Capt. (Dr.) Betsy Reese, 75th Medical Operations Squadron
April 6, 2017
(Editor’s notes: March 30 was National Doctors Day. For that occasion, Capt. (Dr.) Betsy Reese from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, provided these comments on why she serves.)The decision to pursue a career in family medicine was a simple one. I have always appreciated the ability to take care of many aspects of a patient’s medical needs when they are sick or injured, but I also enjoy the challenge of... Read more
April 6, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — As the son of a career Navy officer, Alejandro Villanueva grew up on military bases worldwide, playing football and basketball among other sports. That’s why today, as an offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Villanueva said he embraces his participation with youth football ProCamps as a way of giving back to a community he cherishes. This marks the fifth year P&G... Read more
April 6, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Team Hill units were visited by the Air Force Material Command Inspector General team March 13-23 and the base received ‘Effective’ ratings across the board. The Unit Effectiveness Inspection, or UEI, measured the effectiveness of the 75th Air Base Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Life Cycle Management Center, Supply Chain Management Group, Nuclear Warfare... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN KELSEY TUCKER, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 6, 2017
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — “On your mark, get set, go!”Amidst cheers and applause, the runners take off from the starting line. Pulling out in front of the pack is a man in a neon yellow shirt emblazoned with the words “Team Momentum” carrying a billowing American flag that serves as a guiding beacon for the rest of the racers.He runs with a grin on his face, even as the hot southern sun beats... Read more
TECH. SGT. NATHAN GENTEMAN, Holocaust Remembrance Committee chair
April 6, 2017
The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of 6 million Jewish people and 5 million others by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. Holocaust is a word of Greek origin meaning “sacrifice by fire.” The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933 believed that Germans were “racially superior” and that the Jewish people, deemed “inferior,” were an... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON — Heather Wilson testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee during her confirmation hearing for secretary of the Air Force in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2017.The Air Force veteran and former New Mexico representative was introduced by Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds of South Dakota. “If confirmed, she will become the first Air Force Academy graduate in history to... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 6, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2017 Civilian Strategic Leadership Program. Applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 1, 2017. CSLP, the Air Force’s senior civilian career broadening program, is designed to develop multiskilled GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 leaders by placing them in leadership positions outside their... Read more
Robb S. Alexander Jr., Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah
April 6, 2017
ROY, Utah — The Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, hosts a Plane Talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill Air Force Base, the United States Air Force, other military branches and many other subjects related to aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk takes place on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Everyone is invited and admission is FREE... Read more
TECH. SGT. KELLY GOONAN, Robins AFB Public Affairs
April 6, 2017
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — This year’s Program Executive Officer Review and Outlook was about providing industry with the information needed to help them be competitive and innovative when seeking to partner with the government.Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, and Lt. Gen. John Thompson – Air Force Sustainment Center and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commanders respectively – spoke to the 400 in... Read more
STAFF SGT. JANNELLE MCRAE, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, the Air Force manpower, personnel and services deputy chief of staff, testified on the pilot shortage before the House Armed Services subcommittee on Military Personnel in Washington, D.C., March 29, 2017.At the end of fiscal year 2016, the total force made up of the active duty, reserve and guard, was short 1,555 pilots across all mission areas. The Air Force... Read more