Articles

YVONNE COMESARIO, 309th Software Maintenance Group
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 309th Software Maintenance Group provides unique and valuable software and hardware engineering support to the warfighter mission. As such, people truly are the organization’s most valuable asset. Keeping them safe and healthy, both at work and at home, is a top priority and provides value to the operation. Kelly Capener, 309th... Read more
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — In an effort to clarify and help customers understand the current ID card processes here, please see the following information.ID Card Scheduling Process:• Routine Common Access Card (CAC): Make appointment 90 days prior to CAC expiration date at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/appointment/building.aspx?Build....• Walk-ins (9 a.m.-4 p.m.): Pin resets,... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
February 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force has released additional guidance in regard to the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23. According to the official memorandum, the hiring freeze applies to all executive departments and agencies regardless of their operation and program funding. Military personnel are excluded. Some exemptions are permitted to meet national... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
February 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson testified on the need for increased force structure and modernization before the House and Senate Armed Services committees Feb. 7 and 8 on Capitol Hill.Wilson discussed the current state of the Air Force, how it’s ensuring capability within current constraints, and requirements needed to bring the service back to full strength in... Read more
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The fiscal year 2017 Emerging Supervisor Development Program self-nomination call opens Feb. 27 February and continues through March10. Participating organizations are: 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, 748th Software Maintenance Group, Air Force Sustainment Center FM/PK/EN, and Air Force Test Center.This is the third cycle for the ESDP, which is one... Read more
February 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Air Force is taking steps to turn government vehicle operator certifications into commercial driver’s licenses.By creating a course to mirror the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Commercial Driver’s License Test System model, the Air Force will enable examiners to certify government motor vehicle operators on commercial vehicle equivalents in accordance with... Read more
SUSAN H. LAWSON, Air Force Civil Engineer Center
February 16, 2017
Tyndall Air Force Base — Preston “Benny” Benedyk, the Air Force vehicle and snow control manager from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Operation’s Directorate at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recently traveled to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to collaborate and advise on best practices and process improvement for snow control operations.During the visit to Hill, Benedyk advised on obtaining... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
February 9, 2017
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-1, the Air Force’s premier air combat exercise held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.The F-35A is a fifth-generation, multi-role stealth fighter designed to gather, fuse, and distribute more information than any other fighter in history. Lt. Col. George... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
February 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Leading by example is expected of all Airmen as they progress through the ranks and one noncommissioned officer here has taken that expectation seriously.Staff Sgt. Ismael Cabrera, 75th Medical Support Squadron, has had a positive impact on the Air Force by looking for ways to help fellow Airmen reach their full potential. He now wants to provide an even more positive... Read more
February 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — A unit effectiveness inspection will begin in mid-March that will give several of Hill Air Force Base’s organizations a progress report on how well they accomplish their day-to-day missions.From March 14-24, nearly 130 inspectors from Air Force Materiel Command, the base’s parent command, will visit Hill to assess the effectiveness of the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air... Read more