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Hilltop Times staff
June 30, 2016
The installation will observe an Air Force Material Command Family Day July 5 after the Fourth of July holiday. Several offices and facilities will have reduced hours or be closed.Airmen & Family Readiness Center: Closed July 4-5.Airman Leadership School: Closed July 4-5.Arts & Crafts/Auto Hobby Shops: Closed July 4-5.Base Exchange Main Store: Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m., July 4. Open normal... Read more
June 30, 2016
75th AIR BASE WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS/U.S. Air ForceCol. Ronald Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander, signs a public/private partnership agreement at Hill Air Force Base, June 22. Looking on is Bruce Davis, Weber State University vice provost and dean of continuing education, who also signed the agreement. The agreement gives WSU’s Law Enforcement Academy students the use of additional training... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
June 30, 2016
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the annual General Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award during a retirement dinner held in honor of the award’s namesake in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2016.This new Air Force-level award will be presented to the service’s top total force team that demonstrates improved effectiveness, operational readiness and mission accomplishment through... Read more
Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross, Air Force News Service
June 30, 2016
Alfredo Guerrero, a staff sergeant at the time, wasn’t supposed to be on top of Bldg. 131 in the Khobar Towers complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, on the night of June 25, 1996. But as the acting flight sergeant for the military police unit, he was checking on the Airmen who were assigned to sentry posts.Most of the Airmen in the building were assigned to the 4404th Wing (Provisional), and were in... Read more
JOE THOMAS, Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs
June 30, 2016
“Our Nomads have Ceased Their Wandering.”The epitaph, etched into a monument at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, refers to the 33rd Fighter Wing Airmen who lost their lives in the terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia.Yancy Mailes, the Air Force Global Strike C ommand historian, was a 27-year-old staff sergeant at the time. It was June 25, 1996, and he had been the wing’s historian for three months.... Read more
June 30, 2016
The 2016 Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show and Open House wrapped up here Sunday.Weather for the 2-day event was favorable and hundreds of thousands turned out to watch more than 20 aerial demonstration performances. Highlighted acts were the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.Much of the air show’s success was due to community support.“An air show of... Read more
PRERANA KORPE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
June 30, 2016
Just as literacy in reading and writing is critical to processing information in day-to-day life, health care has its own component of literacy. Health literacy is the capacity of individuals to obtain, process and understand health information and services in order to make informed decisions about their health. Many factors can determine a person’s health literacy. Familiarity with medical... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
June 30, 2016
Air Force officials announced fives bases as candidates for the next round of active duty-led KC-46A Pegasus basing on June 23.The bases include Dover Air Force Base, Delaware; Fairchild AFB, Washington; Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota; Travis AFB, California; and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.The KC-46As are expected to begin arriving at the secon d active duty-led global mobility... Read more
TECH. SGT. BRYAN FRANKS, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
June 23, 2016
Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card -- to include family members -- via an alternate website.The BRS was enacted into law in the... Read more
June 23, 2016
Hill will bid farewell to Col. Ronald E. Jolly Sr., 75th Air Base Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony here at 9 a.m. June 28. Jolly will relinquish command to Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt at that time. Hammerstedt is coming from Robins AFB, Georgia, where she served as commander of the 402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group since July 2014.Jolly has served as 75th ABW commander since... Read more

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