Courtesy Hill AFB Honor Guard
June 20, 2013
Honor Guard provides: • Funeral honors • Retirement ceremonies • Parades • Demonstrations • Training for civilians (fire departments, Boy Scouts) • Weddings   Types of funerals: Retiree – 2 man team Veteran – 2 man team Active duty – 20 man team Areas this covers, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada   Typical day:    Monday, Wednesday, Friday Gym, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Training,... Read more
Hill AFB Chess Club representative
June 20, 2013
The 2013 Hill AFB Chess Championship was held June 8, at The Landing. The results are as follows: Division one, military competition – Senior Airman Joe Martinez won the title by scoring two wins and one loss and is the 2013 Hill AFB Active Duty Chess Champion. He is assigned to the 388th Component Maintenance Squadron. Division two, civilian competition: Scott Liddell won the title by scoring... Read more
Airman 1st Class Channing Benedict, 75th AMDS Public Health
June 20, 2013
Summer is a great time for outdoor adventures like camping, hiking and boating. Caution should be used to avoid nature’s hazards. Ticks are most active in the summer months, and are plentiful in Utah’s mountain ranges and canyons. The Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick are most commonly found in Utah. Steer clear of woody, bushy areas with high grass. Ticks tend to stay by edges of... Read more
June 20, 2013
In mid-2012, Air Force leadership committed to the implementation of the Automated Time, Attendance and Production System (ATAAPS) to support standardized automation of the civilian time and attendance processes. Through FY13, the roll-out to the Air Force has progressed steadily, and at many sites is ahead of schedule. For civilians at AFMC bases, the time has come to jump on this fast yet... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
June 20, 2013
Join CHPS this summer for a challenge to better your health. Participate in CHPS activities to earn stickers towards a Bingo. Once you have six stickers on your bingo card you will get a prize. If you are able to achieve blackout on your card you will receive another prize. Challenge will run through Aug. 31. Pick up your CHPS Bingo Card today and work towards better health. CHPS is located in... Read more
Monica D. Morales, AFMC Public Affairs
June 20, 2013
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — After a 35-year career that began as a flight test engineer at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Dr. Steve Butler will retire from his post as Air Force Materiel Command’s executive director June 28 and return once more to Fort Walton Beach. "I will enjoy spending time with my family in Florida," Butler said. "In the future, I hope to teach, lead local Science,... Read more
Cadet 2nd Lt. Sean Greene, Northridge High School Air Force JROTC
June 20, 2013
Over the week of June 10 through June 14, JROTC cadets from all over the state converged on Hill AFB for an intensive leadership camp. Junior ROTC is the high school level of the Reserve Officer Training Corps. The majority of the schools attending the camp were Air Force JROTC units. The farthest group came all the way from St. George. In addition, there was also a group from the National... Read more
2nd Lt. Joel Bischoff, 75th SFS/S4
June 20, 2013
Hill Air Force Base will be launching a resource saving program similar to the Air Force, "Every Dollar Counts" Campaign. This program allows every base employee to submit a cost saving idea to senior leadership. The ideas are not limited to money alone, but include time, manpower, man-hours and process improvement. An "iNNOVATION Portal" icon will be installed on every base computer desktop.... Read more
388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
June 13, 2013
Anew commander will take charge of the 388th Fighter Wing during a formal change of command ceremony 10 a.m. June 14.Col. Lance K. Landrum will assume command of the 388th FW from Col. Scott C. Long. The 388th FW commander is directly responsible for maintaining the unit’s combat readiness to deploy, employ and sustain F-16s worldwide to fight and win any conflict. The wing consists of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 13, 2013
The Secretary of Defense has mandated all wings to conduct a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Stand-Down Day before July 1. Hill AFB will be conducting its mandatory SAPR Stand-Down Days for the complex and each wing shortly.Janaee Stone, Hill AFB Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, explained the basic break-down of what that will look like. “The first part to all of this is... Read more