Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
December 5, 2013
A friend to the base was remembered by family, friends, community and military members at the Davis Convention Center on Dec. 4 as funeral services were held for Layton Mayor Steve Curtis.Mayor Curtis had worked diligently with the base in many public-public/public-private partnerships in order to find solutions that benefitted the base and the community. He had recently been selected to receive... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Wellness Support Center
December 5, 2013
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Whether going over the river or through the woods or along America’s highways during the upcoming holiday season, drinking and driving can result in serious or deadly consequences.   According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,332 people were killed in crashes involving drunk drivers during 2012.“If you’re traveling to... Read more
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
December 5, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Air Force mission that calls for it to dominate the air, transport troops and materiel and provide communications and intelligence are all critical to American military success, but performing them is hard for the public to visualize because much of this goes on behind the scenes, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III said.For example, achieving air superiority in a... Read more


Commentary: Winter has arrived

Eli Whitman, Community Services Director
December 5, 2013
EDITOR’S NOTE:  This article currently appears in the 75th FSS Happenings Booklet available at FSS activities basewide.Winter has arrived and I’m concerned that there’s not enough time to enjoy all that Utah has to offer especially in winter. The other day I was so stressed out trying to figure out how I was going to get all my holiday shopping done without sacrificing my goal of 30 days of... Read more
Master Sgt. Brandy Walker, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant
December 5, 2013
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — I would be hard pressed to find anyone, myself included, that at one point or another hasn’t gone down the wrong path. Maybe it was walking on the edge of breaking the law or flat out breaking it. Maybe it was financial troubles, sexual misconduct, drinking too much, relationship issues, work performance slipping, not always doing the right thing when no one is... Read more
Janis El Shabazz, Air Force Personnel Center
December 5, 2013
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas  —  Open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program and the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program continues through Dec. 9.The average premium rate for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will increase by 3.7 percent in 2014, according to U.S. Office of Personnel... Read more
National Museum of the United States Air Force Public Affairs
December 5, 2013
DAYTON, Ohio — The world’s largest military aviation museum is about to get bigger.The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is set to expand its legacy with a new 224,000 square foot building to be constructed by Turner Construction Co. of Washington, D.C. The contract for the museum’s newest building, which will be similar in size and shape to its three existing hangars, was awarded by the U.S... Read more
Micah Garbarino, Air Force Sustainment Center Public Affairs
December 5, 2013
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla.  — The Air Force Sustainment Center and General Atomics have reached an enterprise-level, public-private partnership agreement which allows the two organizations to partner in the maintenance of unmanned aircraft systems, including the Predator/Reaper and the Army’s version of the aircraft, the “Gray Eagle.”The agreement, signed Nov. 9 by Lt. Gen. Bruce... Read more
Globe Newswire
December 5, 2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced Dec. 2 that it has been awarded a contract under the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Propulsion Applications Program (PAP) to demonstrate a Medium Class Stage III motor with propulsion technologies that are applicable to multiple future common strategic propulsion systems.The contract includes development,... Read more
December 5, 2013
Military personnel at Hill AFB who will receive promotions in the month of December to the rank listed include the following: 2nd Combat Camera Squadron:Tech. Sgt. Karmesha Peterson, Senior Airman Danette Alexander 367th Training Support Squadron:Master Sgt. Jeremiah Clayton, Tech. Sgt. Hunter Pettit 368th U.S. Air Force Recruiting Squadron: Tech. Sgt. Paul Willis 388th... Read more

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In the know Legal office closureThe 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office will be... more
In the know Blended Retirement System Town HallsHill AFB will hold town hall... more