Dr. Marc Ybaben, 75th Medical Group, Occupational Medicine Services
February 17, 2011
Over the past two decades, the prescription use and availability of narcotic or opium-based pain medications has increased dramatically. Much of that increase has been for the treatment of acute and chronic pain conditions. Although these medications can be helpful when used appropriately, they can also be habit forming and physically addictive; because of this, there has been a similar... Read more
Daniel P. Elkins, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
February 17, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force officials announced Feb. 2 plans to conduct an enlisted date of separation (DOS) rollback as part of its ongoing measures to manage the force and maintain a quality enlisted corps.The DOS rollback affects enlisted members in the grades of senior master sergeant and below with fewer than 14 or more than 20 years of service as of May 31, 2011. The... Read more
February 17, 2011
Feb. 19-20 -- Home game, Warriors vs. Nellis AFB. Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center.Feb. 26-27 -- Home game, Warriors vs. Peterson AFB, Colo. Saturday, at 5 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center.March 12-13 -- Away game, Warriors vs. Vandenberg AFB, Calif.March 19-20 -- Home game, Warriors vs. Vandenberg AFB. Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m... Read more
February 17, 2011
Hill Air Force Base Family Appreciation Night,with the Utah Grizzlies Hockey Club on Feb. 18 and 19 will feature tickets for $10 with upgrades available. The offer is not valid through Ticketmaster or the E-Center box office.The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. at the Maverik Center in West Valley City.Purchase tickets from Jackson Babcock at (801) 988-8026 or jbabcock@utahgrizz.com. Read more
February 17, 2011
Hill A&FRC hosts finance classes, Feb. 22-24Lunch will be provided for classes which start at noon and onsite child care will be available for classes which start at 7 p.m.The classes Feb. 21-25 include the following:Feb. 22, noon -1 p.m. -- Gone with the PIN: Tips for protecting your identity - deter, detect, defend. Learn about types of identity theft and how to protect yourself as well as... Read more
Ed Worley, U.S. Army Contracting Command Office of Public and Congressional Affairs
February 17, 2011
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- About two dozen contracting Airmen descended onto this home of the 101st Airborne Division to get a taste of contracting operations in a contingency environment.The Airmen came from as far away as Japan, Alaska and Hawaii to participate in the U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command Operation Joint Dawn 2011. When they hit the ground they spent two weeks of intensive... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
February 17, 2011
A college graduate in America can expect to learn one million dollars more in their lifetime than a high school only graduate,” said Mark Kuerth, 75th Force Support Squadron Education Services specialist, as he quoted data from the U.S. Bureau of Statistics.While an associate degree adds less than that million, the difference over a high school degree is... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
February 17, 2011
It's hard to believe, but statistics from a 2005 U.S. Department of Justice study show that 78 percent of sexual assault perpetrators know their victim personally. This doesn't mean that we should all shut ourselves in our rooms instead of going out and having a good time, but it does mean that there are steps we can all take to prevent sexual assault before it happens."It's never someone's fault... Read more
February 17, 2011
This year's events will kick off with a 5K/1 mile walk or run event on April 1.All of Team Hill is invited to participate in this event, which will start in front of the Warrior Fitness Center at 7:30 a.m. The first 100 to sign up will also receive free Sexual Assault Awareness Month T-shirts.Please watch for more information on upcoming Sexual Assault Awareness Month events. Read more
Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
February 17, 2011
Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient Harry Malan knew something was up when his son, Ron, told him to be at the Hill Air Force Museum at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 28, but he had no idea what. Malan's children and grandchildren sat excitedly as they waited for him to make the long walk through the museum for him to be honored for his military service in Vietnam. Malan was awarded with a large, hand-... Read more

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