Gina Hoover
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Pets are an important part of the family making the move with you to new duty stations, but what's the best way to get them there? Some members moving to a new duty station get an opportunity to choose between traveling with Air Mobility Command or on commercial airlines. Here are some tips for choosing between the two when traveling with pets. AMC guidelines... Read more
Steven G. Nutt, 75th Air Base Wing Installation Antiterrorism officer
Over the last several weeks there has been an increase in surveillance and penetration attempts at military installations throughout the continental United States (CONUS). Some of these incidents have been nationally televised, such as the incidents at McDill Air Force Base, Fla., and Fort Gordon, Ga., but others include the unpublicized suspected surveillances of Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
After a long series of rainy days, hiccups of snow flurries, and chilly wind, summer is finally here. As we celebrate by spending more time out in the sun, we should also remember that summer's heat can also be dangerous SEmD both for humans and our furry friends. The risks for people The heat may seem fine at first, but it doesn't take much for the outdoors to become a risky place to be.... Read more
Louise Sedlevicius, Registered Dental Hygienist
Most of us are aware of the importance a healthful diet plays in keeping ourselves fit and strong. Our oral health is no exception! The dental profession has long recognized the link between sound nutrition and good oral health. There is a growing concern about the record numbers of sugar-filled soft drinks, sweetened fruit drinks and non-nutritious snack foods that Americans are consuming these... Read more
Angie Tymofichuk, Ogden Air Logistics Center Engineering Directorate
Almost three years ago my husband, Col. Randy Tymofichuk, wrote an article for this editorial column that focused on embracing change, surviving and adapting, and not letting opportunity pass by. The famous quote from that article -- that I hear at least every few weeks from various friends still -- is "time to grab the pancakes," meaning that when the plate of pancakes gets passed around the... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs Report
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command has designated its three Air Logistics Centers' depot maintenance wings as nominees to compete in the annual Robert T. Mason Award for Depot Maintenance Excellence. The Robert T. Mason Award is sponsored by the Secretary of Defense and is presented to the outstanding program from a major Air Force, Army, Navy or Marine Corps organic depot-... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
On June 28, Tech. Sgts. Joseph Upton and Benjamin Wilhelm, both of the 775th Civil Engineering Squadron, received Bronze Star Medals from Col. Patrick Higby, 75th Air Base Wing commander, due to their "distinctive contributions, unrelenting perseverance and steadfast devotion to duty." Upton received his medal for his service while deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, from September of... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
July family activities continue Saturday, July 10, Youth Center Family Day at Lagoon -- This event open to all families with military or Department of Defense ID will cost $50 per person and includes an all-day pass to the park and an all-you-can-eat buffet at the Iron Side Terrace, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. If you have a DePLAYment pass this event is free. Sign up and pay at the Youth Center. The amusement... Read more
Valerie Burke, 75th Public Affairs Community Relations chief
Hill AFB has recently received free tickets to The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee/Hill Appreciation Night at the Ogden Raptors on Tuesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. The Raptors will be playing the Missoula Osprey. This is an annual event that is graciously offered to Team Hill by the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee, or MAC, and the Ogden Raptors organization to show their support for all... Read more
Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
World War II veteran James Chastain rang the bells at noon on Independence Day at the Hill Aerospace Museum chapel and the sound echoed across the world. Chastain chimed 13 times in honor of the original states that the signers of the Declaration of Independence represented. "The bells rang in Philadelphia at two o'clock in 1776 on the Fourth of July," said Kit Workman, state president of the... Read more

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