Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor, Operation Warm Heart
September 9, 2010
Among a variety of events scheduled on Sept. 11 are a football game, a flag retreat, a military and emergency personnel tribute concert and a motorcycle memorial ride.In events at the Hill Aerospace Museum as the Air Force Association Motorcycle Ride concludes there, a flag retreat will be held with the Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard. A paramedic, who was at ground zero on Sept. 11, 2001, will... Read more
Allan Woods, Hill Installation Motorcycle Safety Officer
September 9, 2010
The Installation Safety Office will be offering Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Courses into October.If you have been thinking about taking a Basic Rider Course (BRC) or an Experienced Rider Course (ERC) you still have time.There are plenty of openings starting as early as 10 September for an ERC or 23 September for a BRC.Our final ERC will be held on 20 October and our final BRC will begin on... Read more
September 9, 2010
The Hill Rod and Gun Club held a two-month long 300 target Handicap Trap League this summer. Dart Davis was the high overall shooter with a score of 273/300 and Andrew Chudy was the runner-up, scoring 267/300. The high overall two-man team of Andrew Chudy and Guy Cottam shot a score of 507 with the team of Lynn Thomas and Fritz Breeze in second place with a score of 499. For information about... Read more
September 9, 2010
Want to expand your knowledge on wellness topics? Come join Civilian Health Promotion Services this month for some fun and exciting classes. Call CHPS at (801) 586-9586 to sign up or receive more information.Cholesterol Screening: Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m., Building 533Aging and Exercise: Tuesday, Sept. 14 at noon-1 p.m., Building 533Diabetes Education: Sept. 16, noon-1 p.m., Building... Read more
September 9, 2010
Take charge of your health and stop smoking with a free 12 weeks of tobacco cessation medication provided to all eligible Hill Air Force Base federal employees who participate in the tobacco cessation program at the Health and Wellness Center (HAWC). Funding is limited.The tobacco cessation class uses the American Cancer Society's "Freshstart" program.Visit the Health and Wellness Center (HAWC)... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
September 9, 2010
Austin Jones spent Sept. 2 living the life of an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, and for a moment, he and his family were at peace.The 13-year-old Brigham City resident was diagnosed with leukemia in 2006, and since then, Austin's life has been a little different from that of an average seventh-grader."It's been tough on all of us," said Austin's mother, Staci. "When you have a child diagnosed with... Read more
Jennifer Sedgwick, Civilian Health Promotion Services, Health Promotion Coordinator
September 9, 2010
This month is a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. National Cholesterol Month is also a good time to learn about lipid profiles and about food and lifestyle choices that help you reach personal cholesterol goals.High blood cholesterol affects over 65 million Americans. It is a serious condition that increases your risk for heart disease. The... Read more
Rich Lamance, Joint Hometown News Service
September 9, 2010
SAN ANTONIO -- Before candy gets stocked in supermarkets for the upcoming Halloween season, teams already will be busy taping at overseas locations throughout the world for special greetings to be aired during the holiday season.Three separate broadcast teams from the Joint Hometown News Service in San Antonio are boarding planes this week to begin taping video holiday greetings of service... Read more
Diana Call, 416 Supply Chain Management Squadron, Program Support Specialist
September 9, 2010
Hill Air Force Base is a diverse base. There are numerous organizations all functioning on Hill Air Force Base to include Air Force, Defense Distribution, DLA Aviation, Army, Air Force Logistics Agency, Air Force Reserves, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (AFGLSC), and Depot Maintenance Wing. When you have an issue it can feel like an alphabet soup of acronyms and phone numbers to wade... Read more
Josh Aycock, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 9, 2010
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force chief of staff is putting himself on the starting line during Air Force Marathon events here, joining thousands of others ready to show their dedication to physical fitness.Gen. Norton Schwartz plans to return to the Air Force Marathon for the second year in a row, this time running the 10K race with his wife, Suzie during the 14th annual... Read more