Staff Sgt. Ashley Williams, 75th Security Forces Squadron
November 24, 2010
Winter is the most difficult driving season. Not only do you have snow and ice to deal with, but there are fewer hours of daylight as well.As winter weather arrives, make sure your vehicle is in good condition. Make sure you have good snow tires and put them on early to avoid preventable accidents -- you don't want to get caught without them in the first snowfall. Never combine radial and non-... Read more
Wayne L. Welninski, Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Instructor
November 24, 2010
The Wasatch Front and Hill Air Force Base is on the brink of winter 2010. Climate forecasts predict a La Nina season with below average temperatures and above average snowfall. For the workers on Hill AFB, La Nina may mean a build-up of snow in parking areas and icy walkways.Many injuries reported during this time of year come from falls associated with slippery walkway surfaces. Injuries may... Read more
November 24, 2010
As the holiday season steadily approaches, staying healthy can be a real challenge! Do you want to enjoy festive favorites and still have a healthy holidays? Then "Recipe for a Healthy Holiday Program" is for you! This five week program is designed to help avoid those unwanted holiday pounds and deal with the stress of the season. Classes taught include Mindful Eating, Stress Management, Healthy... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command headquarters Services Marketing
November 24, 2010
Over $12,000 worth of prizes are available to be won during Air Force Materiel Command's Base Restaurant Winter Meltdown promotion which will take place Jan. 10 to Feb. 11.This customer appreciation promotion features amazing prizes such as 32" plasma TVs, iPod Nanos, Nintendo Wiis, digital cameras, portable DVD players, Nook and Kindle portable readers and free lunches.In order to win, stop by a... Read more
November 24, 2010
Military shoppers hungry for some tasty holiday prices may bite off more than they can chew as the Utah Exchange is serving up a buffet of deals the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving.The feast of savings begins at 4 a.m. on Black Friday with a smorgasbord of deals on electronics, jewelry, clothing and everything in between. Shoppers will find a Sony 52" LED TV for just $1,499, a savings of $... Read more
Marc A. Ybaben, Occupational Medicine Services 75th AMDS/SGPO, Psychologist
November 24, 2010
The Air Force is interested in helping military and civilian forces and their families become more resilient. Resiliency is the physical and mental ability to bounce back from a stressful situation and cope with the challenges of life. Resiliency is an important skill to develop, as challenges and stressors continue to be the norm in most of our lives.To add to existing resources designed to... Read more
Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
November 24, 2010
Some females knit for a hobby. Others bake. But Brittany Howard, of Ogden, punches and kicks opponents as hard and as fast as she can.The 22-year-old woman, a member of the U.S. Air Force stationed at Hill Air Force Base for about the last four years and a mixed martial arts fighter with two professional MMA fights under her belt, just stepped into the ring a third time in Layton recently to take... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
November 24, 2010
Gru (Steve Carell) considers himself to be one of the world's greatest criminal minds. His thefts over the years have been legendary. But an upstart villain, Vector (Jason Segel), is threatening to steal his thunder.Gru does have the crazy scientist Dr. Nefario (Russell Brand) and an assortment of tiny, goofy yellow minions that are eager to do his bidding. Gru thinks his next big vision will put... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 18, 2010
Welcome back, Mr. Miller!” read a yellow banner outside of Kaysville Junior High School on Nov. 11. The school's former vice principal, Rick Miller, returned as keynote speaker for a special Veteran's Day assembly to talk about his recent six-month deployment to Sather Air Base, Iraq. There, the junior high school vice principal was not called "Mr. Miller," but was... Read more
NEIL WERENSKJOLD, ASD Scientific and Technical Information Officer
November 18, 2010
During my life experience I've heard a few popular sayings that keep popping up over and over. As it turns out I've discovered that these aren't just popular sayings. When I follow them, in general, good things seem to happen in my life. I've come to call these sayings universal laws. It doesn't seem to matter if I know about or am not aware of these universal laws. They, in their own way, work... Read more

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