Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service
October 3, 2013
SEOUL, South Korea — The Defense Department and other government agencies responsible for national security will carry out their missions despite the government shutdown, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Oct. 1 in South Korea. The secretary, traveling in the Asia-Pacific this week for high-level meetings here and in Japan, sat down with reporters traveling with him to explain what is known,... Read more
David Abbott, Hill AFB Energy Management Office
October 3, 2013
October, Energy Action Month, provides an opportunity for Hill AFB Airmen to learn more about the impact of energy to the Air Force’s mission as part of a national campaign led by the Department of Energy. This year’s theme, "I am Air Force Energy," puts the Airman at the center of the campaign. The goal is to inspire the Total Force to be more efficient so they can give the Air Force an assured... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 3, 2013
Base officials are partnering with the Davis County Health Department to make it easier for Hill’s civilians to receive the flu vaccine this year. The health department will offer insurance billed flu vaccinations to Hill’s non-Tricare beneficiary civilian employees. Eleven flu vaccination clinics are scheduled and blood pressure and cholesterol screenings will also be offered. Air Force... Read more
Office of Personnel Management
October 3, 2013
Federal Employees Health Benefits Open Season will run Nov. 11 through Dec. 9. Health Insurance Representatives will be at the Warrior Fitness Center, Building 533, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 12, 13 and 14 and Dec. 3, 4 and 5. Brochures and information on 2014 premiums will be available at the Health Fair and at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) web site at http://www.opm.gov/insure/... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
October 3, 2013
Debt. This one word can bring up many emotions including frustration, sadness and feelings of helplessness. But there is hope for those struggling with debt and all it takes is some time and dedication. Joshua Stout, a financial adviser with Wells Fargo, conducted a "Getting Out of Debt" workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 24 during a lunch and learn at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The short... Read more
The Associated Press
October 3, 2013
  SPRINGVILLE — A World War II pilot who crashed over a Pacific Ocean island in 1944 has been buried with full military honors in Utah. The recently identified remains of U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Vernal J. Bird, of Utah County, were buried Saturday, Sept. 25, at Evergreen Cemetery in Springville. His only surviving sibling, 92-year-old Elaine Bird Jack of Eugene, Ore., was among more than... Read more
Hill AFB School Liaison Office
October 3, 2013
The Northern Utah 2013 Expanding Your Horizons conference is a one-day event where girls in grades 6-9 can learn about how fun math and science can be. The conference will be held Nov. 2 at Mount Ogden Junior High School, 3260 Harrison Blvd. • Participate in workshops taught by women in science and technology fields. • Discover what it’s like to be a vet, a doctor or even a rocket scientist. • ... Read more
October 3, 2013
During the month of October the following military personnel will receive promotions to the rank specified: 2nd Combat Camera Squadron: Senior Airman Michael Adams, Senior Airman Justyn Freeman 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group: Tech. Sgt. Stephen Wujek, Staff Sgt. Victor Emilio Chaluisan Jr. 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Master Sgt. Bryan Felix, Staff Sgt. Stephanie Hughes, Senior Airman... Read more
Family Child Care Office
October 3, 2013
Become a provider: Family Child Care offers child care training, licensing and a lending library to help in starting your business. Providers are needed for evening and night shifts, extended duty care, home community care and returning home care, weekends or tempory duty and hourly. The program is also looking for people able to provide care for children with special needs including asthma,... Read more
Jenny McFarland, R.N., HAWC Director/SGPZ
October 3, 2013
Because no one knows exactly what causes breast cancer, there are no sure ways to prevent it. It is understood that age, gender and lifetime exposures to estrogen and other causes play important roles in the development of breast cancer. There are several steps one can take to reduce your risk such as limiting alcohol intake, fitting exercise into your routine, and maintaining a healthy weight... Read more

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In the know AAPIHM celebrationTeam Hill will recognize Asian American Pacific... more