Hill’s Total Force welcomes F-35

October 22, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing formally welcomed the arrival of the F-35 Lightning II during a ceremony Oct. 14.

CMSAF Gaylor addresses Team Hill

October 22, 2015

Fifth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Robert D. Gaylor speaks to Team Hill Airmen at Hill Air Force Base Oct. 8.

The retired chief spoke about his military career and experiences that began in the Army Air Corps, prior to the Air Force becoming a separate service in 1947.

ALC repairs firefighting C-130 after emergency landing

October 22, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, like other squadrons within the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, sometimes does “drop-in” work on C-130 Hercules aircraft, adding them into their repair schedule where possible.

ACTION LINE: Pedestrian safety is a top priority on base

October 22, 2015

Q: I am writing this because I have had enough of the near misses that have been occurring at the cross walk in front of Building 503. People are continuing to run the red light while people are trying to cross the street and there have been several near misses. We, as a group, have brought this to the attention of our Voluntary Protection Program reps, Traffic Council and our upper management, and absolutely nothing is getting resolved. If I need to start carrying a rock and throwing it through the window of the cars that nearly hit me, I will.

Air Force Chief of Staff visits Hill Airmen

October 22, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, wrapped up a visit to Hill Air Force Base by holding a town-hall-style meeting with the base’s Airmen — and getting a bit emotional.

Hill commemorates new era in combat air power

October 22, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill and the Top of Utah community officially welcomed the F-35 Lightning II at a ceremony Oct. 14, an event that formally marked the beginning of F-35 operations for the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings.

AF Wounded Warrior program helps ease troubles

October 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two wounded warriors and their caregivers talked about how they’ve benefited from the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program and some areas of improvement during the Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 16.

Tech Sgt. Alex Eudy and his wife, Alyson, along with Senior Airman Justin Deskin and his mother, Heather, shared their stories and described how the program has helped them along the way.

WWII flying ace encounters new generation of aircraft

October 22, 2015


ARLINGTON, Va. — The World War II flying ace looked wide-eyed at the instrument panel of an F-35 Lightning II simulator, as a pilot hovered the virtual fighter jet above a warship and safely landed it.

"It’s so much beyond my comprehension," Tom "Ginger" Neil, Britain’s highest-scoring living ace, said of the aircraft’s fifth-generation design, which also has stealth features. "It’s a new world entirely."

Exemplary Civilian Service award winners

October 22, 2015

ALEX R. LLOYD/U.S. Air Force

Analysts Ted Maxdield and Scott Dodge, and Security Manager Scott Logerquist, from Hill's Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, were presented Exemplary Civilian service Awards Oct. 2. Col Ron Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander, presented the awards on behalf of Lt. Gen John F. Thompson, AFLCMC commander.  The awards were given for their oustanding service in support of command mission and goals.

Women's health: Time to get checked

October 22, 2015

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Each October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are reminded to put themselves first and make time for their health. Making health a priority helps people stay in optimum shape and keeps illnesses and disease at bay.

Women often put their families’ needs ahead of their own, ignoring minor symptoms year after year until they affect their health. Using preventive care is one of the best ways for someone to stay healthy.

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