April 12, 2012
Airman to Airman: Staff Sgt. Dinno Lorenzo, 75th Aerospace Medicine SquadronWhere are you from? I was born in the Philippines but I was raised in California.What is your favorite quote? "Live life as if it was your last." -- Unknown.What is your favorite part about the Air Force? Watching the planes take off.If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? An engineer.Who is your... Read more
April 12, 2012
Now that entry control has moved to the new West Gate, work remains to be done as the old "M" Street is reconfigured and cleanup of the old gate area is completed.The former visitor center will remain open until the the new visitor center parking lot paving is complete.Safety experts at Hill Air Force Base strongly urge caution throughout the West Gate area and the Building 1200 series as... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 12, 2012
WASHINGTON -- In its continuing effort to meet the Defense Department requirement to maintain civilian manning at fiscal 2010 levels, the Air Force is offering a third round of Voluntary Early Retirement Authority and Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment beginning May 1.However, Air Force Materiel Command officials said not all AFMC bases will offer this third round of VERA/VSIP.John Steenbock... Read more
Hill AFB VERA/VSIP Program Office
April 12, 2012
Hill Air Force Base will be accepting applications for a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VERA/VSIP) May 1 to May 15. The applicants selected and approved for VERA/VSIP are expected to be off the employment rolls by Aug. 31.Applications from the previous VERA/VSIP will not carry over. Interested employees must apply to be considered. Applications will only... Read more
Katina L. Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 12, 2012
Play to win Saturday, April 28 at The Landing (Club Hill) with the game of chess -- which can be a lot like life. Although some people make very aggressive chess players, and others are more defensive, the more players you have in a tournament, the more interesting play can become.Hank Beuning is excited about the prospects of this year's Hill AFB Chess Championship Tournament and is reaching out... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 12, 2012
“If it will roll, leave it alone till the next FOB. Don’t stop more than you have to,” said Staff Sgt. Christopher Balle, on the last deployment he served to his replacement in Iraq.The Forward Operating Base or home base -- always the next destination for a relatively safe haven -- was the goal, the next place to rest for whatever sleep you could get, whatever meals... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
April 12, 2012
RIVERDALE -- The state is making more room for carpoolers.The Utah Department of Transportation is currently conducting an environmental study on a project that would add express lanes on Interstate 15, from I-215 in North Salt Lake to U.S. 89 in Farmington, and from Hill Field Road in Layton to the junction with I-84 in Riverdale.The new lanes would total 21 miles on both the north and south... Read more
2nd Lt. Steven Conley, 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit Assistant Officer in Charge
April 12, 2012
In September 2011 the 419th Fighter Wing and 466th "Snakes" Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) deployed with 12 F-16s to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of South Korea, as a Theater Security Package (TSP). Then on Dec. 1, the 421st "Black Widows" AMU, the active duty counterpart to the 466th AMU, took over the air tasking order.The deployment was to support Kunsan in its mission to deter potential... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron Marketing Office
April 12, 2012
On March 19, the new Child Development Center (CDC West), opened its doors to Hill Air Force Base children, ages 6 months to 5 years; joining CDC East across the street in providing high level child care to Team Hill. Open Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the centers are located on Mitchell Way, directly south of The Landing (formerly Club Hill).The practices of the Air Force... Read more
Hill Top 3
April 12, 2012
The Hill Top 3 is hosting the 2012 Hill AFB/Air Force Assistance Fund 5K Rundown Friday, April 13. The run will benefit four Air Force charities: the Air Force Village, the Air Force Enlisted Village, the Air Force Aid Society, and the Lemay Foundation, all of which are dedicated to helping Air Force members in times of need. All Hill AFB personnel are invited to participate, including civilians... Read more

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New AF development planning effort key to Third Offset By Air Force Materiel Command Public AffairsWRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR... more