Senior Airman Amanda Vasquez, 75th Medical Support Squadron
May 26, 2011
The combat medics from the 75th Medical Support Squadron executed Operation 'Restore the Road' on May 14 helping repair road at Antelope Island State Park damaged by water erosion. "The bugs were everywhere and bug spray only seemed to attract the ferocious little critters!" exclaimed 1st Lt. Daniel Prather. While the bugs were indeed tenacious, the combat medics were well prepared with proper... Read more
May 26, 2011
The Utah Exchange and Hershey's are partnering to offer authorized shoppers a "sweet" opportunity to cash in on a "hot" prize in the "Camping Sweepstakes."May 20 to June 16 military shoppers visiting the Hill AFB Exchange can register to win a Charbroil Trentino deluxe outdoor fireplace. The heavy-duty, all steel fireplace, which features a durable porcelain-coated finish, heavy-duty log rack... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 26, 2011
Members of Team Hill who dropped by Centennial Park with or without their furry friends for "Bark in the Park" got the chance to chat with Melanie Swartz, doctor of veterinary medicine, chief, Hill Veterinary Services."We see more dogs than cats, depending on the season," Swartz said, when asked about the types of animals requiring her attention. "When it's kitten season, we'll see more kittens... Read more
May 26, 2011
Airman 1st Class Madison Donnell, 75th ABW/SCO, found two letters addressed to Hill AFB for Hill Aor Force Base, last January. The letters were undeliverable as addressed. Master Sgt. Elizabeth Corbett, 388th MOS/MXOT, gave her permission to open them and Donnell was touched by the contents when she opened them. The letters were Christmas wishes that two young boys had made to visit the base and... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
May 26, 2011
A Midsummer Knight's reading program on baseThe Gerrity Memorial Library will be kicking off its annual summer reading program with a party on Tuesday, June 7, at 3 p.m. that includes food, outdoor games, a professional storyteller, prizes and more.This year's theme, "A Midsummer Knight's Read," will incorporate medieval-themed activities including learning about knights, jousting and more."This... Read more
Brian P. Smith, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
May 26, 2011
You're watching the phone, waiting to hear if you got that job. You're sitting in the audience as your daughter starts her first piano recital. You're waiting for the daily e-mail from your deployed spouse.You're walking through the mall, still trying to get used to crowds after deployment.These can all be stressful situations. Stress is a part of everyday life for service members, veterans and... Read more
May 26, 2011
TOOELE VALLEY -- The upcoming BigM Weekend presented by Lucas Oil at Miller Motorsports Park, scheduled for May 28-30, is shaping up to be even bigger than anticipated. There will be a major tribute to the nation's armed forces in recognition of Memorial Day, with an F-16 flyover, an acre of military displays and brief remarks by Col. Patrick Higby, installation commander at Hill Air Force Base.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 26, 2011
Brian Seward, Roy City police officer, dropped by the "Bark in the Park" on May 20 with his dog, "Halen."The black shepherd from the Netherlands helps him chase bad guys, he said.His dog works as a detaining dog, engaging the bad guys, Seward said. "We also have find and detect dogs."He reminds anyone who is around working dogs of any type, law enforcement or military working dogs, that people... Read more
Andrea Houck, Team Hill Public Affairs
May 19, 2011
Just over a month ago, the 388th Fighter Wing underwent a change of command as Col. Scott Long assumed command from Col. Scott Zobrist.As a command pilot, Long has put in more than 2,800 flying hours and held various leadership positions including the 455th Expeditionary Operations Group commander at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Long took a few moments to answer some questions about himself,... Read more
75th Public Affairs Office, New senior leader for OO-ALC/ASD
May 19, 2011
The Aerospace Sustainment Directorate welcomed Col. Shaun Q. Morris as the directorate's senior materiel leader, as the former director, Brig. Gen. Richard Stapp, moves on to an assignment at the Pentagon.The ceremony, May 16, at the Hill Aerospace Museum, was officiated by Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander."I'm very excited about this opportunity," said Morris as he... Read more