Linda Larsen, Federal Women's Program Manager
August 29, 2013
Each year Aug. 26, we celebrate "Women’s Equality Day." Across the nation there were events to commemorate this national day of observance and, unfortunately, too many people don’t know it’s really a celebration of the 19th Amendment. Yes, it’s a Constitution day. The amendment, passed May 1, 1919, is pretty simple: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be abridged... Read more
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
August 29, 2013
WASHINGTON — DoD facilities are gearing up to issue identification cards to same-sex spouses beginning Sept. 3, Pentagon officials said in a statement issued Aug 20. "All spousal and family benefits, including ID cards, will be made available no later than Sept. 3, 2013," said Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nate Christensen. The Supreme Court decision to overturn portions of the Defense of Marriage Act made it... Read more
Chief Master Sgt. Gary Marsh, 649th Munitions Squadron
August 29, 2013
Airmen from the 649th Munitions Squadron practiced and were evaluated on their ability to rapidly deploy Standard Air Munitions Packages (STAMP) and Standard Tank, Rack, Adaptor, and Pylon Package (STRAPP) at Hill Air Force Base. In all, 78 Airmen from the 649th MUNS were able to show and hone their skills in the two day exercise. STAMP and STRAPP are designed to enable tactical air units to... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
August 29, 2013
The Antelope Island Stampede Festival begins Friday night, Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. A kick-off balloon launch over the I-15 corridor Friday morning will lift everyone’s attention to the festival. Balloons will launch from Kaysville Ponds Park, 950 S. 50 West, Kaysville. Main festival events will begin that evening and occur at Antelope Island State Park, Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday. Highlights... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
August 29, 2013
CLEARFIELD — The future aircraft being repaired by Hill Air Force Base are having parts built by an aerospace manufacturer just a few miles down the road. On Aug. 21, ATK celebrated the completion of its 150th wing skin for the F-35 Lightning II, the fifth-generation, international, multirole fighter aircraft that will serve as the replacement to the F-16. During an event held in ATK’s... Read more
Trinace Johnson, DLA Aviation Public Affairs
August 29, 2013
RICHMOND Va. – This year’s Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hall of Fame inductee was honored by DLA Aviation employees, former HOF inductees, family members, and friends in a formal ceremony at the Frank Lotts Conference Center in Richmond Aug. 22. DLA Aviation Commander Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson opened the ceremony and announced this year’s inductee: Pamela Day from DLA Aviation in Ogden. “... Read more
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
August 22, 2013
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Aug. 15 seven new initiatives to strengthen and standardize the department’s sexual assault prevention and response effort. In a memo to the field, Hagel called elimination of sexual assault in the military one of the department’s top priorities. "This effort requires our absolute and sustained commitment to providing a safe environment in... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
A crowded ribbon cutting with menu tasting, a live band and drawings at The Landing were all part of the festivities as the facility celebrated its reopening Aug. 20 with leadership represtantives among its honored guests. Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, congratulated the team members who worked hard on the improvements and all that was necessary to reopen... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
Hill AFB’s Hubbard Memorial Golf Course has been selected as the site for the Air Force Golf Championships. Seventeen men and five women, some of the best golfers in the Air Force, will visit the base and exhibit some of their finest play as they compete for a selection to the Air Force team, Sept. 7-10. The Air Force team will go on to compete in the Armed Forces Golf Championship. Last year... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
  Hill AFB will celebrate the 66th birthday of the Air Force, on Sept. 20, with an Air Force Ball. "These events are an important part of our heritage," said Maj. Jason Wiggins, 75th Air Base Wing Command Post, and event chairman. "It’s a unique opportunity for Airmen to come together and to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of the past as well as acknowledge that like every... Read more

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