Kari Tilton, 419th Public Affairs Office
Continuing a 20-year tradition, pilots from the 419th Fighter Wing took to the sky on the Fourth of July weekend to fly over community parades across the Wasatch Front. On the morning of July 3, four F-16 pilots flew over Riverton, Morgan, Hooper, Huntsville, Tooele, Blanding, Magna, Riverdale, Kaysville, Clearfield, West Point, Delta and North Ogden. The Air Force Reserve is a 100 percent... Read more
Douglas E. Pierson, Public Health Flt Manager
This year's unusually heavy rainfall in Utah has the potential to produce a bumper crop of mosquitoes, which means you may be at an increased risk of contracting West Nile Virus. How does West Nile virus spread? The West Nile virus is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes themselves become infected when they feed on infected birds, which may circulate the virus in their blood... Read more
Hilltop Times staff, Base Utility Manager Energy Management Office
How much electrical energy does Hill Air Force Base use on a day when few are working? History tells us that Hill's facilities typically use about 22 megawatts of electricity during a holiday or enough electricity to supply 575 homes for a month. Most of the energy consumed during these periods is essential and is used to keep base work spaces safe, secure, heated, ventilated and conditioned... Read more
Johanna Bettencourt, Ogden Air Logistics Center Judge Advocate General Office
Do you have legal questions? Do you have an issue with your landlord? Are you considering filing for bankruptcy? Do you need to update your will? Or are you just looking for some advice on purchasing a vehicle? Aside from your Hill Air Force Base Judge Advocate General office, there is now a new Air Force Legal Assistance Web site that can begin to address some of these questions before you come... Read more
Air Force Print News
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command officials started implementing the command's re-structuring plan June 30, officially moving most AFMC acquisition organizations from wings, groups and squadrons to directorates, divisions and branches. The move follows an Air Force senior leadership decision to standardize the size of wings, groups and squadrons across the Air... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
Promotions 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Master Sgt. Earl Lancaster, Master Sgt. Matthew Newson, Tech. Sgt. David Manske, Tech. Sgt. Robert Schwemmer, Staff Sgt. Kenneth Keele, Staff Sgt. Kirk McDougal, Staff Sgt. Joshua Patterson, Staff Sgt. Philip Smith, Staff Sgt. John Wheatley, Staff Sgt. Raymond Williams, Senior Airman Logan Reine   388th Component Maintenance Squadron: Capt.... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
The See Me Save Me Awareness Rally, cancelled due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for July 15. All motorcyclists, on base and off, are invited to participate in this event, scheduled to stage on-base at 11 a.m. at the motorcycle training range near the South Gate and off-base at 11:15 a.m. at the Hill Aerospace Museum. The more riders there are the bigger the impact will be on the... Read more
Virgil Jones, Fire inspector
With warm weather and family events, the Fourth of July can be a fun time with great memories. But before your family celebrates, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety. The Hill Air Force Base Fire Department would like to remind everyone that the use of fireworks on base is prohibited. Many of you will however use fireworks off base so practice firework safety to have a safe and... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
419th Promotions 419th Services Flight: Senior Airman Benjamin Dayley   419th Security Forces Squadron: Master Sgt. Chad Marten, Staff Sgt. Victor Kelly, Airman 1st Class Patrick Kelly   419th Maintenance Wing: Senior Airman Sarah Berrie   419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Tech. Sgt. Lee Fortin, Senior Airman Christopher Valentine   419th Maintenance Squadron: Tech. Sgt.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Airmen Against Drunk Driving will activate the Last Resort Ride Home, or LRRH program, July 2. The program provides Airmen with a free and safe ride home using the Yellow Cab taxi company. "This will be an option, but it should be a last resort option," said Senior Airman, Zahira Martinez, AADD program manager. This should make it possible to use the service for more than 35 miles away from the... Read more