Disabled veteran leave rules explained

March 23, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — On Aug. 5, 2016, the Office of Personnel Management issued final regulations to implement the newly created “disabled veteran leave” category. Established under the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Wounded Warriors Act), disabled veteran leave will be available to any federal employee hired on or after Nov. 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more. 

419th reservists train for elite NATO competition

March 23, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Four reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing are training to be selected to compete in the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Competition to take place August 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Hill AFB regenerates F-16s for Indonesian Air Force

March 23, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The fifth of six “ferry cells” to deliver F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the Ogden Air Logistics Complex to the Indonesian Air Force departed Hill AFB earlier this week.

Hill AFB Honor Guard: Nameless, selfless, flawless

March 23, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Base honor guard Airmen are charged with selflessly, namelessly and flawlessly representing the U.S. Air Force and its members, both past and present, to the American public and the world. 

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March 23, 2017

Bodybuilding competition

The 2017 NGA Natural Utah Championships Pro Qualifier will be held Saturday, March 25, at Layton High School. Prejudge is at 9 a.m. and the night show is at 6 p.m. For information contact James or Bianca Purtell at 801-731-9333 or 801-499-3633 or e-mail ptutah95@aol.com. No federal endorsement intended.

‘Put Your Best Fork Forward’ campaign through March

March 16, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Have you heard? March is National Nutrition Month. The theme for 2017 is ‘Put Your Best Fork Forward.’ So let’s get real for a moment. It can be challenging to change our normal eating habits and switch to making healthier food choices. Sometimes we can fall short of our goals and feel like we have failed, but you know what? That is ok! We are human. Give yourself a little break; it is only when we stop trying that we truly fail. The theme ‘Put Your Best Fork Forward’ is there to remind each of us during the month of March to continue to try and work toward making healthier food choices. Each of us have the power to change and all we have to do is to continue to try to do as well as we can each day. By making small changes during National Nutrition Month and over time, we can improve our overall health now and in the future. Here are a few tips to help you ‘Put Your Best Fork Forward’:

Four Hill employees honored for 50 years of Federal service

March 16, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Combined, four Hill employees have served the United States government for 200 years, almost as long as it’s been in existence. Joseph Eckman, of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex; and Robin Barraclough, Robert Johnson, and Joseph Loffredo, of the 75th Air Base Wing; were all honored March 2-3 with 50 year federal government civil-service pins. All of the men said they don’t have any plans to retire anytime soon.

Maintainers compete for Load Crew of the Year

March 16, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings went head-to-head at a bomb-loading competition at Hill AFB Feb. 24 to determine the load crew of the year. Teams consisted of previous load-crew-of-the-quarter winners.

International Buffet brings a world of food

March 16, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — F-16 Foreign Liaison Officers (FLO) and their families shared food, drink and culture from 12 countries with colleagues and friends during the annual International Buffet here, March 1.

Culinary offerings from Belgium, Thailand, Denmark, Turkey, Japan, Poland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Indonesia, Portugal, Korea and Israel were served from tables adorned with cultural and informational displays during the event.

Hill Pharmacy announces training closures, kiosk option

March 16, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Staff Sgt. Derek F. Ramos Satellite Pharmacy will be closing one day per month for staff training and system maintenance. On these training days, the ScriptCenter kiosk is available for prescription pick-up. 

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