Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstoneââ, 75th Public Affairs Office
The Chiefs Recognition Candlelight Ceremony honoring the 2010 newly selected chief master sergeants was held Feb. 12 at Club Hill.
The ceremony recognized six Team Hill honorees and their hard work, dedication, loyalty and sacrifice as they achieved the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. The ceremony also included guest speaker Chief Master Sgt. Tammy Elliott, 20th Air Force Command Chief at...
James Baker, Skywrighter staff
The command-wide program known as the Team Lean Challenge was so successful from 2007 to 2009 that it's coming back to Hill Air Force Base and other bases across Air Force Materiel Command this month. The official theme of the Team Lean Challenge, "Cleared for Take Off," focuses on clearing the way for permanent healthy lifestyle changes. These changes can in turn "take off" the weight.
Bruce Harayda, 75th Air Base Wing Plans and Programs Office
Once again Team Hill prepares for another Operational Readiness Exercise or ORE as you will hear most folks call it. The ORE is an important step to ensure mission readiness and Hill's best tool to evaluate true mission capabilities. A lot of planning and coordination goes into OREs, and we need to do all we can to maximize what we get out of the exercise.
A few tips:
Everyone should be familiar...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Hill Air Force Base will join with bases all over the country in observing the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 24. Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) David Cyr, Air Force deputy chief of chaplains, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., will speak to those assembled at Club Hill on the theme of "God, Bless America."
"Following in the tradition and heritage of our past leaders, the National Prayer...
Staff Sgt. Carolyn Viss, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, Kyrgyzstan -- He eats, he sleeps, he plays, and sometimes he works, but it's not really work. It's a dog's life.
Arek is a military working dog who's seen it all and still lives to tear apart squeaky toys. And just like some military service members, one of the only things he's really scared of is ... mice.
"He doesn't really like gunshots or explosions either," admitted...
Utah veterans will share their compelling and very personal memories in "Untold Stories" -- the fifth and final episode of KUED-Channel 7's award-winning series, Utah World War II Stories.
The documentary will air March 8, at 7 p.m. and again, March 21, at 7 p.m.
After KUED's original broadcast of the four-part series, dozens of Utah veterans and their families contacted producers to tell their...
Events this week to keep in mind as the Year of the Air Force Family continues:
Feb. 19: Snowshoeing class at Hubbard Golf Course -- learn to snowshoe at the Hubbard Golf Course from 11 a.m. to noon. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair through the class. Sign up at the fitness center.
Feb. 20: Babysitter training at the Youth Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $25 per student -- if the student's...
Maj. Marcus C. Luce, Medical Director, Pediatrics
For most of us Utah transplants, one of the first things we notice upon arrival is our skin becomes irritated, dry, cracked and itchy. This phenomenon is even more common in children under the age of 2 years old.
Winter tends to be the worst time of year for dry skin. Central heating in homes reduces the already low humidity in the ambient air. Dry skin causes inflammatory mediators to be...
There will be a road closure on Feb. 23 on the Access Road to Building 902. The road will reopen April 30.
This will allow nstallation of JP8 fuel lines, as part of hydrants fuel projects.
For more information, questions or concerns contact the project manager, Robert Anderson, at (801) 586-8469.
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The Hill Air Force Base Black Heritage Committee held its annual luncheon Feb. 16 at Club Hill to honor this month as Black History Month and explored the national theme of this year's tribute, "The History of Black Economic Empowerment."
This theme, selected by a joint group of federal organizations which spearhead the annual historical celebration, recognizes the generations of African...