Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 20, 2012
Why has this been such an active fire season? Well anyone answering that question has to consider the role weather has played -- whether it was the dryer summer, with less rain falling, combined with a wet spring, which promoted the growth of plants as potential fuel for the fires.When talking to Maj. Kristopher Long, 75th Operations Support Squadron director of operations, his background as a... Read more
Jory R. Vanderburg, 388th Fighter Wing Historian
September 20, 2012
SAVANNAH, GA. -- The 388th Bombardment Group (Heavy) veterans conducted their 388th Bomb Group Association, Inc., 63rd annual reunion in Savannah, Aug. 29 through Sept. 2. The 388th BG(H) was a B-17 Flying Fortress outfit stationed at Knettishall, England, during World War II whose honors were bestowed upon the current 388th Fighter Wing. More than 200 attended the reunion, with 28 of the... Read more
September 20, 2012
MarathonActive duty: Keith Bollinger, 53, Syracuse, 4:44:32All other males, marathon: Rex Carter, 71, Layton, 3:49:34Michael Mclaughlin, 54, Pleasant View, 3:53:45David Davidson, 53, Herriman, 4:18:04Andrew Cobb, 29, Hill Air Force Base, 4:50:54 Female, marathon: Reno Ashley, 28, West Point, 4:50:38 Female, all other categories:Deborah Davis, 61, Layton, 6:58:10 Half marathonActive... Read more
Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service
September 20, 2012
WASHINGTON -- With less than eight weeks remaining before election day, American service members and other citizens overseas have more tools than ever available to help them register and vote, the acting director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program told Congress on Sept. 13.Pamela S. Mitchell told the House Armed Services Committee's military personnel subcommittee that her staff is... Read more
September 20, 2012
Nathan Pollard, 1:08:40,Kevin Brown, 1:06:57Spencer Johnson, 1:07:53Nathon Toll, 1:08:16Steven Clinger, 1:10:17Jeff Richardson, 1:10:18David Hart, 1:11:09Doug Graff, 1:11:33Josh Quincy, 1:11:41Randy Thomas, 1:14:43Howton James, 1:14:48Ben Graff, 1:15:21Jennifer Koldewyn, 1:15:24Seth Smith, 1:16:16Chris Slade, 1:16:25Laura Sensenstein, 1:16:35Clark Stanger, 1:17:18Rob Jones, 1:17:40Jeremy Hardman... Read more
Barbara McConvill, Installation Marketing director
September 20, 2012
Muscle cars, music and merriment are all part of the 2012 Buffalo Brewfest, Rockin' Rods and Brews, Sept. 28 at Centennial Park. The event runs from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will include live music by Sophia Dion, Scotty Haze and Dustin Wayne. Muscle and classic cars including a 1932 Deuce Coupe, 1956 Ford Truck, a1967 Mustang and 1978 VW Bus will be on display in the southwest corner of the park.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 13, 2012
It is the largest most involved exhibit the Hill Aerospace Museum has ever done. That’s how Scott Wirz, museum director, describes the Vietnam War exhibit which will officially open to the public Sept. 22. Nathan Myers, museum curator, excited for the exhibit’s grand opening, said, “I think we’ve tried to take as much time and care to... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 13, 2012
Dan Clark, motivational speaker, New York Times bestseller, and international business consultant, spoke at the Hill Air Force Base Ball held in conjunction with the Air Force's 65th birthday in the Hill Aerospace Museum on Sept. 7.In addition to recognizing the new Community Wingmen, another group was recognized -- a Gold Star family who had been invited to the ball. Wolfgang and Krista Seager,... Read more
Kent Nomura, 75 CES/CEOS
September 13, 2012
Questar Gas is planning road work impacting traffic flow outside the South Gate at the intersection of Highway 193 and Hill Field Road. This work involves the casing surrounding a high pressure natural gas line.All work is occurring off base but has the potential to affect traffic flow on and off the installation. Work will occur on consecutive weekends beginning Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8 a.m. and... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 13, 2012
In a ceremony preceding the Hill Air Force Ball, three Community Wingmen were presented their medallions by Col. Sarah Zabel, 75th Air Base Wing commander, in the Lindquist Fighter Gallery at the Hill Aerospace Museum on Sept. 7.Mayor Steve Curtis, Peter Jenks and Brian Garrett were given the honor for their support to Hill Air Force Base, military families and the Air Force.Zabel said it had... Read more

In The Know

In The Know Family days for 2016AFMC has designated the following days as “AFMC... more