March 17, 2011
The SARC office will be moving from its current home in Building 118 to a new permanent office in the Airman and Family Readiness Center (Building 150). The move will be completed March 23. During this time, the SARC will continue to be available 24 hours a day and can still be reached by calling (801) 777-1985 or (801) 777-1964.The new SARC office will be located in Suite 25B of the A&FRC,... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
March 17, 2011
The Boston Marathon extends over 26 miles and 385 yards of hilly New England terrain. This run, which is the world's oldest annual marathon and one of the five World Marathon Majors, pits runners from all over the world against each other as they race from Hopkinton to Boston, Mass.James Purtell, a police officer with the Department of the Air Force and retired 75th Security Forces Squadron... Read more
March 17, 2011
What happens to you physically after you quit smoking?2 weeks to 3 months after quitting: Your circulation improves and your lung function increases.1 to 9 months after quitting: Coughing and shortness of breath decrease; cilia (tiny hair-like structures that move mucus out of the lungs) regain normal function in the lungs, increasing the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs, and reduce the... Read more
March 17, 2011
The Family Child Care (FCC) program strives to help meet the needs of the community with maintaining high quality childcare. Please note that open hour has changed to 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday to better serve you. If you are unable to visit the office during that time please call and make an appointment to ensure someone is available. Due to the nature of FCC staff members... Read more
Courtesy Civilian Health Promotion Services
March 17, 2011
Why be concerned about colon cancer? It's the second leading cause of death by cancer in the U.S. among men and women combined. According to the American Cancer Foundation more than 142,500 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year. Nearly 51,400 will die from the disease. Yet, colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers when detected early.The majority of colorectal... Read more
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service
March 17, 2011
Customer feedback plays an instrumental role in the Hill Air Force Base Exchange's ability to provide great service while improving the overall shopping experience. Military patrons can play a part in this process by meeting Hill AFB Exchange managers to discuss daily operations and areas of improvement."Meet the Manager" is a program in which store and general managers are available to discuss... Read more
Nathan Simmonds, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 10, 2011
The Hill Aerospace Museum Chapel will assume a new name during a 10 a.m. ceremony Friday, March 11. The event is free and open to the public.The museum chapel will be renamed the "Col. Nathan H. Mazer Memorial Chapel," in honor of retired Col. Nathan Mazer who made significant contributions to the museum, the chapel and Hill Air Force Base, prior to his passing in 2006.Patrick Meighan, grandson... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
March 10, 2011
There's a lot going on in the 75th Medical Group, said Col. Don Hickman, 75th MDG Commander, during a recent interview with the medical group leadership. On his mind were the impending completion of the Clinic renovation project, the status of Hill AFB's "Medical Home," wellness of Team Hill's family, and an update on influenza vaccines for those interested in combating the effects of the... Read more
March 10, 2011
The Airman and Family Readiness Center will be conducting training and administrative processing every Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Building 150 will remain open with reduced services/assistance available. Please plan accordingly.  Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
March 10, 2011
The recent anti-government unrest in Egypt turned a TDY trip into an adventure for five sergeants assigned to the 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron's depot field team, and an Aerospace Sustainment Directorate engineer.The men arrived in Cairo on Jan. 19 to begin a 24-day evaluation of damaged aircraft at three Egyptian air bases. Seven days into their trip, the Egyptian capital erupted in what... Read more