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TED SINGER, Air Force Materiel Command AcqDemo Team Lead
March 17, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Training is in full swing for some 13,000 Air Force Materiel Command personnel scheduled to convert to the DoD Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) pay system in June 2016.During the training, employees are learning about the key differences in the performance management approach between the current system and the new system. While... Read more
LISA FERDINANDO, DOD News
March 17, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The civilian and military personnel at the laboratories here are working on cutting-edge technologies to maximize human performance, protect the warfighter, and secure the nation.Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work made a number of stops here March 3 during a one-day visit, including to the 711th Human Performance Wing and the National Air and Space... Read more
STAFF SGT. STACI MILLER, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
March 17, 2016
LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Aviation and F-35A Lightning II fanatics have something special to look forward to this 2016 air show season, including at Hill Air Force Base’s upcoming event.The Lightning II qualified March 6 at the Heritage Flight Conference at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, to take part in the Air Combat Command Air Force Heritage Flight program.The program features... Read more
Dave Smith, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs
March 17, 2016
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  — From being a young boy who could not speak a word of English to an Airman who instructs others on the effects altitude has on the human body, Senior Airman Jae Yu, of the 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron, practiced resilience far before he ever joined the Air Force.Myong and Susan Yu relocated to Maryland from Seoul, South Korea, as part of a work program... Read more
March 10, 2016
CLEARFIELD — Davis & Weber Canal Company will be replacing the concrete box culvert west of Interstate 15 across 650 North in Clearfield March 10-14. As a result, 650 North will be closed between the I-15 Interchange (Exit 335) and Main Street (State Road 126) in Clearfield from 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 14.During the construction, all I-15 interchange ramps... Read more
March 10, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — Scott A. Williams, 51, of Huntsville, Utah, is charged with two counts of unlawful exportation of goods from the United States, false statement in a document, and conversion of property of the United States in an indictment unsealed recently in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City.  Williams is a former civilian contract employee at Hill Air Force Base, where he worked with... Read more
March 10, 2016
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — From the flightline to the hangars, Air Force reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing’s operations and maintenance groups work side by side with active-duty Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing on a daily basis. About 50 Airmen from the 419th FW have taken that teamwork to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, where they’re working with active-duty counterparts to support F-... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 10, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The designation as a “1-percenter” commonly carries less-than-desirable connotations, depending on the context and demographic to which it is applied.In the United States Air Force, being part of the top one percent distinguishes Airmen who have achieved the highest enlisted rank, chief master sergeant. On March 4, Team Hill held a time-honored ceremony to recognize 16... Read more
Sean Kimmons, Air Force News Service
March 10, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Budget plans are poised to keep the Air Force atop of its game, with a new bomber and advanced technology to help Airmen execute a future offset strategy, the head of the service announced at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 26.“We’ve got to be forward-thinking enough to balance winning today’s fight while preparing for tomorrow’s,” said Air Force Secretary... Read more
March 10, 2016
Team Hill congratulates the following Airmen who have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant, the second-highest enlisted rank. A promotion release ceremony was held at the club March 3. “In today’s competitive, high-quality Air Force, this is a significant feat and we are extremely proud of this tremendous accomplishment.  Their selection for promotion serves as a clear... Read more

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