Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
April 25, 2013
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command leaders are pledging their support for a new money-saving Air Force initiative dubbed Every Dollar Counts. In the wake of sequestration and reduced budgets, the initiative calls on Airmen to submit their money-saving ideas as part of a new culture of savings.  “This is an opportunity to respond to a tough situation with creative,... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
April 25, 2013
The 2013 Ultimate Frisbee Tournament will be held on June 3-7. Sponsored by 2nd Combat Camera Booster Club, events will be 7-on-7 (a minimum of five players on the field, maximum of 12 people per team).   Two 20-minute halves will be held with a 5-minute half-time. Each team is allowed one 2-minute timeout per half.   The event is structured as a double elimination tournament pending... Read more
Mikayla Beyer, Hilltop Times Staff
April 25, 2013
The Governor’s Military and Family Summit hosted a variety of seminars geared toward helping service men and their families cope with the stresses of life in the armed forces and out, and one of the most timely was a workshop on financial management.   With the economy still in a difficult place and the prospect of furloughs for civilian workers, knowing the right ways to stay within a... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 25, 2013
An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician supporting dangerous route clearance operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, was awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony at Hill AFB on April 18. Tech. Sgt. Devin L. Datus, 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, was presented the award by Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger, Air Force Materiel Command commander.   “I am honored to be recognized along... Read more
By 1st Lt. Marc Bleha, 75th LRS Fuels Flight commander
April 25, 2013
With operational changes, sequestration, realignment of Air Force and major command functions, the only constant factor for the workforce is change. Even if the process or asset is left alone, it will change either through erosion, complacency or other degradation. The 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Fuels Flight has experienced and embraced many changes in the last year and succeeded by... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 25, 2013
Maj. David Jarnot, 75th Medical Group Pharmacy flight commander, said, “(Saturday’s event) is an excellent way for the community to dispose of potential hazardous medication that may be in households.”   The medical group representative emphasized the importance of the effort, set for April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Base Exchange and the Commissary as he talked about the volunteer... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
April 25, 2013
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”   — Benjamin Franklin   On April 30 at 7 a.m., runners can hit the starting line of the Year of the Graduate 5K. The event is being held to emphasize the importance of education. The race will be held at the outdoor     track across from the Warrior Fitness Center.   “It’s the third year of the emphasis on education... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 25, 2013
  Twenty-two Airmen are hitting the volleyball courts hard at Hill AFB’s Warrior Fitness Center. With ten members of the Air Force Women’s Volleyball team on one side of the main basketball court and 12 on the Men’s Volleyball team hard at it, their coaches are preparing them for the Armed Forces Men’s and Women’s Indoor Volleyball Championship May 8-12. May 3-5 is the beach volleyball... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 25, 2013
Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Gill, 419th Operations Group, honored victims of the Boston Marathon bombing at the Salt Lake City Marathon on April 20 by carrying a large American flag for the duration of the race.   “The Salt Lake City Marathon was a very tough race, both physically and emotionally for me,” said Gill. “The temperature was about 50 degrees most of the morning, with constant... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
April 18, 2013
The impacts of government spending cuts continue to pile up in the Top of Utah as one of Hill Air Force Base’s F-16 squadrons will be grounded because of sequestration. The U.S. Air Force announced April 10 it will begin to reduce flying hours and, in some cases, ground activeduty combat units to ensure the remaining units supporting ... Read more

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