SENIOR AIRMAN JUSTIN FUCHS, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
ALBACETE AIR BASE, Spain — Eight F-16 aircraft and more than 200 Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th FW from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are currently at Albacete Air Base, Spain, to participate in the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme through May 19.TLP is an annual NATO Mission Commander’s School training program and is designed to provide joint training... Read more
MASTER SGT. RICHARD JONES, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage committee chair
May 4, 2017
The month of May was selected as a way to commemorate arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to the U.S. on May 7, 1843. May also marks the anniversary of the transcontinental railroad, which was completed in May 1869 largely using with the labor of Chinese immigrants. Congress established Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week in 1978 to recognize the contributions to U.S. history and... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign is ongoing here through May 19 and your contributions will benefit Air Force personnel and their families.AFAF contributions provide financial support to four affiliates: the Air Force Village Charitable Foundation (AFVCF), Air Force Aid Society (AFAS), Air Force Enlisted Village (AFEV), and the General and Mrs. Curtis E.... Read more
May 4, 2017
Are you the spouse of a Team Hill member? Ever wondered what people do at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex? Now is your opportunity to discover what goes on behind the doors and gates. Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, cordially invites all Team Hill spouses (military, civilian, and contractor) to attend an Ogden Air Logistics Complex depot maintenance... Read more
SENIOR MASTER SGT. KATHERINE GRABHAM, Office of the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force
May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON — More than 40 Air Force senior enlisted leaders and subject matter experts met at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, April 4-5 to perform an extensive review of all facets of enlisted professional military education during the 2017 EPME Triennial Review. “We reviewed every level of EPME provided to our enlisted Airmen, from policy to content to delivery,” said Chief Master Sgt.... Read more
SALLIE CAUTHERS, DeCA marketing and mass media specialist
May 4, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — Whether it’s for case lot sales, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day or more, commissaries will be offering special savings throughout May for Military Appreciation Month. “We want to thank our military members and their families for their service,” said Tracie Russ, director of sales for the Defense Commissary Agency. “One way for us to do this at your local commissary... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
RAF LAKENHEATH, United Kingdom — Zachary Kasperek grew up in Angola, New York, on the shores of Lake Erie, playing with G.I. Joes and fighting with friends over who shot who in their imaginary games of war.He always wanted to join the military.After the Sept. 11 terror attacks, military recruiters started calling his older brother. Zachary would answer the phone and try to convince them that at... Read more
May 4, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — When it comes to Earth Day, military commissaries don’t just check a box for an annual observance. The Defense Commissary Agency’s environmental management system (EMS) works year-round to help protect the environment by using sustainable work practices, recycling and diverting waste from landfills.“Protecting the environment is very important to DeCA,” said Robin Armhold, the... Read more
Ed Gulick, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites.The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force’s Chief Information Officer as a measure to further operationalize the domain and leverage talent from both within and outside the... Read more
May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON — Headquarters Air Force released finalized implementation plans following the second notification to Airmen relaying new diversity and inclusion initiatives on April 9, 2017. Diversity and inclusion efforts have been a fundamental priority for the Air Force in addressing today’s ever evolving national security challenges, the memo explained. According to Air Force leadership... Read more