As some of you may already be aware, telework arrangements are currently being used throughout the federal government as an employment incentive. Some rationale for adding this flexibility is "to increase employee productivity and satisfaction, increase attractiveness as an employer in competing with private industry, accommodate persons with disabilities, complement Continuity of Operations...
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
Airman 1st Class Robby Hedrick, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs specialist, granted his title of Utah Director for Sadiq Warrior Arts to Cris Crismon, of the Ogden Air Logistics Center Manpower division, during the inaugural Utah Filipino Martial Arts Workshop held in West Haven, Feb. 4.
The workshop was hosted by the Sadiq Warrior Arts Federation, and instructional sessions were taught by...
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Starting Feb. 20, one lane of the South Gate's outbound traffic lanes will be closed on a few weekends through June 20, to allow Hill environmental engineers to install groundwater monitoring devices and collect water samples.
The lane to be closed will be the outbound, left-most turn lane, as shown in the accompanying diagram on page 3. The closure is necessary to allow a drill rig and a crew to...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
The Army and Air Force Exchange gun counter grand opening Feb. 9 marks the extension of the Hill Air Force Base main store and includes an additional 1,485 square feet of camping, hunting, fishing and gun accessories as well a wide assortment of ammunition.
The Hill AFB Base Exchange expansion joins 13 other AAFES sites in offering firearms, ranging from handguns to hunting rifles. The counter...
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics History Office
At the beginning of World War I airplanes were still in their infancy, but by the time the war was over they had become more durable and reliable, and more forgiving of error and inexperience. By then they could carry heavier loads and travel greater distances at higher speeds than at any time before. This led to a greater number of pilots and ground crews and helped some of them set new speed...
Salvador Alestra, 508th Aircraft Sustainment Wing
As I do my daily commute to work and back, I love to listen to an all music station. My favorite song is "Perfect People" by Natalie Grant. I especially like the lyrics, "There's no such thing as perfect people. There's no such thing as a perfect life." At one point in the song she comments that outwardly we show the world that we have it all together and we cover up what's underneath. We call...
Hill Air Force Base and Air Force Association Industrial Associates will host its third contracting requirements symposium in six years at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center on April 13-14. The symposium details upcoming requirements and serves as a method of improving communication between industry and government leaders, and of educating and benefiting the warfighter with better contacts....
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The students of St. JosephCatholic School in Ogden are sending love to deployed military members and Iraqi schoolchildren by shipping care packages which will be delivered to them around Valentine's Day.
Preparation of the care packages was done to honor the theme of this year's celebration of Catholic Schools Week, "Catholic Schools -- Dividends for Life." Catholic Schools Week is celebrated...
2nd Lt. Julianne Douglas, Installation Deputy SARC
Rape is a devastating violation of body, mind, and spirit. Sexual assault takes your feeling of control and safety away no matter who you are and no matter who the perpetrator is. Every survivor has characteristics or previous experiences that impact the way the assault feels to her or him.
Survivors often wonder what they did to cause a sexual assault to happen to them. Sometimes placing...
Capt. Andrew Richey, Assistant Staff Judge Advocate
A deployment can put your life on hold but it does not have to keep you from getting your tax refund. There are a number of tax filing options that allow deployed service members and their families to file their returns and get their refunds even when a service member is down range. Tax filing for a deployed service member or his or her family just takes a few extra steps.
The first step...