Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
September 8, 2011
Aumberlee Davis has spent much of the past year and a half of her life dealing with things most kids her age can't imagine.The 9-year-old Layton resident and Heritage Elementary School fourth-grader was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2010.Since her diagnosis she's gone to countless doctor appointments, seen the inside of too many hospital rooms and endured months of chemotherapy treatment.... Read more
Senior Airman LaTanya Reid, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron
September 8, 2011
More than a year ago, military working dog Marco did what many service members hope to do someday -- retire.However, as Marco is 14 years old -- equivalent to a 98-year-old man -- his adopted family is making preparations for his future hoping they will be allowed to honor Marco for his service as a veteran.Tech. Sgt. Nathan Stull, 446th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler and... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 8, 2011
Once again the Hill Aerospace Museum is hosting its annual Wings and Wheels Car Show and Open Aircraft Day, Sept. 17, beginning at 9 a.m."We will have up to 20 aircraft open and some of the air carriers you'll be able to walk through," explained Nathan Myers, museum curator."Some of the cockpits of the fighter jets you'll be able to look into," he said. Some of the helicopters will be open as... Read more
September 8, 2011
Come show your support as Park City Concerts hosts a Hill Air Force Base Appreciation Night on Sept. 17, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.at the Ogden Amphitheater. The event will feature four tribute bands, Nigel & the Metal Dogs, Abraxsas, Mullet Hatchet and Know Ur Roots. Tickets are $10 and can be bought at www.smithtix.com or www.exticket.com. 100 percent of the... Read more
September 8, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This year, flu vaccine will be made available to Air Force Materiel Command's civilian work force in addition to active-duty personnel and their family members.Given the negative impact of the flu on work force health and work place productivity, AFMC Commander Gen. Donald Hoffman approved the purchase of vaccine for use in immunizing the command's... Read more
September 8, 2011
September is Fruits and Veggies More Matter Month. It's time to celebrate by eating a colorful variety of fruits and veggies each day. Can you do it? It's easy. Serving sizes are smaller than you think, and delicious seasonal fruits and veggies are more plentiful this time of year. Come join the Fruit and Vegetable Challenge and learn how to get more nutrition into your diet at Civilian Health... Read more
September 8, 2011
September is Fruits and Veggies More Matter Month. It's time to celebrate by eating a colorful variety of fruits and veggies each day. Can you do it? It's easy. Serving sizes are smaller than you think, and delicious seasonal fruits and veggies are more plentiful this time of year. Come join the Fruit and Vegetable Challenge and learn how to get more nutrition into your diet at Civilian Health... Read more
Staff Sgt. Eric Burks, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron
September 8, 2011
OGDEN -- After nearly two weeks of honing marksmanship and weapons manipulation skills, learning basic Close Quarters Battle tactics, and exhausting thousands of rounds of M4 and M9 ammunition, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron Airmen completed an Advanced Weapons Tactical Training course.AWTT, conducted at the Swanson Tactical Training Center in Ogden by the Threat Management Group (TMG), combined... Read more
September 8, 2011
On Sept. 4, in preparation for activities commemorating the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., and to increase Department of Defense security posture, the commander of U.S. Northern Command directed the implementation of Force Protection Condition Bravo across the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and Mexico, and its air, land and maritime approaches.AFNORTH Command, the... Read more
Idea Program Office
September 1, 2011
The Logistics, Installations and Mission Support - Enterprise View (LIMS-EV) road show will be here Sept. 12-15 to increase awareness of the vast enterprise logistics capabilities available to the Air Force.LIMS-EV will be the integrated, single-source business intelligence environment that delivers information and capabilities to the warfighter and its support functions across all Logistics,... Read more

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