Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 23, 2010
It's been several years in the making, but the $1.4 billion privately funded aerospace research park planned for construction on Hill Air Force Base's west side is set to begin on the first building.A deal signed last week between private developer Sunset Ridge Development Partners and Northrop Grumman could allow ground breaking to begin as early as October."This event marks not only a milestone... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 23, 2010
Liz Poloni, manager of the newest eatery on base, Runway Ruby's, comes to her job naturally. As the manager of her own successful private business prior to this venture, a foodie at heart, and previous experience with Nutrition Services, she found this opportunity had all the right ingredients and accepted the new assignment with enthusiasm.As Runway Ruby's prepares to hold its official grand... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 23, 2010
Every year each of the counties in Utah have an opportunity to have an exhibit at the Utah State Fair to focus on some of the happenings in their county in a respective booth at the Grand Building. This year, Davis County invited Hill Air Force Base to use its space to good advantage."Uncommonly Good," the theme for this year's fair fits well with Hill Air Force Base, said Dana Dovenbarger, of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 23, 2010
A professional organization on base has reorganized and is promoting the participation of all active duty and Reserve membership.The Hill 5/6 sponsors the continued growth of Hill Air Force Base staff sergeants (E-5) and technical sergeants (E-6) as supervisors and noncommissioned officers.The organization works closely with the Hill Top Three, the Hill Chief's group, the First Sergeants... Read more
Terry Demille, Deputy Director, Equal Opportunity Office
September 23, 2010
Private Jose P. Martinez, a New Mexico native, received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions on the Aleutian Islands during the Second World War. This made him the first Hispanic American to receive the Medal of Honor during World War II marking one of the rare acts of heroism on American soil that received such an honor.Martinez was drafted into the Army and sent to Camp Roberts in... Read more
September 23, 2010
Results available for area members in the Air Force MarathonThe 2010 Air Force Marathon results for area members as reported on the official website are as follows, by participant's name, city, and chip or respective net time:MarathonRichard Barber, of Layton, 3:20:19Joshua Brotman, of Hill Air Force Base, 4:00:16Jeannine Ryder, of Hill AFB, 4:29:44Carole Lomax, of Clinton, 4:35:21Andrew Cobb,... Read more
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 23, 2010
The 729th Air Control Squadron deployed to the Utah Test and Training Range for special combat training Sept.7-16.The 729th ACS provides command and control of joint air operations through surveillance, identification, weapons control, theater missile defense, battle management and theater communications data links. The squadron is a radar unit making sure that the skies and aircraft are safe and... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office
September 23, 2010
Several base organizations are teaming with a local nonprofit organization called "4 the Solution" to host an anti- drug, alcohol and suicide prevention rally from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ed Kenley Amphitheater in Layton.According to Roger Leftwich, 4 the Solution president, the main objective of the event is to reach families who are struggling with addiction and give them hope. Leftwich is... Read more
Donald Pierson, Public Health Flight manager
September 23, 2010
The 75th Medical Group is currently vaccinating all active duty Air Force personnel when they come through the medical facility doors. Future mass vaccination efforts will include vaccinating personnel as they medically process through Operational Readiness Exercises or Inspections. The 75th Medical Group will also send influenza vaccination teams around the base, vaccinating members who work... Read more
Air Force News Service
September 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Uniformed and civilian Air Force members are encouraged to represent the Defense Department in the presidential fitness challenge this fall as our country continues to focus on health and wellness.The DOD's civilian personnel policy office is sponsoring 'Leap Into Fall,' a fitness challenge for all uniformed and civilian military members that runs through Oct. 31.Pentagon... Read more