Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe, Air Force Public Affairs Agency
April 3, 2014
  WASHINGTON — Focused and balanced investments in science and technology programs across the services were at the center of discussions during a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threat and Capabilities on Capitol Hill, March 26.Dr. David Walker, Air Force deputy assistant secretary of science, technology and engineering,... Read more
Janis El Shabazz, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
April 3, 2014
  JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — myPers, the Air Force official online source for personnel policy, information and day-to-day transactions, empowers civilian employees to manage their careers.“This resource can save employees an infinite amount of time by providing direct online access to answers and valuable information about many of the everyday personnel concerns and the... Read more
Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
April 3, 2014
 SALT LAKE CITY — March 29 will never be the same.In ceremonies Saturday in a crowded rotunda at the state Capitol, Gov. Gary Herbert signed the legislation naming March 29 Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.Utah joins 35 other states in circling the date commemorating the March 29, 1973, departure of the last U.S. combat soldiers from Vietnam. Exactly 41 years later, more than 500 Vietnam-era... Read more
Cathy Hopkins, DLA Aviation Public Affairs
April 3, 2014
  Is 90 percent material availability (MA) enough to keep America’s aircraft flying? Well, it all depends on the part under discussion as Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation Commander Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson observed during a November visit to the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex (ALC). Something as simple as missing one tiny O-ring can prevent the overhaul of a constant speed... Read more
Senior Airman Adam Borgman, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 3, 2014
  HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The voice of Team Hill can be heard all the way up the chain. Four years after the Caring for People Forum began at Hill Air Force Base, it continues to assist Airmen and their families to voice their thoughts on a number of different quality of life issues. On Wednesday, March 26, the 4th annual Caring For People Forum hosted more than 90 active duty members,... Read more
Randi Weston, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 3, 2014
 MORGAN — “It is hard to explain the impact the story ‘Lone Survivor’ has had on me and my family,” says Joan Nold, of Morgan, regarding Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s account of his survival and the deaths of his teammates in Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan in 2005. “Reading ‘Lone Survivor,’ then watching the movie, cannot help but move one to action. The story ignited a fire in me, and... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 3, 2014
 The Hill Air Force Base Cross Country Team held its first 2014 meet on Wednesday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m. on the track across from the Warrior Fitness Center. The team’s season includes a total of eight runs on Wednesdays from April 2-May 21.Races begin at 4:30 p.m. and are held at different locations each week throughout the season.Teams are made up of unit members. “If your unit has a team... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 3, 2014
 March was National Nutrition Month and Team Hill participated by promoting awareness about nutrition, fitness and the available resources on Hill Air Force Base. Throughout the month of March, the Health and Wellness Center (HAWC) offered the “Nutrition Madness” challenge. The program consisted of challenges that pushed participants to be their best physically and nutritionally. To qualify... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson, U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs
April 3, 2014
 BAGRAM, Afghanistan — After two years apart, a deployed father from Hill Air Force Base and his son were reunited at a re-enlistment ceremony in Afghanistan.The last time U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Carmelo Vega Martinez saw his son, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jean Vega Martinez, was more than two years ago when the junior NCO was passing through Texas on his way to retrain as a MH-60... Read more
April 3, 2014
 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Children in military families move six to nine times between kindergarten and high school. A mobile app launched in December aims to help them cope with leaving a familiar place for the unknown.The Big Moving Adventure app lets children create a Muppet friend to help them through the moving process.Developed for the Defense Department in partnership with... Read more

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In the Know Easter services at Hill AFB ChapelThe following are services... more