Deborah Roach, NDEP STEM coordinator
June 7, 2012
“1,2,3 …. Let’s go LEGOs” might be the sound you hear if you are one of the ten Hill Air Force Base teams that were selected to receive a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) grant awarded by the National Defense Education Program (NDEP). NDEP sponsors school LEGO robotic teams that are mentored by DoD engineers and... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
June 7, 2012
U.S. workers are actually safer on the job than in their homes or communities. Home and community deaths are up 74 percent. According to the 2011 edition of the National Safety Council Injury Facts:SBltâÇNine out of ten deaths occurred off the jobSBltâÇNearly three-fourths of medically consulted injuries occurred off the job Join Civilian Health Personnel Services (CHPS) to learn more about... Read more
June 7, 2012
The Hill Rod and Gun Club had 16 shooters compete May 19 in a 100 international target wobble event.The one-day tournament was a huge success and had many new shooters who participated in the competition. Andrew Chudy and Dart Davis tied for high overall with a score of 87. In addition, there was a tie in the team event with the teams of Dart Davis/Josh Dunford and Andrew Chudy/Guy Cottam.The Gun... Read more
Master Sgt. Chi Swanson, Career Assistance Advisor
June 7, 2012
If you've ever wanted to have the opportunity to recruit sharp individuals into the Air Force as an Air Force Recruiter, mold civilians into Airmen as an Air Force Military Training Instructor (MTI), lead transitioning Airmen as a Military Training Leader (MTL), educate Airmen as a Professional Military Education (PME) Instructor, serve as a member of the Air Force Honor Guard or serve as a... Read more
Shari Lopatin, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
June 7, 2012
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, regardless of their age or ethnicity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.So for Father's Day this year -- which is June 17 -- why not encourage the men in your life to get tested?"Prostate cancer screening means looking for cancer before it causes symptoms. This helps to find cancer at an early stage when it may be easier... Read more
Capt. Eric H. Frenck, Area Defense Counsel, Defense Paralegal, Tech. Sgt. Lee H. Davidson, Area Defense Counsel, Defense Paralegal
June 7, 2012
You've seen our photos. You've read the posters, "the Area Defense Counsel works for you, not the command." But who are we? And what do we do?As you might have guessed, we are an active duty attorney and paralegal. But unlike the legal professionals at the legal office, we don't work for the command. The Area Defense Counsel (or ADC) was established in 1976 to provide defense services... Read more
Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
May 31, 2012
Rain did not keep Greg Yardley from staying until the Thunderbirds performed Saturday afternoon.The Springville resident was among thousands of people who braved the cold winds and rain to attend the "Warriors Over the Wasatch: A Legacy of Valor" air show at Hill Air Force Base."We came too far to turn around and go home," he said.Yardley said he brought his four daughters to the air show to... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
May 31, 2012
In celebration of the Memorial Day weekend and the air show a special Warrior Call was held May 24 at the Landing.The guest speaker was Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jay Hess, a former POW of the Vietnam War; he spent 5 years in the Hanoi Hilton; a prison that had been built by French colonists and was later used by North Vietnam for housing POWs. Hess began his talk by recognizing those with whom he had... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 31, 2012
A self-taught pilot, barnstormer and soldier of fortune type pilot, who scouted the air flight links over the Himalaya Mountains to supply Chang Kia-shek's Nationalist Army should the Burma Road trade route be broken, was inducted into the Utah Aviation Hall of Fame at the Hill Aerospace Museum on Memorial Day.Harold Arthur Sweet, born July 26, 1904, in Salt Lake City was reared and educated in... Read more
Brian Brackens, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
May 31, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In the past three and a half years, he's overseen the reorganization of the Air Force's most complex and diverse command, managed some of the most drastic budget reductions in the service's history and been a champion of energy conservation. Gen. Donald Hoffman's tenure as commander of Air Force Materiel Command has been anything but normal, if there is a... Read more

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