Tricare Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
November 7, 2013
  Give yourself the chance to quit for good. Lock it up. Throw it away. Give it to a friend. Do whatever it takes. Distance yourself from tobacco and its harmful effects for just 24 hours during this year’s Great American Smokeout (GASO) on Nov. 21. GASO is a perfect time to quit because you won’t be doing it alone — others will be quitting along with you. Quitting is never easy. But don’t... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron
November 7, 2013
  West Clinton Elementary School was the first school visited this school year by the Heroes Reading Program. On Oct. 22, 40 Airmen visited the school to read age appropriate books provided by United Way and speak about their experience in the Air Force. This program was started with a grant from the Utah Commission on Volunteers and implemented with United Way of Northern Utah and teamed... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 7, 2013
  Creative volunteers gathered Oct. 30-Nov. 1to spook and scare those brave enough to visit the Haunted House located in the Youth Center. The annual event has been held for four years and with two weeks of dedicated preparation, this team of volunteers did not disappoint those seeking the scarier side of the holiday. Screams and hollers were abundant as guests were followed by creepy... Read more
Randi Weston, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 7, 2013
    OGDEN – The importance of hands-on learning was stressed at the annual Northern Utah Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) in Science and Mathematics conference at Mount Ogden Junior High School on Nov. 2. Sixth through ninth grade girls were given the chance to experience different aspects of STEM careers through 27 different courses offered at the conference.   Each girl chose... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 31, 2013
Finding helping agencies, programs and events at Hill AFB just got a little easier through a new webpage located on http://www.hill.af.mil, Hill’s public website. Anyone who needs to schedule an appointment at the Hill clinic, but can’t find the number? No problem. If they want to know what time chapel worship services begin? It’s included. How about child care options on base? That’s built in,... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 31, 2013
Federal civilian employees received recognition for their generosity at the Combined Federal Campaign at The Landing on Oct. 30 as the CFC Halftime event gave nonprofits and charitable interests a chance to be heard through 30-second popcorn ads. Bob Evans, Fox 13 news anchor, hosted the event with Pania Heimuli, co-chairwoman of the Intermountain Combined Federal Campaign organization and U.S.... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner
October 31, 2013
Invaders from the Orange Country slowly crept up on Airmen from the 729th Air Control Squadron, only to be turned away in a violent firefight. The loud exchange of gunfire wasn’t exactly real-world combat, but for 45 Airmen at Hill Air Force Base, the pragmatic training scenario was probably the next best thing. Hill’s 729th ACS held its annual “Raging Bull” exercise recently, a wartime training... Read more


Commentary: We are all Air Force Energy

Karen Bastian, 75th CES Energy Outreach coordinator
October 31, 2013
Reducing energy consumption can lower one’s personal electric bill, and help to drive down the cost of energy overall. Turning off lights when not in use, buying energy saving appliances and changing light bulbs from incandescent to LED or compact fluorescents are proven ways to lower energy bills. In conjunction with this Air Force-wide effort to conserve resources at work and at home, the Hill... Read more
Health and Wellness Center
October 31, 2013
Terrie Hall, a true American hero, appeared in ads run by the CDC for the Tips From Former Smokers media campaign, which encouraged several million smokers to try to quit. Terrie died on Sept. 16 from the effects of the cancer caused by the cigarette smoking she began in high school. Treating her cancer required multiple surgeries over the years, including the loss of her voice box, leaving a... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
October 31, 2013
Superheroes, goblins, fairies and robots, among other characters, took over The Landing on Oct. 25 for the annual Haunting the Hill event. Sunshine and warm fall temperatures drew large crowds and families enjoyed numerous activities that included an abundance of candy and prizes. Inside the club, children enjoyed activities such as bowling, coloring, a magician, spooky story-telling, bingo and... Read more