Andrea V. Mason, Team Hill Public Affairs
December 15, 2011
OGDEN -- Ten volunteers from the 388th Fighter Wing demonstrated their commitment to service as they served lunch to nearly 100 homeless guests of St. Anne's shelter in Ogden Dec. 6.This service is part of the wing's community outreach program where several volunteer opportunities to help within the local community are offered throughout the year."This is my fourth time volunteering to feed the... Read more
75th Comptroller Squadron
December 15, 2011
If you have been TDY recently on classified orders there are a few things you need to know. For classified travel vouchers, online systems such as Defense Travel System (DTS) or E-Finance cannot be used. Submitting your classified voucher in a non-secure finance system will result in these systems being shut down Air Force-wide and will cause delays in travel payments for ALL members.The correct... Read more
December 15, 2011
Everyone is invited to join Team Hill at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, as we light the base Christmas Tree. Located on the corner of "D" Avenue and Balmer Street, (the Base Chapel), the stately tree will be adorned with hundreds of sparkling lights that will delight young and old throughout the holiday season.Stop by to celebrate the occasion, have a warm cup of cocoa and a tasty holiday cookie. Read more
TriWest Health Care Alliance
December 15, 2011
Did you know that nearly 90 percent of women with breast cancer survive--because of early detection?Mammograms can sometimes detect early stage breast cancer three years before the lump can be felt. And breast cancer is most treatable in its earliest stages.TriCare covers mammograms for women 40 years and older, at no cost to them. For those who are at high risk for breast cancer, TriCare begins... Read more
Senior Airman Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 8, 2011
Last Thursday, Dec. 1, winds from the east gusted through Hill Air Force Base at exceedingly high speeds of up to 75 miles per hour.The aftermath of this day-long windstorm caused some minor structural damages to facilities as well as uprooting and damaging many trees across the installation."The total damage consisted of 129 trees down, 90 at the golf course and 39 on the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
December 8, 2011
Seventy years ago, Dec. 1, 1941, the Civil Air Patrol was signed into existence by administrative order of Frank LaGuardia, director of the Office of Civil Defense, just six days before the advent of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. CAP's mission during World War II to patrol the coasts for enemy submarines and help protect the nation's shipping lanes resulted in over 500,000 hours spent in flight to... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
December 8, 2011
LAYTON -- To keep busy while her husband was deployed for the last several months, Jessica Heck of Layton decorated a donated Christmas tree in his honor.It was on display at the Festival of Trees at the South Town Expo Center in Sandy until Dec. 3.But even better than having a tree on display, Heck got to welcome her husband home early from his deployment just days before the tree was set up at... Read more
Andy Flowers, Hill AFB installation director of Manpower, Personnel and Training
December 8, 2011
On the Fujita Scale (also known as the F-Scale), which measures the severity of tornados, there are typically five ratings from F0 to F5, with residual damage rated as light to incredible. Sometimes, an F6 category, the "inconceivable tornado," is included in the scale. The F6 has never been recorded and is difficult to measure. However, Mr. Fujita never considered using his scale to measure re-... Read more
December 8, 2011
Where are you from? Broward County, Fla.What is your favorite quote or movie quote? "Say hello to my l'il friend!" -- Al Pacino in "Scarface."What is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? Having the opportunity to meet a lot of different people and visit various countries.If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? I would pursue a career as a CIA agent.What is your... Read more
Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service
December 8, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Commemorations are under way at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, and in Washington, where Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta placed a wreath at the Navy Memorial in memory of those killed 70 years ago Wednesday during the attack on Pearl Harbor.Until Sept. 11, 2001, the surprise early-morning attack on Dec. 7, 1941, stood as the most devastating enemy attack on U.S. soil.... Read more

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