WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command officials notified center commanders May 11, that Air Force headquarters has approved converting the command structure from wings, groups and squadrons to directorates, divisions and branches. The targeted implementation date for these organizational changes is June 30. The e-mail notification to center commanders included an... Read more
The Hill Commissary May Worldwide Case Lot sale will be held on Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. This year Army and Air Force Exchange Services will be participating along with us. There will also be a DJ both days for the entertainment of the crowd and family events for children. Read more
The 1982 United States Surgeon General's report in 1982 stated that "cigarette smoking is the major single cause of cancer mortality (death) in the United States." This statement is as true today as it was in 1982. Smoking is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the United States. Because cigarette smoking and tobacco use are acquired behaviors -- activities that people choose to do -- smoking... Read more
Some of the most rewarding experiences in life often demand a great amount of determination. When we choose to pursue a lofty dream or goal, a varying degree of struggle will inevitably ensue. In that moment of struggle, we must make a tough decision: Give up because it's too hard, or press on. If we choose to press on, then and only then are we able to discover our true potential. I believe our... Read more
Question: I have used the chain of command and can't get an answer other than "I don't know." My question is why isn't random drug testing applicable to all base civilian personnel? I am alarmed that so very few civilians are being tested. Drug testing is a wonderful tool to weed out security risks and impaired decision making. It ensures a safe and healthy work environment.   Answer: Thanks... Read more
A side pose for the competition at which Dustin Biegenwald took the open class middleweight title.
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
Dustin Biegenwald, 22-year-old Hill Auto Hobby Shop employee, took the 1st place trophy in the Open Middleweight Class at the 2010 NGA Utah Natural Bodybuilding and Figure Championships held in Ogden recently. His accomplishment was the result of quite a bit of discipline and incredibly hard work. Biegenwald also credits the support he received from his family, his roommates/lifting partners, his... Read more
A video on the popular video sharing site YouTube features members of the community saying thank you to Hill Air Force Base personnel. The "Thank You, Airmen" video is posted on the 419th Fighter Wing's newly created YouTube channel located at www.youtube.com/419fw. The 419th FW Public Affairs Office established the YouTube channel as part of a new social media campaign. The wing also recently... Read more
The tenth annual Ogden Marathon is set for May 15 with volunteer opportunities starting as early as May 12 and continuing through the day of the race. A successful event does not take place without generous support from the community. Be a participant of one of the nation's best marathons without running a step! If you are not planning to run on race day but would still like to experience the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
Hill Air Force Base is holding a Wingman Stand Down Safety Day on May 24 under the direction of Air Force leadership in a memorandum recently issued to all Air Force major commands by Gen. Norton Schwartz, Chief of Staff of the Air Force. With the 101 Critical Days of Summer nearing and the increased effort to promote the Wingman Concept, the safety day will include three areas of review: the... Read more
The Hill Falcons Hockey team is looking for experienced and skilled hockey players for the base team. The team will compete in local leagues and will represent the base in a variety of high level tournaments to include the annual Armed Services Hockey Tournament in Las Vegas each year. If interested please contact Chief Master Sgt Dan Morin at (801) 777-7816, (801) 719-7765 or show up at the Ice... Read more