Nick Simeone, American Forces Press Service
April 4, 2013
WASHINGTON —The Department of Defense on March 27 released updated policies and procedures aimed at combating sexual assaults in the military and improving care for victims.Senior defense officials said the updated policies and procedures provide a framework that improves safety for sexual assault victims, standardizes victim-assistance services across the force, enhances prevention efforts and... Read more
Andrea Mason, 388th FW Public Affairs
April 4, 2013
Leaders from the 388th Fighter Wing welcomed honorary commanders for an interactive tour March 21. “This was truly a great opportunity to see our Airmen in action,” said Kaysville City Mayor Steve Hiatt, 388th FW Honorary Commander. “There are so many people working full time to support these missions and keep us safe, most of whom we never see.”... Read more
Stephanie Perkins, Repertory Dance Theater
April 4, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — Cynthia Sandmire, born in Murray, Utah, in 1967, joined the Navy Reserve after the catastrophic events of Sept. 11, 2001, as a way to give back to her country. She has now served as a Corpsman in the Navy Reserve for over eleven years as a member of Detachment K, Operational Health Support Unit Bremerton, Washington. Petty Officer Sandmire has served all over the world from... Read more
April 4, 2013
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Wilma Vaught will speak at the Hill Aerospace Museum on April 11 at 11:30 a.m. She is president of the board of directors for the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation Inc. She served as commander of the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, North Chicago, Ill., in her last assignment. The foundation is seeking to honor women with a memorial in... Read more
Tara N. Strickland, Adversary and Support Airraft Communications, Tactical Airlift
April 4, 2013
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Retired Marine Corps KC-130R aircraft will live to fly another day as part of a foreign military sales (FMS) case between the U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force.Six KC-130R excess defense articles, extra to the needs of the U.S. government, are on a journey to restoration and active-duty status with the Japanese Maritime Self... Read more
Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service
April 4, 2013
WASHINGTON — In solidarity with the Defense Department’s 800,000 civilian employees facing furloughs, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he will voluntarily return part of his salary to the U.S. Treasury, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said in Washington on April 2.Though furlough-exempt as a presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed official, Hagel will commit to partial forfeiture over... Read more
Warrior Fitness Center
April 4, 2013
Gather your friends and come out for this fun race April 6 at 9 a.m. Each team of three will start at the Warrior Fitness Center and travel to the Westside Fitness Center (Building 1277) and will finish back at the Warrior. Each team member will travel approximately two to three miles to help their team complete the race. Sign up by April 4. Read more
April 4, 2013
The following personnel will be promoted to the listed rank during the month of April:2nd Combat Camera Squadron:Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr., Senior Airman Shaughn Hull307th Logistics Readiness Squadron:Tech. Sgt. Attika SherrodEdwards348th U.S. Air Force Recruiting Squadron:Master Sgt. Michael Clark367th Training Support Squadron:Master Sgt. Robert Wolfley368th U.S. Air Force Recruiting... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 4, 2013
The Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club (MMC) donated 20 $25 Base Commissary cards to the Airmen’s Attic recently.Green Knights Chapter 67 donated the cards as a result of a Bowlathon it held recently at the Hill Bowling Center. “We filled all 20 lanes for a good three hours,” said Terry Kees, president of the local MMC.He said club members get together for the love of the ride and the need... Read more
April 4, 2013
April 9: Fly Fishing 101 is perfect for first-time anglers and beginners. Dale Searcy will teach four, two hour classes at the Log Cabin or Centennial Park. The cost is $40 and the additional sessions will be taught on April 16, 23 and 30. There are also sessions scheduled for May and June. Call 777-9666 to register.April 19-21: Blue John Canyoneering is an adventure you won’t forget. The canyon... Read more

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