Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
April 19, 2012
With Hill Air Force Base the top candidate for the new F-35 fighter mission, the Air Force has released a document detailing how the jet will likely impact the Top of Utah.On April 13, the Air Force released its F-35 Operational Draft Environmental Impact Statement, which examines impacts the jet will have on noise, safety, land use, and air and water quality.In July 2010, Hill was chosen as the... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
April 19, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force officials announced April 12, that Chief Master Sgt. Michael J. Warner will become Air Force Materiel Command's new command chief.Warner comes to AFMC from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, where he has served as 11th Air Force command chief master sergeant and senior enlisted leader of the Alaskan Command, Alaskan NORAD Region and Joint... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 19, 2012
In conjunction with Davis County, the 75th Medical Support Squadron will host the third annual Medication Take Back Event at the Base Exchange and Commissary from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 28. Unused over-the-counter pharmaceuticals and prescription medications can be brought to those locations in order to facilitate their safe disposal.It's helpful, but not necessary, that medications are in... Read more
Chief Master Sgt. James A. Roy, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force
April 19, 2012
A week ago I sent an email message titled “Leadership vs. Policy” to command chiefs and career field managers. You may have seen that message, or parts of it, but I’d like to take this opportunity to address it with you directly. The theme of the message was that too much arbitrary guidance could prove to be counterproductive. As supervisors, the more... Read more
April 19, 2012
Where are you from? San Jose, Calif.What is your favorite quote? "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -- ConfuciusWhat is your favorite part about being in the Air Force? The camaraderie.What is your favorite type of music? It depends on my mood.If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why? I would go to Europe because I have not... Read more
April 19, 2012
The West Gate Visitor Center (Building 1296) will transition to the new facility, Building 1298, and become operational April 30. The final transition will take place on Sunday, April 29, so there will be no interrupted service for visitors.The new West Gate Visitor Center is located on the south end of the new West Gate facility. Access to the new parking lot will allow you to conduct your... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 19, 2012
The Unit Project Officers have until May 10 to turn in outstanding forms and contributions for the AFAF Fund Drive, said 1st Lt. Daniel Prather, Air Force Assistance Fund Installation project officer. "To date we have raised $61,247" he said. "We are at 85.2 percent of our goal with $10,642 left to raise. Statistically, we are already doing better than last year but I hope to reach 100 percent (... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
April 19, 2012
By Bill Orndorff309th Maintenance WingLast cruise missiles crushed at Hill AFBThe era of the AGM-129A Advanced Cruise Missile (ACM) came to an end at Hill AFB on April 10 when the last one in the Air Force inventory was crushed to pieces by an excavator that resembled a large yellow dinosaur.The 21-foot-long missile was the last of 395 demilitarized by the 581st Missile Maintenance Squadron since... Read more
Katina Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 19, 2012
In 1989 Mike Domitrz got the news of his sister's rape. For two years, he struggled to deal with the pain, rage and sadness that followed. As Domitrz realized the enormous impact this tragedy had on his family and friends, he began to see the need in society for a healthier dating approach and better understanding of how "consent" is obtained in intimacy. He created educational products and a... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 19, 2012
The mother of murdered Marine Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach will be speaking at the Hill AFB Sexual Assault Awareness Month luncheon on April 26.Mary Lauterbach testified during the 2010 trial which ended in the first degree murder conviction of former Marine Cesar Laurean.Maria Lauterbach was 6 months pregnant at the time of her murder. Laurean failed to show up to a hearing about the rape charges... Read more

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