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  • CSA cards replace GTC for travel

    Beginning Dec. 10 Government Travel Card holders will begin receiving a replacement Controlled Spend Account (CSA) card from Citibank.The CSA cards are intended to replace the old Government Travel Card and will be issued to everyone in phases, with the first batches going to individuals with expiring Government Travel Cards. The new cards are blue
  • Hill one of 35 air bases to get EFMP-FS

    In October Hill Air Force Base welcomed its newest program designed to assist special needs families. The Exceptional Family Member Program-Family Support (EFMP-FS), which is located at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, provides information, referral, advocacy and many other services to "exceptional families."Though the EFMP program has been
  • Bags of baked goodies carry 'taste of home'

    All the right ingredients to deliver a "taste of home" were assembled Dec. 17 as more than 40 volunteers took fresh baked cookies and candy canes and put them in bags decorated with holiday cheer at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The cookie drive for the dormitories and Hill Airmen brought out Christmas elves of all kinds as active duty,
  • 388th, 419th deliver gifts to foster families

    Personnel from the 419th and 388th Fighter Wings contributed their personal time, vehicles, gasoline and efforts Dec. 15 in making sure gifts made it in time for Christmas to 310 foster children in Northern Utah. Approximately 75 Airmen delivered holiday gifts from the Idaho border to Draper and west to Tooele in coordination with the Utah Foster
  • 388th FW Airmen return from Iraq

    Close to 300 Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing, and about 20 Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, returned to U.S. soil May 28 from a four-month deployment to Joint Base Balad, Iraq. On the following Sunday, more 388th FW members and jets returned home. In January, F-16s, pilots, maintainers and support personnel from the 388th FW and 4th
  • 388th Fighter Wing Pilot to Join Thunderbirds

    When the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform at the base's open house this weekend, there likely will be many spectators hoping to be part of that team someday. However, for a man in the crowd, that will be a reality starting this fall. Maj. John Gallemore, assistant chief of 388th Operations Group standardization and evaluation, was one of three
  • Team Hill, family remember fallen pilot

    Members of Team Hill and the local community paid tribute to a fallen Airman, husband, son, brother, warrior and friend at a memorial service June 26 in Hangar 37. Capt. George B. "Ice" Houghton, a pilot from the 421st Fighter Squadron, died during an F-16 accident June 22 at the Utah Test and Training Range. The Candler, N.C. native was 28. The
  • Former 388th Fighter Wing pilot returns to take command

    A former 421st Fighter Squadron commander returned to take command of the 388th Fighter Wing in a ceremony Tuesday in Hangar 37. Col. Scott Zobrist assumed command from Col. Scott Dennis, who served as the wing commander since July 2007. Brig. Gen. Darryl W. Burke, vice commander of 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) based at Davis-Monthan AFB,
  • 388th Fighter Wing member finds deployment training Iraqis 'different, but fulfilling'

    When the 388th Maintenance Operations Squadron superintendent deployed last year, little did he know just how much he was going to impact the lives of others - and that he would actually be part of history. "My tour was different," said Senior Master Sgt. Reginald Murrell, who holds a unit training manager Air Force Specialty Code. Typically when