Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Pausing to point out a note of gratitude, retired Marine Col. Dan Petrizzo said the note's words help illustrate best what the Retiree Activities Office adds to the quality of life at the base for senior members.
The office recently assisted a retiree with some documentation requests. Six days later the man returned leaving a message with a volunteer that said, 'Hey, it all worked out. I got...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
The Hill Air Force Base Consignment and Thrift Shop bustled with customers recently during a visit there, and Brigitte Divito, the new manager hopes it's a sign of things to come.
She encourages everyone to come in and check out the bargains.
Divito's husband was in the Army and her family moved 12 to 13 times, so she says she understands the needs families have as they move.
Here at the Thrift...
The 2010 Team Hill awards were presented April 2 to recipients for their outstanding contributions in their respective areas at Hill Air Force Base. The keynote speaker was former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Sam E. Parish at the event held at Club Hill.
The award winners and their respective awards are as follows:
Category I Civilian of the Year -- Darrin Pasco, 508th Aircraft...
Elaine Wilson, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON -- Military families now have free access to an online network of quality caregivers who can assist with everything from babysitting to dog walking.
Sittercity is the nation's largest online source for local babysitters, nannies, elder care providers, dog walkers, housekeepers and tutors, and contains more than a million caregiver profiles, officials said.
The Sittercity Corporate...
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
By Amy Kemp Butler
Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
World War I, also known as the Great War, began in Europe in 1914 after a Serbian Nationalist assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife. Although many countries immediately opposed Austria-Hungary and Germany, the United States remained neutral for almost three years. That was primarily because of...
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- More than 70 years ago, Capt. Robert MacArthur Crawford, an Airman with the Army Air Corps, won an original song competition with an entry that eventually became the official song for the U.S. Air Force. Crawford wrote the lyrics and music to "Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder."
Now through May 23, Airmen and eligible patrons of Air Force morale, welfare and...
1st Lt. James Divine, 421st Fighter Squadron
The National Holocaust Memorial Museum will recognize April 11-18 as the National Days Of Remembrance, and Hill Air Force Base will begin a proud new tradition of recognizing this significant event by hosting the first Days of Remembrance at the base. The Days of Remembrance are a time to reflect and remember those whose lives have been lost to genocide around the world. This year's theme is "...
Bill Orndorff, 309th Flight Wing Public Affairs
Fat Albert Airlines, the support plane for the Navy's "Blue Angels" Flight Demonstration Squadron and a Navy recruiting enhancement symbol, received a new center wing "rainbow" fitting from the 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (C-130).
The center wing rainbow is one of the most critical areas on this aircraft's airframe; it attaches the outer wing to the center wing and endures tremendous...
Maj. Jeff Jones, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron commander
As I sat down to write this article, I really struggled on what to write about and what was important to me. As a public affairs officer, you would think writing a commentary would just come easy and would not take any time to finish. For me, I looked long and hard at the computer screen, yet nothing. So I decided to take a walk around the 2nd Combat Camera Squadron and Hill Air Force Base and it...
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
In the past, when Tech. Sgt. Dan Bosche and his wife, Jennie, were faced with a military move, they experienced an anxiety different from that experienced by most service families.
The couple's 5-year-old son, Tyler, was born with cerebral palsy. Dealing with a life full of deployments, special assignments and transfers to locations all across the globe, could at times be a nightmare for the...