Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
Plan for a staycation with the base library's summer reading program, which will not only fly children to fantastic imaginary worlds found in books but also take them to an exotic, sun-bathed destination right here on base.
The theme for this year's summer reading program is "Voyage to Book Island," and the library plans to host events themed around exotic places and popular summer destinations,...
On an installation as large and as diverse as Hill Air Force Base, it's important to know who you support and how best to support them. That's the job of the 75th Mission Support Group -- to focus on the customer -- the 23,000-plus Airmen, civilians, family members and contractors who live and work here. That's a huge responsibility by any standard, and it's the job of the group's four squadrons...
In recognition of National Police Week 2010, the 75th Security Forces Combat Arms Section held a pistol shoot competition May 13, hosting more than 10 local law enforcement groups on the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance Range.
"As far as we know, competitions have been hosted by Hill Air Force Base since the 1940s," said Staff Sgt. James Matherly, 75th SFS Combat Arms instructor. "Our shop is...
Bagpipes wailed, a wreath was posted and roses laid in remembrance of military security officers and Office of Special Investigations personnel who lost their lives while in the service of their country at a ceremony May 14 held in the Base Chapel Annex.
Maj. John J. Dumont III, 75th Security Forces Squadron commander, noted that in 1962 President John F. Kennedy established National Police Week...
Editor's Note: Due to requests concerning this topic of this article and its pularity, the following is being rerun in connection with Wingman's Day and the "See Me Save Me Ride" on May 24
True or false: When a motorcycle rider is lying injured on the ground after being involved in an accident, concerned bystanders should remove his or her helmet to increase the injured rider's comfort level.
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
In 1925, as more people were becoming interested in controlled powered flight, the United States was one of the nations without formal policies regarding civilian aviation. While new airlines were being introduced, Henry Ford saw significant potential in commercial transportation and focused on that aspect of aviation. As he was forming an air transportation company, Ford took over the Stout...
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office
The 2010 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign, which began March 8, ended April 30 and successfully raised $65,092.36.
The campaign kicked off at Hill Air Force Base with a basketball tournament between the 75th Force Support Squadron and the 75th Security Forces Squadron and was able to raise money for Airmen and military families in need.
"I appreciated not only the incredible generosity we saw...
After the one-day symposium event, Utah AFA will sponsor its annual Focus on Defense charity golf tournament. The tournament, which lasts two days and takes place at Hubbard Memorial Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, and Glen Eagle Golf Course, Syracuse, raises money for the Utah Aerospace Education Foundation.
The tournament raises around $40,000 each year, Sullivan said. All of the donations...
222"We have extremely talented military officials and civilian employees whose desire to minimize safety mishaps is first and foremost," he said in the midst of the preparations for May 24 activities.
Planned events for Wingman Day will include briefings and a picnic lunch at Centennial Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Safety Fair will be set up at the park and activities will follow the lunch with...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
The long awaited opening of the splash pad at Centennial Park will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting on May 21 at 3 p.m. Col. Patrick Higby, 75th Air Base Wing commander will do the honors.
The large splash pad includes a water spout, water bars and a water arch all of which feature cool, sanitized water.
Intermittent features will spray water upwards including a spray ring, an arch jet...