February 24, 2011
Air Force Services Teen Aviation Camp:June 4-9, Teen Aviation Camp at the United States Air Force Academy-- The intent of the program and scheduled tours are designed to give all attendees an experience that will help them determine if aviation or the Air Force Academy is a career choice. Open to youth entering their sophomore or junior year in the fall 2011. Travel expenses:... Read more
Shari Lopatin, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
February 24, 2011
The next time you're laughing with your friends at a funny joke, you're helping your heart -- literally.Your body's arteries -- the blood vessels which carry oxygen-filled blood from the heart to the rest of your body -- respond to laughter in a positive way, according to a Harvard Health Letter published in November 2010. In fact, laughter could improve blood flow and long-term, overall health.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
February 17, 2011
Sometime last year when Kathy Hajeb, with the U of U Technology Venture Development Office, approached Hill Air Force Base to support and develop teams for First Lego League, the goal was to hold a competition for 48 teams at the state level.Frances Bradshaw, School Liaison Officer at Hill, sent out word to the schools and worked to secure grants. Initially, three teams were funded for grants and... Read more
February 17, 2011
The 75th Security Forces Squadron will be conducting a traffic safety checkpoint Feb. 19. The locations will be in the parking lot adjacent to Southgate Avenue next to the softball fields, and the outbound lane of Roy Gate. The traffic checkpoints will focus on vehicle safety, license and seat belt awareness, insurance and registration checks, driving while under the influence and other safety... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
February 17, 2011
It's been two years since the Hill "Warriors" basketball team was created in 2009, but despite still being a relative newcomer, the team boasts many years of experience, not to mention heart and determination."We started with nothing," said Airman 1st Class George Covington, a member of the 75th Force Support Squadron and forward for the team. "We had no team, no coach and no uniforms," he... Read more
February 17, 2011
A Winter Wingman Day has been requested for enhancing resiliency for Team Hill members.Supervisors and leaders will hold respective Winter Wingman Days for their units sometime between Feb. 14 and 25, depending on schedules and workload."This event was well-thought out and tailored to fit the needs of the personnel at Hill," said Rita Roybal, Wingman Advocates director.A Hill Air... Read more
Alma C. Birkel, Director, Equal Opportunity Office
February 17, 2011
The world around us is evolving and today's Air Force faces a spectrum of challenges. Expectations from all Air Force military members and civilians are high and one of the most demanding challenges is the expectation of professionalism. Along with professional behavior we must ensure compliance with Equal Opportunity statutes which promote fairness for all.This article is a periodic reminder... Read more


Commentary: Letter to LOG Team

M.G. Mullen, Admiral, U.S. Navy
February 17, 2011
To the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and civilians of the "LOG Nation:"From Afghanistan to Iraq and in many other places around the world, the U.S. Armed Forces embody and represent our nation's courage, commitment, and resolve. While visiting bases at home and abroad, seeing our service members' successes first hand reminds me that our strength is inexorably linked to the unwavering and... Read more
February 17, 2011
Airman to Airman: Senior Airman David Dearstone, Conventional maintenance crewmember, 388th Equipment Maintenance SquadronWhere are you from? Baileyton, Ten.What is your favorite quote? "If you ain't first, you're last!" - "Talladega Nights: The Balad of Ricky Bobby."What are your hobbies? Playing guitar in my band.Who is your favorite band? Sevendust and Scarred for Six.If you could go anywhere... Read more
February 17, 2011
The Utah Chapter of American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) is hosting the annual Mini Professional Development Institute (PDI) Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Building 430.This all-day event is for financial managers at the base and other military installations. The PDI is a way to get together to network, learn about the latest Defense Department finance issues and self-improvement. Topics at this... Read more

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