2nd Lt. Meredith Hein, 24th Air Force Public Affairs
September 5, 2013
  JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Maj. Gen. J. Kevin McLaughlin, 24th Air Force commander, spoke at the 2013 Air Force Sergeant’s Association International Convention Aug. 26 as a representative of Air Force Space Command. McLaughlin spoke of the necessity of carrying out the space and cyber missions, and that Airmen are a critical resource in that endeavor. "The people are the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 5, 2013
  You’ve got a veteran in your family with stories you’d like to get a record of before it’s no longer possible to do so. Somehow you want to see those stories shared at least among your own family members. How do you do this? Well if you are Karyl Mounteer and her siblings, you try a variety of tactics over the years. Their father, Carl Anderson, was a prisoner of war in Germany during... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
September 5, 2013
  Hill Air Force Base 2013 Triathlon results: Men’s results Joel Bischoff, 0:57:38, 1st; Nathan Pollard, 1:00:16, 2nd; Jeff Anderson, 1:01:26, 3rd Mel Graff, 1:02:21; Kevin Brown, 1:04:48; David Becker, 1:05:44; Jeff Richardson, 1:05:47; Don Hoover, 1:06:15 Mike Sherman, 1:06:35; Kent Hyer, 1:06:36; Seth Marek, 1:06:39; Mark Robison, 1:07:41; James Howton, 1:08:05 Mike Wangeman, 1:09:09;... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Louis Lucky Longinotti, 388th OSS Aerospace and Operational Physiology Team
September 5, 2013
As most of you may know by now, Hill AFB sits somewhere around 4,600 feet above sea level. Why am I telling you this you may ask? I’d like to make sure you all understand how the body responds to living at that altitude. For folks like me from Arkansas, who are not native to Utah, it can be a challenge dealing with the symptoms of living at higher altitude such as headaches, fatigue going up... Read more
Air Force News Service
September 5, 2013
WASHINGTON — Recent news reports on the Air Force’s prohibition of a popular yogurt brand spotlighted a regulation, in effect since the late 1990s, aimed at ensuring military readiness. Recently, military members were told to avoid a Chobani yogurt called "Blueberry Power Chobani Flip" because it contains hemp seeds and walnuts that can be mixed into the yogurt. Chobani since stated they will... Read more
Air Force News Service
August 29, 2013
WASHINGTON — There are more than 690,000 Airmen serving in the U.S. Air Force, and according to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, each one is critical to the Air Force mission and each one has a story to tell. As outlined in the Air Force vision, "every Airman, regardless of specialty, must understand and be able to explain how they contribute to producing unparalleled airpower... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 29, 2013
  The base entered into a new community partnership Monday that will further strengthen ongoing cooperation with the Davis Area and Ogden-Weber Convention and Visitors Bureaus, as well as northern Utah’s hotel industry. A memorandum of agreement, signed with both convention and visitors bureaus, effectively expands opportunities for local hotels to participate in Hill’s commercial lodging... Read more
Robert Richardson, 75 ABW/SCXP
August 29, 2013
Hill AFB is scheduled to begin a large communications network migration to the centrally managed Air Force Network (AFNet) Sept. 30. The migration will last three months, and Hill AFB technicians will migrate workstations, network users, and e-mail into the AFNet. The goal of this project is to consolidate all individual or stand-alone Air Force networks into the AFNet. Software and hardware... Read more
August 29, 2013
With the upcoming Hill Air Force Ball, military spouses may be wondering, "What will I wear?" The mess dress and semiformal event calls for participants to come in some of their best dress on Sept. 20 and tickets are going fast. Among the options to consider, is a chance to participate in Belle of the Ball, a free dress loan program. A large selection of dresses and a few formal dress options... Read more


Commentary: 'When September ends'

Lisette LeDuc, AFMC OL:H/PZA
August 29, 2013
  From a contracting office perspective, August and September have always been big months for us. A time for us to make sure all of our requirements are executed, contracts awarded and fiscal year dollars expended. We work comp time and overtime, often late into the night — especially the last few weeks of September. We take this time very seriously and somewhat dread the long days ahead... Read more

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