Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
April 14, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The orders issued March 12 and 14 that stopped active duty Air Force permanent change of station moves to Yokota and Misawa air bases has been lifted, and active duty members are being directed to meet their report no later than dates. However, command-sponsored family members are not yet authorized to accompany military members.The stop movement order came as a... Read more
Elaine Sanchez, American Forces Press Service
April 14, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Children of U.S. service members around the world will be honored throughout the month of April for their contributions to their families' well-being and sacrifices on behalf of the nation, a Defense Department official said.Each April, Americans pause to recognize the nation's 1.8 million military children during the Month of the Military Child, which marks its 25th anniversary... Read more
April 14, 2011
The Family Connection Center will be raising awareness for "Safe at Home," an event at Boondock's Fun Center, 525 S. Deseret Drive, Kaysville, April 9 at 10:30 a.m.Last year, more than 20,000 cases of child abuse were reported in Utah, including three high profile deaths in Davis County.All proceeds will go to the Family Connection Center to help prevent child... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 14, 2011
Air Force Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing will put on their dress uniforms and dancing shoes Thursday to join residents at Chancellor Gardens Assisted Living Center, 1425 S. 1500 E., Clearfield, for a spring dance from 6:30-8:30 p.m.The personnel volunteered after they learned the center was in need of dance partners."Our residents just love to dance but sometimes we run a little short on... Read more
Ryan Larsen, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 14, 2011
By Ryan LarsenHilltop Times correspondent125 spring graduates noted at CCAF ceremonyFamily, friends and colleagues gathered at Club Hill for the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) Spring 2011 Graduation ceremony Tuesday. The ceremony honored all who had put in the extra time and effort to further themselves and their education by completing the requirements for the CCAFs Associate Degree... Read more
Julie Pinchak, LCSW, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager
April 14, 2011
Child Help USA reports that, "in 2007, approximately 5.8 million children were involved in an estimated 3.2 million child abuse reports and allegations," ultimately costing America $104 billion. During the month of April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, there are campaigns across the nation to raise awareness of these crimes against our children."South Salt Lake woman admitted to fatally beating... Read more
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 14, 2011
Tyler Peterson and Colton Tidwell, students at Snow Horse Elementary School, were invited to Hill Air Force Base to learn about the F-16 aircraft and visit the Hill AFB Honor Guard.Around the holiday seasons, a lot of students write to the troops in deployed locations thanking them for their service. Last December Hill AFB Post Office received two letters from local students. "We weren't sure if... Read more
Catherine Hopkins, DLA Aviation Public Affairs
April 14, 2011
RICHMOND, Va. -- Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's decision to move its Shop Service Center (SSC) in Ogden closer to the maintenance shop decreases customer wait time for the Air Force's 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group. The 309th supports the A-10 (Thunderbolt II) Squadron.Starting April 4, DLA employees began moving more than 200 DLA parts and 65 Air Force parts from Hangar 1 to Building 225... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
April 14, 2011
CLEARFIELD -- A third-place finish in a national competition netted five Clearfield High School students a cool grand in scholarship money.After four rounds of competition and nearly five months of preparation, members of the Clearfield High Junior ROTC team placed third overall in the finals of CyberPatriot III, the nation's largest high school cyber defense competition.Led by JROTC senior... Read more
Peter Holstein, TriCare Management Activity
April 14, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Every year millions of Americans suffer from allergies, with symptoms ranging from irritating to life-threatening. TriCare beneficiaries are eligible to receive care for the testing and treatment of conditions relating to allergies.According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, allergy symptoms are the result of inappropriate responses by the body's... Read more

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