Civilian Health Promotion Services
July 11, 2013
Civilian Health Promotion Services will present classes in the Health and Wellness Center in Building 533 in the month of July. They include the following: • Arthritis education — Tuesday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Arthritis is a painful condition that affects many people. This program covers the risk factors, prevention, and treatment of arthritis. Learning to manage and control your... Read more
Debbie Roach, Hill AFB STEM Outreach coordinator
July 11, 2013
School’s out and summer vacation has begun with many children in Utah planning on attending summer camps, but at an event this summer things were different. The tables were turned. Twenty-two local high school and middle school teachers from St. George to South Jordan came together at Brigham Young University June 24-28 to attend the first American Society for Metals (ASM), Materials Camp... Read more
Jenny Gordon, Robins Public Affairs
July 11, 2013
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — A total of 43 civilian personnel from Robins Air Force Base are currently providing support to the workforce at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Utah. “We sent personnel to Hill Air Force Base to be able to assist with their C-130 production machine,” said Lt. Col. Jeffrey Martin, 402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group deputy group commander. “This will allow them to... Read more
Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development
July 11, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — For 26 years, the governor of Utah has awarded the Medal for Science and Technology as a symbol of achievement to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the state in science and technology. Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah State Advisory Council on Science and Technology are accepting nominations for the twenty sixth anniversary awards to be presented for... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 11, 2013
Master Sgt. Martez Banks, 419th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, said he knew he was doing pretty well in the state bowling tournament, but it really registered when things got kind of quiet around him when it was his turn to bowl again. It was the tenth frame in the third game which made it kind of a bittersweet memory. "One shot, definitely would have got me to 800 (in the series), and... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Beth Anschutz, Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs
July 11, 2013
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — For one small aircraft maintenance squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, embracing the principles of continuous improvement has reaped tangible results. The 571st AMXS, Operating Location-Alpha (OL-A), has completed maintenance on their 300th consecutive T-38 on time and on cost and in the sustainment world of the Air Force Materiel Command, this... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
July 11, 2013
F-16 pilots assigned here will not fly their traditional routes over local Independence Day celebrations this year due to flying hour program cuts related to sequestration. "It’s always a privilege to participate in these events and it’s disappointing to have to sit it out this year because of fiscal limitations," said Col. Bryan Radliff, 419th Fighter Wing commander. "We place a high value on... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
July 3, 2013
Northern Utah temperatures are reaching the triple digits and the challenge is on to stay hydrated, cool and healthy. While staying indoors during the hottest hours or hitting the pool seems advisable, there are plenty of other things to keep in mind for yourself, your family and even the family pet.   The risks for people The heat may seem fine at first, but it doesn’t take much for the... Read more
Standard-Examiner staff
July 3, 2013
It’s that time of year again when cities light up Independence Day with celebrations and activities, including an all-American pie eating contest in Clearfield, a cowboy show in Kaysville, and a glow-run on independence eve in Syracuse. With fireworks restrictions in place for several cities because of fire hazards, residents can still enjoy many city-sponsored firework shows.  U.S. Air... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 3, 2013
“While we may not carry tool boxes, we may not operate some fancy machine that can manufacture anything out of a block of aluminum, nor do we build bombs — we are the stitching that holds the fighter wing tapestry together,” said Maj. Jason Ross, 388th Maintenance Operations Squadron commander, as he praised the efforts of his Airmen. The 388th Maintenance Operations Squadron was formally... Read more