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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
LAYCEE MOZINGO, HAWC dietetic intern
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Have you heard? March is National Nutrition Month. The theme for 2017 is ‘Put Your Best Fork Forward.’ So let’s get real for a moment. It can be challenging to change our normal eating habits and switch to making healthier food choices. Sometimes we can fall short of our goals and feel like we have failed, but you know what? That is ok! We are human. Give yourself a... Read more
Robb S. Alexander Jr., Executive Director, Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah
March 16, 2017
ROY, Utah — The Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, hosts a Plane Talk series featuring speakers related to heritage of Hill AFB, the United States Air Force, other military branches and many other subjects related to aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk takes place on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Everyone is invited and admission is FREE! March 18... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN AARON J. JENNE, 436th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — For a machine to function properly, the screws must be set, balance maintained and gaskets must be in good condition. Maybe that’s why mental instability is often characterized as having a loose screw, being out of balance or blowing a gasket.If a machine malfunctions, a mechanic attempts to diagnose the problem by inspecting the parts – identifying missing,... Read more
March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin while testifying in a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on March 7, 2017, announced his intention to expand provisions for urgent mental health care needs to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges.  This move marks the first time a VA Secretary has implemented an... Read more
MARINE CORPS LANCE CPL. LIAH KITCHEN, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
March 16, 2017
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Transitioning out of the military can be a difficult and stressful time for service members. Many go back to their hometowns to be with their families, while others find work in the area of their last duty station.Planning for life after the military is one of the key elements in a smooth transition. For retired Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Junior Hamilton,... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 — Even after 100 years, the world still feels the effects of what was known at the time as The Great War.The current situation in the Middle East owes much to the divisions imposed on the region as a result of World War I. The U.S. civil rights effort grew out of the segregation and discrimination African-Americans were subjected to as they strove to serve their country... Read more
Monica D. Morales, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command’s goal of increasing the Air Force’s agility recently reaped another success when a Headquarters AFMC-led program yielded increased aircraft readiness and improved supply availability.The Repair Network Integration, or RNI, program, managed from within the AFMC Directorate of Logistics, establishes a networked support structure... Read more