419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs staff report
December 22, 2011
Each year, Airmen serving in the 419th Fighter Wing receive letters from local elementary schoolchildren, thanking them for their service and wishing them happy holidays. Here are some of our favorites from a fourth-grade class at Quest Academy in West Haven:I am so glaD what you have Done for us. I'm so grateful for you. If I could I would help you for eney thing. Mabey some Day I will follow... Read more
Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs
December 22, 2011
Bringing home the latest movies and entertainment is getting easier with the premiere of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's Instaflix video kiosk on Hill Air Force Base.The new kiosk lets users rent DVDs overnight for $1 and Blu-ray discs for $1.49. No membership is required; Airmen and their families enjoy the convenience of DVDs available on base along with a selection of 600-800 discs... Read more
Jon Hanson, Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
December 22, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen getting ready to deploy have a new capability to help them prepare for their tasking. A recent change to the Air Force Reporting Instruction Tool now allows users to sign-up for instant email notifications when they occur. Prior to this change, members had to check the web site often to ensure they had the most current instruction."Reporting instructions... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
December 22, 2011
As families of deployed military service members filed into MacCool's Restaurant for a Hearts Apart holiday party, children picked out board games, Santa got a lot of requests and a everyone feasted on a buffet of roasted turkey, ham and macaroni and cheese (much to the children's delight), cookies and other holiday fare.Alesha Biesiada said her daughter had a wonderful time. "It was wonderful... Read more
December 22, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY -- EVE, the mother of all New Year's parties, is a community celebration of music, theatre, art, film, dance and fireworks in downtown Salt Lake City on Dec. 29, 30 and 31, 6 p.m.-midnight. One ticket gets you three nights of revelry.Tens of thousands of people will gather for celebrations taking place on West Temple between 100 and 200 South and in the Calvin Rampton Salt Palace... Read more
Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
December 22, 2011
CLEARFIELD -- The Dilley family got an early Christmas surprise when they were told they were the grandprize winners of a $20,000 home repair contest.Tyrena Dilley, of Clearfield, was told of her family's winning this week during a news conference at The Home Depot in Salt Lake City.Dilley's husband, Staff Sgt. Kevin Dilley, is in Greenland until July serving a one-year tour.The couple are the... Read more
Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
December 22, 2011
EDEN -- Sitting on a black leather chair in the basement of Wolf Creek Resort, Air Force Master Sgt. Aaron Agner reads "Where The Sidewalk Ends" into a video camera.The book was one of his childhood favorites. He hopes his four children will love it as much as he did."I'm going to read four different poems based on each of their personalities," he said. "I think it's a great way to link us... Read more
75th Medical Group
December 15, 2011
“Outstanding” was the bottom line on Friday, Dec. 10, when the Air Force Inspection Agency announced the results of the 75th Medical Group’s grueling week-long Health Services Inspection. The inspection also included a hard look by the civilian Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The 430 “Combat Medics” wowed the combined ... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
December 15, 2011
“Thank you” was the theme of the Combined Federal Campaign breakfast held the morning of Dec. 5. In addition to thanking all the key workers for the campaign, the campaign’s chairwoman, Peggy Facer, implemented the first Early Bird Award to the Team Hill organization that achievedits giving goal by Oct. 26.The campaign raked in close to $4,... Read more
Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command Commander
December 15, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As the holidays draw close and the year winds down, we have an opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and think ahead about what's to come.I would like to thank our team of more than 85,000 hard-working Airmen -- military and civilian. As a result of your talents and professionalism, we have seen many successes this year across all of our mission... Read more

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