Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office
September 23, 2010
Several base organizations are teaming with a local nonprofit organization called "4 the Solution" to host an anti- drug, alcohol and suicide prevention rally from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ed Kenley Amphitheater in Layton.According to Roger Leftwich, 4 the Solution president, the main objective of the event is to reach families who are struggling with addiction and give them hope. Leftwich is... Read more
Donald Pierson, Public Health Flight manager
September 23, 2010
The 75th Medical Group is currently vaccinating all active duty Air Force personnel when they come through the medical facility doors. Future mass vaccination efforts will include vaccinating personnel as they medically process through Operational Readiness Exercises or Inspections. The 75th Medical Group will also send influenza vaccination teams around the base, vaccinating members who work... Read more
Air Force News Service
September 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Uniformed and civilian Air Force members are encouraged to represent the Defense Department in the presidential fitness challenge this fall as our country continues to focus on health and wellness.The DOD's civilian personnel policy office is sponsoring 'Leap Into Fall,' a fitness challenge for all uniformed and civilian military members that runs through Oct. 31.Pentagon... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 16, 2010
“It’s quite the honor to represent all our 9/11 fallen,” said Michelle Sauer of Croydon after the Air Force Association memorial motorcycle ride through Ogden Valley. The event ending at the Hill Aerospace Museum preceded a Sept. 11 event held there with speakers giving their memories of that fateful day nine years ago when the twin towers were attacked. Alyson Hill, a paramedic who served at... Read more
September 16, 2010
Want to try out some serious combat simulation? Come compete with some of Utah's top teams in an airsoft tournament on Sept. 25 at Hill's airsoft/paintball field.The tournament, which is hosted by the Hill Airsoft Club and Northern Utah Airsoft Coalition, will begin with a safety briefing at 2 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. Admission is free.All participants are required to provide their own safety... Read more
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Public Affairs Office
September 16, 2010
Gen. William M. Fraser III, the commander of Air Combat Command, visited Hill Air Force Base on Aug. 30 and 31 to meet with Airmen and gain a first-hand look at how Hill maintains operational readiness.The 388th and 419th Fighter Wings, 4th Fighter Squadron and 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit were just a few of the facilities Fraser toured while discussing topics of interest with Airmen.One of... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
September 16, 2010
The 309th Maintenance Wing expanded its reach across the runway Sept. 9 when a ribbon cutting officially opened Building 674 as an F-22 Fueled Composite Aircraft Overhaul and Test facility.Operated by the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group, the building will be used for regular maintenance on the aircraft, including corrosion control, paint and other programmed modifications, according to Ned King... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Services Marketing
September 16, 2010
 An Air Force Materiel Command Services dining hall survey is available online now through Sept. 24. The survey aims to gather Airmen's feedback on things such as dining facility convenience, menu choices, location and customer service.The survey, which takes less than 10 minutes to complete, can be found online at http://www.usafservue.com/se.ashx?s=3D6717A329FC8FBA. The goal of the survey... Read more
Robby Packard, ECSS Field Agent
September 16, 2010
The Air Force is in the midst of a historical transformation. The way the Air Force is organized and the ways that airpower is employed are changing in revolutionary ways.Changing, too, are the ways in which Air Force logisticians provide support to war-fighters.The Expeditionary Combat Support System, or ECSS, is the cornerstone enabler of the logistics transformation effort. Using an Enterprise... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 16, 2010
Those attending the Air Force Ball on Sept. 24 at the Davis Conference Center can expect to see simple, but elegant decorations.Committee members, Master Sgt. Jodi Hatfield and Amy Butler, both of the Ogden Air Logistics History Office, are working hard to add that elegant touch, along with Tech. Sgt. Terri Davis of the 75th Force Support Squadron and Susan Kelsey of the Ogden Air Logistics... Read more