Col. Don Hickman, 75th Medical Group commander
November 18, 2010
As Hill's "Top Medic," I was struck by the particular relevance of Admiral and Mrs. Mullen's recent commentary in the Nov. 10th issue of the "Hilltop Times". Their comments on stress, risky behavior, substance abuse and suicides across the military force sound all too familiar at Hill Air Force Base. Our deployment ops tempo, exercise and inspection schedule and our aircraft production and... Read more
Kim Cook, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photographer
November 18, 2010
I am so lucky to be able to get around to several locations a week, shoot events and visit with some incredible people. Once they see we are nice people with big toys they want to ask questions. Some of the most commonly asked are here.What kind of camera is that?The Department of Defense has a long history using Nikon cameras and we currently use the Nikon D3. They are fast, hold up well under... Read more
November 18, 2010
The 2010 Federal Benefits Open Season for Health Insurance, Dental & Vision Insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts is scheduled from Nov. 8 through Dec. 13. Hill Air Force Base will hold a Health Fair with availability of health insurance carriers on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Club Hill. Brochures and information on 2011 premiums will only be available at the Health Fair... Read more
November 18, 2010
An ORI Touchdown Tailgate party will be held Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center's main gym."(The party is) to show appreciation for all the hard work and effort that went into preparing for and successfully completing the ORI," Janet Seachris, chief of the 75th Force Support Squadron's community services flight, said.The celebration will feature free food, including... Read more
Master Sgt. Sonya Hildebrand, Ogden Air Logistics Center
November 18, 2010
In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, the base committee is conducting a Native American History Trivia Contest. A secret prize will be given to a winner who correctly answers the question given. If you know the answer to this week's question below, please email the equal opportunity office at OOALC.EO@hill.af.mil. The first person who responds correctly gets the prize.How many... Read more
November 18, 2010
The 419th Fighter Wing honored Veteran's Day with a YouTube video tribute showcasing the contributions of Utah's Air Force reservists during the last 55 years. The three-part mini documentary can be found online at www.youtube.com/419fw."The videos chronicle the role of Utah's Air Force reservists in some of the most noteworthy military operations in recent history," said Col. Walter "Buck" Sams... Read more
Staff Sgt. Heather Skinkle, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
November 18, 2010
The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is currently accepting nominations for two awards that recognize employers for outstanding support of the National Guard and Reserve members they employ.The 2010 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award and Patriot Awards recognize civilian employers who uphold exceptional guidelines that benefit military members.The Freedom Award is the highest honor given... Read more
Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
November 18, 2010
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas - A program designed to speed the re-enlistment process at deployed locations began this month.The Deployed Re-enlistment Pilot Program, developed at the Air Force Personnel Center and U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is being tested at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. If successful, officials could implement the program throughout the AFCENT area of responsibility by... Read more
AAFES Public Affairs
November 18, 2010
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 80 percent of reported motorcycle crashes result in injury or death, compared to just 20 percent for automobiles.Because of this increased danger, the Hill Air Force Base Exchange is supporting the military's mission to reduce motorcycle-related injuries and deaths among service members by offering a one-time, 20 percent discount... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
November 18, 2010
The holiday season is upon us, which means it's time to seek out that perfect winter vacation spot. When it comes to exhilarating, snow-filled trips and cold weather gear, the Outdoor Recreation office has got things covered. This year's selection of Outdoor Rec trips and gear is sure to feature something for everyone.Heber Valley Railroad Polar ExpressOn Dec. 3, 10, 11 and 18, join Santa Claus... Read more

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