Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 30, 2011
The Candy Bomber, Col. (Ret.) Gail S. Halvorsen, spoke June 15 at the Ogden City Amphitheater. The Air Force pilot assigned to the Berlin Airlift from July 1948 to January 1949 gained the nickname "Uncle Wiggly Wings" after he noticed some children in West Berlin, pressed up against a barbed wire fence watching the airplanes land and he shared two sticks of gum. When he promised to drop chocolate... Read more
Chris Wilkins, Fire inspector, Hill AFB Fire Prevention Office
June 30, 2011
It is once again that time of year when we gather together with friends and family to celebrate our nation's history. Unfortunately, along with the celebrations come injuries, in 2009 the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that nearly 9,000 people were taken to the emergency room and two died from fireworks-related injuries. Of the injuries, nearly 6,000 happened within 30 days of the... Read more
June 30, 2011
It's Military Appreciation night July 2 at the West Jordan Independence Day PRCA Rodeo.Show your military ID and wear your uniform and get in free.Tickets are available at the West Jordan Chamber, 8000 S. Redwood Road, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or evenings at the West Jordan Arena Box Office, 8035 S. 2200 West, West Jordan. For more information call, 801-569-5100. Read more
June 30, 2011
The Family Child Care office is looking for people who are interested in providing care in their homes for the following:Infants under the age of twoHourly, part-time and substitute careSpecial Needs Care (children with asthma, allergies, cerebral palsy, autism, physical impairments, etc.)There will be a New Provider Orientation on Aug. 16, 17, 18. Applications are due Aug. 9You must attend all... Read more
1st Lt. Christine R. Kemnitz, 75th CPTS, Financial Services Officer
June 30, 2011
The Controlled Spend Account (CSA) has replaced the Government Travel Card. Many of you may have already seen or even used these new bright blue travel cards. Though the CSA is used for the same purposes as the GTC was used for, there are several key differences that you should be familiar with. Below are some tips that will help you better understand how to use the CSA card and how the new card... Read more
Shari Lopatin, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
June 30, 2011
More Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than cancers of the prostate, breast, lung, colon, uterus, ovaries and pancreas -- combined.All together, says the American Cancer Society, that equals 2 million new cases of skin cancer a year, making it more common than any other cancer. The majority of skin cancers are caused from too many UV rays -- which can come from the sun or tanning... Read more
AAFES Public Affairs
June 30, 2011
With a value proposition of "You Save. We Give Back," and a mission to provide military shoppers with quality goods and services at competitively low prices, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service has to work double-time to deliver the savings Airmen have come to expect.Military shoppers trying to squeeze the most out of their dollar, of course, have an edge thanks to the tax-free advantage they... Read more
Focus on Defense Symposium, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau , Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau , Pentagon, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
June 23, 2011
LAYTON -- The U.S. Air Force, much like other industries across America, is doing everything it can to save its pennies.That was the message June 15 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, as nearly 500 people attended the Utah Air Force Association's 32nd annual "Focus on Defense Symposium."The symposium featured speakers from across the Air Force who spoke on how the department can continue... Read more
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
June 23, 2011
The Commanding Officer of Ogden Air Depot Brig. Gen. Morris Berman vigorously pursued the avenue of a solid staff training program in 1940 with the hopes to obtain a secure work force to support the mission of the Ogden Air Depot. The Ogden Air Depot was under development to be an individual depot, serving the northwestern part of the United States and as a reserve depot to Sacramento Air Depot... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs staff
June 23, 2011
Hill Air Force Base's water supply got high marks in a soon-to-be published Consumer Confidence Report a yearly "report card" that discusses the quality of the base's drinking water system.The 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron's Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight (BEF) will publish the CCR for Hill AFB by July 1. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires all drinking water system managers... Read more