Lt. Col. Paul Fitzpatrick, Communications and Customer Service Directorate TriCare Management Activity
May 19, 2011
By Lt. Col. Paul FitzpatrickCommunications and Customer Service Directorate TriCare Management Activity Tobacco users can stack up the cash when they quit tobaccoFALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Tobacco users can look forward to improved health when they give up tobacco, and they can also stack up the cash. That includes young active-duty military members who smoke tobacco at the rate of 40 percent,... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 19, 2011
Airman 1st Class Mike Tully, of the 388th Component Maintenance Squadron, bested Senior Airman Jatelvis Sharpe, also of the 388th CMS, at the Hill Air Force Base Club Championship at Club Hill on May 14.Tully, who took up the game at around the age of 7 or 8, figures it took about three years before he finally beat his father who taught him the game."If you want a thinking challenge -- this is... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Public Affairs Office
May 19, 2011
The base's second annual "See Me Save Me" motorcycle safety campaign is set to begin with a motorcycle ride on May 23. The campaign, which the installation's safety office started last year, aims to motivate vehicle operators to put away the distractions, focus on driving and look specifically for motorcycles."Motorists aren't used to seeing motorcycles on the road during the winter months, but... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 19, 2011
A fun run is planned May 20 at 7 a.m. in front of the Warrior Fitness Center to celebrate positive results so far in the Year of the Community College of the Air Force. Master Sgt. Chi Swanson, 75th Force Support Squadron, reports she has received information from the Tuition Assistance Office that there are 189 more individuals who will receive tuition assistance in the quarter running from Feb... Read more
Hill Air Force Base Precision Measurement Equipment Lab
May 19, 2011
"PMEL is the one, single foundational element of each and every item produced at the Ogden Air Logistics Center. No item leaves this center that PMEL hasn't touched in some way, either directly or indirectly." -- Don Hallford, 527th Equipment Maintenance Squadron directorWorld Metrology Day celebrates the signature by representatives of seventeen nations of The Metre Convention on May 20,... Read more
May 19, 2011
Metrology is the science of weights and measures, according to Webster's New World College Dictionary.Metrology is the science that deals with measurements or a system of measurement, according to the American Heritage Dictionary. Read more
May 19, 2011
The desire for a fair and honest system of weights and measures has been around for thousands of years.The Egyptians studied the science of geometry and understood the importance of weights and measurements. They used a cubit to construct the pyramids. The "Royal Egyptian Cubit" was decreed to be equal to the length of the forearm from the bent elbow to the tip of the extended middle finger plus... Read more
May 19, 2011
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is a painful condition that affects many people. Learning to manage and control your condition will help you to ease your symptoms and live the lifestyle you hope for. This class by CHPS covers the causes, symptoms, and types of arthritis. Risk factors, prevention, and treatment of this condition will also be discussed.Join a class on May 25 from noon... Read more
May 19, 2011
Overall results, top three finishers male1st place, David Sondrup, 1:33.26; 2nd, Spencer Johnson, 1:37.21; 3rd, place, Mark Murphy, 1:37.51Overall results, top three finishers female1st place, Lisa Mumford, 1:52.46; 2nd, Tiffany Moore, 1:53.15; 3rd, Susan Armstrong, 1:56.19Male, age 29 and under1st, David Sondrup, 1:33.26; 2nd, Joshua Brotman, 1:41.56; 3rd, Jake Brown, 1:52.20; 4th, David Gongora... Read more
May 19, 2011
The 75th Civil Engineer Group is seeking motivated noncommissioned officers to fill two Airman Dorm Leader positions at Hill AFB. This is a two-year controlled non-deployable tour.Those interested in fulfilling the duty must meet the following criteria:Applicants must possess rank of technical sergeant or staff sergeant, have a minimum of one year experience as a supervisor, possess leadership... Read more