Lt. Col. Tom Angelo, 31st Force Support Squadron
July 21, 2011
AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- About ten years ago, after enlightening me with, no doubt, another gem of wisdom that went over my head, the colonel said to me, "now, that's mentoring!"Years later, I'm beginning to understand what mentoring really is and that we can easily miss it, even when it's right in front of us. We often seek mentoring from the wrong sources, we don't always recognize its value,... Read more
Air Force Material Command Public Affairs, No VERA/VISIP incentives for AFMC
July 21, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OHIO -- Air Force Materiel Command officials have announced that voluntary retirement and separation incentives will not be offered to its civilian workforce during the remainder of fiscal year 2011 which ends Sept 30. Instead, the command will continue using Air Force civilian hiring controls to manage the size and make-up of the force, including the filling of only one... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 21, 2011
Snowbasin Adaptive will be on hand to demonstrate recreational opportunities for anyone interested in skiing equipment that makes skiing more accessible at an event scheduled for July 30 from noon to 4 p.m. at Centennial Park. There will be several other service providers offering hands-on recreational displays and demonstrations.All active duty, wounded warriors, retired military, Guard,... Read more
July 21, 2011
A school fair Aug. 18 will offer cotton candy, popcorn and school supplies to give families a chance to stock up before the school year, said Judith Maughan, Hill Installation liaison officer."We will have private schools, charter schools and recreation opportunities there," said Maughan.Tammy Custer, Exceptional Family Program - Family Support coordinator reports that early intervention services... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 21, 2011
Children are invited to join one of the 12 tribes and explore the town of Nazareth to learn more about the life of the young Jesus Christ at the Hill Chapel's vacation bible school.This year's theme, Hometown Nazareth, will focus on the young life of Jesus. Children will learn more about him, his family life and about those who doubted he was God's son and those who stood up for him."There will... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 21, 2011
Fred and Barbara Adams thought a festival begun 50 years ago in Cedar City, Utah, with folding chairs for the audience and local and university student actors presenting Shakespeare would succeed, but as Fred puts it, "I never thought I would live to be a part of the fiftieth celebration."The Utah Shakespeare Festival awarded a Tony for regional theater is celebrating the achievement with three... Read more
July 21, 2011
Carmen Rasmusen Herbert, former American Idol artist and current country music entertainer will be performing at Bountiful's Concert in the Park on July 29.The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Opening act is the band, "The Grimm & Friends," which won the national battle of bands in the '60s and originally hails from Bountiful.A contest is being held and the person who brings the most friends... Read more
Eric M. Grill, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
July 21, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The Air Force's instruction on dress and personal appearance recently received an appearance upgrade with the release of the updated instruction on July 18.Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance, received the facelift after several years of interim updates as uniform items were introduced and phased out. The last revision to the AFI was in... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
July 21, 2011
Edna Maggard has Stage IV lung cancer. And like most cancer patients, she has lost her hair amid harsh radiation and chemotherapy treatments."The first time coming to work after I shaved my head was the roughest day of my whole life," said Maggard, a management assistant in the Ogden Air Logistics Center Combat and Missions Support Branch.But only a few patients are lucky enough to have co-... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 21, 2011
Staff Sgt. Wayne "Piko" Kahalekomo, 15th Maintenance Squadron, flew in to visit his family on June 29 in a visit from Hickham, Air Force Base, Hawaii. The staff sergeant, formerly stationed at Hill, was eager to see his mom and dad, Wayne and Connie Warr, who live in Indianola, Utah, and had his young son with him.After landing at 12:35 p.m. and within 10 minutes of leaving Salt Lake... Read more

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