Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 20, 2013
“The Airmen of Hill Air Force Base are a special breed,” said Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, commander, 12th Air Force, Air Combat Command, and commander, Air Forces Southern, U.S. Southern Command, during the 388th Change of Command ceremony held June 14. “Each of you has answered the call to duty during this hour of great need for our country, and each of you is doing something against... Read more
Brandice J. O'Brien, Tinker Take Off staff writer
June 20, 2013
"Sexual assaults devastate our military and survivors," said Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander. "Our success is predicated on unit cohesion and performing as a team. If any of our teammates feel threatened or worse, have been violated, it destroys the very fiber that makes us successful as a military. Sexual assault doesn’t just affect the survivor; it affects the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 20, 2013
Maj. Kit Workman, Clearfield High School JROTC instructor, and Lt. Blake Evans, stopped long enough on Thursday to review some of what had been going on throughout the week as the students from Clearfield, Northridge, West, Dixie and Provo high schools participated in an exercise. Workman explained that the first two days the cadets learned to integrate and had classroom instruction. Evans... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 20, 2013
Due to the impact of sequestration, the funerals of retirees will fall under an adjusted requirements policy for military funeral honors similar to that which is already used for veterans, an Air Force news release said. The adjustment was effective as of June 4. The seven member services for retirees when available had included six members to serve as pall-bearers, a six member flag-folding... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 20, 2013
In the latter part of 2011, the Airman Leadership School invited Hill air wings to sponsor flights and their respective rooms at the school. As a part of a response to that invitation, Chief Master Sgt. Marc Batzer, then 388th command chief, called for volunteers and Master Sgt. Gary Trejo agreed to help. The master sergeant, who has since completed a bachelor’s degree in education with a minor... Read more
Courtesy Hill AFB Honor Guard
June 20, 2013
Honor Guard provides: • Funeral honors • Retirement ceremonies • Parades • Demonstrations • Training for civilians (fire departments, Boy Scouts) • Weddings   Types of funerals: Retiree – 2 man team Veteran – 2 man team Active duty – 20 man team Areas this covers, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada   Typical day:    Monday, Wednesday, Friday Gym, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Training,... Read more
Hill AFB Chess Club representative
June 20, 2013
The 2013 Hill AFB Chess Championship was held June 8, at The Landing. The results are as follows: Division one, military competition – Senior Airman Joe Martinez won the title by scoring two wins and one loss and is the 2013 Hill AFB Active Duty Chess Champion. He is assigned to the 388th Component Maintenance Squadron. Division two, civilian competition: Scott Liddell won the title by scoring... Read more
Airman 1st Class Channing Benedict, 75th AMDS Public Health
June 20, 2013
Summer is a great time for outdoor adventures like camping, hiking and boating. Caution should be used to avoid nature’s hazards. Ticks are most active in the summer months, and are plentiful in Utah’s mountain ranges and canyons. The Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick are most commonly found in Utah. Steer clear of woody, bushy areas with high grass. Ticks tend to stay by edges of... Read more
June 20, 2013
In mid-2012, Air Force leadership committed to the implementation of the Automated Time, Attendance and Production System (ATAAPS) to support standardized automation of the civilian time and attendance processes. Through FY13, the roll-out to the Air Force has progressed steadily, and at many sites is ahead of schedule. For civilians at AFMC bases, the time has come to jump on this fast yet... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
June 20, 2013
Join CHPS this summer for a challenge to better your health. Participate in CHPS activities to earn stickers towards a Bingo. Once you have six stickers on your bingo card you will get a prize. If you are able to achieve blackout on your card you will receive another prize. Challenge will run through Aug. 31. Pick up your CHPS Bingo Card today and work towards better health. CHPS is located in... Read more