Airman 1st Class Alexander W. Riedel, Air Force News Service
September 19, 2013
  WASHINGTON — Improved sustainment of service weapon systems tops the list of command accomplishments after a year-long reorganization effort, the Air Force Materiel Command’s top general said Sept. 16. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger addressed her command’s mission of regaining acquisition excellence in a time of fiscal constraint at the Air Force Association’s 2013 Air & Space Conference... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wight Public Affairs
September 19, 2013
Hundreds of Airmen from the 419th Fighter Wing braved rainy weather to attend Family Day at the base’s Centennial Park on Sept. 14. Armed with raincoats and umbrellas, Reservists and their families enjoyed free lunch, prize giveaways, games and military demonstrations. The wing also welcomed representatives from various organizations that support Reservists, including Veterans Affairs and... Read more
Rick Sheffield, 75 ABW/SCXP
September 19, 2013
    Editor's note:  This is the second in a series of articles and notifications to keep Hill AFB personnel informed of the upcoming communications network migration.   Migration to the Air Force Network (AFNet) will begin Sept. 30 and will last approximately three months. This article closely mirrors a 30-day eAdvisory recently sent to all base network users from the... Read more
Debbie Roach, Hill AFB STEM Outreach coordinator
September 19, 2013
"Welcome everyone and thank you for coming to the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Kickoff" and so began the second season of Utah FTC for students in grades 7-12 in the state. Utah FTC has officially launched its 2013-2014 season on Sept. 7, at Hill AFB Aerospace Museum. Over 200 attendees eagerly waited to get a first glimpse of this season’s game and field reveal. FIRST, or First for Inspiration... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 19, 2013
Jennifer Vollmer didn’t set out to be a winning cyclist in her category in this year’s LoToJa Classic bicycle race. The 33-year-old military spouse began her introduction into competitive endurance sports when she transferred her extensive running experience into the sport of the triathlon. "I’ve always been a runner," said Vollmer, as she described her introduction into individual competition... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 19, 2013
Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, and Col. Frederick Thaden, 75th Air Base Wing vice commander, welcomed and thanked the Key Spouses at a Team Hill event held just for them at the Landing on Sept. 5. Several representatives from support organizations on base gave quick synopses of their functions and tables of information were available. The general noted the... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 19, 2013
Complete with a picnic dinner, face painting, and opportunities to get involved with a community of military spouses, the Hill Officers’ Spouse’s Club (HOSC) hosted their kickoff event for all HOSC members, potential members, and their families, at the Base Chapel, Sept. 12. The event gave eligible spouses the opportunity to pay their dues, sign up for a wide variety of activities, and meet... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 12, 2013
  On Sept. 6, people from the Rocket Systems Launch Program Office and 309th Missile Maintenance Group (MMXG) at Hill AFB watched a NASA launch from Wallops Flight Facility, Va., with more than a little pride. Whether it was live, via YouTube or other media outlet afterward, the initial launch received their utmost attention as the first three stages ignited to lift the space mission off... Read more
Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer
September 12, 2013
NASA’s newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast. But the LADEE spacecraft quickly ran into equipment trouble, and while NASA assured everyone early Saturday, Sept. 7, that the lunar probe was safe and on a perfect track for the moon, officials acknowledged the problem needs to be... Read more
Staff Sgt. Crystal Maldonado, Equal Opportunity Specialist
September 12, 2013
Hill Air Force Base will host its annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day event Friday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Landing at the base. Event officials are expecting more than 400 military beneficiaries to attend. Military Retiree Appreciation Day events will include: presentations, exhibits,demonstrations, displays, drawings, and refreshments. Keynote speaker for the event is James... Read more

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