TED SINGER, Air Force Materiel Command AcqDemo Team Lead
February 11, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In June 2016, about 2,700 Hill Air Force Base employees will transition to the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project pay system.Employees whose positions have been identified for conversion have been notified by email. AcqDemo will cover mainly nonbargaining, supervisory and professional series employees.Employees who convert into AcqDemo... Read more
LT. GEN. LEE K. LEVY II
February 11, 2016
Originally observed only as Washington’s Birthday to celebrate the life and accomplishments of our first president, Presidents Day has expanded to honor all presidents of the United States.Each president is unique in contributing to the shaping of our country. The first president, George Washington, was the Electoral College’s unanimous choice for president, and he served as a unifying force for... Read more
Jamila Caraway
February 11, 2016
Hill Air Force Base - February is Black History Month throughout the United States, but do you know the origins? Carter G. Woodson, a celebrated Harvard trained historian, advocated for a special program within school districts in the 1920s to encourage the study of African-American history and achievements in an attempt to transform race relations. His vision became reality and... Read more
February 11, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — About 400 people attended the Airmen of the Year banquet Saturday to name the 419th Fighter Wing’s top performers for 2015. Military personnel, families, business leaders and wing alumni heard from keynote speaker Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox during the formal event at Layton’s Davis Conference Center. During his remarks, Cox talked about the value of Utah’s Air Force... Read more
COL. RYAN SAMUELSON, 379th Expeditionary Operations Group
February 11, 2016
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — “We have an issue. I’ll call him in and figure out why he failed to …” said the supervisor who walked into my office that sunny day.“Stop,” I said, “find out the facts, let me see the outcome of the mistake, and let me see if I own it before you say he failed.” A puzzled look from the supervisor ensued. The details of the individual and the failure are... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
February 11, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For many years, Wendy Heim would grocery shop at the Commissary or Base Exchange on Hill AFB with her young daughter without any problems, setting her in the designated seat for children. However, as her daughter grew older and outgrew the grocery cart, shopping became more challenging. Her now-10-year-old daughter has a rare metabolic disorder that affects her fine... Read more
February 11, 2016
The 75th Air Base Wing recognized its 2015 annual award winners during a formal ceremony Feb. 6 at Hill AFB. Airmen and federal employees were honored in 14 categories.Leaders from the community and base attended the event, which featured guest speaker, retired USAF Col. Randy B. Tymofichuk. From his experience in leading large organizations at senior levels, Tymofichuck spoke inspirationally... Read more
February 11, 2016
A number of base services and facilities will be closed or have limited hours this Presidents Day weekend. Limited hours begin Friday, Feb. 12, in conjunction with the Team Hill Ski Day at Snowbasin. Additionally, the following hours apply to Hill AFB facilities and services in observance of the President’s Day federal holiday on Monday, Feb.15.Friday, Feb. 12 (Team Hill Ski Day)Airmen &... Read more
February 11, 2016
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Cathy Mckitrick, Special to the Hilltop Times
February 11, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — A Layton lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to approve a proposed federal swap of key school trust lands in Utah for property adjacent to the Utah Test and Training Range.Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, is sponsoring SCR8, a resolution approving a land exchange he believes could produce millions of dollars of new revenue for Utah schools. He presented SCR8 to the Senate Natural... Read more

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In The Know Hill AFB Ski Day set for Feb. 12Hill AFB military, civilians and... more