Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
There’s still a few weeks of summer vacation left, but Hill AFB’s military parents can get some of their school shopping out of the way – for free – at a Back-to-School Information Fair Aug. 2.The fair will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Centennial Park and will offer backpacks and school supplies to DEERS-enrolled military dependent children in grades kindergarten to 12th grade.“This is a family... Read more
Davis Arts Council
July 21, 2016
The Davis Arts Council is offering 2-for-1 tickets to Hill AFB active duty, civilians and retirees for an August performance by country singer Collin Raye.Raye will perform at Layton City’s Ed Kenley Amphitheater (403 N. Wasatch Drive) at 8 p.m., Aug. 20 for the Davis Arts Council’s annual Hill AFB Appreciation Night. The event is part of the Summer Nights with the Stars program that is held each... Read more
staff report, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — 1st Lt. Sterling Broadhead is one of 12 Air Force reservists selected to represent the United States in the 2016 Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Skills Competition to be held in Madrid, Spain, next month.Broadhead currently serves as executive officer for the 419th Fighter Wing and is a fitness and outdoor enthusiast.The three-day competition... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting applications for the Career Intermission Program through Sept. 12 from active-duty and career status active Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen.CIP provides select Airmen the opportunity for a one-time temporary transition from active duty to the Individual Ready Reserve, for up to three years, to meet personal... Read more
July 14, 2016
Photos by R. NIAL BRADSHAW/U.S. Air ForceMilitary members and their families attend the “Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic” July 8 at Centennial Park, Hill Air Force Base. The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee invited all active-duty, Guard and Reserve military and family members to join them for their annual “Salute Picnic.” TOUMAC is a joint committee between the Davis Chamber of... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN NESHA HUMES, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
July 14, 2016
Giving back to the local community is one of the duties that come along with service to one’s country. There are some people, like Nicole Bridge, who don’t wear the uniform, but give back in an equally large way.Bridge was recently awarded the 2016 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year award.Bridge is the spouse of Tech. Sgt. Matthew J. Bridge, a member of the 521st Air Mobility Operations. She... Read more
PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ever wonder what it might be like to run more than 100 miles? If so, ever consider adding 100-degree heat and more than 14,000 feet in cumulative elevation gain? A local Airman will find out this month.Capt. Jared Struck, an aircraft maintenance officer with the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, is training for the Badwater ultramarathon, which he’ll begin running July 18. The... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
July 7, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be debilitating in some patients, but thanks to advancements in research and the continued training of mental health providers, treatments are getting better all the time.Maj. Joel Foster, Chief of Air Force Deployment Mental Health, said treating PTSD has improved dramatically in the last 20 years.“Twenty years ago, we didn’t really know... Read more
BO JOYNER, Air Force Reserve Command
July 7, 2016
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Airmen should be careful when taking dietary supplements — because of the potential health risks, but also because they could lead to a positive urinalysis test result, according to officials with Air Force Reserve Command’s Medical Services Directorate and staff judge advocate’s office.“You really need to do your homework and check with your doctor before taking any... Read more
SHANNON COLLINS, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
June 30, 2016
After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games drew to a close here June 21 with a medal ceremony and concert, followed by fireworks.Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley reminded the audience that the competitors, representing all services, the U.S. Special Operations Command and the United Kingdom armed forces, were the best of the best.“This... Read more

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