David D. Battle, 75 ABW/SEG
May 26, 2011
It has been a long cold winter in Northern Utah, followed soon by an even longer, colder and wetter spring. To say the least, we're all ready for a long hot summer. With the arrival of summer comes an upsurge in outdoor activities, such as swimming, boating, fishing, bicycling, hiking and camping, to name a few. Summertime also means we'll be using our automobiles and motorcycles a great deal... Read more
May 26, 2011
New crosswalk signal has been delayed until Monday, May 30, because of bad weather -- The parking lot east of Ward-leigh Road is to have a new style signal light in order to help pedestrians cross the street.Once activated the light will blink yellow for 3-5 seconds signaling motorists to slow down and prepare to stop. The light will then turn solid yellow and then solid red. In the solid red... Read more
Ed Delker, Office of the Inspector General
May 26, 2011
In the last article we looked at problem solving for the first three steps of the process. Now we will look at Steps 4 and 5, but first here are some key things to keep in mind.A concise document is extremely valuable for problem solving. Answering what is the deficiency, what is the root cause, what are the corrective actions and current status, in a clear and concise manner is what the... Read more
May 26, 2011
Veterinarian technician appointments are available on Mondays for heartworm tests, microchips and nail trims, a vet technician exam only. By offering such services on nonclinic days more appointments will be open for doctor exams on clinic days. Anything beyond those services will need to be scheduled as a doctor exam on clinic days. Any such appointments must be scheduled for any of these... Read more
Dan O'Boyle, Alabama Public Affairs, Redstone Arsenal
May 26, 2011
The Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System has moved closer to a key developmental test this summer.JLENS flew a landmark 100th mission March 31 at the Utah Test and Training Range.Attendees included Brig. Gen. Ole Knudson, program executive officer for missiles and space; Col. Warren O'Donell, Cruise Missile Defense Systems project manager; and Dean Barten, JLENS... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
May 26, 2011
Students looking to earn money for college and a reason to get off the couch this summer may look no further then the Youth Employment Skills Program (YES Program).The program sponsored by the Youth Center and the Air Force Aid Society helps student's grades 9-12 to earn money for post- secondary education and give back to the community by volunteering."It's a really great program because it... Read more
Krista Starker
May 26, 2011
Try your hand at growing your own vegetables on Hill plotsGardening is almost impossible when all you have is sand with which to use.Maybe that's why Gayle Sisson, who moved to Utah after living on the Oregon coast for 13 years, is so passionate about being able to grow her own fresh fruit and vegetables."Nothing says good food like a tomato fresh out of the garden," said Sisson.With the rising... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 26, 2011
Connie Paquette, of the 416th SCMS/GMUAB, took first place in both the womens scratch and handicap divisions of the Golden Spike Bowling Tournament held recently at Ben Lomond Lanes in Ogden.As if that weren't enough, she also placed third in handicap all events and took sixth with Melissa Edwards for women's doubles."It felt great," she said. After having elbow surgery and working her way up to... Read more
May 26, 2011
367th Training Support Squadron:Tech. Sgt. Joshua Grover372nd U.S. Air Force Recruiting Group:Master Sgt. Joshua Harbin, Tech. Sgt. Aaron Akridge388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Chief Master Sgt. Robert Block, Master Sgt. Jamie Beam, Master Sgt. Ronald C. Weafer Jr., Tech. Sgt. Brandon Hopkins, Tech. Sgt. Adam Singleton, Staff Sgt. Adam Collier, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Curtis, Staff Sgt. Isaac Day... Read more
Ryan Larsen, Hilltop Times Correspondent
May 26, 2011
The Hill Youth Center recently held a talent contest for the Air Force Nell Buckely Performing Arts Series. Winning talents had the chance to move up from base level to the Air Force level and be given the opportunity to perform with the Air Force Pops in Blue at the winner's installation.The Nell Buckely Performing Arts Series is an annual Air Force-wide talent competition in which individual... Read more