Articles

Capt. Cody Hawkins, 153rd Airlift Wing
March 5, 2015
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active-duty Air Force aircrew aboard an Air Force C-130H3 Hercules aircraft recently received the Air Mobility Command Chief of Safety Aircrew of Distinction Award for their efforts following a landing gear malfunction while fighting fires in Southern Utah.The Modular Airborne Firefighting System crew finished two successful fire... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr., Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
March 5, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by honoring prisoners of war and missing in action, veterans and their families during a wreath-laying ceremony March 2 at the Air Force Memorial in Washington, D.C.This is the first Headquarters Air Force event in support of the 50th Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program. This multi-year campaign aims to... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, U.S. Air Force
March 5, 2015
Jerry Bovee, Weber State’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, presents the game ball to Col. Ryan Britton, Director of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center ICBM Systems Directorate, on Feb. 28 at the Dee Events Center. The university honored Hill Air Force Base during its men’s basketball game with Idaho State.  Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th ABW Public Affairs
March 5, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Good Air Force leaders have one thing in common ... good people, and the ability to get the most out of them without squeezing.That was the common thread at the Team Hill Leadership Luncheon held in the chapel annex on Feb. 26. The Hill Chapel sponsored the relaxed, informal luncheon to give Team Hill leaders the opportunity to ask the questions they needed for personal and... Read more
March 5, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Total-force Airmen will have an opportunity to express their opinions to Air Force leadership during the 2015 Total Force Climate Survey, slated for March 13-April 27.“The purpose of the survey is to assess the opinions and perceptions of Air Force active-duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and civilian personnel on a wide range of issues including... Read more
Bill Orndorff, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
February 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — With only six days’ advance notice, the 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is taking on an additional workload that will help the Marine Corps.The squadron, which maintains A-model F-35 Lightning II aircraft, will focus on modifying two B-model F-35s for the next five months to help the Marines receive their initial operational capability. The Marines landed at Hill AFB on... Read more
February 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Fifteen of Hill Air Force Base’s most senior noncommissioned officers were recently selected to the highest enlisted grade in the Air Force and recognized during a ceremony Feb. 18 at The Landing.The Chiefs’ Candlelight Recognition Ceremony was an opportunity for Team Hill to commemorate the achievements of those promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant.The formal... Read more
February 26, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force officials announced on Feb. 13 the president’s nomination of Maj. Gen. Lee K. Levy II to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as the commander of Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.No date has been announced for the reassignment.Levy is currently the Vice Director for Logistics (J-4... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
February 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Developmental Special Duty assignments have seen a major shift in how Airmen are recruited, moving from an application-based process to a vectoring process, with supervisors hand-selecting Airmen for assignments.However, several DSD programs have encountered some snags during the first three vectoring rounds in the last several months, with vectored Airmen not fully... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, Defense Media Activity
February 26, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ash Carter became the 25th Secretary of Defense Feb. 17, after having served previously as deputy defense secretary, defense acquisition chief and assistant secretary for global strategic affairs.President Barack Obama nominated Carter for the position. Calling Carter an innovator and a reformer who knows the Defense Department inside and out, the president said, “On day one,... Read more

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