Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 16, 2010
Those attending the Air Force Ball on Sept. 24 at the Davis Conference Center can expect to see simple, but elegant decorations.Committee members, Master Sgt. Jodi Hatfield and Amy Butler, both of the Ogden Air Logistics History Office, are working hard to add that elegant touch, along with Tech. Sgt. Terri Davis of the 75th Force Support Squadron and Susan Kelsey of the Ogden Air Logistics... Read more
Master Sgt. Jodi Hatfield, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
September 16, 2010
Remembering seven decades of service to our country Hill Air Force Base embarks upon the celebration of the year. The year 2010 commemorates the 70th anniversary of Hill AFB and the Year of the Air Force Family with the Air Force Ball. We have come a long way since the beginning and are proud of where we came from.Team Hill celebrates the many successes of the Airmen and the community alike. Our... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 16, 2010
On Sept. 25, 75th Air Base Wing Security Forces Squadron personnel will be conducting a Traffic Safety Checkpoint at Hill Air Force Base.Motorists are advised they may be stopped for general evaluations of the safety of their vehicles, licensing and insurance.Staff Sgt. Ashley Williams, with the 75th SFS police services, said,  "Among other things, Security Forces will be checking to see if... Read more
September 16, 2010
On Thursday, Sept. 16, an Education Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centennial Park.The fair will feature booths and information from more than 40 different schools and colleges from around the United States. Anyone interested in pursuing a degree or continuing education is encouraged to attend. Hamburgers and hotdogs will also be served. Read more
Jon Hanson, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
September 16, 2010
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz announced a change to the air and space expeditionary force rotational baseline from 120 to 179 days for the active component.He said the revised construct will increase predictability and stability for affected Airmen and their families, while providing better support to combatant commanders by increasing continuity... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 16, 2010
With hunting season approaching or already here in some cases, the 75th Air Base Wing Security Forces wants Team Hill appraised of personal weapons policies and installation regulations so thereSSRqs no chance for confusion.According to Air Force Instruction for personal firearms, if you live in military housing on base, you must register any personal weapon within 24 hours or secure it in the... Read more


LANE UP

Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
September 16, 2010
After a long wait over the summer, it's time to grab your bowling shoes and hit the lanes again as Hill's Bowling Center reopens Sept. 17."We're certainly looking forward to reopening - it's been a long time coming," Mike Lucovitz, Bowling Center manager, said.The facility underwent mostly cosmetic changes over the summer, including repainted walls and a new door. The changes also included the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 16, 2010
 The first pilot to land a B-17 at Hill Field died Sept 2 at his home in San Antonio at the age of 90. Lt. Col. William “Hoot” Gibson was among many who were instrumental in establishing the Hill Aerospace Museum, having served in the Army Air Corps and Air Force. Jack Price, vice president of the Hill Aerospace Heritage Foundation said, “He was a member of the board during its formative... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Phyllis Hanson, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
September 16, 2010
"I ... solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic," are words from the enlistment oath that every Airman has sworn to one or more times.As the Air Force marks its 63rd year Saturday, Sept. 18, the Department of Defense commemorates the signing of the Constitution with Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Friday... Read more
Senior Airman Danielle Wolf, 442nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 16, 2010
About 70 reservists from the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., went to Hill Air Force Base, Aug. 24 through Sept. 2, in order to support A-10 Thunderbolt II live-weapons training.This was the first time the wing has had the opportunity to do live AGM-65 maverick missile and live GBU-38 GPS-guided bomb target practice."From an operational standpoint, this is one of the few chances... Read more