Hilltop Times staff
Have you ever been interested in becoming an Air Force Recruiter, Military Training Instructor (MTI), Military Training Leader (MTL), or Professional Military Education (PME) instructor? If so, the Aerospace and Education Training Command Special Duty Team is offering the opportunity you have been seeking and will host a Special Duty briefing on Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Building 385 (ALS),... Read more
Jennifer Sedgwick, Wellness Associate Civilian Health Promotion Services
The Health Risk Appraisal, or HRA, identifies personal risk factors and provides an action plan to help prevent future conditions or manage current ones. It accomplishes the following: •Reviews one's personal lifestyle practices and reveals health issues that personal choices could impact. •Allows individuals to monitor their health with repeated HRA participation. •Delivers follow-up... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Staff
This year's Employer Appreciation Day has been rescheduled for Sept. 11. Reservists may invite their civilian employers to experience an F-16 refueling mission aboard a KC-135 aircraft, meet wing leadership and tour work areas. Employers can also look forward to learning more about the F-16 during an up-close and interactive hangar tour. The local employer support of the Guard and Reserve... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
Hill View: Fourth of July plans? Alaina Chipp Customer Service for Hertz   I celebrated my birthday and went swimming and camping.   Dustin Mitchell Technician for Firestone   I went up to Washington and visited the sites!     Justin Berry Contracting specialist for Official Mail Center   I barbecued and hung out with my family.   Tech. Sgt. Greg Lockyear... Read more
Lisa Daniel, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON --- Defense Department officials launched an Internet-based program June 28 to help service members and other Americans living overseas vote more easily in November's elections. The new online voting assistant at www.fvap.gov will make the registration and absentee ballot application process "quick, easy, seamless and intuitive," said Bob Carey, a federal voting assistance program... Read more
Tharen and Duane Blue show off their prize-winning truck. (Bill Orndorff/U.S. Air Force)
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
A 1961 Chevy Apache pickup truck won the General's Trophy for 'best of show' honors when the 309th Maintenance Wing held its annual Car Show and Commander's Call June 30. The Chianti red pickup, the result of an eight-year restoration project by Duane Blue, also won first place in the truck category. The show was held in Centennial Park under partly cloudy skies and drew more than 2,000... Read more
Kim Dawley, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --- Leaders of the Air Force's largest civilian employer and the military's largest employee union reaffirmed a strong partnership at their annual meeting as they sat down to discuss workforce issues here June 22. Gen. Donald Hoffman, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, and John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
Hill employees and future employees alike will no longer need to travel all the way to Salt Lake City or Logan to obtain an electronics engineering degree. Beginning this fall, Weber State University's College of Applied Science and Technology will be offering a brand new Bachelor of Science degree in electronics engineering. The new degree will focus on the "design and integration of electronic... Read more
Davis School District’s Science Summer Camp kids tour the base and get a discussion from “Larry the Composites Guy.” (Kim Cook)
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
With shows like Bill Nye the Science Guy and MythBusters working hard to teach kids that science can be fun, it's no wonder that more and more of today's youth are interested in the different aspects of science -- from biology to engineering. This is exactly what the Davis School District's Science Summer Camp, run by Rita Stevenson, Elementary Science Supervisor, aims to do as well. The camp... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Two of Team Hill's most ardent Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo supporters took up their passion for the event in much different ways. Valerie Burke, 75th Public Affairs Community Relations chief, remembers attending the rodeo as a small girl wearing a cowgirl outfit complete with cowboy hat, gun belt, cap guns. "I attended the rodeo almost every year with different family members and friends. It was... Read more