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April 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 419th Fighter Wing will honor the Air Force Reserve’s remarkable 60-year legacy at Hill AFB during a reunion weekend here Oct. 2-4.“The Air Force Reserve has been at Hill Air Force Base since 1955,” said Col. Bryan Radliff, 419th FW commander. “We’ve had different names, flown different aircraft, but one thing that hasn’t changed is Utahns serving their nation.”The... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force says the F-35 can now fly in lightning storms, which seems appropriate, considering the next-generation fighter jet is named after that same weather element.The F-35 Lightning II program office says a problem with the jet’s electrical and fuel tank systems has been fixed, removing restrictions that at one time prohibited the plane from flying within 25 miles of... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 23, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan updated members of the committee’s tactical air and land forces subcommittee on the F-35 program as part of the President’s... Read more
April 23, 2015
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — After nearly four days of engaging with Tinker Airmen and community leaders, the Air Force Chief of Staff, cited Tinker as a “crown jewel” doing remarkable work for the nation.During his visit, Gen. Mark A. Welsh III repeatedly expressed his appreciation for the way Tinker Airmen are carrying out the vital national defense missions here.“Every combatant commander in... Read more
STAFF SGT. CRYSTAL CHARRIERE, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee, 10th Air Force commander, visited the 419th Fighter Wing during the April training weekend to get an update on the wing’s mission and talk about transition from the F-16 to the F-35A, the first of which is due to arrive here in September.He was joined by 10th Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Brandhuber. The pair spent time touring work... Read more
April 23, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — During the months of April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign.Building and maintaining good work relationships is the key to a positive work environment. Many full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with fellow staff than they do with their families or personal friends. Co-workers... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 16, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base officials and representatives from American Federation of Government Employees Local 1592 recently agreed on a base supplement to the Master Labor Agreement.“This agreement is focused on people first, which is always our goal. Our Air Force civilians accomplish great things here every day. This supplement solidifies the cooperation and teamwork we need to... Read more
April 16, 2015
DAVID A. PERRY/U.S. Air Force Families across Team Hill gather for a Glow Run April 10 at Hill Air Force Base. The event was held to bring awareness to sexual assault and child abuse prevention. For more information on sexual assault prevention programs at Hill, call 801-777-1985 or 801-777-1964.  Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 16, 2015
OGDEN — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hopes a small change will make a big difference in how many veterans have access to a new health-care program.The VA announced last week that it plans to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program by changing the way it calculates the distance between a veteran’s residence and the nearest VA medical facility, measuring in driving distance... Read more
April 16, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 75th Medical Group strives to provide world-class health care to our beneficiaries. To help ensure the safest and highest quality care, our staff asks that only a child who has an appointment be brought to the 75th Medical Group — and requests that parents secure child care for any other children.In the event this is not possible, due to safety concerns and space... Read more

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