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MAJ. RODNEY ELLISON, 10th Air Force
June 1, 2017
NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE FORT WORTH, Texas — Maj. Gen. Ronald B. “Bruce” Miller took command of 10th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Richard W. Scobee during a change of command ceremony May 17 at the Naval Operational Support Center Drill Hall here. Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, officiated the ceremony which formally... Read more
STAFF SGT. HEATHER HEINEY, 403rd Wing Public Affairs
June 1, 2017
KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — Beneath the shadows of deep blue campaign hats, military training instructors march flights of Airmen down the Lackland bomb run during each basic military training graduation. It is the culmination of weeks spent transforming civilians into warriors. The 433rd Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio offers Reserve Citizen Airmen the chance to experience... Read more
June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Air Force presented its fiscal year 2018 president’s budget request May 23, 2017, following the Defense Department and sister services’ budget briefings.Maj. Gen. Jim Martin, the Air Force budget director, said the request supports the Secretary of Defense’s commitment to strengthening the U.S. military by improving warfighting readiness and addressing critical shortfalls while... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON,  — President Donald J. Trump’s fiscal year 2018 Defense Department budget request proposes a $52.4 billion increase over the 2017 request and seeks to shore up readiness, procure systems for the future and fully fund operations worldwide.The budget request is $574.5 billion, with a $64.6 billion request for overseas contingency operations. Officials said the budget request --... Read more
MASTER SGT. STEVEN HEBERT, 367th Training Support Squadron
May 25, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — No, this isn’t a new political campaign slogan; it’s the unofficial motto of the 367th Training Support Squadron.Familiar to many aircraft and missile maintainers, “The Griffin” is a training development squadron and a tenant unit at Hill AFB out of the 782nd Training Group at Sheppard AFB, Texas.The 367th TRSS is comprised of 89 active-duty and civilian personnel from... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 25, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 75th Air Base Wing Safety Office hosted annual motorcycle safety briefings and the 3rd Annual Motorcycle Safety Rodeo here, May 11. Riders first attended briefings at the base theater. There, fellow Airmen and Utah safety officials talked about motorcycle safety trends and the importance of protective gear. Col. Kent Hansen, 419th Mission Support Group... Read more
TYLER J. PERRY, 419th Supply Chain Management Squadron
May 25, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — On May 9, Dr. Larry Butkus, Chief Engineer of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited Hill AFB to speak in front of a crowd of about 250 Team Hill scientists, engineers, and technical managers. Dr. Butkus focused his address on new and emerging technology currently under research... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
May 25, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Across Air Force Materiel Command, military and civilian employees continue to embrace the command’s culture and message of encouraging proactive bystander behaviors which emphasize intervening when others need assistance.The primary philosophy of the Green Dot program, implemented across the Air Force, is to encourage everyone to be comfortable stepping up... Read more
Profession of Arms Center of Excellence
May 25, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force has rolled out a new First Term Airmen Course dedicated to developing Airmen as next-generation leaders. Airmen straight out of technical training will be taking the next step in their professional development when they attend the newly revamped FTAC at their assigned installation. The first installation to teach the course is Joint Base... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
May 25, 2017
WASHINGTON — Air Force leaders recently removed the restriction that kept pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A. The restriction was imposed in 2015 due to concerns about the risk during ejections in a portion of the flight envelope.After rigorous testing to ensure the escape system works reliably and safely in all planned conditions and across all pilot weights, three... Read more