July 7, 2011
EDEN -- One of the toughest parts of being a military family is knowing that sooner or later, you will have to say goodbye.Deploying to dangerous and faroff places is something Airmen know they will face when they join the U.S. Air Force, but that doesn't make it any easier when the time comes.To help Airmen cope with the emotional roller coaster that often accompanies leaving, the Hill Air Force... Read more
Ryan Larsen, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 7, 2011
Recently the Health and Wellness Center held an award ceremony for the Hill Air Force Base's Team Pedometer Challenge.The Team Pedometer Challenge began on April 11 and ended May 20 and had a total of 230 people participating. The challenge was a base- wide initiative designed to promote the increase of physical activity. Two member teams were given a pedometer to count their steps throughout the... Read more
July 7, 2011
U.S. Air Force 368th Recruiting Squadron:Tech. Sgt. J. Michael LundellU.S. Air Force 372nd Recruiting Group:Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Monroe367th Training Support Squadron:Tech. Sgt. Christopher Macklin388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Tech. Sgt. Paul David Burger Jr., Staff Sgt. Joshua Adams, Staff Sgt. Nicholas Anderson, Staff Sgt. Carl Matthew Falkowsky II, Senior Airman Christopher Wells,... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
July 7, 2011
A 2008 Harley-Davidson motorcycle received the Director's Trophy for 'best of show' honors when the 309th Maintenance Wing held its annual Car Show and commander's call June 30.The black Softtail Deluxe motorcycle, owned by Mike Dotson, also won first place in the motorcycle category.The show was held in Centennial Park under warm, sunny skies and drew more than 2,000 onlookers. Activities... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 7, 2011
"We have multiple expressions of faith," said Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Kenneth Crooks, Hill Air Force Base installation chaplain. "We support everyone's constitutional right to worship."I hope that we are showing the community that we are working together -- that despite our differences we can work together to our common goal -- supporting the Airmen and supporting everyone's First Amendment rights,"... Read more
July 7, 2011
For a 60-day trial period, the 75th Air Base Wing will be closing the South West Gate and opening the East Gate beginning on July 15. Please allow additional travel time as these changes will affect your driving pattern.Changes that will be implemented include:During the morning hours from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. and evening hours from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., NO LEFT TURN will be allowed for vehicles... Read more
July 7, 2011
Warrior Call on July 22 will be at 4 p.m. at Club Hill. Featured speakers will be Master Sgt. Ken Ahrens and Staff Sgt. Keith Green, both of 75th CEG/CED, and they will speak on the topic of "Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal and the Joint Fight."All interested civilians and military are invited to attend. Read more
July 7, 2011
Civilian Health Promotion Services at Hill Air Force Base presents free cholesterol and blood pressure screenings by appointment only on Thursday, June 30, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in Building 533, Warrior Fitness Center in the Health and Wellness Classroom.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one in six adults in the U.S. has high cholesterol. Those with high cholesterol... Read more
July 7, 2011
Airman 1st Class Paloma Mata-Z, 75th FSS/FSMPD, processed more than 100 assignment transactions. She researched and tracked down overdue Reports on Individual Personnel (RIPs) and retainability issues in less than 30 minutes for 15 members who were within one to two months of reassignment. She not only completed her duties, but also the duties of two other co-workers who were out of the office... Read more
July 7, 2011
We are all aware that budget restraints call for doing more with less in today's Air Force. Some of us have the mindset that it's still "business as usual" until someone else finds some solutions to this ever growing budget problem. Instead of waiting for things to get better, let's start to make things change! As you observe practices and procedures in your workplace ask yourself if there is a... Read more