Articles

R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Base honor guard Airmen are charged with selflessly, namelessly and flawlessly representing the U.S. Air Force and its members, both past and present, to the American public and the world. The volunteer ranks of Hill’s ceremonial guardsmen execute that duty primarily as pall bearers, color guards and firing parties in ceremonial uniforms — without nametags —... Read more
ALEX R. LLOYD, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The fifth of six “ferry cells” to deliver F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the Ogden Air Logistics Complex to the Indonesian Air Force departed Hill AFB earlier this week.The ferry cell comprised of four aircraft – three C-models (single-seat) and one D-model (dual-seat) – and departed the base March 14 on a four-day transoceanic flight and marked the completion of... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs, HQ AFMC
March 23, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — A revised vision statement and updated goals reinforce Air Force Materiel Command’s continuous push to find more ways to be agile and cost effective in providing war-winning support to the warfighter.Commanders, other senior leaders and even key community leaders from across the command gathered at AFMC Headquarters March 7-9 to refocus the command’s... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN JUSTIN FUCHS, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Four reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing are training to be selected to compete in the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Competition to take place August 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.Maj. Mark Eilertsen, Capt. Sterling Broadhead, Capt. Juan Cabrera, and 1st Lt. Cory Bobo hope to compete in this year’s competition, which tests and trains... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN ARECA T. BELL, Air Combat Command Public Affairs
March 23, 2017
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. — Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, March 10.U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes assumed command from Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle before a crowd of Airmen, civilian and military dignitaries, and community leaders, in the 94th Fighter Squadron hangar. U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L.... Read more
SAMANTHA MORRISON, Hill Air Force Base Civilian Personnel Section
March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — On Aug. 5, 2016, the Office of Personnel Management issued final regulations to implement the newly created “disabled veteran leave” category. Established under the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Wounded Warriors Act), disabled veteran leave will be available to any federal employee hired on or after Nov. 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALEXX PONS, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
March 23, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force is accepting nominations for the 2017 Government Employees Insurance Company Military Service Awards.These awards annually recognize enlisted active duty, and one Reserve or Guard member from all branches of service for contributions to military or private-sector communities. The award categories are drug and alcohol abuse prevention,... Read more
ALEX R. LLOYD, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah --  The Ogden Air Logistics Complex accomplished another "first" in support of the F-35 Lightning II program.A U.S. Navy F-35C – carrier variant – was delivered to Edwards AFB, Calif., on March 13, making the Ogden ALC the first maintenance depot to receive, modify and deliver all three F-35 variants.The aircraft arrived at Hill AFB in April 2016 from Eglin AFB, Fla... Read more
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Staff Sgt. Derek F. Ramos Satellite Pharmacy will be closing one day per month for staff training and system maintenance. On these training days, the ScriptCenter kiosk is available for prescription pick-up. The training closures will take place the fourth Monday of each month beginning March 27, 2017. The pharmacy asks that patients wishing to use the... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — F-16 Foreign Liaison Officers (FLO) and their families shared food, drink and culture from 12 countries with colleagues and friends during the annual International Buffet here, March 1.Culinary offerings from Belgium, Thailand, Denmark, Turkey, Japan, Poland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Indonesia, Portugal, Korea and Israel were served from tables adorned with cultural... Read more