August 30, 2012
To prepare for the upcoming Air Force Ball the Belle of the Ball will hold an open house Monday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.for anyone who is in need of a dress. Also anyone who would like to donate a dress or anyone interested in seeing what the program is about is welcome to the open house event. If you are unable to make it during this time you are always welcome to call Holly Kelly at 850... Read more
Andrea Mason, 388th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
August 30, 2012
One of the largest annual fundraising events for programs benefiting families at Hill Air Force Base will be held on Sept. 28, 6 p.m., at the Hill Aerospace Museum.The Team Hill Round Up, formerly known as the 388th Spouse's Round Up, is a western-themed silent and live auction, which raises thousands of dollars for Hill AFB Airmen and families."Team Hill's Round Up heavily impacts our entire... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Shawn J. Jones, Air Force Public Affairs Agency
August 23, 2012
WASHINGTON — Climbing a glacier for 24 straight hours, delivering medical care while taking enemy fire or chasing an armed murderer through a crowded airport; these are the actions of some of the 20 Airmen featured in the latest volume of Portraits in Courage.As the Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley announced today at the opening ceremony of Air Force Week New York... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 23, 2012
HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, which supports the Hill Aerospace Museum, will hold its annual Commander's Cup golf tournament at Hubbard Golf Course Oct. 1.Each year amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament, and this year's event won't be any different. Several golfers from the local area are slated to play, as well as LPGA Tour... Read more
COL. RYAN L. BRITTON, Director, ICBM Systems Directorate
August 23, 2012
For most people, the Nuclear Triad is not a common element of discourse during their day-to-day lives. Because of this, many may miss the tremendous contribution the personnel at Team Hill provide to our Nation and its deterrent forces; something I wish to expand upon today.The Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) constantly projects our Nation's commitment to self-defense and the protection... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 16, 2012
Water balloon fights, water gun fights, obstacle courses along with delicious barbecued ribs and picnic food were at the Meet and Greet - for deployed/remote families at Centennial Park on Aug. 11. Hayley Gerke and her sons, Jerad and Jaxon, sat down with husband and dad, Staff Sgt. John Gerke, 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron, as they visited with other families who had either recently returned... Read more
Katina L. Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
August 16, 2012
Be Cinderella for a day and try on as many dresses as you would like.Let Belle of the Ball program manager Holly Kelley be your personal shopper and hand you dress after dress, until you find the perfect one; or maybe the perfect two.The Belle of the Ball is a special occasion dress loan program, currently with about 400 dresses, made available to any military member, DoD, spouse or family member... Read more
Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
August 16, 2012
Staff Sgt. Andrew Mowry had been on the lookout for an affordable bicycle for stepson Kaleb. "He outgrew his old bike," said Mowry, an engine maintenance instructor at Hill Air Force Base. "We had been looking, but everything was too pricey."Kaleb Bruessel, 6, was one of 74 children in 52 families selected to get shiny new bicycles Aug. 11 courtesy of the local employees and interns of Northrup... Read more
Russell Hinrichs, Hill Exchange General Manager
August 16, 2012
The Hill AFB Exchange is paying dividends in more ways than one as Airmen exercising their benefit by dining and shopping on base last year generated a dividend of $521,478. From February to June 2012, Hill Air Force Base has received more than $216,790 in dividends.These funds are critical to the Air Force Service's ability to enhance local programs and facilities including the Fitness Center,... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Shawn J. Jones, Air Force Public Affairs Agency
August 16, 2012
By Tech. Sgt. Shawn J. Jones Welsh 'humbled' to serve as Air Force chief of staffJOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The Air Force chief of staff flag passed to the service's 20th chief in a ceremony Aug. 10.Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, a 36-year Airman, stepped into the position, taking over for Gen. Norton Schwartz, who also retired from the Air Force during the ceremony."Mark is respected throughout... Read more

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