Articles

MEAGAN JARRELL, 75th Force Support Squadron
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Team Hill hosted the Air Force Materiel Command and American Federation of Government Employees Council 214 partnership council meeting here March 29-30.The mission of the partnership council is “To develop and advocate the means to fully implement our labor management partnership principles to make AFMC an exciting, productive and rewarding place for our people to... Read more
Hill AFB Civilian Health Promotion Services
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Civilian Health Promotion Services here — a program that provides free resources to help individuals maintain and improve their health and well-being — is expanding their office hours to accommodate Air Force Materiel Command civilian employees who work non-traditional hours.CHPS will now be open on Wednesday evenings until 5:30 p.m. at their location in building 533,... Read more
DIANE L. WARHA, Air Force Materiel Command Health & Wellness Team
April 13, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Wingman Day remains a tradition in the Air Force community and supports a culture of caring and commitment to each and every Airman. It reinforces the Air Force wi ngman concept as the foundation to build resilient Airmen. On Wingmen Day and every day, we encourage you to pause, appreciate each other, and focus on unit wellness. During Spring Wingman Day... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — In April 1967, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Airey set on a path untraveled by any other Airman in the U.S. Air Force. “It was 50 years ago that (Airey) became the first Airman bestowed the honor of being called chief master sergeant of the Air Force,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the CMSAF transition ceremony Feb. 17, 2017. “This position would shape how... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON —  Since its inception, the Air Force has consistently broken barriers as an element of the finest joint warfighting team on the planet, and its Airmen have refined its mission through innovation and teamwork. There were only 318,744 Airmen within the Air Force at that time, but their accomplishments within the first decade quickly let the world know they were a force to be... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — With the threat of a yearlong continuing resolution lingering, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and his fellow service chiefs called on Congress to approve an appropriation bill for fiscal year 2017 during a hearing on the topic April 5, 2017, on Capitol Hill. Already six months into a CR, the prolonged budget challenges have impacted the Air Force’s ability to... Read more
Air Force Staff Report, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — Air Force senior leaders testified about Air Force modernization before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.Lt. Gen. Chris Nowland, the deputy chief of staff for Air Force Operations; Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the military deputy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition; and Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris, the deputy chief of... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — Air Force senior leaders testified on the current state of the total force readiness before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, the director of Air National Guard, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, the chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command and Maj. Gen. Scott West, the director of Air Force Current... Read more
LT. COL. STEVEN ENGBERG and LT. COL. MICHAEL MEYER, 388th Fighter Wing
April 6, 2017
(Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series. Lt. Col. Engberg and Lt. Col. Meyer are the 388th Fighter Wing’s last F-16 squadron commanders.)HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — In honor of the F-16, whose operational service here is coming to a close this year, we continue our two-week tribute to the men and women of the 388th Fighter Wing and Team Hill who have supported Viper’s combat... Read more
MARISA ALIA-NOVOBILSKI, Air Force Research Laboratory
April 6, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — It only makes sense for the Air Force’s newest, most complex, multi-role fighter to have the most advanced, state-of-the-art sustainment facilities to ensure enduring power for years to come.The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Power Technology Office is on the front lines of making this happen for the F-35 Lighting ll. A next generation F-35... Read more