Forrest Brown, Engineering Directorate
November 4, 2010
Some months ago in the Engineering Directorate at Hill Air Force Base a group of workers started a weekly activity which has greatly enhanced the work environment. Some call these book reviews a colloquium or an informal get together for discussion. One of the books recently read and discussed was titled "The Carrot Principle" by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. What's amazing about this book... Read more
Bryan Magna, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
November 4, 2010
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Out on the tarmac, noise from a C-130 Hercules drowns out the sounds of morning. Its four engines are still running, with no plans to stop. Five Air Force Reservists brave the hot gusts from the jet's propellers and rush toward the ramp, which they lower to the ground. The Airmen load a humvee and a huge cargo pallet aboard the jet, then, as quickly as they packed... Read more
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Public Affairs Office
October 28, 2010
Lt. Col. Anthony Maisonet, commander of the 75th Security Forces Squadron held a Warrior Call on Oct. 18. Maisonet talked about his roles and responsibilities while he was deployed at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.In Feb. 2010, the colonel went on his second deployment, this time to Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan for six months. During his time over there, he had two different roles."I was... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
October 28, 2010
Ellen O'Hara knows what it's like to be perceived as different. She may look similar to the people around her, but because she is deaf O'Hara experiences the world in a different way.Instead of looking at her differences in a negative light, the former Miss Deaf Utah queen celebrates them. "Different is good," she announced at the Persons with Disabilities Annual Awards Luncheon held Oct. 21.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 28, 2010
Mark Johnson, Ogden Air Logistics Center executive director, delivered the "State of the Base" as the last speaker in a series sponsored by Team Hill's Junior Force Council on base Oct. 21 at the Base Theater.The upcoming inspection merited particular focus as he encouraged early voting and that everyone participates in the evaluation scenarios, Nov. 1-8.Among key points Johnson outlined: The... Read more
Col. Patrick C. Higby, 75th Air Base Wing and Installation Commander
October 28, 2010
You're in charge! Not the words most of you hear every day, but our Inspector General teams start arriving today to put Team Hill through the paces for our Operational Readiness Inspection. Though not actual combat, it is not unlike a major military operation: Colonels and generals develop an elaborate plan, the plan falls apart upon first contact with the enemy, and the battle's outcome is... Read more
David R. Kendziora, Chief, Ogden Air Logistics History Office
October 28, 2010
The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred 48 years ago, and Team Hill participated directly and actively throughout. It was an extremely tense, pressure-packed time as the planet came very close to unprecedented all-out war. As usual, combat readiness was the order of the day, but everything was "real world" -- devoid of simulation.By way of background, although confrontation had not generally worked for... Read more
October 28, 2010
The Ogden Veterans Day parade will start on Nov. 13 at 11:11 a.m. beginning at 18th Street and Washington Boulevard and ending at Lindquist Ballpark. Korean War veterans will be the grand marshals. All veterans from armed conflicts and those who are serving now will be honored. For information about the parade or the patriotic rally after at the park call (801) 393-3461 or (801) 392-5661.... Read more
October 28, 2010
The Persons with Disabilities Annual Award Luncheon on Oct. 21 honored Team Hill members who went out of their way to help someone with a disability. Those awarded include:Amado Garcia, 524th Electronics Maintenance Squadron; Theresa Ravy, Jordan Peart, Kellie Roe, Marion Pugh-Bracey, Casey Gimbel, Sharon Kartchner, Destiny Bates, Virginia Paulson, Andrea Rathbun and Jayson Magaña, all of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 28, 2010
Glori Hoffman was nine months old when her father, assigned to the USS Hoel, died as a result of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Southern Pacific during World War II. The battle, often cited as one of the turning points of the conflict with Japan, was one of the largest naval confrontations during the war.Survivors of the Battle of Samar part of the larger confrontation there, floated in the... Read more

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Federal Woman’s Lunch & Learn Federal Woman’s Lunch & LearnParticipate in the Hill AFB Federal... more
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