STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
September 22, 2016
When innovative ideas save the Air Force hundreds of thousands of dollars, leadership takes notice.Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James presented the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award to Master Sgt. Matthew Galinsky, who, in 2015, served as the Air Force fuels equipment manager at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and to the Electro-Chemical Milling Team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during a... Read more
September 22, 2016
During the fall months, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its managing anger campaign. Managing anger is the process of learning to recognize signs that you’re becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the situation in a positive way.Anger is a natural emotion felt by everyone from time to time, and can be felt when we are frustrated, hurt, annoyed, or disappointed. Anger... Read more
September 22, 2016
Hundreds of Airmen and civilians celebrated the U.S. Air Force’s 69th birthday during the 2016 Air Force Ball held Sept. 17 at the Davis Convention Center in Layton.The annual ball’s theme was “A Celebration of Warriors, Innovators & Leaders” and events included traditional military and civilian ceremonies, dinner, video presentations, and a ceremonial cake cutting.During the event, Kearston... Read more
TECH. SGT. NATALIE STANLEY, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
September 22, 2016
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein testified to the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill Sept. 15 emphasizing the need for fiscal stability to combat the long-term modernization and readiness challenges facing the Air Force.“We need the flexibility to retire aging weapon systems and reduce excess infrastructure in order to afford the technology needed to maintain our advantage,” Goldfein said. “... Read more


Commentary: #BeThere before the call

MASTER SGT. WENDY BARRAZA, Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization
September 22, 2016
When the phone rings in the middle of the night, it’s like an alarm going off in your brain. No one calls at one in the morning to say they were “just thinking of you.”I received one of those calls 13 years ago and woke to my mom telling me my dad had died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The words didn’t sink in right away; I had to ask her to repeat herself. I can’t image the difficulty she... Read more
September 22, 2016
More than a dozen workers from the Lowe’s located in Layton volunteered their time to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls inside the Airman Recreation Center. The project took more than two day to complete. The Center, also known as the ARC, is place for Hill AFB’s junior enlisted Airmen to relax and unwind by playing games such as ping pong or pool, watching movies, or just spending time... Read more
September 22, 2016
With the 2016 election fast approaching, the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is increasing its outreach during Absentee Voters Week, to be held from 26 September through 3 October 2016. Absentee Voters Week will focus on all active-duty members and their voting age dependents for the remaining State/Primary Elections and the General Presidential Election to be held on November 8th, 2016... Read more
September 22, 2016
The 30th Annual Hill AFB Military Retiree Appreciation Day occurred here Sept. 16.Attendees received the latest information regarding military retiree benefits and activities from dozens of information booths.Among others, participants included the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Social Security, the Veterans Administration as well as the 75th Medical Group and 75th Mission Support Group.... Read more
September 22, 2016
The Navy hosted its first live fire demonstration to successfully test the integration of F-35 with existing Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air (NIFC-CA) architecture Sept. 12.During the test, an unmodified U.S. Marine Corps F-35B from the Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron (VMX) 1, based in Edwards Air Force Base, acted as an elevated sensor to detect an over-the-horizon... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
September 22, 2016
The Air Force’s Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty (VLPAD) program has added a number of career fields for selected air reserve component line of the Air Force officers.For three years and one day, Reserve and Air National Guard officers from certain Air Force specialties can fill vacant active-duty positions for Air Force ROTC; Air Force ROTC detachment commanders; Officer Training School... Read more

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