April 21, 2011
 Bring a lunch and learn how to save the environment at a series of “Lunch & Learn” events at the Warrior Fitness Center’s Health and Wellness Center classroom. The events are free and open to all who have access to the base.In addition to the lunchtime events, the base will be recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA for the... Read more
MAJ. KARRY GLADDEN, Air Force Network Integration Center
April 21, 2011
 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — I recently celebrated two important anniversaries. On Jan. 30, 2010, I decided when and how I was going to end my life. The night before, I went to bed and slept for two hours, as I had for the previous nine or so months. Once I was sure my wife was asleep, I got out my laptop and researched how long it would take to bleed... Read more
April 21, 2011
Where are you from? Spokane, Wash.What is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? All the friends I have made.If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be doing? Going to school and studying medicine or law.What is your favorite type of music? Anything except honky tonk old country.What are your hobbies? Reading, going out and doing outdoor activities in the summer.If you... Read more


Commentary: United we stand for Japan

Trenton Hirschi, Youth Center/Torch Club Vice President
April 21, 2011
Torch Club (youth 9-12) and Keystone (youth ages 13-18), the Boys' and Girls' volunteer clubs based out of the Hill Air Force Base Youth Center, are raising money for Japan and we need your help!The two groups have teamed up with Col. Joseph Scherrer, 75th Mission Support Group commander, to raise a goal amount of $750 to buy soccer balls and baby dolls for children in Japan who have lost... Read more
April 21, 2011
Through April 25 -- Popeye's area is being reconfigured to allow access from only Wardleigh Road. This includes a road around the southwest side of the building for traffic to exit back to Wardleigh Road. Some work has been occurring since late November and will be complete by the end of April. Both Popeye's and the Shopette remain open for business.Through May 3 -- Gum Lane will close at "M"... Read more
Jason Carrion, IEO Leader 309 AMXG/CCF
April 21, 2011
The Team Hill-Junior Force Council (TH-JFC) presents the first 2011 Speaker Series, 9 a.m.- 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 27, at the Base Theater. The topic will be an overview of the Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park.The speaker series is an opportunity for all members of Team Hill to hear informative speakers talking about relevant, interesting topics relating to what's happening on... Read more
By Air Force News Service
April 21, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- More than 172,000 Airmen across the Air Force voiced their opinions in the online Air Force Climate Survey from Oct. 8 to Nov. 28. After experts performed a comprehensive analysis, officials have recently released the total force results on the Air Force Portal.The climate survey is designed to measure Airmen's attitudes toward their work environment and unit... Read more
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 21, 2011
Recently Hill Air Force Base has been able to help 24 families who were affected by the events that have taken place in Japan, Egypt and Mexico by using the Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System.AFPAAS is a standardized method for the Air Force to account, manage and monitor the recovery and reconstitution process for personnel, both military and civilian, and their families in... Read more
April 21, 2011
Got anger? Learn new techniques on how to understand where your anger comes from and how to modify the where, when and whys of it. This is a 4-part series meeting weekly for one month.The class will be held in Building 533 at the Health and Wellness Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.This is class No. 1 in a series of four. Please call (801) 777-1215 to sign up. All base ID card-holders welcome. Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 21, 2011
At a Commander's Call, April 18, Col. Patrick Higby awarded four Bronze Star Medals to personnel within the 75th Air Base Wing. Master Sgt. Benjamin Horton, 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, received three of the medals as well as a Purple Heart for his actions while serving in Afghanistan as an explosive ordnance disposal team leader. The citations consistently report dedication, true grit,... Read more