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Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
June 15, 2017
WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill June 6.At the forefront were the efforts to restore readiness and increase the lethality of the force. Wilson said any objective evaluation of today’s Air Force reaches two conclusions:“The Air Force is too small for the... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Recently the 3,000th F-35A Lighting II aircraft sortie departed Hill Air Force Base generated by maintainers from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing.That sortie, and all others flown that day was carried out with the new version of the Autonomic Logistics Information System. Commonly called ALIS, it’s the F-35A’s information technology... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — An Airman stationed here recently made an instantaneous decision to act and prevented a tragedy for a complete stranger.Active duty Tech. Sgt. Alister Clyne, 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron, was on a scenic hiking trail in Bells Canyon above Sandy, Utah, May 21, with a group of 10 hikers he’d ‘met’ via an app designed to connect people with similar interests. During the... Read more
MASTER SGT. RICHARD JONES, Asian American Pacific Islander chair
June 8, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Asian American Pacific Islander Festival took place Friday, May 19, at the softball fields here. The event was hosted by the AAPI Heritage Committee and sponsored by the Team Hill Special Observance Council (THSOC). This event is one of 10 Department of the Defense special observances hosted by THSOC. May is designated as the month to commemorate and remember... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Pilots from the 419th and 388th Fighter Wings honored fallen World War II veterans with an F-16 flyover above Loa, Utah, Memorial Day. Loa, located in Wayne County, lies outside the site of a crash in July 1943, when an AT-18 bomber came apart midair over the remote Utah desert during a flight from California to Colorado, killing all six crewmembers.Lt. Col. Chris... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Air Force recently began its 2017 season of large detonation operations at the Utah Test and Training Range.The detonations, which involve destroying the rocket motors and solid propellant of Air Force and Navy ballistic missiles, will occur two or three times a week through October.“Detonation is the best environmental method for disposing of the rocket motors and... Read more
STAFF SGT. JANNELLE MCRAE, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
WASHINGTON — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein hosted a National Pilot Sourcing Meeting with airline executives to discuss the national pilot shortage in Alexandria, Virginia, May 18, 2017.Air Force and sister-service aviation leaders, airline executives, associations and educators identified and discussed opportunities to improve collaboration between airlines and the military to... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Air Force will accept public comments May 25-June 26 on a draft Environmental Assessment completed on a proposal to build and operate a 3 megawatt combined heat and power system, or CHP System, on Hill Air Force Base.If constructed, the CHP System would consist of a natural gas turbine generator, a heat recovery steam generator, a water treatment system, a duct... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
WASHINGTON — Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson discussed the state of the nuclear triad during a Mitchell Institute breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2017.The Air Force maintains two legs of the nuclear triad, including aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons, more than 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles, 75 percent of the nuclear... Read more
KENJI THULOWEIT, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A KC-46A Pegasus has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility for the first time.The new aerial refueling tanker is undergoing tests to demonstrate that it meets Federal Aviation Administration certification requirements and Defense Department electromagnetic environmental effects requirements for systems. These tests include shielding effectiveness, emission... Read more