Airman 1st Class Jessica H. Smith, 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 23, 2015
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — The word abuse often conjures images of bruises, swollen lips and harsh markings, but abuse is more than meets the eye. It can be much more than physical suffering and can have lasting effects on a person’s well-being.There are four types of abuse, explained Kristina Holubar, 366th Medical Group Family Advocacy Program assistant. “There’s emotional, physical... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 23, 2015
EDEN — Hill Air Force Base families poured into Wolf Creek Lodge in Eden for the 2015 Team Hill Air Expeditionary Force Retreat on April 17.The three-day retreat was created for families with an Airman preparing for deployment or returning from a deployment. The retreat offers free lodging, catered meals and activities for families to enjoy together, as well as resiliency trainings with... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Aircraft Mechanic Cody Dayton has been riding his Yamaha V Star motorcycle only for a month, but has already noticed how dangerous it can be as a rider, with very few drivers paying attention to motorcyclists on the road.“People just don’t see you. It doesn’t matter how many reflector belts I have on, they still pull out in front of me and I’m lucky enough to stop in time,”... Read more
Harry Briesmaster III, 75th Civil Engineer Group Director
April 23, 2015
April 22 marked the 45th annual celebration of Earth Day, and Hill Air Force Base joined the world in this annual pause to contemplate protection of the environment.Hill’s commitment to managing the national resources we are charged with preserving here and at the Utah Test and Training Range is part of each Earth Day recognition, but this commitment is not just for Earth Day. We make a 24/7,... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 23, 2015
OGDEN — It’s been nearly 70 years since the end of World War II and, with the number of veterans who fought in the conflict on a steady decline, Utah wants their stories preserved and kept in a safe place.The Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs and the Utah Division of State History have begun a project to collect the stories and artifacts of Utah veterans who served in World War II... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th ABW Public Affairs
April 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force will soon begin its 2015 season of large detonation operations at the Utah Test and Training Range.The detonations, which involve destroying the rocket motors and solid propellant of Air Force and Navy ballistic missiles, will occur two or three times a week through October.The destruction of these three-stage, solid-propellant motors — for the Navy’s Trident... Read more
April 23, 2015
Q: Sir, while I may have missed past publications or emails addressing this issue, have there been any recent Air Force guidance or reminders about electronic cigarette and vaporizer smoking in the workplace?A: Thank you for the opportunity to address this concern. Since e-cigarettes are considered a tobacco product, they are not allowed to be used inside any building on the installation; however... Read more
April 23, 2015
DESERETStaff Sgt. James D. Mace, USAJan. 14, 1949 - April 9, 197021 years oldInfantryman 1 to 2 years of service  DRAPERPfc. Brian F. Carlquist, USAJuly 17, 1943 - Nov. 17, 196522 years oldField Communications Electronic Equipment Mechanic (Airborne Qualified) Spc. Four Howard K. Fitzgerald, USAApril 18, 1948 - March 23, 1969 20 years oldMedical NCO1 year of service ... Read more
April 23, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force officials announced on April 16 the assignment of Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry as vice commander of Air Force Materiel Command. He is currently the director of logistics at Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Officials also announced the retirement of current vice commander Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker.As AFMC vice... Read more
April 23, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill’s Air Force Office of Special Investigations cordially invites Team Hill to participate in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations’ 8th annual Ruck March June 5 in memoriam of fallen AFOSI agent, Special Agent Ryan Balmer.Balmer was killed in action on June 5, 2007, while assigned to Hill Air Force Base and deployed to Kirkuk, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi... Read more

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