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March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Men and women of the 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here completed the last F-35 aircraft scheduled to receive a forward wing root rib modification under the Group 1 Structural Life Limiting Parts (SLLP) program. This driving modification started with the arrival of the first F-35A at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex in September 2013.Initial computer modeling... Read more
March 23, 2017
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii —  The F-35 Lightning II will take center stage during the Pacific Air Forces’ inaugural F-35 Symposium next week. The two-day conference will mark the largest gathering of F-35 experts to include senior officers and warfighters from Japan, Australia, South Korea as well as the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force.Japan, Australia and South Korea are... Read more
March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 2017 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month campaign is “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission.” This theme reigns true, because as Airmen we are capable of excelling when our Air Force puts people first. When we focus on taking care of each other and commit to a climate of respect and dignity, we in turn are ready and able to accomplish the mission.... Read more
March 23, 2017
DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving shoppers a chance to witness all the falls, feuds and finishes of WrestleMania 33 — for free.Through March 30, Soldiers, Airmen and their families can enter the Mars WWE Sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 10 WWE pay-per-view codes, each valued at approximately $60, to watch WrestleMania 33 on April 2. Ten other winners will receive... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBIN HUGHES, 75th Force Support Squadron
March 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — This month, the Team Hill Special Observance Council celebrated Women’s History Month. The WHM committee and Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt, 75th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a breakfast buffet here featuring guest speaker Andrea Williams, Big Sky Conference commissioner. Women’s History Month wasn’t always a nationally recognized event. President Jimmy Carter first... Read more
TECH. SGT. JIM ARAOS, U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs
March 23, 2017
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — A Boston native assigned to U.S. Air Forces Central Command embodies the motto “Boston Strong” every day by living his personal mantra of “Never Quit. Never Stop. Not Today. Not Ever.”Retired Lt. Col. Gary Rudman, the AFCENT Safety deputy director, was diagnosed with cancer in 2014.Rudman retired from the Air Force May 1, 2011, as the USAFCENT Safety director and... Read more
March 23, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — The phrase “Dietitian approved! We did the work for you!” is catching on at commissaries around the world as customers are using the Defense Commissary Agency’s new Nutrition Guide Program to help them shop.“It’s catching on quickly! Here we are in March, National Nutrition Month, and our customers are readily adapting to NGP, which was just introduced in January,” said Deborah... Read more
March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON — Military Outreach USA, a partner of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), recently launched a program to encourage communities to connect with local VA facilities and help VA provide support to homeless or recently homeless Veterans and their families.The Adopt-a-VA program, which began in February, connects individuals and community organizations, such as schools, faith-based... Read more
March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON — The reenlistment and extension ineligibility requirement will be removed from the enlisted professional military education program effective March 15, 2017 according to Air Force officials.Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, approved the change, removing the automatic reenlistment or extension ineligibility status for Airmen who... Read more
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Combined, four Hill employees have served the United States government for 200 years, almost as long as it’s been in existence. Joseph Eckman, of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex; and Robin Barraclough, Robert Johnson, and Joseph Loffredo, of the 75th Air Base Wing; were all honored March 2-3 with 50 year federal government civil-service pins. All of the men said they... Read more

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