Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 19, 2012
The Volunteer Excellence Award was presented April 16 to Holly Cope at the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast at The Landing.Cope, a Key Spouse assigned to the 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is the key lead spouse for a squadron of more than 500 Airmen and their family members for command staff and the 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit. She has served in several support instances of family... Read more
Katina Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 19, 2012
Five months after having met Lana, Connie Delamater never imagined her heart would feel so full. It's hard for her to believe that in as little as eleven months she'll prepare to say, "Goodbye.""It's kind of like waving as your kids go off to college, but it's puppy college," she said. "And it's in Oceanside California."Even though saying, "Goodbye," will be difficult, "The joyful part of this,... Read more
Andrea V. Mason, 388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 19, 2012
Four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 388th Fighter Wing flew over a funeral in Garland, Utah, April 6 to salute a U.S. Air Force officer who died March 30.The flyover for Lt. Col. Heber Marsh Butler, 90, followed his burial with military honors accorded by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County at Garland Cemetery.The sight and sound of the low-flying F-16s brought forth tears of joy to the... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
April 19, 2012
Civilian Health Personnel servicesBe Active Fitness Initiative to launch in MayDuring the month of May, join Air Force Materiel Command and Civilian Health Personnel Services for the Be Active Fitness Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to log your physical activity into the physical activity log (available at www.AFMCWellness.com) for a total of 420 minutes during the month of May.... Read more
Airman 1st Class Alexander W. Riedel, Defense Media Activity
April 19, 2012
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- After almost 27 years and 39 flights in Earth's orbit, the space shuttle Discovery arrived1at Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., April 17 on its way to its final resting place.The last moments in the air for Discovery began at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., mounted on top of a modified Boeing 747. The retired spacecraft was to take final residence in a hangar at the... Read more
Michael McFall, Standard-Examiner staff
April 12, 2012
Mandi Gable stood in a hangar, waiting for her husband and father of their two boys to come home."There they are! Woohoo!" Drew Gable, 10, shouted, pointing up at the sky as four F-16 Fighting Falcons flew in to Hill Air Force Base as the sun began to set.Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Gable, of the 421st Fighter Squadron, had been in South Korea for four months, and as soon as he was out of the cockpit... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 12, 2012
On April 17, at 10:15 a.m., if a 7.0 earthquake were to hit downtown Salt Lake City what would you do?At Hill Air Force Base, everyone here will be asked to "Drop, Cover and Hold On" for 60 seconds as part of an exercise set up with the cooperation and direction of Bruce Harayda, Installation Exercise manager.Utah Shake Out involves more than just Team Hill however, as state agencies, schools,... Read more
April 12, 2012
Thursday, April 12 -- "Can I Kiss You" monologue presentation by Mike Domitrz at the Base Theater at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.Saturday, April 14 -- "Take Back the Night" event at Your Community Connection, 2261 Adams Ave., Ogden, at 5 p.m.Tuesday, April 17 -- Strike Out Child Abuse/Sexual Assault at the Base Bowling Alley, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.Wednesday, April 18 -- Free women's safety classes and... Read more
Col. Nathan Hill, 388th Operations Group commander
April 12, 2012
In the ancient biblical story of Queen Esther, her cousin Mordecai advised her to take some bold steps to save her people. As part of his motivational speech, Mordecai said to her, "Who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?"Those of us in the Air Force may not be royalty, but it's worth asking a similar question. Maybe you have become a shop chief, a team lead or a... Read more
April 12, 2012
Airman to Airman: Staff Sgt. Dinno Lorenzo, 75th Aerospace Medicine SquadronWhere are you from? I was born in the Philippines but I was raised in California.What is your favorite quote? "Live life as if it was your last." -- Unknown.What is your favorite part about the Air Force? Watching the planes take off.If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? An engineer.Who is your... Read more

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