The Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service and the local Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office, or DRMO, has taken on a new name. This is much more than a name change. It's about helping the Department of Defense and our customers see the full value of the Defense Logistics Agency as we enter a time of ever-shrinking resources The local site is now called DLA Disposition Services. It... Read more
David Kendziora, Ogden Air Logistics Center Historian
This week 65 years ago, "Hillfielders" were still in the thick of World War II. Many reveled in the recent Allied victory in Europe, while helping to bring the full weight of the nation's might to the enemy in the Pacific. Some expected that at least another million people would perish before the war's end. However, at 4:10 p.m. (MDT) on Aug. 14, 1945, the United States received word of Emperor... Read more
Kari Tilton, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
About 30 members of the 419th Fighter Wing's Civil Engineer Squadron set out July 31 for a six-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of the troop surge under way as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The team of Air Force Reservists will be based at Bagram Airfield and will provide engineering, master planning and light troop labor for existing facilities and new construction at the massive... Read more
Master Sgt. Samantha Parrish, 367th Training Support Squadron Interactive Courseware Flight Chief
“Fly, fight and win,” is the mission of the Air Force. It is my mission to make sure our war-fighters are prepared with the latest, most technologically advanced training available. Throughout my career, I have seen an evolution in the way we do business. As a leader, it is my responsibility to support and promote these advancements. I am the Interactive Courseware flight chief for the 367th... Read more
Staff Sgt. Vanessa Young, Defense Media Activity San Antonio
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Maintainers are towing F-16 Fighting Falcons out of retirement from the "boneyard" here July 29 and preparing them to become the Air Force's newest platform for target training. Specialists with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group are regenerating F-16s so they can be flown to a Boeing facility in Florida where they will be converted to QF... Read more
Microbrews, chocolate and cheese at Club Hill Aug. 27 Buffalo Brewfest will be held Aug. 27, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the grassy area around Club Hill and the patio. Sample microbrews will be on hand from many of Utah's premier microbreweries. Club Hill will be cooking up a barbeque and there will be live entertainment on stage. Prizes will be given away including a trip for two to the Green Valley... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General has recently completed a Compliance Inspection at Edwards AFB, Ca. This is the third Compliance Inspection of the year - Team Hill could be inspected next. To assist units in ensuring compliance a Unit Self Inspection (USI) is required at least once in a 12 month period. When most people hear USI it usually conjures up visions of individuals with... Read more
The 368th Recruiting Squadron, headquartered at Hill Air Force Base, received an overall "Outstanding" rating on its Unit Compliance Inspection, July 12-15. Inspectors from the Air Force Recruiting Service IG Team graded the squadron on five major areas -- operational programs, operational support, support programs, commander's programs and mission impact -- and each of the areas also received an... Read more
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force officials selected the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2010. An Air Force selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center here considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and the Air Staff. The board selected the 12 Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal... Read more
WASHINGTON -- The official United States Air Force Facebook page reached new heights over the Aug. 1 weekend when the number of fans who "like" the page topped 100,000. The page went live in mid-2009 as a way to share the latest Air Force news and to network with current Airmen, veterans, family members, potential recruits and the Air Force enthusiasts. "Having a large fan base is nice, but the... Read more