Articles

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
Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander
September 25, 2014
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — On Sept. 18, 1947, the United States Air Force was established as a separate service. Since then, it’s grown into the world’s dominant Air Force; able to protect and defend America with global reach, power, and vigilance — in air, space and cyberspace — at a moment’s notice. As we celebrate this birthday, we are mindful that there are more than 25,000 Airmen at... Read more
Jet Fabara, 412th Test Wing Public Affair
September 25, 2014
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — As important as ailerons, rudders and elevators are to the fundamental movement of any aircraft in flight, its tires are equally important while moving on the ground.Since August 2014, the C-17 Global Reach Integrated Test Team at Edwards Air Force Base has been putting the C-17 Globemaster III’s new Dunlop tires through the rigors of testing to ensure the... Read more
Capt. Chris Sukach, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Office
September 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for officers and enlisted members assigned to certain career fields in the nuclear enterprise, Sept. 15.As part of the Air Force’s continued commitment to the nuclear mission, both officers and enlisted members serving in certain career fields in the nuclear enterprise will... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
September 25, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In a little over a week, the 24,000 people who work at Hill Air Force Base each day will likely face some challenges getting to and from their place of employment.On Sept. 22, the base will begin a construction project that will impact Hill’s three main access gates until early November as the base’s 75th Civil Engineer Group will install what are known as “speed tables” at... Read more

In The Know

Patience requested during gate closures As publicized, the South Gate is closed through Oct. 5 for the... more