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  • AFMC commander emphasizes priorities during 'immersion visit'

    Air Force Materiel Command's new leader is looking for fresh ideas and continuous improvement across the board, but he is not planning any drastic changes in how the command accomplishes its mission. "I was given a healthy command from prior leadership," said Gen. Donald Hoffman, who took command of AFMC Nov. 21. The previous leadership of AFMC had
  • Chief's Corner

    Uniform Reminders: - The flight dress uniform, better known as a flight suit, may not have the sleeves pushed or rolled up - The miniature rank must be worn with the APEC/BDU gortex jacket when used for official duties - Eye glasses are not authorized on top of the head Look sharp...be sharp!
  • Pool scheduled to reopen Feb. 10

    The Hill Air Force Base pools were closed on Dec. 22 until they were compliant with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. This act was done to ensure continued public safety in public pools and spas. The repairing process to the indoor pool began Jan. 26 and is scheduled to reopen Feb. 10. Repairs to the outdoor pool near Club Hill is
  • Tax 101 for deployed Airmen

    Deployments are stressful. The last thing deploying airmen need is the added stresses caused by tax season. With this in mind, the Internal Revenue Service has special benefits for deploying military members designed to keep tax stress to a minimum. This article provides a brief overview of those benefits. First, it is important to determine if you
  • Tax center opens

    The Hill Air Force Base Tax Center is open and will remain open for business through April 15, the last day income taxes can be filed without being assessed an additional interest or other penalty (unless you have requested an IRS extension and it has been approved). Walk-in clients will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m., Mondays through
  • Four Hill Airmen selected to attend 2009 Air Force Wrestling training camp

    Four Airmen at Hill Air Force Base were recently called upon to fight a different kind of fight, taking the meaning of "Warrior Airman" to a whole new level. Senior Airman Jake Asher, 388th Fighter Wing; Airman Chris Bloom, 388th FW; Airman 1st Class Enrique Gaitan, 388th FW; and Airman 1st Class Robby Hedrick, 75th Air Base Wing, were selected
  • Chief's Corner

    The number of incidents involving alcohol, controlled substances, and other irresponsible behavior is disturbing. I'm not sure why Airmen believe this is acceptable, but let me assure you America expects better and our standards will always remain high. American Airmen represent something much bigger than themselves, which is why we must be held
  • New area codes, new way to dial

    It's no secret, the population surrounding Hill Air Force Base is growing at a rapid pace. In fact, it's growing so fast that the local telephone service providers are introducing a new area code to increase the availability of new numbers to provide their customers when starting new service contracts. This new area code, 385, will affect the way
  • A tip from a Career Assistance Advisor

    The First Term Airman retraining window is 35 to 43 months from date of enlistment for four year enlistees; 59 to 67 months for those that enlist for six years. If you are a FTA and are approaching the beginning of your window, ensure you talk with your supervisor and career assistance advisor Master Sgt.  Julie McQueen at 777-7829, as well as
  • Chief's Corner

    "Unfortunately, some people's view of standards seem to fluctuate depending upon time, location, and even position. As an American Airman, you cannot be one of those people...we must always adhere to every standard so the promise of precision and reliability needed as a member of the joint force defending its nation is met. The next time the

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