TECH. SGT. BRYAN FRANKS, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
June 23, 2016
Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card -- to include family members -- via an alternate website.The BRS was enacted into law in the... Read more
June 23, 2016
Hill will bid farewell to Col. Ronald E. Jolly Sr., 75th Air Base Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony here at 9 a.m. June 28. Jolly will relinquish command to Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt at that time. Hammerstedt is coming from Robins AFB, Georgia, where she served as commander of the 402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group since July 2014.Jolly has served as 75th ABW commander since... Read more
Psychological Health Director, 914th Airlift Wing, DANIEL NORTON
June 23, 2016
(Editor’s note: In today’s world, we see violence in our society, on a regular basis on TV and even in our own communities. It is more important than ever to monitor your mental health and care for yourself emotionally and seek services if you need them, especially in light of events like the recent nightclub terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida. Daniel Norton, director of psychological health at... Read more
PRERANA KORPE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
June 23, 2016
Stress. Even the mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how a person copes with daily stressors can have great impacts on their quality of life and overall health.Stress is actually the body’s response to any demand, including change. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are at least three types of stress that can... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Special to Hilltop Times
June 23, 2016
If you’re going to Hill Air Force Base’s upcoming air show, security officials have a message for you: pack light and play nice.As the 2016 Warriors Over the Wasatch open house and air show nears, base security personnel say they’re prepared for the worst — whatever form that may come in.Lt. Col. Kristopher Long, commander of Hill’s 75th Operations Support Squadron, said organizers have spent the... Read more
By VOLUNTEER IN THE PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTS AND STANDARDS STUDY, Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs
June 23, 2016
(Editors note-The following is a commentary by a female who completed a Physical Fitness Tests and Standards study at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The Airman was a volunteer in the fitness study, which supports the Air Force’s Women in Service Review. The study aims to scientifically establish occupationally-specific, operationally-relevant physical fitness standards for Battlefield... Read more
Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
June 23, 2016
Many athletes participating in the 2016 DoD Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, have been preparing with physical trainers and acupuncturists behind the scenes to stay in optimal condition to compete.Rachel Jordan, Walter Reed Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program manager for the Marine Corps, said she took on a dual role as athletic trainer and team classifier to... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Special to Hilltop Times
June 23, 2016
When you’re expecting around 300,000 guests but only have 8,000 available parking spots, creativity is key. And so organizers of the upcoming Warriors Over the Wasatch open house and air show say they’ve developed a “radical plan” to bring the anticipated 600,000 total spectators onto Hill Air Force Base over the two-day air show, set for June 25 and 26. In a move that seems somewhat... Read more
June 23, 2016
Registration is going on now for Clearfield City’s annual community event -- Freedom 5K Run/2 Mile Walk. This untimed free event, which winds through the streets of Clearfield, kicks off the city’s annual Fourth of July celebration.Participants have an option of purchasing a race shirt for $15 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Air Force Association’s Wounded Airman Program.Clearfield... Read more
June 23, 2016
Q:  I would  like to know why, in the wake of the University California, Los Angeles shootings that doors that swing outward have not been looked at as a security issue. Bldg. 238 has some of these doors. The Quality Assurance office is one. Please let me know if this will be looked into. This issue has been brought up to prior supervision but not resolved. Thank You.A: In examining the... Read more

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