Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
August 4, 2011
Gov. Gary Herbert greeted Utah soldiers in Iraq on Aug. 2 to hand out commemorative coins and thank them."I've enjoyed meeting with the troops and I'm proud of their service," Herbert said. "Whether you like the war or don't like the war, our troops are second to none and I'm much more appreciative of their service and sacrifice."Herbert, who left Utah on Sunday, arrived in Iraq late Monday night... Read more
Pauline Jelinek, The Associated Press
August 4, 2011
WASHINGTON -- When terrifying battlefield memories come rushing back, causing night sweats, flashbacks or a panic attack, some troops and vets now find comfort by reaching for their smartphones.Using new-age technology to cope with age-old wounds of war, they tap into mobile phone applications, or "apps," designed to help with post-traumatic stress and brain injuries."I'm not going to lie -- when... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
August 4, 2011
Terry Rettenberger's ideas have helped not only the Air Force, they've padded his wallet as well.Rettenberger, a civilian who works as an equipment specialist with the 416th Supply Management Squadron, was awarded with the Air Force Exceptional Innovator Award on July 1.He received the award for three different ideas that involved designing and developing new tools and revamping the maintenance... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny
August 4, 2011
Rafat "Ray" Ibrahim, an industrial hygienist at Hill Air Force Base in the 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, received a 50-year pin in acknowledgment of his years of service at Hill Air Force Base on Aug 1.Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, attached the pin to his collar and congratulated him on the half century of service "It's very noble work and I'm glad that you... Read more
Dennis Larsen, Hilltop Times Staff
July 28, 2011
OGDEN — Bareback riding in Monday’s fifth and final performance of the 78th annual Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo featured fourtime and defending world champion Bobby Mote, of Culver, Ore., who is in the No. 8 hole ($41,408), current Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association world standings leader Will Lowe ($77,130), of Canyon, Texas, and No. 2... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 28, 2011
Master Sgt. Ken Ahrens, 775th CEG/CED, laid out a brief overall look at his Explosive Ordnance Device experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan to an audience at Club Hill as part of Warrior Call on Aug. 22. Of the operations in Afghanistan he characterized the EOD mission this way: “You’re either a totally dismounted team, you’re a mounted team... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
July 28, 2011
The Davis Arts Council is saying “Thank you” to the men and women at Hill Air Force Base on Aug. 11, offering two-for-one tickets to see country singer Darryl Worley at the Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater in Layton Commons Park. Worley has produced 17 chart topping hits over a span of five albums, including “I Miss My Friend,” “Awful,... Read more
LT. COL. DARIN HUMISTON, 729th Air Control Squadron
July 28, 2011
Airmen are busy: We have challenging jobs; schedules full of training, ops and meetings; and every year there are deployments, Operational Readiness Inspections or Unit Compliance Inspections to prepare for. As an acting squadron commander, I see a common problem that challenges most squadrons — letting the “Urgent” get in the way of the “Important.”... Read more
KAYLA ANNE JONES, Ogden Air Logistics Center History intern
July 28, 2011
 Two monumental lifedefining moments for Lt. John Cary “Red” Morgan came on July 18, 1943, and March 6, 1944. During the humid July of 1943, 29-year-old Morgan had been assigned as the co-pilot to a B-17 named the Ruthie II with 1st Lt. Robert Campbell as the pilot. The mission: to travel from England to Hanover, Germany, and... Read more
July 28, 2011
A traffic management project at the Wardleigh Road and “M” Avenue intersection means that starting Monday, Aug. 1, the intersection of Wardleigh Road and “M” Avenue will become a three-way stop. All traffic on Wardleigh Road will be required to stop. Northbound traffic from “M” Avenue on to Wardleigh Road will be... Read more

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