Monica D. Morales, AFMC Public Affairs
June 20, 2013
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — After a 35-year career that began as a flight test engineer at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Dr. Steve Butler will retire from his post as Air Force Materiel Command’s executive director June 28 and return once more to Fort Walton Beach. "I will enjoy spending time with my family in Florida," Butler said. "In the future, I hope to teach, lead local Science,... Read more
Cadet 2nd Lt. Sean Greene, Northridge High School Air Force JROTC
June 20, 2013
Over the week of June 10 through June 14, JROTC cadets from all over the state converged on Hill AFB for an intensive leadership camp. Junior ROTC is the high school level of the Reserve Officer Training Corps. The majority of the schools attending the camp were Air Force JROTC units. The farthest group came all the way from St. George. In addition, there was also a group from the National... Read more
2nd Lt. Joel Bischoff, 75th SFS/S4
June 20, 2013
Hill Air Force Base will be launching a resource saving program similar to the Air Force, "Every Dollar Counts" Campaign. This program allows every base employee to submit a cost saving idea to senior leadership. The ideas are not limited to money alone, but include time, manpower, man-hours and process improvement. An "iNNOVATION Portal" icon will be installed on every base computer desktop.... Read more
388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
June 13, 2013
Anew commander will take charge of the 388th Fighter Wing during a formal change of command ceremony 10 a.m. June 14.Col. Lance K. Landrum will assume command of the 388th FW from Col. Scott C. Long. The 388th FW commander is directly responsible for maintaining the unit’s combat readiness to deploy, employ and sustain F-16s worldwide to fight and win any conflict. The wing consists of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 13, 2013
The Secretary of Defense has mandated all wings to conduct a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Stand-Down Day before July 1. Hill AFB will be conducting its mandatory SAPR Stand-Down Days for the complex and each wing shortly.Janaee Stone, Hill AFB Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, explained the basic break-down of what that will look like. “The first part to all of this is... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
June 13, 2013
After more than 7 months of planning, base and local officials signed the first of what could become a series of community agreements aimed at creating efficiencies and cost-savings through mutually supportive partnerships.Hill is one of more than a dozen agencies across the Air Force participating in an inaugural program — the Air Force Community Partnership Initiative — to explore... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 13, 2013
The consensus of Airmen who have attended Air Expeditionary Force Retreats is that the time away to renew relationships with family and spouse was invaluable. The AEF retreats are sponsored by the Hill AFB Chapel and the next retreat is open for registration and will be held June 28-30. Early registration is encouraged.First Lt. Braden Reynolds, 729th Air Control Squadron, found the time away... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 13, 2013
Amember of the Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club received an emotional surprise recently while attending a taping of the “Ellen Degeneres Show.” On May 20 while in the audience, Vania Ferreira was surprised to hear the host talking about a Skype she sent in requesting a shipment of Ellen underwear for her deployed husband and his unit because they don’t have access to... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
June 13, 2013
The sound of World War II planes filled the air over Layton last Saturday to remind everyone the price paid for freedom.A large crowd gathered last Saturday to celebrate the second Sounds of Freedom event held at Layton Commons Park. The highlight of the event, the Commemorative Air Force flew over the park to not only show off the planes, but to remind everyone of the sacrifices made by men and... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
June 13, 2013
Results from the Hill AFB Half Marathon held June 1 are as follows:   Men’s top three   1st, Matt Sandstrom, 1:23:32; 2nd, Jonathon Ryan, 1:26:08; 3rd, Mel Graff, 1:26:41   Women’s top three   1st, Kate Papenberg, 1:23:57; 2nd, Jamie Davis, 1:41:19; 3rd, Karren Whitney, 1:46:28   Men’s division     Matt Sandstrom, 1:23:32   Jonathon Ryan, 1:26:08... Read more

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