By Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander
December 22, 2011
During the holiday season, it is appropriate for us to reflect on the year that has passed and consider our accomplishments. 2011 has been an excellent year for Team Hill and I know you will find satisfaction in what you've achieved. Let's take a moment to recall some of those accomplishments.I appreciate your hard work supporting Air Force Materiel Command's top priorities. We've had a great... Read more
Lt. Col. Daniel Smith, 75th Medical Group Chief, Aerospace Medicine
December 22, 2011
Easter vacation had now begun, a good report card was in hand, and my mind was full of multiple ideas of how I would use a forthcoming week of freedom. Mom had told me she would be off doing some errands and that I was to come straight home. I would be alone and in charge of the house for a couple of hours. I was looking forward to the moments of eating whatever I wanted out of the fridge,... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
December 22, 2011
By Mary Lou GornyHilltop Times editorPolicy issued on active duty priority use on strength, cardio equipmentThe Air Force launched a new fitness program in 2010 for uniformed members meant to promote a year-round fitness culture. With New Year's resolutions looming and winter conditions likely to send fitness patrons indoors, the Warrior Fitness Center is going to see increased usage.With that in... Read more
Kari Tilton, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2011
A team of active duty and Reserve personnel from Hill's associated fighter wings are racking up some impressive stats during a 180-day deployment to Korea.The F-16 pilots and maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings departed for Kunsan Air Base in September as part of a Theater Security Package (TSP) rotation. Fighter units across the Air Force routinely augment the 8th FW there to... Read more
Capt. Jeffrey Geddes, ADAPT Program Manager and clinical psychologist
December 22, 2011
As Airmen (civilian employee, active duty member or family) we all work, serve and sacrifice to maintain our freedom. One freedom that many of us enjoy is the ability to get in our car and go where we want to go, when we want to go and to arrive there in relative safety. Another freedom for those 21 years of age is to be able to consume alcohol. Unfortunately, these two freedoms don't mix well... Read more
Stephen Nutt, Hill AFB Installation Antiterrorism officer
December 22, 2011
The holiday season has always been a wondrous time of year for my family, and like many of you we celebrate by traveling to share the company of loving relatives and friends, attending tree lighting ceremonies and other seasonal venues, and counting the many blessings bestowed upon us as Americans. Unfortunately, even with all the joy of the holiday season, I am painfully aware that terrorist... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
December 22, 2011
NORTH SALT LAKE -- Christmas came early for Top of Utah foster care families Dec. 15.About 80 uniformed Airmen from Hill Air Force Base's 388th and 419th Fighter Wings gathered at the Utah Foster Care Foundation offices in Ogden to help package and deliver Christmas gifts to foster and adoptive families in Weber, Davis, Morgan and Cache counties.The Airmen, using their own vehicles and personal... Read more
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

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