September 30, 2010
Outdoor Recreation will be offering  classes over three nights Nov. 17, 18 and 19, starting at 5:30 p.m. and ending about 9 p.m. or a weekend overnight on Dec. 20-21. The group will snowshoe or cross country ski into the overnight area and set up camp for the final exam. A list of items needed for overnight will be given out during class.The weekend trip departs on Saturday at 7 a.m. and... Read more
September 30, 2010
Dinner for two,  5 p.m.-8 p.m., 21.95 per couple, members receive $2 discount.Oct. 2: Prime rib, catfish, baked chickenOct. 9: Prime rib, seafood platter, T-bone steaksOct. 16: Prime rib, salmon fillet, chicken cordon bleu (Retiree Appreciation night)Oct. 23: Prime rib, tilapia, chicken parmesanOct. 30: Prime rib, roast pork loin, half a rack of ribsMember’s Appreciation Night – Oct. 27, 5 p... Read more
September 30, 2010
Hill Bowling Center is now open for business with the following events scheduled:Family Night, every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., rent-a-lane for only $30, as many as six bowlers per lane (includes rental shoes).Bowler Appreciation Day, every Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., bowl for only $1.50 per game.Thunder Alley, every Friday and Saturday evening (with the exception of the third Saturday... Read more
September 30, 2010
Saturday, Oct 2, Hill’s Men’s Golf Association Closing Social Golf Tournament, two man 6-6-6 format.  $25 entry fee per person (cart and green fee not included).  Call for details, (801) 777-3272.Oct 29, Haunting on the Hill, come get your treats as families!Nov 6, Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament, five person Cross Country Scramble, families welcome.  Entry fee $30 per person/$150 per... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 23, 2010
A distinguished visitor made it to the open cockpit portion of the Food for Life Day at the Hill Aerospace Museum after he missed the event extended to him by special invitation in 2009.The multipronged event held annually opens up the cockpits of several of the aircraft on display and when Robert Jaynes visited the museum unannounced, efforts were made to open up the C-47 Skytrain especially for... Read more
Air Force News Service
September 23, 2010
SAN ANTONIO -- The Air Force's top leaders send a message to the total force to celebrate the Air Force's 63rd birthday and to remind them to remember the commitment and sacrifice of all the Airmen deployed around the globe.Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued the following message:To the... Read more
Col. Perry Oaks, OO-ALC/GHG
September 23, 2010
I have lived around the military my entire life, having grown up in an Air Force household, and as I reflect back upon the 25 years I've spent on active duty I've often thought about "Why I Serve."We regularly talk about our "Air Force Core Values," and as important as those are, I trace my continued service back to the Declaration of Independence and the inalienable rights professed by our... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 23, 2010
"it can quickly sum up our 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign with two facts: zero fatalities and zero mishaps," said Lt. Col. Jeff Zemke, 75th Air Base Wing chief of safety."That was definitely not the case around the entire Air Force or in Air Force Materiel Command," he said.The campaign which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, encompasses both holiday weekends, with the focus on... Read more


Commentary: ... and so says the JC

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
September 23, 2010
WASHINGTON -- Gen. Billy Mitchell believed that "in the development of airpower, one needs to look ahead" -- a fitting charge as we celebrate the United States Air Force's 63rd birthday.Born in an era of incredible innovation and change following World War II, the United States Air Force has lived up to its promise, changing how our armed forces have both protected the peace and secured victory.... Read more
September 23, 2010
Where are you from? New Hampshire.What is your favorite hobby? Skydiving.Who is your favorite band? Slipknot.What is your favorite movie quote? "Don't judge me monkey!" from the film "Grandma's Boy."What is your favorite restaurant? Best Teriyaki.Who is your celebrity crush? Jessica Alba.Where is your favorite place you have gone to while in the Air Force? Camp Darby in Italy.Who is... Read more