R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Every military base accomplishes important missions. While some missions are very visible, others are little-known and performed in out-of-the way buildings separate from the main installation. Here, the flight training mission is very visible whereas the gun shop mission is less evident.The 531st Commodities Maintenance Squadron gun shop is located down a narrow road... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS JORDYN FETTER, 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — Instead of the usual roar of F-16 Fighting Falcons preparing for another flight here, a soft, warm breeze skirting across the flightline carried the sound of tools clanking against metal. In the depths of a hangar, an Air Force crew chief worked diligently to solve the most recent maintenance challenge placed in his path.Staff Sgt. Beau Blackburn, a dedicated crew chief... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
There’s still a few weeks of summer vacation left, but Hill AFB’s military parents can get some of their school shopping out of the way – for free – at a Back-to-School Information Fair Aug. 2.The fair will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Centennial Park and will offer backpacks and school supplies to DEERS-enrolled military dependent children in grades kindergarten to 12th grade.“This is a family... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
Delivering products on-time, at the best value is a priority for the installation’s 531st Commodities Maintenance Squadron. The 531st CMXS is one of four production squadrons within the Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 309th Commodities Maintenance Group.The unit provides warfighter support by overhauling: 1. Armament components (guns, gun turrets, fuel tanks, pylons, canopies, aircrew flight... Read more
AIRMAN NATHAN H. BARBOUR, 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  —Leaving a career field can be a scary proposition for an Airman who has been performing and learning the ins and outs of their job for the better part of a decade. The new career they choose may or may not be a good fit.Despite that, Staff Sgt. Michael McNally, a 355th Maintenance Group scheduler, recently became eligible to retrain into another career... Read more
Davis Arts Council
July 21, 2016
The Davis Arts Council is offering 2-for-1 tickets to Hill AFB active duty, civilians and retirees for an August performance by country singer Collin Raye.Raye will perform at Layton City’s Ed Kenley Amphitheater (403 N. Wasatch Drive) at 8 p.m., Aug. 20 for the Davis Arts Council’s annual Hill AFB Appreciation Night. The event is part of the Summer Nights with the Stars program that is held each... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If not for state-of-the art mobile medical equipment like that maintained by a depot on Hill Air Force Base, Army doctors treating injured soldiers in the field would encounter many more lost lives. The U.S. Army Medical Material Agency, based in Fort Detrick in Maryland, repairs and maintains medical equipment in several locations across the world. Learning about... Read more
staff report, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — 1st Lt. Sterling Broadhead is one of 12 Air Force reservists selected to represent the United States in the 2016 Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Skills Competition to be held in Madrid, Spain, next month.Broadhead currently serves as executive officer for the 419th Fighter Wing and is a fitness and outdoor enthusiast.The three-day competition... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting applications for the Career Intermission Program through Sept. 12 from active-duty and career status active Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen.CIP provides select Airmen the opportunity for a one-time temporary transition from active duty to the Individual Ready Reserve, for up to three years, to meet personal... Read more
By BRYAN MAGAÑA, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 21, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — July 9 - 10 marks the first time reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing conducted F-35 operations independent of their active duty counterparts.Reserve Airmen have been integral to the F-35 mission at Hill AFB, working side by side with the active duty 388th Fighter Wing since the first aircraft arrived in September 2015. But this weekend put the reservists’ training to... Read more

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