Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 5, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 75th Civil Engineer Group Housing Flight and Boyer Hill Military Housing at Hill Air Force Base received several Air Force Materiel Command Professional Housing Management Association awards recently — most notably, the Outstanding Housing Installation Team of the Year. The team also won the Air Force Professional Housing Management Association Award.The annual award... Read more
Staff Sgt. Chris Gross, Air Force News Service
March 5, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — During his latest CHIEFchat, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody put to rest rumors of changes to tuition assistance. He also discussed military pay and benefits, the growing cyberdomain, and master sergeant evaluation boards.Despite what Airmen could potentially be reading or hearing, Cody said, “There are no specific discussions going on right now about... Read more
Janis El Shabazz, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
March 5, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Civilian employees will have 27 pay dates in 2015 compared with the usual 26, so some employees might need to adjust their Thrift Savings Plan contribution elections to receive the maximum agency matching contributions for 2015.The Internal Revenue Code imposes a limit each year on the amount that an employee can contribute annually to a tax deferred... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 5, 2015
The Historic Wendover Airfield has embarked on a large-scope restoration project that could make it the second aerospace museum in the state and a tourist destination.The site is located about 150 miles west of Salt Lake City, near Utah’s western boarder with Nevada.Tom Demery, a volunteer at the Hill Aerospace Museum, said the Wendover museum is looking for donations to fund several projects... Read more
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

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