Longest-serving POW: ‘Live to fight another day’

August 14, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — When Bill Robinson left to fight in Vietnam, he didn’t think his stay would last more than a few months, but cruelly, it ended up lasting seven and a half long years.



Sports physicals offered on two Saturdays

August 14, 2014

The 75th Medical Group will offer sports physicals 8 a.m.-noon, on two Saturdays – Aug. 23 and Sept. 13.

Appointments for the physicals can be made by calling 801-728-2600. Walk-in appointments will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, but those with appointments will take priority based on their appointment time.



AF implements career intermission pilot program

August 7, 2014

WASHINGTON – Up to 40 active duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers and enlisted members who meet eligibility requirements will be offered between one and three years of partially-paid time out of uniform to focus on personal and professional pursuits under the Career Intermission Pilot Program, Air Force officials announced today.



China’s “Top Gun” Fighters Modernize

August 7, 2014

HONG KONG — China showed off newfound fighter-jet skills in 2011 with video suspiciously similar to a “Top Gun” clip. Now, the 1986 blockbuster has another parallel as Chinese pilots emulate Tom Cruise’s character in fly-bys of rivals.



Cross Country Season Quickly Approaches

August 7, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Love to run? Looking for a way to get involved at Hill Air Force Base  and stay fit? The fall Cross Country season is quickly approaching and Hill’s avid runners would love for you to join them in this eight race Cross Country Team season running from September 4th-October 23rd. 



Air Force weapons evaluation exercise begins

August 7, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE – Residents around Hill may notice an increase in aircraft arrivals and departures Aug. 11-22 as the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron conducts the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground exercise known as Combat Hammer and air-to-air exercise known as Combat Archer.



Airmen get inside look at military judicial system

August 7, 2014

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. – Students attending orientation training through the Offutt Air Force Base First Term Airmen’s Center now actively participate in mock court-martials to raise awareness about sexual assault in the military.



Helicopter operations group stands up in Wyoming

August 7, 2014

FE. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. – The newly-formed 20th Air Force Helicopter Operations Group planted its roots at F.E. Warren Air Force Base Aug. 1.



Key to Success Educational School Fair

August 7, 2014

The Key to Success Educational School Fair will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Hill Air Force Base Landing. 



Creative Canvases with Carri correction

August 7, 2014

Correction

In the July 31 Hilltop Times, the name of the artist teaching the Creative Canvases with Carri event at The Landing was misspelled. Her name is Carri Schmidt.

The first Creative Canvases with Carri event will be Aug. 16 and doors will open at 6 p.m., with painting beginning at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at the cashier cage at the Landing or through any outdoor recreation associate at Outdoor Recreation, Tickets and Travel. Seating is limited to 40.

Sports physicals offered on two Saturdays

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