HILL AFB

Weapons load competition tests Airmen's skills

Story by Todd Cromar on 04/17/2018 HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah Air Force reservists in the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron went head to head with their active duty counterparts during an F-35 weapons load competition April 2. Representing the 419th AMXS were Tech. Sgt. Daniel Pas, Staff Sgt. Richard Shafer,
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388th maintenance shops lend helping hand to restoration project

Story by Todd Cromar on 03/27/2018 HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah Normally tasked with maintaining F-35 aircraft and support equipment, the aircraft metals and technology shop, part of the 388th Maintenance Squadron, will now have an opportunity to put their skills to work on piece of history. Recently the Hill
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Nine area leaders selected for honorary commanders program

Story by A1C Randahl Jenson on 03/12/2018 Nine area business and civic leaders were inducted into the Ellsworth Honorary Commanders program during a special event March 8 at the Dakota's Club. Col. John Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing commander, welcomed the new members handpicked to participate in the program and
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New partnership encourages kids to explore great outdoors

Story by Angelina Casarez on 03/09/2018 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas The Air Force Services Activity, or AFSVA, is partnering with the National Park Trust, or NPT, to bring the Buddy Bison Great Outdoors Challenge to military families at installations. The Buddy Bison program encourages children and families to participate
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Army wins 2018 Armed Forces Cross Country title

Story by COL Sean Ryan on 02/06/2018 Army Spec. Leonard Korir of Fort Carson, Colo. defended his title at the Armed Forces Cross Country 10k Championship on 3 Feb. and led the Army team to its sixth consecutive title. The race was held in conjunction with the USA Track and
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AFSVA announces art contest winners

Story by Carole Chiles Fuller on 02/05/2018 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas When 2017 Air Force Art Contest results were announced recently, two artists from the same installation celebrated repeat victories. Josh Pugeau, a civilian missile inspector with the 709th Maintenance Support Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, wo
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Expanded training enables combat success

Story by 1st Lt. Jenny Hyden on 02/02/2018 The 33rd Fighter Wing is hosting a large force exercise here January 29 through February 9, 2018. The exercise is an opportunistic expansion of the wing's Lightning Top-Off Course, a program for new F-35A pilots to hone their skills ahead of reporting
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Training long-range for downrange: 28th SFS conducts sniper training

Story by A1C Donald Knechtel on 01/30/2018 Members of the 28th Security Forces Squadron conducted sniper training on an off-base shooting range in the Black Hills, South Dakota. , Jan. 23, 2018, to prepare for the Advanced Designated Marksman course at Fort Bliss, TX., in February. This Air Force training
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COBRA DANE Radar: Protecting the U.S. from abroad

Story by Robert Lingley on 01/25/2018 The COBRA DANE radar, a single faced ground-based, phased-array radar at Eareckson Air Station, Alaska, is a large and powerful radar located on the island of Shemya, in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands, that can detect objects up to 2,000 miles away. "Shemya Island crosse
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Balancing Hill AFB wildlife populations with human activity; Annual deer hunt, management key to coexistence

Story by Todd Cromar on 01/11/2018 HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah For many who live and work here in the Rocky Mountains, major benefits include numerous recreational opportunities, abundant wildlife, combined with unique and scenic landscapes. Many wildlife species naturally inhabit this area of the U.S. and some of those
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Langley 1 of 4 AFBs to test bio-based grease

Story by SrA Kaylee Dubois on 01/08/2018 The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was chosen to participate in a 12-month long experimental testing of a new bio-based grease to lessen JBLE's impact on the environment. The 441st Vehicle Support Chain Operations Squadron and
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Mental Health Clinic

The Mental Health Clinic provides outpatient behavioral health care toactive dutymilitary beneficiaries, to include counseling and medication services. Services may also be available to non-active dutyand adult TriCare beneficiaries on a space availablebasis (referrals provided by your primary care manager). 24-hour crisis lines are also availablein Davis County at 801-773-7060
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Family Advocacy Program

Family Advocacy Program (FAP) 801-777-3497 Bldg. 545 Goal is to build healthy AF families, free of child and partner abuse/neglect through prevention, identification, and treatment. Offers relationship enhancement programs and a variety of parenting programs. National Family Violence hotline is at 800-799-SAFE. Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate available to support adult
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A F R C

The Airman & Family Readiness Center supports readiness through programs for all Ar Force and DOD personnel and their families. Services include: Air Force Aid Society, Key Spouse, Exceptional Family Member Program - Family Support, finance classes, parenting classes, .arriage classes, Hearts Apart Program for deployed families, pre-deployment/re-integration (spouses included),
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Employment Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides services for Air Force civilian employees and their families. Consultation, assessments, referrals, short term and solution focused counseling are available. This is a voluntary, confidential, and prepaid benefit plus consultation for supervisors/managers. Contact:800-222-0364
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Health and Wellness Center

Health and Wellness Center (HAWC) 801-777-1215 Bldg. 533 Mission is to provide a variety of exceptional programs educating and promoting healthy lifestyle choices and behaviors. Target areas include: Optimal Nutrition, Physical Activity, Healthy Weight Management and Tobacco Prevention/Cessation to ensure a fit and healthy force. Located inside the front door
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