From the time he was a child 2nd Lt. Chad Hall, 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant officer in charge, has had a dream to become a professional athlete.
That dream was achieved March 11 when he was selected and signed to play professional football as a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles.
"Well it happened really quick to tell you the truth," Hall said. "This has been a very stressful week for me.
Club Hill invites you to watch the UFC World Welterweight Championship and Interim Heavyweight Championship on Pay-Per-View on March 27.
The event is free and food and drink specials will begin at 6 p.m. and the UFC championships will be shown at 8 p.m. Members are able to reserve tables starting March 22.
The Salt Lake Bees will continue their long standing tradition of honoring the military during its season opener April 16 with a Military Family Night. Plans are under way to get tickets for military personnel and their families at the reduced price of $7 per person and more information will be published on where to get the tickets as game day approaches.
Veterans from all branches of the military will be recognized for their service in Iraq and Afghanistan. A re-enlistment and enlistment ceremony follow the game before the fireworks.
A softball preseason tournament is being sponsored by the 368th Recruiting Squadron at Hill Air Force Base as an intramural competition with a maximum of 10 teams, to be played June 4-6.
There is a $100 entry fee for each team and homerun derby prizes will be a part of the awards given out. Play will occur in a round robin, double elimination format.
For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Jeff Avanzato or Staff Sgt. Jacob Reyes by e-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call them at (801) 586-9040 or (801) 499-9941.
This year's Survivor challenge, a spin-off of the popular TV show, will take place March 13 at 9 a.m. at the Warrior Health and Fitness Center with 10 rounds of physical and mental challenges. Teams must sign up by Friday, March 12, and should have five members, at least two males and two females.
For information, call the Warrior Health and Fitness Center at (801) 777-2762, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail email@example.com.
Youth Center basketball league play concluded recently with a video broadcast at the Base Theater showing highlights of the season at an awards ceremony. Garry Navas, Youth Sports and Fitness director, said Hill Air Force Base is the only base to do such an end-of-the-year video.
Navas finds that participation in youth sports contributes a lot to the development of the young athletes.
The Hubbard Memorial Golf Course program is the Air Force Golf Program of the Year 2010.
On March 8, members of the 75th Force Support Squadron and the 75th Security Forces Squadron went head to head on the basketball court in the 2010 Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) Kick-off Campaign.
The campaign started off with eight basketball teams that morning, said 2nd Lt. Nathan Greiner, a member of the 507th Combat Sustainment Squadron and co-leader, along with 2nd Lt. Peter Densmore of the 75th FSS, of the 2010 AFAF Kick-off Campaign.
Through a series of bracketed games, the teams were narrowed down to two, which played in the championship game on Monday at 2 p.m.
Airman 1st Class Robby Hedrick, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs specialist, granted his title of Utah Director for Sadiq Warrior Arts to Cris Crismon, of the Ogden Air Logistics Center Manpower division, during the inaugural Utah Filipino Martial Arts Workshop held in West Haven, Feb. 4.
The workshop was hosted by the Sadiq Warrior Arts Federation, and instructional sessions were taught by Guro Brandon Jordan, the founder of Mandala Mandiriga and director of the West Coast division of the Sadiq Warrior Arts Federation.
Team Hill will be featured in a television show on the Outdoor Channel sometime after the TV crew's visit here Feb. 22-26.