Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 30, 2010
Three Community Wingmen were honored at the Air Force Ball on Oct. 24. They are Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Pat Condon and his wife, Judy, and Homer Cutrubus, a local businessman.The three were honored at a private reception before the event, and will have their likenesses and contributions put on plaques to be hung in the Community Wingmen Hall of Fame in the Hill Aerospace Museum.As Col. Francis "Gabby"... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 30, 2010
Starting Oct. 9, one lane of the South Gate's outbound traffic lanes will be closed on weekends through Oct. 31, to allow Hill environmental engineers to install groundwater monitoring devices and collect water samples.The lane to be closed will be the outbound, left-most turn lane. The closure is necessary to allow a drill rig and a crew to work in the street. Work will also be done on weekends... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 30, 2010
Sparky the Fire Dog, a golf tournament, 5K and 10K and fifth- and sixth-graders are helping the Hill Fire Department carry out Fire Prevention Week.The theme this year is "Beep Beep: Smoke Detectors, a Sound We Can Live With," and the fire mascot and firefighters plan to visit Hill Field Elementary School on Oct. 6 with relay races, fire hose muster and fire engine to carry the message.... Read more
Larry Mangum, Chief, Network Operations Branch 75th Communications and Information Directorate
September 30, 2010
Silent mentors display effective leadership qualitiesRecently, I was given a job opportunity and had to make a tough career decision. The new position meant a significant promotion along with a very big increase in responsibilities and expectations. When I evaluated the pros and cons, I looked back at the bosses I'd had in the past and used them as my milestone to make the decision.First, I... Read more
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
September 30, 2010
"...The twenty-ninth day of September, 1918, toward evening, an American aviator, followed by an escadrille of Germans, in the direction of Liny, near Dun (Mouse), descends suddenly and vertically toward the earth, then straightens out close to the ground and flies in the direction of the Briere Farm near Doulcon, where he found a captive balloon, which he burned. Following this he flew toward... Read more
September 30, 2010
The table is round -- to show our everlasting concern for our missing men.The tablecloth is white -- symbolizing the purity of their motives when answering the call to duty.The single red rose, displayed in a vase, reminds us of the life of each of the missing, and the(ir) loved ones and friends of these Americans who keep the faith, awaiting answers.The vase is tied with a yellow ribbon, symbol... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
September 30, 2010
Mechanics in the 526th Electronics Maintenance Squadron are seeing the results of their work show up on the battlefield and getting thanked for it too.Recent messages from Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, say the warfighters there are "extremely happy" with the aircraft ground equipment power carts and start carts refurbished by the 526th to "good as brand new" condition."These assets go into the... Read more
1st Lt. Forrest Taylor, 416th Supply Chain Management Squadron
September 30, 2010
The Hill Logistics Officer Association (LOA) Chapter held a special officer development session Sept. 23 with Col. Shaun Morris, the Ogden Air Logistics Center vice commander. He spoke to LOA about his perspectives of the air logistics center, its unique mission and the nature of its complexity. As the new OO-ALC vice commander, Morris offers a unique view with his background in engineering,... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 30, 2010
Free info and baby items offered to expectant parentsWhether you are pregnant with your first child or your fourth child, it is always good to know the basics on keeping your baby healthy and safe. The Airman and Family Readiness Center offers a four-hour class every two months to equip both new and experienced parents with knowledge, resources and a bag full of baby goodies, through a program... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 30, 2010
The Integrated Delivery System is a conglomeration of on-base agencies whose missions concern the well-being of the Team Hill community, yet much of the on-base population may be unaware of it and the role it plays in the workforce.The IDS consistently provides support for the men and women of Hill Air Force Base through a wide range of resources. It's important for the base population to realize... Read more