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  • New F-35 canopy facility provides production boost

    The 531st Commodities Maintenance Squadron officially opened their new 24,000 square-foot F-35 canopy shop in building 850 on May 17, allowing for future forecast needs by tripling the former workspace.The shop meticulously refurbishes to perfection, canopies for the Air Force’s F-35A conventional

  • DASD Barron visits Hill AFB

    Patricia Montes Barron, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, visited Hill Air Force Base, Utah, May 5, 2023. During her tour, Barron received updates on the programs and resources available to the base's personnel and their families.

  • ECARS reduces vehicle emissions and Hill fees

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is celebrating a decade of helping installations track vehicle air emissions through its Employee-vehicle Certification and Reporting System, or ECARS.The tool has been estimated to be saving the Air Force more than $11.8 million annually.

  • Hill Security Forces leverage technology for smoother base entrance

    Drivers heading onto Hill AFB through one of the three main gates have a new way to determine what travel times look like via a recently added feature on Hill’s Air Force Connect App.Members from the 75th Security Forces Squadron saw a need and came up with the Gate Travel Times feature as a way to

  • Hill Airman a multi-capable Airman in Operation Allies Refuge

    While forward deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, Staff Sgt. Harold Balcom, an air traffic controller supervisor currently assigned to the 75th Operations Support Squadron, was awakened the night of Aug. 17, 2021, and told to pack a 72-hour bag.

  • EOD robots are potential confined space lifesavers

    Generally, Liquid Fuels Maintenance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians don’t perform duties simultaneously for safety’s sake, but that’s what happened Feb. 8 near building 825 on Hill AFB.To avoid sending a human into a potentially dangerous confined space to perform a structural integrity

  • Commentary – Strong Women Shaped My Life

    Women’s History Week originated in Santa Rosa, California in 1978. The week corresponded with International Women’s Day and in 1987, Congress passed Public Law 100-9 affirming March, Women’s History Month.