Lt. Col. Arlene Collazo, 21st Space Operations Squadron
August 11, 2011
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Throughout my career, I've kept a mental list of characteristics I've admired from other officers and noncommissioned officers with whom I've worked: subject matter expertise, assertiveness, cool under pressure, quick thinker, grounded, etc.There is one leadership characteristic that I think is the most important of all, and that is humility.We often equate... Read more
August 11, 2011
Where are you from? Cleveland, OhioWhat is your favorite quote or movie quote? "I'm kind of a big deal." -- "Anchor Man: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" What is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? I love hearing the planes!If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? I would want to be an entrepreneur. What is your favorite type of music? I like a little bit of... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Scott McNabb, 24th Air Force Public Affairs
August 11, 2011
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The discovery of spoofed Air Force Websites means Air Force network users must maintain vigilant awareness before entering passwords into Air Force sites.The 624th Operations Center, at Lackland Air Force Base, is alerting Airmen across the service about malicious Websites posing as official Department of Defense and Air Force pages appearing through Web searches... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 11, 2011
Harry Briesmaster, director of the 75th Air Base Wing Civil Engineer Group, advises motorists entering or leaving the West Gate of potential slowdowns from the hours of 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is due in part to the installation of a three-way stop at the intersection of Wardleigh Road and “M” Avenue, the street ... Read more
August 11, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- The opportunity to purchase retroactive TriCare Young Adult (TYA) coverage expires Sept. 30. Retroactive TYA provides coverage for young adults back to Jan 1, or the day they became eligible if that was after Jan 1.TYA allows eligible adult children to purchase TriCare coverage after their eligibility for "regular" TriCare coverage ends at age 21 (or 23 if enrolled in a full... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
August 11, 2011
Warriors of a different stripe strutted their stuff at Hill Air Force Base on Aug. 5.The Salt City Derby Girls held a thank-you bout at the base for a group of Hill kids and to show appreciation for the Air Force warriors who risk their lives by deploying to conflicts in places like Iraq and Afghanistan.Clad in helmets, kneepads and a variety of other protective gear, the Derby Girls circled... Read more
Laser Institute of America
August 11, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. -- No one wishes to see their friends or loved ones lose their eyesight. Precautions are taken daily to protect ourselves from danger. We wear safety glasses when using power tools in the yard or workshop. We watch for others and keep children away from these working areas. By and large, these hazards are recognized and we are taught how to deal with them as part of growing up.Today... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
August 11, 2011
Who says the Western is dead? No one had better say that around Rango, the toughest animated lizard to ever set claw in the Mojave Desert -- or at least that's what he'd like others to think.Rango (voiced by Johnny Depp) finds himself stranded along the highway after his homey aquarium goes flying out of the back of a car apparently owned by Mr. Gonzo himself, Hunter S. Thompson (or at least as... Read more
Dan Thomason, 635th employee, 635th SCOW/NSF, Joseph D'Arco, 635th employee, 635th SCOW/NSF
August 11, 2011
On Aug. 1, a mother duck and three ducklings were discovered in the asphalt parking lot near Building 845 Bay F. Several of the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center unit personnel assigned to Hill Air Force Base tried to call Davis County Animal Control and the base veterinarian, only to be told that they could not respond in this situation. Wardleigh Road is a main route available for... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 11, 2011
Over the course of the last five years whenever an event at the Hill Historic Mazer Chapel called for that extra touch -- the bells to be rung, Jim "Jimbo" Chastain, Hill Aerospace Museum volunteer, showed up rain or shine. Chastain fulfilled those duties until a month ago due to failing health and advancing age. He died Aug. 2 at the age of 92.The World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army... Read more

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