Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 3, 2014
 The Hill Air Force Base Cross Country Team held its first 2014 meet on Wednesday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m. on the track across from the Warrior Fitness Center. The team’s season includes a total of eight runs on Wednesdays from April 2-May 21.Races begin at 4:30 p.m. and are held at different locations each week throughout the season.Teams are made up of unit members. “If your unit has a team... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 3, 2014
 March was National Nutrition Month and Team Hill participated by promoting awareness about nutrition, fitness and the available resources on Hill Air Force Base. Throughout the month of March, the Health and Wellness Center (HAWC) offered the “Nutrition Madness” challenge. The program consisted of challenges that pushed participants to be their best physically and nutritionally. To qualify... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson, U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs
April 3, 2014
 BAGRAM, Afghanistan — After two years apart, a deployed father from Hill Air Force Base and his son were reunited at a re-enlistment ceremony in Afghanistan.The last time U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Carmelo Vega Martinez saw his son, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jean Vega Martinez, was more than two years ago when the junior NCO was passing through Texas on his way to retrain as a MH-60... Read more
April 3, 2014
 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Children in military families move six to nine times between kindergarten and high school. A mobile app launched in December aims to help them cope with leaving a familiar place for the unknown.The Big Moving Adventure app lets children create a Muppet friend to help them through the moving process.Developed for the Defense Department in partnership with... Read more
Jamie Lampros, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 3, 2014
 OGDEN — Cory Fitzwater stood over the huge silver bell at Weber State University’s Stewart Stadium with both a humble and grateful look in his eyes.Standing before him were dozens of runners lined up in the chilly, windy weather to support him and thousands of other injured soldiers.After ringing the bell, which signaled it was time for participants to take off on their 5-mile run,... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
April 3, 2014
 FARMINGTON — We were soldiers once — and young.That message, simple as it may be, is what Kent Hansen is trying to convey with a project he’s working on at the Davis County Memorial Courthouse in Farmington.Hansen, commander of American Legion Post 27 — which is headquartered at the courthouse — says he’s on a mission to gather as many photos as possible of Top of Utah American Legionnaires... Read more
Steve Salles
April 3, 2014
 Disney makes a ton of money converting its movies into Broadway musicals. So, it’s no surprise that those movies feel like Broadway musicals right out of the gate.“Frozen” is the latest example of cross-pollinating media from screen to stage as it features dueling, singing sisters who sound like they were left off the “Wicked” soundtrack.This is the tale of two princesses (wouldn’t that be... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
  HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed the Air Force’s first organic depot modifications on an F-35 Lightning II.The F-35A variant aircraft, arrived at Hill AFB in mid-September 2013, and received four structural modifications intended to strengthen areas of the aircraft and extend its service life.Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., the Ogden ALC commander,... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 27, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A Royal Air Force Tornado Training Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth in Northern Scotland operated out of Hill AFB the last three weeks and utilized the Utah Test and Training Range to drop a variety of weapons before returning home Monday.The Tornado is a twin seat, all-weather, advanced low-level strike platform and is in its thirty-first year of operational service with the... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
March 27, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Moving across the country or across the world can be difficult for any service member, but for military families with special needs, relocating presents an entirely new and unique set of challenges.Last week, Hill Air Force Base hosted its annual Special Needs Summit — a one-stop shop for active-duty military members and retirees that provides information on a variety... Read more

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