Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 26, 2015
Expectant parents from Hill Air Force Base gathered Nov. 1, for a Bundles for Babies class offered by the Hill Airman & Family Readiness Center. This course, offered numerous times throughout the year, gives expectant parents the opportunity to learn new information about caring for their child, to explore their available resources, and to engage with other couples going through a similar... Read more
LT. COL. G. HALL SEBREN, JR., 75th ABW Chief of Safety
November 26, 2015
I wanted to pass a little information to you as you prep for the Thanksgiving weekend. As many of you know, a big danger during Thanksgiving has recently become frying up that delicious turkey.Among some of the safety tips:• Turkey fryers should always be used outdoors and at a safe distance from buildings and any other material that can burn.• Never use turkey fryers on wooden decks or in... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Col. David Smith knows a few things about flying.During his Air Force career, he’s flown trainer aircraft, tankers, twin-engine prop planes made for surveillance and, of course, fighter jets. As a pilot for Jet Blue, he regularly flies commercial airliners.“I’ve spent a lot of time in the air,” he says.He’s also quite well-versed in combat deployments.The command pilot has... Read more
November 26, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force Community Partnership Program, one of the 13 Make Every Dollar Count initiatives launched by the Air Force, is currently working with 51 installations — including Hill Air Force Base —and local communities to improve and strengthen community and Air Force partnerships. At Hill, the program resulted in establishment of a satellite pharmacy in some... Read more
November 26, 2015
Q: Where is the inbox to submit the Art of the Possible ideas? I have looked all over the Net and I cannot seem to find a place to forward suggestions.A: The Airmen Powered by Innovation program is the current program for sharing innovative ideas that affect cost savings, quality, productivity, cycle time, process improvement and morale from the ground up to Air Force senior decision makers.... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If you work at Hill Air Force Base and have plans to travel to Paris in the near future, you’d better hope your tickets are refundable. In light of this month’s coordinated terror attacks that killed at least 129 people and wounded more than 350 in Paris, the Department of Defense has announced all of its employees — military and civilian — are prohibited from traveling... Read more
Janis El Shabazz, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
November 26, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO RANDOLPH, Texas — The 2016 open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program will run through Dec. 14.During open season, employees and retirees will have the chance to review their current plans and make any changes they desire. For the first time,... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 26, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY — Team Hill Airmen partnered with community organizations Nov. 16 during an outreach event that benefited Utah’s needy.The annual event known as “We Care — We Share” was held at Vivint Smart Home Arena in downtown Salt Lake City. Gail Miller, Larry H. Miller Group of Companies owner, was proud to host the 17th annual event.“The holidays are a time for reflection and gratitude... Read more
November 26, 2015
SALT LAKE CITYLt. J.G. Thomas G. Walster, USNFeb. 7, 1941 - April 9, 196625 years oldUnrestricted Line Officer, Pilot2 years of service Lt. Cmdr. Michael Walter Wallace, USNSept. 12, 1936 - March 28, 196831 years oldUnrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)8 -years of serviceLt. J.G. Thomas Gavin Walster, USNFeb. 07, 1941 - April 09, 196625 years oldUnrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)2 years of... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th ABW Public Affairs
November 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — On a windy Utah morning, under a cold, grey sky, an Airman moves his knife blade slowly through loose dirt toward a stick of dynamite with nitroglycerine crystals sweating through the paper casing.The Airman isn’t sweating, but maybe he should be. Standing over the Airman’s shoulder, a master sergeant calmly asks, “Are you trying to kill us all?”“No. What?”“Think about... Read more

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