Ron Fry, Air Force Material Command Public affairs
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --- Earth Day 2010 took on a special meaning for some 90 Air Force Materiel Command senior leaders here April 22. AFMC Commander Gen. Donald Hoffman took advantage of the command's semi-annual Senior Leaders Conference kicking off on Earth Day to highlight the importance of the command's resource conservation efforts. Presentations on energy use highlighted the three-... Read more
Shane Preece, 75th Civil Engineer Squadron
As the weather gets warmer, Civil Engineering personnel are preparing for summer changeover. The cooling/heating system changeover is scheduled to begin May 17, with the cooling system start-up completed by first week of June. This schedule is for Civil Engineering planning purposes only. The schedule is subject to change and may vary dependent on current weather conditions. It is common for... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Two Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcons set out from Hill Air Force Base on April 27 for a new home. They were reassigned to the South Dakota Air National Guard at Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls. The F-16s are the first of 24 jets currently assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing scheduled to be transferred or retired from the base in fiscal year 2010 to comply with the Air Force's combat air force... Read more
This year's Wingman Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Expo will take place Wednesday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo, which will be held at the Warrior Fitness Center, will feature prizes and giveaways, plus free hot dogs and drinks. Local area businesses, including services from the base, will have demonstrations and booths set up throughout the day. Vendors include 4-H Military Clubs,... Read more
• Hill Women's Golf Association, HWGA: Come out and join the ladies for 18 holes of fun. Members meet each Wednesday morning for 18 holes of golf. New members welcome. Contact Ina Bune at (801) 479-7806, Ruth Storing at (801) 773-5999 or Coke Sipes at (801) 544-1947 for more information. • May 9: Mother's Day Special -- mothers play 18 holes for the price of nine with spouse or child... Read more
Lagoon Day Pass Information, Tickets and Tours ticket price, $36 --$45.74 at the gate Lagoon Meal Deal ITT ticket price $41 -- $53 at the gate Lagoon Season Pass $90 at ITT   Flowrider, iFly, iRock at the Solomon Center in Ogden $45 for a $50 gift card to use at any one of the three locations   Boondocks in Kaysville At ITT: $22 for a $30 gift card to use for activities   Hogle... Read more
UFC 113, May 8, free admission, limited food menu and drink specials beginnig at 7 p.m. Fight starts at 8 p.m. Members can reserve tables beginning May 3. Memorial Weekend All-Night Dance Party, with new sound system and lighting system, May 30. Wristband sales begin at 7 p.m., DJ starts at 9 p.m. DJ Panama is back spinning your favorites. Members free; $8 cover charge for nonmembers. Mother's... Read more
Auto Hobby Shop, State Safety Inspections and Emissions Inspections both for $43. Call for an appointment, at (801) 777-3476. The 22nd Annual Rod Run has been set for Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Centennial Park. Pre-registration: $20 before Aug. 12, on-site, $25. Free admission for spectators. Bring the whole family. Registration fee includes T- shirt and dash plaque. Awards will be presented in... Read more
Summer reading fun at the library is just around the corner. Our theme this year is "Voyage to Book Island" so hop on board and explore the tropics through books, interactive programs and special guest performances. Cool prizes can be won each week when kids meet their reading goals. The program is open to kids ages 5 to 11 and will run from June 8 to Aug. 3. Registration begins May 3 at the... Read more
1st Sgt. Cindy George, a member of the 419th Medical Squadron, assists Zoe Waits as she tries on a protective vest. Catherine McNally/U.S. Air Force
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
Social media is definitely not the newest fad to hit the streets, but it's definitely the newest fad to hit the runway. Thanks to a memorandum from the Department of Defense, the Air Force in March opened up access to social media sites for various bases and currently plans to open up access Air Force-wide sometime this spring. "The Air Force views the use of social media sites as a positive way... Read more