Brian P. Smith, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
April 12, 2012
When you go to the doctor, do you sit by the mailbox, waiting for your claims statement to come in? Or do the envelopes and statements just pile up?Cut your clutter and get access to your TriCare health care information quickly when you register for a secure TriWest.com account and sign up for paperless Explanation of Benefits (EOB) statements, referral and authorization letters and fee... Read more
Katina L. Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 12, 2012
The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is sponsoring a photo contest in recognition of Military Spouse Appreciation Day on May 11. The theme is "A day in the life of a military spouse."Spouses from all branches of service can participate by submitting a contest entry form and a digital photo depicting any aspect of their life as a military spouse. Contestants must include the... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron Marketing Office
April 12, 2012
Looking for a summer camp opportunity for youth 8-13 years old during the weeks of July 31 to Aug. 13? Consider having your child apply for one of five chances for Air Force youth to attend Island Lake Camp, located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Camp tuition (valued at $3,000) is being provided at no-cost through a generous offer from the Island Lake Camp owners who wish to support... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard Examiner movie critic
April 12, 2012
So, you might be asking, "Who the heck is this Tintin?" No, he's not the offspring of Rin Tin Tin, the German shepherd action star of old Hollywood fame. Although that was my first thought, too. Tintin, of "The Adventures of Tintin," was the hero of a series of popular Belgian comic books that featured a young cub reporter and his trusty fox terrier, Snowy. Just think Hardy Boys meet Indiana... Read more
Ron Fry, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
April 5, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Implementation details of the Air Force Materiel Command's restructure were refined when commanders and senior civilians from across AFMC gathered at Wright-Patterson for their annual Senior Leader Conference March 27 to 29.The focus of the conference was detailed planning on the command initiative to reduce its number of centers from 12 to five. The... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 5, 2012
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation of Ogden hosted a tour of landing gear and other 309th Maintenance Wing facilities at Hill taken by Tooele Army Depot commander Col. Christopher Mohan. The visit brought Tooele Army Depot engineering and other production experts together March 28 to consider further developments in a joint effort already under way for supporting the war-fighter by the two... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 5, 2012
Sexual Assault Awareness Month kicked off with a 5K run/1 mile walk for Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Walk on April 4. Next Thursday, April 12, "Can I Kiss You?" presented by Mike Domitrz, will be onstage three times, 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Base Theater. All active duty and interested Team Hill members are invited to attend.Domitrz became interested in the topic some time... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 5, 2012
Tammy Custer, Exceptional Military Family Program - Family Support specialist, has been selected as Air Force Technician of the Year.Custer, a 26-year military spouse prior to her husband's retirement now serves as EMFP-FS specialist after a separate stint as a 360 Project navigator. She has had extensive experience in how to ferret out resources for her own family's special needs. The Custer... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 5, 2012
Now that entry control has moved to the new West Gate, work remains to be done as the old "M" Street is reconfigured and clean up of the old gate area is completed.The former visitor center will remain open until the the new visitor center parking lot paving is complete.Safety experts at Hill Air Force Base strongly urge caution throughout the West Gate area and the Building 1200 series as... Read more
Col. Cheryl Allen, Ogden Air Logistics Center Aerospace Sustainment Division
April 5, 2012
Everyone has heard about the series of books by Robert Fulghum revolving around the theme of "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten." These books are full of good common sense, but I am not sure I can fully ascribe to Fulghum's philosophy. For one thing, I never even went to kindergarten -- which I guess could be a telling factoid in itself. But even with that tremendous handicap... Read more

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