March 8, 2012
The Ogden Air Logistics Center recognized its top performers at the annual Outstanding Military and Civilian Recognition Banquet on March 1 at the Landing.With a total of 38 nominees in 13 categories, the center honored their contributions with a medallion and certificate.Col. Tom Miller, OO-ALC vice commander, briefly addressed a crowd of approximately 200, congratulating the nominees and award... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
March 8, 2012
FARMINGTON -- The North Davis Area Regional Science and Engineering Fair Awards Reception honored 60 senior students and 90 junior and elementary students with cash prizes and awards Feb. 27 in Farmington at City Hall.Air Force and Army representatives gave separate awards as did the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program representatives from Hill Air Force Base.The... Read more
March 8, 2012
Hill Air Force Base members from the Vosler NCO Academy graduating class of Feb. 12 included a distinguished graduate with Commandant designation, a Levitow Award winner, and an additional three distinguished graduates. Their assigned divisions or units and names are as follows:367th Training Support Squadron:Tech. Sgt. Joshua Parker, Tech. Sgt. Robert Varnell (Distinguished Graduate) U.S.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
March 8, 2012
On Feb. 24 approximately 20 future battlefield Airmen and current Air Force recruiting personnel took advantage of the opportunity to work out with an Army Special Forces individual to gauge their current fitness level. The U.S. Air Force 368th Recruiting Squadron spent some time with Eric Huntsman of Letrono CrossFit in Syracuse.Huntsman led them in a regimen to give delayed entry Airmen the... Read more
JASEN ASAY, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
March 8, 2012
CLEARFIELD -- Imagine trying to keep five computers safe from corruption as hackers attempt to infiltrate the network and steal files.For the Air Force JROTC team from Clearfield High School, that scenario is more than just a fantasy. That is what seven Clearfield students will face, during the finals of the CyberPatriot IV competition later this month in Washington, D.C."It's kind of a nerd game... Read more
Shari Lopatin, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
March 8, 2012
When colon cancer is found early and treated, nine out of 10 people will hit that five-year survival rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In fact, more than half of all deaths from colon cancer could be prevented if everyone older than 50 were screened regularly. However, as of 2008, only 63 percent of adults ages 50-75 had been screened.How do screenings save lives?... Read more
Senior Airman Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 8, 2012
By Senior Airman Melissa Dearstone75th Air Base Wing Public AffairsAir Force Reserve offers post active-duty programsSeparating from Air Force active duty may be a difficult time for some Airmen. The drastic change from military to civilian life may be overwhelming, but the Air Force Reserve offers two programs where Airmen can keep ties to the Air Force without becoming a full-time government... Read more
March 8, 2012
Master Sgt. Dan Nichiporuk reminds those active duty personnel who are interested in the Air Force Reserves that there is flexibility as well as other benefits by making the Reserves their next choice.The Palace Chase Program can offer a route into the Air Force Reserve for all those active duty who qualify through early release.The Individual Mobilization Augmentee Program can offer a variety of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
March 1, 2012
On March 22, anyone interested is invited to a Speed Mentoring event to help them in their careers."How to make the Air Force work for you" could become a topic of paramount interest in the near future and the event offers the opportunity to answer those questions.Such answers are often on the minds of those who mentor Airmen, and the event is meant to help fill in those knowledge gaps for Airmen... Read more
JASEN ASAY, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
March 1, 2012
Staff Sgt. Andy Piirainen did not know what he would be eating Wednesday night at the White House. Nor did he really care. "Whatever they make, I'm sure it will be good," he said. The dinner was scheduled to occur just as the Hilltop Times went to press and he was interviewed prior to his departure.Piirainen, an explosive ordnance disposal technician from Hill Air Force Base's 775th Civil... Read more

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