November 4, 2010
Airman takes on mail delivery challenge when contract is lostAirman 1st Class Matthew Green, 75th Communications Branch, stepped up and has taken on the enormous task of delivering and sorting mail to the entire base, a job formerly completed by four contractors with two trucks. He is assisted by two Airmen 1st class and one truck. For this accomplishment, he has been awarded the Team Hill Top 3... Read more
Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service
November 4, 2010
WASHINGTON -- Defense Department officials are working to remind veterans and current service members who were involuntarily retained in the military under the "Stop Loss" program to apply for special pay before the Dec. 3 deadline.Service members whose service was involuntarily extended or whose retirement was suspended between Sept. 11, 2001, and Sept. 30, 2009, are entitled to a retroactive... Read more
Civilian Health Promotion Services
November 4, 2010
A recent news release from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stated that as many as one in three adults could have diabetes by 2050. This is a great increase considering that currently only one in 10 adults has diabetes. The increased prevalence of diabetes is due to many factors but mainly the rise in obesity.The Diabetes Prevention Program did a study in which the findings reported weight... Read more
November 4, 2010
Self Care Program: Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Building 1218Self Care Program: Nov. 9, noon-1 p.m., Building 533Self Care Program: Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Building 1285Blood Pressure Clinic/Class: Nov. 15, noon-1 p.m., Building 533"Preventing Diabetes," Nov. 16 noon- 1 p.m., Building 533.Arthritis: Nov. 18, noon-1 p.m., Building 533"Managing Your Diabetes," Nov. 22, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.,... Read more
November 4, 2010
Gen. Busch to speak at eventA ceremony will be held Nov. 11 to dedicate the newly finished bell tower at the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1200 West.The event will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature several distinguished speakers, including Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, Gov. Gary Herbert, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah).The... Read more
Forrest Brown, Engineering Directorate
November 4, 2010
Some months ago in the Engineering Directorate at Hill Air Force Base a group of workers started a weekly activity which has greatly enhanced the work environment. Some call these book reviews a colloquium or an informal get together for discussion. One of the books recently read and discussed was titled "The Carrot Principle" by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. What's amazing about this book... Read more
Bryan Magna, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
November 4, 2010
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Out on the tarmac, noise from a C-130 Hercules drowns out the sounds of morning. Its four engines are still running, with no plans to stop. Five Air Force Reservists brave the hot gusts from the jet's propellers and rush toward the ramp, which they lower to the ground. The Airmen load a humvee and a huge cargo pallet aboard the jet, then, as quickly as they packed... Read more
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Public Affairs Office
October 28, 2010
Lt. Col. Anthony Maisonet, commander of the 75th Security Forces Squadron held a Warrior Call on Oct. 18. Maisonet talked about his roles and responsibilities while he was deployed at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.In Feb. 2010, the colonel went on his second deployment, this time to Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan for six months. During his time over there, he had two different roles."I was... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
October 28, 2010
Ellen O'Hara knows what it's like to be perceived as different. She may look similar to the people around her, but because she is deaf O'Hara experiences the world in a different way.Instead of looking at her differences in a negative light, the former Miss Deaf Utah queen celebrates them. "Different is good," she announced at the Persons with Disabilities Annual Awards Luncheon held Oct. 21.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 28, 2010
Mark Johnson, Ogden Air Logistics Center executive director, delivered the "State of the Base" as the last speaker in a series sponsored by Team Hill's Junior Force Council on base Oct. 21 at the Base Theater.The upcoming inspection merited particular focus as he encouraged early voting and that everyone participates in the evaluation scenarios, Nov. 1-8.Among key points Johnson outlined: The... Read more