Marketing Department
November 15, 2012
Build a giant Holiday Greeting Card that represents your squadron or organization. Cards should be placed on the lawn divider (within the area where the state flags begin and end) on Southgate Road. Cards should be posted starting Nov. 26.Entries will be judged on originality, squadron/division representation, and technical aspects.The winning entry will receive a prize valued at $500.To enter:... Read more
Armed Forces News Service
November 15, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III has named Chief Master Sgt. James A. Cody to serve as the 17th chief master sergeant of the Air Force.Cody will assume his new position on Feb. 1, following the Jan. 31 retirement of current Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy. Roy's retirement will culminate more than 30 years of service to the Air Force."Chief Roy and his... Read more
Lt. Col. Peter Reinhardt, 30th Medical Operations Squadron Commander
November 15, 2012
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Many authors have written about how to develop leadership. Leadership development typically divides into two categories: natural talent versus practiced skills. The latter is similar to when a person makes the concerted effort to improve their fitness skills. This would typically include visiting a personal trainer who would give advice that would boil down to... Read more
Jennifer Diveley, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
November 15, 2012
The average smoker tries to quit 20 times before succeeding. Some people are motivated to stop smoking to improve their health. Others say they stopped smoking "cold turkey" for personal reasons. Whatever the reason, the bottom line is that it's not easy to quit. You probably already know that smoking is bad for you, but did you know it can also be hurting those you love?*Exposure to secondhand... Read more
Civilian Personnel Services
November 15, 2012
The 2012 Federal Benefits Open Season for Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts is scheduled from Monday, Nov. 12, through Dec. 10. Hill Air Force Base will hold a Health Fair with availability of health insurance carriers on Dec. 4, 5 and 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center, Building 533. Brochures and information on 2012 premiums will... Read more
By Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
November 15, 2012
Airmen honor Utah veterans with WWI monument makeoverMIDVALE -- Airmen from the 729th Air Control Squadron invited the public to a World War I monument rededication and flag ceremony at Union Park in Midvale this Veteran's Day weekend. The event took place at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 11 and was the culmination of a squadron community service project organized by Senior Airman Brandon Clark, a 729th ACS... Read more
By Emily Allen, Intrepid Agency
November 15, 2012
Honor a veteran with Jazz tickets through nominationSALT LAKE CITY -- Larkin Mortuary is seeking Utah veterans to honor during Utah Jazz games throughout the 2012-13 season. Veterans can now be nominated on Larkin Mortuary's Facebook page (facebook.com/LarkinCaresUtah) to receive two tickets to a Utah Jazz game and recognition during the game to honor them for their service. The first veteran... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
November 15, 2012
When Debbie French brought quilts she had created to work some time ago, she started something that has spread bright colorful warmth to the Burn Unit at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City and now to the George E. Wahlen Veterans Nursing Home in Ogden.Her co-workers asked her to teach them, and a quilter's guild was born.Thirty twin-sized quilts of various hues, designs and machine... Read more
By Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Staff
November 15, 2012
Women at Risk (WAR) created gifts and products will be sold at the Hill Chapel on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event is being spearheaded by Jennifer Scariano, a military spouse. The event promotes awareness of the inherent dangers and widespread incidence of human trafficking around the world.In 22 countries around the world, safe houses are set up to help those who are subject to the violence and... Read more
By Mikayla Beyer, Hilltop Times Staff
November 15, 2012
A new weight loss incentive program has been continued by the Civilian Wellness team, and following on the heels of a successful turnout last year, it is sure to catch on with people in the 2012 holiday season.Happy Healthy Holidays, which is being run by team member Jennifer Sedgwick, is a bingo game of sorts. Each person who signs up gets a piece of paper with twelve squares on it, each of... Read more

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In The Know Hill AFB Ski Day set for Feb. 12Hill AFB military, civilians and... more