May 5, 2011
U.S. Air Force 368th Recruiting Squadron: Tech. Sgt. Fred D. Frazier III2nd Combat Camera Squadron: Senior Airman Destinie Edel, Senior Airman Robert Madisonda Harnden III388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Master Sgt. Gerhard Pieper, Staff Sgt. Thomas George Gillan Jr., Staff Sgt. Carlo Patalinghug, Staff Sgt. Ryan Pavlik, Senior Airman William Gibbs, Senior Airman Allen... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
May 5, 2011
Five years ago, Dale Covington overdosed on prescription pain medicine and nearly died. And five years ago, he became motivated to not only do something about his addiction, he vowed to help others with theirs.It's been an emotional journey for this 40-year-old instrument mechanic with the 309th Electronics Maintenance Group's Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory -- one that nearly cost him... Read more
May 5, 2011
The Wasatch Warrior chapter of the Logistics Officer Association (LOA) is releasing its 2011 scholarship call for nominees. The LOA Scholarship Program encourages the pursuit of higher education for all enlisted members of the Armed Forces, high school-aged children of LOA members, and those members of LOA pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree. This year marks a significant shift in program... Read more
Air Force News Service, Study shows 24-percent savings with AAFES
May 5, 2011
Conducted in October 2010 by an independent research firm, the Market Basket Survey focused on the percentage of savings military patrons receive based on market, retailer and department.The survey compared prices at nine locations including Baltimore, Md.; Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; Killeen, Texas; Omaha, Neb.; Tacoma, Wash.; Hampton/Newport News, Va.; Phoenix; Honolulu and Los Angeles.Due to the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 28, 2011
The Continuous Process Improvement Symposium will be held at Weber State University May 3-5. The fifth annual event ties in closely with the Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century program and can be useful to engineers in many of the programs on base as well as other production and maintenance applications.Said Ken Noorlander, senior engineer Plans and Programs currently working for... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 28, 2011
Out of 45 action list line items from last year's special needs summit at Hill Air Force Base, 43 have been completed as part of the promise carried on and delivered, said two of the leaders involved in the planning of this year's event.The Families with Special Needs Summit held recently at Club Hill was an active part of the goals assembled from last year."The training sessions we held this... Read more
Ryan Larsen, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 28, 2011
Four of Hill's own were honored as the American Red Cross held its annual Hero's Breakfast at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center on April 20. The Northern Utah Chapter of the American Red Cross selects local heroes who have shown courage and selflessness during tragic events.KTVX news anchor Robert Maxwell served as master of ceremonies. Awards were presented in the following categories:... Read more
Col. Patrick Higby, Installation commander
April 28, 2011
"To see the men without clothes to cover their nakedness, without blankets to lie upon, without shoes ... without a house or hut to cover them until those could be built, and submitting without a murmur, is a proof of patience and obedience which, in my opinion, can scarcely be paralleled."-- George Washington at Valley Forge, April 21, 1778 Being short of manpower and materiel is nothing new to... Read more
April 28, 2011
Describe your perfect Sunday. My perfect Sunday would be going to church with my family and then taking my three-year-old son to visit the duck pond.If you were offered one wish, what would you use it for? I would wish for an incentive flight with one of our pilots. I'm working on my pilot's license, so it would be exciting to fly in a jet.What dance move do you love but feel embarrassed doing?... Read more
April 28, 2011
Through May 3 -- Gum Lane will close at "M" Street to allow for work on utilities along the north side of the new gate road. Traffic will be able to use Fir Lane to detour around the closure at Alabama Drive.Through June 11 -- 174 spaces will close in the parking lot south of Buildings 1219, 1229 and 1239. Parking will still be available along the north side of the lot and to the east end of the... Read more