June 2, 2011
Airman to Airman: Airman 1st Class Michelle Peterson, 75th Force Support SquadronWhere are you from? Green Bay, Wisc. -- Go, Packers!What is your favorite quote or movie quote? "There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded." -- UnknownWhat is your favorite part about being in the Air Force... Read more
June 2, 2011
The goal this month at Civilian Health Promotion Services is to prevent unintentional injury and death by educating and influencing people to adopt and maintain safe and healthy practices in the workplace, on roads and highways, and in homes and communities. According to the National Safety Council, unintentional injuries and deaths in the United States are at unacceptable levels. An estimated... Read more
June 2, 2011
New crosswalk signal delayed because of bad weather -- Wardleigh Road's signal light will blink yellow for 3 to 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 state motorists are required to stop.At this point pedestrians will be able to begin to cross and will be given a countdown of 15 seconds.Motorists... Read more
Ryan Larsen, Hilltop Times Correspondent
June 2, 2011
Most of the state is at or above two hundred percent above of its normal snowpack capacity. As the weather warms, there is likely to be flooding. But don't head for higher ground just yet, simple preparation can avoid costly damages.One of the smartest things people can do to help prepare for a flood is to aware of warnings. In some counties, such as Tooele, warning sirens are used to alert... Read more
Senior Master Sgt. Teri Crispi, Hill Air Force Base Sergeants Association
June 2, 2011
The Hill Air Force Base Sergeants Association and the POW/MIA Awareness Organization of Utah are partnering up to help promote POW/MIA Awareness. The week of June 6-10 is POW/MIA Awareness Week and "A Run to Remember" fun run is scheduled for June 6 at the Hess Fitness Center. In addition there will be a movie showing, June 8, and a dinner on June 10 as part of the week's events.As of May 16,... Read more
Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs
June 2, 2011
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Mars/Wrigley are partnering to offer "house money" to one U.S. shopper.The "Mars/Wrigley Power of 1 Sweepstakes" gives shoppers at the Hill AFB Exchange the opportunity to win a $50 gift card.Entering automatically also registers patrons into a national chance to win a $10,000 check for rent or mortgage. "The living will definitely be easier for one... Read more
Air Force News Service
June 2, 2011
SOUTHWEST ASIA --The U.S. Senate confirmed the assignment of the newest commander of Air Combat Command.Lt. Gen. Gilmary M. Hostage III, whom the Senate also confirmed for appointment to the grade of general, will assume command of ACC at a later date.Hostage currently serves as the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and as the Combined Forces Air Component commander for... Read more
June 2, 2011
The Warrior Fitness Center will be hosting its annual triathlon on June 11. Beginning at 8 a.m. participants will run, bike and swim in this challenging multisport event.You may register for one of two distance categories: Spring/400M swim, 20K bike and 5K run or Olympic/800M swim, 40K bike and 10K run.The first 50 participants to sign up may pay $5 and receive a T-shirt. Thereafter, participants... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
June 2, 2011
Tech. Sgt. Martez "Tez" Banks stands well above six-foot with a built figure, neither slim nor stocky and most who meet him wouldn't assume the 45 year-old's athletic prowess.The Air Force Reservist and Palace Acquire intern paired up with friend Michelle Staley to win the combined mixed 8.0 doubles tennis title at the Techna-Glass Adult Ice Breaker tournament earlier this month in Salt Lake City... Read more
Jim Smith, Hill Rod and Gun Club publicist
June 2, 2011
On April 16, Hill's Rod and Gun Club hosted a statewide shotgun shooting competition sponsored by Browning firearms of Morgan. The competition was the fourth in a series of five events in the 2011 Sporting Clays Five-Club Circuit Shoot.The event at Hill Air Force Base drew 65 competitors from all over Utah. Competitors shot 100 rounds on the club's sporting clays course for score.The local... Read more