Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 20, 2012
Wasatch Elementary School invited the United Way and the Hill Air Force Base honor guard, and base volunteers, to a special assembly on Sept. 11, as part of the new school year in a brand new school building.The 9-11 Grant reading program partnered with Wasatch Elementary School and United Way for the special Sept. 11 proceedings.Officials from this program typically invite local police, fire and... Read more
Hispanic Heritage Committee
September 20, 2012
 Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. “The Hispanic Heritage Committee has several events lined up for everyone to enjoy and... Read more
Hill AFB Water System
September 20, 2012
Our water system recently exceeded a drinking water treatment standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what we are doing to correct this situation.Hill Air Force Base is required by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality to routinely sample water at consumers' taps for lead and copper. During the... Read more
September 20, 2012
The Team Hill "Round Up" Fundraiser benefits base programs regarding quality-of-life issues for military members and Department of Defense Civilians and their families. This year's "Team Hill Round Up" event is scheduled for Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. at Hill Aerospace Museum. All proceeds will be raised through a live and silent auction, personal and corporate donations/sponsorship and ticket sales."... Read more
Armed Forces News Service
September 20, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued the following message to the Airmen of the United States Air Force:As we celebrate the United States Air Force's 65th birthday, we salute all of the dedicated Airmen who serve or have served in our nation's youngest and most innovative... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 20, 2012
The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, which supports the Hill Aerospace Museum, will hold its annual Commander's Cup charity golf tournament Oct. 1 at Hubbard Golf Course.Each year amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament, and this year's event won't be any different. Several golfers from the local area are slated to play, as well as LPGA Tour professional Brittany... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 20, 2012
The 75th Medical Group will offer the opportunity to drop off unused or old prescription medication and sharps at the BX and Commissary on Sept. 29.There are six Smith's pharmacies doing this at off-base locations on the same date and during the same time, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.They include two Bountiful locations, 2390 S. Main St. and 966 S. 200 West; Farmington, 1316 N. Highway 89; Layton, 1170 E.... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 20, 2012
Inspection teams from Air Force Reserve Command and Air Combat Command will visit the 419th and 388th Fighter Wings for a Consolidated Unit Inspection Sept. 22-26.The CUI includes a compliance inspection and a Logistics Compliance Assessment Program inspection. During the compliance inspection, AFRC and ACC teams will assess the fighter wings' compliance with laws, directives and instructions.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 20, 2012
As of Aug. 27, Hill Air Force Base had directly supported 138 U.S. Forest Service sorties, which had dropped a total of over 2.2 million pounds or 245,000 gallons of fire retardant on 32 separate wildfires covering four states, said Lt. Col. Joseph Rojas, 75th Operations Support Squadron commander. Those states included Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Wyoming.And as anyone looking at the hazy skies in... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 20, 2012
Why has this been such an active fire season? Well anyone answering that question has to consider the role weather has played -- whether it was the dryer summer, with less rain falling, combined with a wet spring, which promoted the growth of plants as potential fuel for the fires.When talking to Maj. Kristopher Long, 75th Operations Support Squadron director of operations, his background as a... Read more

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