34th Fighter Squadron: Senior Airman Shantell Lenchanko367th Training Support Squadron:Master Sgt. Cathy George, Staff Sgt. Travis Whitaker, Airman 1st Class Robert Harnden III368th Recruiting Squadron:Staff Sgt. Stephanie Wimmer372nd Recruiting Group:Tech. Sgt. Shane Langley388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Chief Master Sgt. Robert Webster, Staff Sgt. Larry Buckingham Jr., Senior Airman Joshua... Read more
Senior leaders participating in PT event begin the running part of the test. (Senior Airman Brok McCarthy/U.S. Air Force)
Senior Airman Brok McCarthy, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
The new Physical Training standards may have some Airmen thinking that it's impossible to pass, but several senior leaders proved Monday that the test is possible.To encourage Airmen to think positively about the new standards, they composited their scores as if they were 18 years old and still passed with flying colors. "When I was asked to participate, I thought 'I'm not the most stellar... Read more
Re-enlistments367th Training Support Squadron:Master Sgt. Jon Young, Tech. Sgt. James Gooden, Senior Airman Carole Landrum, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Murphy388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Master Sgt. Stanley Henson, Tech. Sgt. Michael Bylica, Tech. Sgt. Steven Limas, Staff Sgt. Curtis Buettner, Staff Sgt. Tavis Garren, Senior Airman Shadon Gray, Senior Airman Kyle Parker, Senior Airman Nicolas... Read more
Tyler Patterson, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
Looking for an easy way to manage your Tricare Prime enrollment? Eligible service members and their family can do just that by using the Beneficiary Web Enrollment, or BWE, Web site.Through BWE, you can:>> Enroll in Prime>> Make your initial enrollment fee payment>> Choose a primary care manager>> Update personal information and DEERS records>> Transfer enrollment to... Read more
Diane Jaeger, 571st AXMS, is helping to provide 120 quilts for the new Ogden Veterans Home. (Courtesy)
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
More than 100 quilts are being pieced, stitched, stuffed with batting and finished up nicely with intricate quilt patterns for the new Veterans Home in Ogden. Or at least, that's what Diane Jaeger, state representative for the Quilts of Valor nonprofit, intends by the time the official opening is held Nov. 19.Jaeger, a management assistant with the 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, has a... Read more
Dress your pet for success with shotsA Halloween Vaccine Clinic will be held Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Veterinary Treatment Facility.Prizes will be awarded for pet and owner costumes.October is a good time for owners to start getting their pets ready for the holidays -- especially if you plan to have them groomed or boarded. Protect your pets. Make sure their vaccines are current.For... Read more
Fred W. Baker III, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON -- Defense Department employees paid under the National Security Personnel System will receive the same base salary increases this year as their General Schedule counterparts, a Defense Department official said Sept. 29.The move comes as senior Defense Department, Office of Personnel Management and White House officials work to determine the future of the troubled pay-for-performance... Read more
Air Force News Service
WASHINGTON -- Defense Department officials announced Sept. 30, the details for distributing $555 million available under the Homeowners Assistance Program.The program is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and it's designed to partially reimburse those whose service to the nation has required them to relocate and sell their primary residence at a loss.Those eligible include active... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
Does the term "Airman's Bash" sound vaguely familiar to Airmen who were stationed here last year? That's because the social extravaganza was previously referred to as the "Dorm Bash," and this year the event organizers extended the invitation beyond dormitory residents to all E-4 ranks and below and their families, including those belonging to other military branches stationed at Hill Air Force... Read more
Tobyhanna personnel test radar equipment and communication systems for the Air Force under the direction of the OO-ALC.
Anthony Ricchiazzi, Tobyhanna Army Depot Public Affairs
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- The U.S. Air Force Depot Maintenance mission, a function of the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command with depot maintenance, is managed by three Air Logistics Centers. The Ogden Air Logistics Center, at Hill Air Force Base, is responsible for range threat systems, air defense radars, ground theater air control systems, Maverick Missile guidance systems and communications... Read more