Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 13, 2011
One out of eight American women will get breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. That means if you look around at your female friends, co-workers and family, you are likely to know someone who will face this challenge over the course of your lifetime."It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the U.S.," said Lori Maness, Huntsman Cancer... Read more
Chief Master Sgt. Max N. Grindstaff, 75th Air Base Wing and Ogden Air Logistics Center Command Chief
October 13, 2011
One of the best lessons in leadership I've learned was from watching Harrison Ford. Not him specifically, but if you'll recall, one of the "Indiana Jones" movies was centered on the Crusades.After watching that particular movie, I started to read a lot about medieval history and, in particular, the Crusades. The following is not a religious article. It is simply a historical account of a... Read more
October 13, 2011
Where are you from? Indio, CaliforniaWhat is your favorite quote or movie quote? "The only thing stopping you from succeeding in life are your own excuses why you can't." -- MeWhat is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? Having the opportunity to travel and see the numerous different and unique areas of the world. If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? A... Read more
Defense Prisoner of War, Missing Personnel Office Public Affairs
October 13, 2011
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced recently that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from World War II, had been identified and would be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.Capt. Jennings H. Mease, 36, of Greenville, S.C., was buried Sept. 30 in Salt Lake City. On April 24, 1943, Mease and four other U.S. servicemen were flying... Read more
October 13, 2011
Just Between Friends events happen twice a year, in 16 states across the country, with new locations being added all the time. These events are held once in the spring to prepare for warm weather and again in the fall to get ready for cooler weather needs.There's also the opportunity to volunteer at the sale so you can shop first. All volunteers and sellers get to shop early before the sale opens... Read more
Donna Casey, DAU - South
October 13, 2011
Defense Acquisition University-South Region, Warner Robins, Ga., Campus would like to congratulate the PMT 352B Session 11-034 class on the successful completion of their four week course. Attendees from various bases with career fields in program management, system engineering, production, quality, manufacturing and test and evaluation were given scenario-based practical exercises with topical... Read more
Staff Sgt. Alisa Howell, 75th Dental Squadron
October 13, 2011
Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food, speak and to smile with confidence. When children's primary ("baby") teeth are lost too early, the surrounding teeth can drift into the empty space. This can lead to crowding of the permanent ("adult") teeth in addition to other problems including difficulty cleaning teeth properly and chewing food.Protecting teeth from early tooth loss can... Read more
October 13, 2011
At Hill Air Force BaseHAUNTING AROUND THE HILL, Ghosts and goblins, witches and warlocks are all invited to visit the Base Theater, Garrity Library, and Club Patio on Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It's a big block party complete with carnival games, spooky storytelling, a movie, witches brew, and balloon artist. Decorate your car for trunk or treat and marketing will provide the candy. Other fang... Read more
October 13, 2011
Visit the office in Building 460 until Oct. 19, when ITT is scheduled to move to Outdoor Recreation, for the following tickets at reduced prices:Lagoon Frightmares tickets: $37 from ITT (Gate $43.95 plus tax). Frightmares open every weekend in October.Black Island Farms, Corn Maize ($3 savings if purchased at ITT), Adult $12, Child $7. Corn Maize tickets include admission to the courtyard and... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
October 13, 2011
A nine-man crew of Air Force and Army civilians added a structure to the east side of Hill Air Force Base in September, taking only two days to build it.The structure, a Modular Extendable Rigid Wall Shelter or MERWS, was built ear the radome from a kit as a training exercise. The kit, including walls, floors, roof and support beams, all fits in an 8 by 8 by 20-foot storage container that weighs... Read more

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In the Know South Gate lane closed till mid-JuneConstruction at South Gate Drive... more