Katina L. Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 12, 2012
Play to win Saturday, April 28 at The Landing (Club Hill) with the game of chess -- which can be a lot like life. Although some people make very aggressive chess players, and others are more defensive, the more players you have in a tournament, the more interesting play can become.Hank Beuning is excited about the prospects of this year's Hill AFB Chess Championship Tournament and is reaching out... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 12, 2012
“If it will roll, leave it alone till the next FOB. Don’t stop more than you have to,” said Staff Sgt. Christopher Balle, on the last deployment he served to his replacement in Iraq.The Forward Operating Base or home base -- always the next destination for a relatively safe haven -- was the goal, the next place to rest for whatever sleep you could get, whatever meals... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
April 12, 2012
RIVERDALE -- The state is making more room for carpoolers.The Utah Department of Transportation is currently conducting an environmental study on a project that would add express lanes on Interstate 15, from I-215 in North Salt Lake to U.S. 89 in Farmington, and from Hill Field Road in Layton to the junction with I-84 in Riverdale.The new lanes would total 21 miles on both the north and south... Read more
2nd Lt. Steven Conley, 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit Assistant Officer in Charge
April 12, 2012
In September 2011 the 419th Fighter Wing and 466th "Snakes" Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) deployed with 12 F-16s to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of South Korea, as a Theater Security Package (TSP). Then on Dec. 1, the 421st "Black Widows" AMU, the active duty counterpart to the 466th AMU, took over the air tasking order.The deployment was to support Kunsan in its mission to deter potential... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron Marketing Office
April 12, 2012
On March 19, the new Child Development Center (CDC West), opened its doors to Hill Air Force Base children, ages 6 months to 5 years; joining CDC East across the street in providing high level child care to Team Hill. Open Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the centers are located on Mitchell Way, directly south of The Landing (formerly Club Hill).The practices of the Air Force... Read more
Hill Top 3
April 12, 2012
The Hill Top 3 is hosting the 2012 Hill AFB/Air Force Assistance Fund 5K Rundown Friday, April 13. The run will benefit four Air Force charities: the Air Force Village, the Air Force Enlisted Village, the Air Force Aid Society, and the Lemay Foundation, all of which are dedicated to helping Air Force members in times of need. All Hill AFB personnel are invited to participate, including civilians... Read more
Brian P. Smith, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
April 12, 2012
When you go to the doctor, do you sit by the mailbox, waiting for your claims statement to come in? Or do the envelopes and statements just pile up?Cut your clutter and get access to your TriCare health care information quickly when you register for a secure TriWest.com account and sign up for paperless Explanation of Benefits (EOB) statements, referral and authorization letters and fee... Read more
Katina L. Ventura, Hilltop Times Staff
April 12, 2012
The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is sponsoring a photo contest in recognition of Military Spouse Appreciation Day on May 11. The theme is "A day in the life of a military spouse."Spouses from all branches of service can participate by submitting a contest entry form and a digital photo depicting any aspect of their life as a military spouse. Contestants must include the... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron Marketing Office
April 12, 2012
Looking for a summer camp opportunity for youth 8-13 years old during the weeks of July 31 to Aug. 13? Consider having your child apply for one of five chances for Air Force youth to attend Island Lake Camp, located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Camp tuition (valued at $3,000) is being provided at no-cost through a generous offer from the Island Lake Camp owners who wish to support... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard Examiner movie critic
April 12, 2012
So, you might be asking, "Who the heck is this Tintin?" No, he's not the offspring of Rin Tin Tin, the German shepherd action star of old Hollywood fame. Although that was my first thought, too. Tintin, of "The Adventures of Tintin," was the hero of a series of popular Belgian comic books that featured a young cub reporter and his trusty fox terrier, Snowy. Just think Hardy Boys meet Indiana... Read more

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