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R. NIAL BRADHAW
October 13, 2016
More than 50 Team Hill Airmen, dependents, and civilians participated in a three-hour introduction to the ‘Krav Maga’ self-defense system at the Warrior Fitness Center Oct. 8.Krav Maga is a reality based self-defense system aimed at developing self-empowerment and improving potentially lifesaving self-defense skills. It’s comprised of instinctive movements and aggressive defensive and offensive... Read more
NATHAN HUVEN, 75th Security Forces Squadron
October 13, 2016
Air Force Instruction 31-101 directs installation commanders to develop and implement guidance governing use and control of privately owned firearms (POF). Here, the 75th Air Base Wing commander has published that guidance in Hill AFB Instruction, 31-206, Control of Privately Owned Firearms.  This instruction provides required on-station guidance governing the use and control of POFs on this... Read more
American Red Cross
October 13, 2016
The American Red Cross unveiled a new Hero Care app to help members of the military, veterans, and their families identify and access both emergency and non-emergency Red Cross services from anywhere in the world.“When you’re a military family in the middle of an emergency, the worst feeling in the world is not knowing how to reach your loved one to bring them home or how to get access quickly to... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
October 13, 2016
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein addressed a standing room only crowd during a multi-domain battle contemporary forum at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center here Oct. 4. He was one of a panel of presenters made up of senior leaders from all the services as well as one from the Australian Army. Held every... Read more
October 13, 2016
The Air Force has directed a service-wide recertification of all installation 1.5-mile run and 2-kilometer walk courses by Oct. 31. The recertification requirement comes after the identification of course-length issues by local officials at Goodfellow and Hanscom Air Force Bases.While conducting a local self-inspection earlier this year, officials at Goodfellow AFB in San Angelo, Texas,... Read more
October 13, 2016
Thirty-three future supervisors completed the first step of enlisted professional military education during a graduation ceremony held at the base theater Sept. 28.  The Airman Leadership School graduates attended the 24-day/192-hour course focusing on developing leadership abilities, the profession of arms, and building effective communication.Congratulations to the graduates of ALS Class... Read more
October 13, 2016
DARREN D. HEUSELOn Oct. 7, Air Force Sustainment Center senior leaders take time to fill in their pledge cards to signal the start of the Combined Federal Campaign, which began Oct. 3 and runs through Nov. 17. Filling in their pledge cards are Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, AFSC commander, center, Brig. Gen. Tom Miller, AFSC vice commander, left, and AFSC Command Chief Master Sgt. Gary Sharp. The CFC... Read more
MIKE MARTIN, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
October 13, 2016
This week, nearly 10 years after he was killed in combat operations in Iraq, U.S. forces brought home the remains of F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot Maj. Troy Gilbert, who died saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies. On Nov. 27, 2006, Gilbert and his wingman were flying back to base when they got the call that an AH-6 Little Bird helicopter had been shot down. Enemy... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
October 13, 2016
Laboratory directors from all three services addressed innovation through science and engineering in support of military operations during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee.Testifying before the panel were Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory; Dr. Philip Perconti, acting director of the... Read more
October 13, 2016
Twenty-five years ago on Oct. 1, the Defense Commissary Agency took control of armed forces commissaries, worldwide. A quarter of a century later, DeCA employees are proud of the agency’s accomplishments. Much of what was done in 1991 has been improved, as DeCA adopted new and emerging methods and technologies. Today’s commissaries have conveniences like self-checkouts, sushi bars, hot foods,... Read more

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In the know Legal office closureThe 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office will be... more