October 21, 2010
Staff Sgt. Ashley Williams, 75th Security Forces Squadron, was chosen as the August Top 3 Superior Performer from among all base organizations at the junior enlisted level. Williams’ award nomination noted that she single-handedly organized the parking plan and security for the 309th Maintenance Wing Change of Command ceremony. This involved coordinating with six base agencies ensuring the... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
October 21, 2010
It’s never easy — emotionally or physically — to discover you have breast cancer then endure the subsequent surgery and chemotherapy.For Lori Opheikens, a ground power support mechanic with the 526th Electronics Maintenance Squadron, family, friends and the generous support of squadron co-workers has helped make her ordeal a little easier.It started in March, with Lori’s annual checkup, where her... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 21, 2010
Want a chance to hear about heritage aircraft and the men who flew and worked on them? The Hill Aerospace Museum offers “Plane Talk” every Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Lindquist Fighter Gallery.Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Marc Reynolds, chairman of the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, said that he has been quite impressed with the content and range of the 437 presentations offered since 1993. Among those... Read more
October 21, 2010
Get your costumes and face paint ready for some trick-or-treating on base Saturday, Oct. 30. Trick-or-treating will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
October 21, 2010
It’s that time again, trick-or-treaters! The state of Utah and Hill Air Force Base are gearing up to make sure this Halloween is extra spooky. If you’re looking for some extra fun this Oct. 31, feel free to check out what’s going on in the local area, beginning with all events on base.Pumpkin Painting Contest through Oct. 31 — The Hill Aerospace Museum is hosting its third annual Pumpkin ... Read more
October 21, 2010
The 309th Maintenance Wing Work Force Council (309th MXW-WFC), has gathered feedback from the workforce, and offers an opportunity for employees to participate in a “workforce forum,” similar to a “Town Hall Meeting,” to take place at the Base Theater, Building 441, on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. for day shift and 3 p.m.-4 p.m. for swing shift. The two hours will run concurrently. ... Read more
October 21, 2010
Any active duty Air Force personnel currently residing off base who signs up for Boyer Hill Military Housing will receive one full month free rent. Anyone residing in the dorms who is engaged and signs up for BHMH will receive the same deal. The offer extends through a signing before Nov. 30. The free rent will consist of the first full month of rent following move in.The offer does not extend to... Read more
October 21, 2010
For those interested in learning more about VA compensation, veterans’ benefits and the pre-separation process as a whole, the Airman and Family Readiness Center offers a Transition Assistance Program (TAP) and a pre-separation class (PRESEP). Please note that the locations for the TAP and PRESEP have been changed due to the ORI.TAPOct. 25-28, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Building 385 Room 208.Nov. 1-4, 8... Read more
Leroy C. Sykes, Deputy director, 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
October 14, 2010
On Sept. 29, the 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron completed depot maintenance on its 44th C-130 Hercules for fiscal year 2010, a production record that exceeds the output of the past two years.When the Program Office contracted 34 aircraft for FY 2010, the 572nd set an aggressive goal to produce 10 more -- a total of 44 aircraft (28 for the Air Force and 16 for the Navy and Marine Corps).... Read more
Julie Pinchak, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager, Family Advocacy Program
October 14, 2010
In conjunction with a presidential proclamation signed and dated October 1st by President Barack Obama against domestic violence, the Department of Defense is releasing its own reminder of its work and set a goal to prevent domestic violence. October is recognized annually as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Nation, and the military, have made remarkable progress over the past 30 years in... Read more