Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Airmen from the 729th Air Control Squadron here recently completed training designed to better prepare them for combat situations. Deployments to an (AOR) Area of Responsibility, or combat zone, are a regular occurrence for most Airmen and a routine part of active duty military life. However, depending on the location, some areas are more dangerous than others,... Read more
Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith, I.G. Brown Training and Education Center
March 9, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. — If I went through my past receipts on military discounts I would calculate a lot of cash left in my wallet from the generosity and appreciation of American businesses through the years; especially from hardware stores.A kitchen renovation is the newest project that I’m tackling on my own time since its mid-winter and there’s no pool to clean or flower beds to weed at my... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Health & Wellness Team
March 9, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — During the spring season, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Team Lean Challenge. TLC is a command-wide initiative designed to help the AFMC workforce achieve and maintain healthy weight through proper nutrition and physical activity. Participants who enroll and complete the official weigh-in will receive a free travel vegetable steamer.... Read more
March 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Developers at Hill Air Force Base broke ground on another new construction project March 3, creating more space for new jobs near the base.Air Force and Utah officials participated in a ceremony to mark the progress at Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park. The new 21,000 square-foot building will be leased by the Utah Science Technology and Research... Read more


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MASTER SGT. BENJAMIN WILSON, 407th Air Expeditionary Group Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
SOUTHWEST ASIA — High above Mosul, Iraq, a fighter pilot arrives on station.Now within 20 nautical miles of the target, the pilot arms the weapons on board and checks in with a joint terminal attack controller, identifying the call sign, position and combat load of munitions.The pilot can see explosions, small arms fire and artillery lighting up the banks of the Tigris River as Iraqi security... Read more
March 9, 2017
DALLAS — An individual or individuals using the “Exchange Inc.” name to handle vehicle purchases has once again been placing advertisements in auto magazines and commercial newspapers, leading Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers to believe they’re purchasing a vehicle through the Department of Defense (DoD) retailer.“This has been an ongoing issue for several years now, and it has... Read more
By 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
Forrest Brown, an engineering supervisor for the 309th Electronics Maintenance Group, was recently recognized by the Utah Engineering Council for his selection by the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers as the Utah Engineering Educator of the Year for his outstanding achievements in the field of engineering education.Brown, who has worked at Hill Air Force Base for more than 25 years... Read more
LORI A. BULTMAN, 25th Air Force
March 9, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – LACKLAND, Texas — When the search for a new chaplain began at the 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, who could have imagined an ISR analyst would be selected to fill those empty shoes?Chaplain (Maj.) W. James ‘Jim’ Bridgham said he can see that his ISR career prepared him for this assignment.“I understand the stress of shift work and the challenge... Read more
Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross, Air Force News Services
March 9, 2017
ORLANDO, Fl. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright addressed the areas in which he looks to focus on during his tenure as the 18th chief master sergeant of the Air Force at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium here March 2, 2017.As an adviser to the secretary and chief of staff of the Air Force on behalf of nearly 399,000 total force enlisted Airmen, Wright said he more... Read more
CHERYL SAWYERS, Team Eglin Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The 96th Security Forces Squadron christened a new patrol vessel in honor of Senior Airman Nathan Sartain, a fallen defender at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 24, 2017.Sartain, a Pensacola native, was a member of the 66th Security Forces Squadron, from Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, and died Oct.2, 2015, when a C-130J Super Hercules crashed shortly after takeoff... Read more

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