Wing names top performers of 2014

February 12, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — About 400 people gathered at Layton’s Davis Conference Center to honor the 419th Fighter Wing’s top performers of 2014 during the Airmen of the Year banquet Saturday.

Military personnel, families, business leaders and wing alumni heard from guest speaker Chief Master Sgt. Cameron Kirksey, Command Chief of Air Force Reserve Command. During his remarks, Kirksey recounted the wing’s greatest accomplishments of 2014, encouraged leaders and thanked reservists for their service.



388th CMS Airman earns Diamond Sharp Award

February 12, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Senior Airman Marisol MacKenzie, unit deployment manager for the 388th Component Maintenance Squadron, was recently nominated by Hill AFB first sergeants for their quarterly Diamond Sharp Award.



Budget: More Airmen at Hill and move to retire A-10

February 12, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force’s fiscal year 2016 budget includes several effects — both positive and negative — on Hill Air Force Base.



'Military Saves Week' offers workshops, friendly competition

February 12, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Military Saves Week is quickly approaching, and active-duty service members, their families, retirees, and guard and reservists will have the opportunity to join in on valuable workshops and resources offered daily by the Airman & Family Readiness Center.



Commander shares 514th FLTS mission

February 12, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Many Utahns have seen the A-10, F-16, F-22, F-35 and C-130 aircraft flying around Hill AFB and the Ogden-Salt Lake City area from time to time.



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February 12, 2015

DSD Career Day

Airmen are invited to a Developmental Special Duty (DSD) Career Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Hill AFB Airman Recreation Center. Representatives from each special duty will be there to educate Airmen on their careers. The First Four will provide pizza and drinks for a small fee. 



Hill Airman honored in Portraits in Courage

February 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Hill Air Force Base Airman made the cut when the Air Force released its ninth volume of Portraits in Courage, highlighting five teams and seven individual Airmen for their honor, valor, devotion and selfless sacrifice in the face of extreme danger to themselves and others.



Location information on smartphones poses risk

February 5, 2015

In a short period of time, smartphones have completely changed the way we live. However, much like Newton’s Third Law of Motion (for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction), these changes have had both positive and negative consequences. 

Positive: Instant messaging and texting allow us to stay in contact with friends and loved ones at all times. If you’re a parent



Active-duty and reserve Airmen face off in weapons load competition

February 5, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Airmen in the 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 466th AMU will compete in a weapons load competition in Hangar 37 here at 8 a.m. Feb. 13 to determine which unit will be named “Weapons Load Crew of the Year.”  



Warrior Fitness Center’s Climbing 101 enhances morale, teaches safe techniques

February 5, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Each week for most of the year — except for a break during summer months — a free Climbing 101 course is offered at the Warrior Fitness Center for those who are eligible to work out in the WFC and who are over the age 13. 

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