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July 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 75th Air Base Wing’s command chief master sergeant will retire Nov. 1 after 27 years of military service.In remarks during her retirement ceremony July 14 at the Hill Aerospace Museum, Chief Master Sgt. Rhonda K. Miller spoke of family to an audience of active-duty, retired and civilian Airmen.“It takes a family to raise an Airman,” she said. “Each and every one of you,... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee, 10th Air Force commander, presented the 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron with an award here July 15.The 419th LRS fuels management flight topped five other competitors from across Air Force Reserve Command to earn the American Petroleum Institute Award for 2014, also known as the “Golden Derrick Award.” The annual award recognizes the unit that... Read more
July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Office of Personnel Management officials on July 9 announced the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those affected.In late May, as a result of ongoing efforts to secure its systems, OPM discovered an incident affecting background investigation... Read more
STAFF SGT. DINNO LORENZO, 75th Aerospace Medical Squadron
July 23, 2015
The year’s first case of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus has been confirmed near Riverdale. Officials from Weber County Mosquito Abatement expect more mosquitoes than usual this summer due to the unseasonably warm winter and rainy spring we experienced. West Nile Virus is vector-borne disease that is commonly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. The virus is carried by mosquitoes and... Read more
July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The six-month deferment for female Airmen to accomplish their fitness assessments following childbirth will be increased to 12 months to align with recent changes to the deployment deferments, Air Force officials announced July 14.The deployment deferment policy, as part of the Air Force’s 2015 Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, increases the deferment from deployment, short... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, U.S. Air Force
July 23, 2015
The annual Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic was held July 10 at Centennial Park. The picnic is hosted by the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee, Zions Bank, America First Credit Union, Gastronomy Inc., CenturyLink, and other sponsors as a way to thank military members for their service. Read more
July 23, 2015
OGDEN Pfc. Gerald A. Smith, USMCJan. 8, 1951 - August 29, 196918 years old Rifleman 2nd Lt. Mark S. Steiner, USANov. 11, 1948 - Nov. 24, 196820 ears old Field Artillery Unit Commander Sgt. Lenny M. Tippets, USAAug. 19, 1950 - May 7, 197019 years old Air Traffic Controller Radar Controller 1 to 2 years of service Pfc. Joseph G. Vogrinec, USAJuly 7, 1948 - Jan. 29, 196819 years oldField... Read more
July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to a critical shortage of remotely piloted aircraft pilots, the Air Force rolled out more details of its plan to fix the problem in both the short and long term. The most recent initiatives include creating bonuses for RPA pilots of $15,000 per year beginning in fiscal year 2016; placing some newly minted pilots in RPA squadrons beginning in August; and... Read more
By Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 16, 2015
 Enrolling in a higher education program in Utah just got a lot more affordable for military veterans and their families.Beginning July 1, public universities and colleges in Utah began offering “resident-rate” tuition and fees to veterans and their dependents, regardless of their formal state of residence.The new law, which is part of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of... Read more
July 16, 2015
The head of the Air Force’s F-35 Lightning II integration team cited the Air Force Sustainment Center’s overall joint-strike fighter support during a visit to the center headquarters here July 10.Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, Director, F-35 Integration Office, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, said he is impressed by the work being done in AFSC.“I am exceedingly impressed by the people and the work... Read more

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