Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
December 11, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After a new five-story building opened here on Monday, state and federal officials say the west side of Hill Air Force Base should be bustling with activity for years to come. Hill officials opened a new 75,000-square-foot office building that will house military and civilian workers, as well as several defense contractors. The new building is the newest piece of the Falcon... Read more
December 11, 2014
The Hill Air Force Base Officers Spouses’ Club held its annual Holiday Bazaar event on Nov. 19 at The Landing. The event included jewelry, makeup, food, drink, baby items and household decorations for the holiday season.For more than fifteen years, the Officers Spouses’ Club has hosted the Bazaar, providing a place for local crafters, artists and home business owners to display their... Read more
December 11, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 2010 Bonneville High School graduate and Ogden native is serving with Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16), also known as the “War Eagles”.Petty Officer 3rd Class Calli Carter is a naval aircrewman (operator) with VP-16, a Jacksonville-based squadron that operates the Navy’s newly-designed maritime patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon. Each aircraft has an aircrew of nine, is... Read more
Hill Air Force Base Civilian Health Promotion Service
December 11, 2014
In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary the word holiday is defined as a special day of celebration. For many of us, November and December are full of not just one or two special celebrations, but several of them.This season, while enjoying the company of others, take steps to make your holiday a happy one. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention share some ways to be safe and healthy throughout... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C., recently joined Colorado in legalizing the possession and use of marijuana. Apart from Oregon, each area has large Air Force populations. Leaders say it’s important for military and civilian Airmen to remember that while American voters’ attitudes are shifting toward loosening restrictions on marijuana, its use is strictly... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Jake Richmond, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
November 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Praising Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s “class and integrity,” President Barack Obama announced Nov. 24 at the White House that Hagel will leave his post.The president said Hagel has agreed to remain in his position until a successor is nominated and confirmed. For that, Obama said, he is “extraordinarily lucky and grateful.”“When I asked Chuck to serve as secretary of defense, we... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It’s out with the old and in with the new at Hill AFB Dec. 1 as officials cut the ribbon on a new Falcon Hill office building and begin demolition of a World War II-era building.Both are results of the ongoing Enhanced Use Lease Program at Hill AFB, one of the largest projects in the DOD.The Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park developer, Sunset Ridge Development... Read more
Air Force Space Command Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
As the Air Force Enterprise Service Desk (ESD) goes virtual, Team Hill will see a new application on their computer allowing them to immediately tackle and fix their minor IT issues.   The Virtual Enterprise Service Desk (vESD) is an application that allows the user to solve common issues and self-initiate trouble tickets for e-mail, desktop, laptop, and mobile devices and will... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 27, 2014
CLEARFIELD — There are two things in Shirley Ball’s life that remain constant — every morning he eats breakfast at the Star Café in Clearfield, and every year his birthday rolls around, this year reaching 101.Ball’s memory is still sharp, according to the café waitresses who serve him every morning, as evidenced by Ball’s recounting of several life stories before even getting to the birthday cake... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 27, 2014
Fourteen Team Hill senior master sergeants were selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant last week.Air Force officials said they achieved this extraordinary milestone based on their record of performance and potential to serve in the next higher grade.  In today’s competitive, high-quality Air Force, this is a significant feat.  Senior master sergeants selected for... Read more