Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 4, 2013
The Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club (MMC) donated 20 $25 Base Commissary cards to the Airmen’s Attic recently.Green Knights Chapter 67 donated the cards as a result of a Bowlathon it held recently at the Hill Bowling Center. “We filled all 20 lanes for a good three hours,” said Terry Kees, president of the local MMC.He said club members get together for the love of the ride and the need... Read more
April 4, 2013
April 9: Fly Fishing 101 is perfect for first-time anglers and beginners. Dale Searcy will teach four, two hour classes at the Log Cabin or Centennial Park. The cost is $40 and the additional sessions will be taught on April 16, 23 and 30. There are also sessions scheduled for May and June. Call 777-9666 to register.April 19-21: Blue John Canyoneering is an adventure you won’t forget. The canyon... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Wellness Support Center
April 4, 2013
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will be promoting its ‘Be Active: Physical Activity Initiative.’The Be Active initiative is designed to be progressive with frequency of physical activity. If someone has not been active for some time, this initiative allows him or her to start at a comfortable level and add a little more activity as times... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron
April 4, 2013
The Airman’s Attic is a facility where junior enlisted Airmen (E-5 and below) and their families can visit to get access to free donated goods. A plethora of items ranging from baby supplies to military uniforms can be found at the Attic. Most of these items are gently used, second-hand items.The Hill AFB Food Pantry is also located inside the Airman’s Attic (Building 150, Airman and Family... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
April 4, 2013
The character Jack Reacher, from the acclaimed novel series, is supposed to be 6-foot-5-inches tall and weigh somewhere around 220 to 250. Seems like an odd thing to bring up, until you realize they chose (tiny) Tom Cruise to play the part in the film. The author of the books, Jim Grant (who writes under the pen name Lee Child), was reported saying, “With another actor you might get 100 percent... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
April 4, 2013
Hill AFB 75th Medical Group representatives, 75th Security Forces Squadron, and several local and state agencies, are partnering for a prescription drug “take-back” event to prevent increased pill abuse, theft and harm to the environment.Collections sites will be available on base at the Base Exchange and the Commissary on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.According to event organizers, the drug... Read more
Mikayla Beyer, Hilltop Times Staff
April 4, 2013
The Boy Scouts have been a symbol of unity and activity for many years, and the Eagle Scouts of the Special Needs Troop 62 Scouts of Roy have taken on a project that will enhance their skills and give back to the Hill AFB community.“We are always looking for some kind of Eagle project that they are capable of working. I talked with a person on base who works with specials needs people, and it... Read more
1st Lt. Trung O. Nguyen, 417 SCMS/GUEA
April 2, 2013
The Team Hill Junior Force Council (TH-JFC) is proud to present “Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr.: Thriving in Austere Times” to start off its 2013 Speaker Series. At this unique event, the Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, will be addressing the pressing issues of Team Hill to the workforce directly. This unique opportunity for the workforce to hear directly from leadership will be Thursday,... Read more
American Forces Press Service
March 28, 2013
WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they’ve had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department. Officials now estimate that furlough notices will go out on or about April 5, Navy Cmdr. Leslie Hull-... Read more
March 28, 2013
Sexual Assault Awareness Month begins April 1, kicking off a month-long series to increase awareness and get people involved as part of the solution to the sexual assault problem in our communities.The first event is “Sex Signals,” a nationally renowned production which explores social pressures in dating as well as how these, and other factors, can lead to sexual assault. Throughout this... Read more

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