Jamie Lampros, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 25, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A new smart phone application, or App, that eliminates the need to maintain a paper copy pharmacy card has been created at Hill Air Force Base.Tech Sgt. Robert Yarnell said development for the USAF Med Card App began a few months ago as the 75th Medical Group was witnessing a steady stream of pharmacy card reissues to their customers. While the card is required to authorize... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 25, 2014
The Airmen & Family Readiness Center recently hosted a Pre-Deployment Workshop for spouses in the Base Chapel. On Sept. 10, spouses met in the Chapel to gather information about the opportunities and support available to them while their spouse is away. The group enjoyed a presentation about Airmen and family resources and had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss concerns.The Hearts... Read more
Air Force Personnel Center
September 25, 2014
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force organizations that need to survey Airmen must first contact the Air Force Survey Office for approval and guidance, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.The survey office ensures surveys meet functional mission requirements and fulfill information needs while minimizing survey fatigue and impact on Airmen’s time, said Nicole Gamez, a... Read more
75th Medical Group
September 25, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — If you occasionally find medical information confusing, you’re not alone. Many people can use help with health information.Studies have shown that people who understand health instructions make fewer mistakes when they take their medicine, prepare for a medical procedure, or manage a health condition.As such, your health care provider invites you to ask questions regarding... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 25, 2014
Since May of this year, the Hill Air Force Base Landing has been hosting Karaoke Nights with KJ Wyldfire of Utah’s Best Karaoke. Coordinators at The Landing added Karaoke to the schedule based on feedback from Hill AFB Airmen wanting more activities to boost morale and well-being. The Landing hosts Karaoke each Friday night at 5 p.m. with KJ Wyldfire, however, themed karaoke nights will... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden, Pacific Unity Public Affairs
September 25, 2014
MOUNT HAGEN, Papua New Guinea — A 34-manned team of U.S. Air Force construction craftsmen and support personnel along with Papua New Guinea Defense Forces and local workers have continued making enhancements at Togoba Secondary School in Papua New Guinea during Pacific Unity 14-8 .Pacific Unity is a bilateral Engineering Civic Action Program conducted in the Asia-Pacific region in collaboration... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 25, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force detonated two first stage Trident I ballistic missile rocket motors Sept. 8 at the Utah Test and Training Range at 11:39 a.m. and 1:12 p.m. The Trident is a three-stage, solid propellant missile used by the U.S. Navy’s Fleet Ballistic Missile program. Under the START treaties, the United States is reducing the number of ballistic missiles in its inventory... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
September 25, 2014
Families came out for the Rocking Rockets event Sept. 10 with the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Outreach Program at the Hill Air Force Base Gerrity Memorial Library. Children had the chance to learn about the STEM Program, build their own foam rockets, and then launch their rockets to make observations. Families gathered in the children’s area of the library where an... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden, Pacific Unity Public Affairs
September 25, 2014
MOUNT HAGEN, Papua New Guinea —Though the official mission of Pacific Unity 14-8 is to construct two female dormitories for students at Togoba Secondary School in Papua New Guinea, Airmen deployed in support of the operation have found additional ways to give back to the community. The team hosted a shoe drive Sept. 6, 2014, to benefit students at the school and children in the local village... Read more
Capt. Relinda Hatcher, 31st Medical Operations Squadron
September 25, 2014
AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — the month of September is National Suicide Prevention Month. However, many people are hesitant to get involved in the discussion on the topic of suicide prevention.This is concerning because the ability to get involved and intervene is critical to saving lives.Suicide and suicidal behavior affect all people, regardless of gender, race, sexual, or religious orientation.... Read more