Civilian Health Personnel Services
April 19, 2012
Civilian Health Personnel servicesBe Active Fitness Initiative to launch in MayDuring the month of May, join Air Force Materiel Command and Civilian Health Personnel Services for the Be Active Fitness Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to log your physical activity into the physical activity log (available at www.AFMCWellness.com) for a total of 420 minutes during the month of May.... Read more
Airman 1st Class Alexander W. Riedel, Defense Media Activity
April 19, 2012
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- After almost 27 years and 39 flights in Earth's orbit, the space shuttle Discovery arrived1at Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., April 17 on its way to its final resting place.The last moments in the air for Discovery began at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., mounted on top of a modified Boeing 747. The retired spacecraft was to take final residence in a hangar at the... Read more
Michael McFall, Standard-Examiner staff
April 12, 2012
Mandi Gable stood in a hangar, waiting for her husband and father of their two boys to come home."There they are! Woohoo!" Drew Gable, 10, shouted, pointing up at the sky as four F-16 Fighting Falcons flew in to Hill Air Force Base as the sun began to set.Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Gable, of the 421st Fighter Squadron, had been in South Korea for four months, and as soon as he was out of the cockpit... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 12, 2012
On April 17, at 10:15 a.m., if a 7.0 earthquake were to hit downtown Salt Lake City what would you do?At Hill Air Force Base, everyone here will be asked to "Drop, Cover and Hold On" for 60 seconds as part of an exercise set up with the cooperation and direction of Bruce Harayda, Installation Exercise manager.Utah Shake Out involves more than just Team Hill however, as state agencies, schools,... Read more
April 12, 2012
Thursday, April 12 -- "Can I Kiss You" monologue presentation by Mike Domitrz at the Base Theater at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.Saturday, April 14 -- "Take Back the Night" event at Your Community Connection, 2261 Adams Ave., Ogden, at 5 p.m.Tuesday, April 17 -- Strike Out Child Abuse/Sexual Assault at the Base Bowling Alley, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.Wednesday, April 18 -- Free women's safety classes and... Read more
Col. Nathan Hill, 388th Operations Group commander
April 12, 2012
In the ancient biblical story of Queen Esther, her cousin Mordecai advised her to take some bold steps to save her people. As part of his motivational speech, Mordecai said to her, "Who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?"Those of us in the Air Force may not be royalty, but it's worth asking a similar question. Maybe you have become a shop chief, a team lead or a... Read more
April 12, 2012
Airman to Airman: Staff Sgt. Dinno Lorenzo, 75th Aerospace Medicine SquadronWhere are you from? I was born in the Philippines but I was raised in California.What is your favorite quote? "Live life as if it was your last." -- Unknown.What is your favorite part about the Air Force? Watching the planes take off.If you were not in the Air Force, what would you want to be? An engineer.Who is your... Read more
April 12, 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 cleanup 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
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 12, 2012
WASHINGTON -- In its continuing effort to meet the Defense Department requirement to maintain civilian manning at fiscal 2010 levels, the Air Force is offering a third round of Voluntary Early Retirement Authority and Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment beginning May 1.However, Air Force Materiel Command officials said not all AFMC bases will offer this third round of VERA/VSIP.John Steenbock... Read more
Hill AFB VERA/VSIP Program Office
April 12, 2012
Hill Air Force Base will be accepting applications for a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VERA/VSIP) May 1 to May 15. The applicants selected and approved for VERA/VSIP are expected to be off the employment rolls by Aug. 31.Applications from the previous VERA/VSIP will not carry over. Interested employees must apply to be considered. Applications will only... Read more

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