNG, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 31, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Chase Warner is from a small Wyoming town with rustic charm, a small grocery store that closed at 6 p.m. and the biggest industry was agriculture.For Warner, this wasn’t enough. He joined the National Guard and enrolled in college and pursued a marketing degree, but when he graduated, the only industry near home that was hiring was oil and gas.Warner learned a lot about... Read more

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