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LT. COL. SEANA JONES, 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron
April 27, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — There are many organizations with high profile missions conducted here. However, few people are aware of a small, selectively manned unit known as the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron. The 84th RADES conducts a mission that nobody else in the U.S. is capable of performing. “This highly specialized unit consists of 81 active duty, civilian and contract personnel... Read more
R. Nial Bradshaw, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Proactive planning coupled with on-base manufacturing capabilities are making a difference to A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft mission-capable rates by providing non-procurable parts to depot and the field.A-10 attack aircraft are brought to Hill AFB for Programmed Depot Maintenance at pre-planned intervals. During maintenance and inspections, it is common to discover... Read more
April 27, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Eight Airmen represented the 388th Fighter Wing and 75th Air Base Wing in a fitness challenge against other first responder teams April 21 at the Salt Palace. Two teams from Hill Air Force Base competed. One team included Brandon Charleson, Jesse Emery, Elijah Carino and Russell Poulson. Joe Lucich, Juan Mendez, Andrew Cherry and Travis Callahan formed the other team.... Read more
BRYAN RIPPLE, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Robotic technology developed through the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research program will soon make the process of restoring specialized coatings on F-22 Raptor engine inlets more efficient for aircraft maintenance personnel during depot maintenance at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.The initiative has been a... Read more
John Parker, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II addressed Korean War veterans at a Norman Veterans Center honor ceremony March 30, calling them heroes for their service in the three-year conflict.The ceremony began with young uniformed service members escorting each of the 106 veterans and assembling them into rows in a large community room. The majority of the veterans were aided by... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force has expanded the Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program, adding 51 additional Air Force specialty codes for select air reserve component officers.Reserve and Air National Guard Airmen from select Air Force officer and enlisted specialties may now serve on active duty in vacant positions for three years and one day. Rated... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Shelli Dunn said she fondly remembers her recent experiences at Squadron Officer School, especially one particular exercise called Project X. “The exercise’s various scenarios are designed to challenge our communication abilities, organizational skills and physical coordination,” said Dunn, a human resource specialist at the Air Force Personnel Center... Read more
April 27, 2017
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Over the past 60 years, winter flying missions have provided a significant contribution to how the National Science Foundation conducts scientific research in Antarctica.The C-17 Globemaster III 2016-2017 season recently wrapped up, and the night vision goggle (NVG) capability paired with mid-Austral winter flying continued to be a game changing airlift support... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON — When NASA began soliciting talent from the military in 1959 it had specific requirements – a jet pilot with a minimum of 1,500 flying hours, in excellent physical stature but shorter than 5 feet 11 inches, and a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in engineering. Since 1959, 84 Airmen fit that bill.On April 20, 2017, Col. Jack D. Fischer became the most recent American Airman to... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALEXX PONS, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2017 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award.This Air Force-level award, which recognizes mission success achieved by a team of two or more total force components, will be presented to the top team that demonstrates improved effectiveness, operational readiness or mission accomplishment through... Read more