Articles

Donna Casey, DAU - South
October 13, 2011
Defense Acquisition University-South Region, Warner Robins, Ga., Campus would like to congratulate the PMT 352B Session 11-034 class on the successful completion of their four week course. Attendees from various bases with career fields in program management, system engineering, production, quality, manufacturing and test and evaluation were given scenario-based practical exercises with topical... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
October 13, 2011
A nine-man crew of Air Force and Army civilians added a structure to the east side of Hill Air Force Base in September, taking only two days to build it.The structure, a Modular Extendable Rigid Wall Shelter or MERWS, was built ear the radome from a kit as a training exercise. The kit, including walls, floors, roof and support beams, all fits in an 8 by 8 by 20-foot storage container that weighs... Read more
Huntsman Cancer Institute
October 13, 2011
Ways to help lower your risks:Exercise daily. Try to get your heart rate up at least 30 minutes a day.Maintain a healthy body weight.If you drink alcohol, limit to only one drink per day.Breast feed your babies if possible.Talk to your health care provider about your family history of cancer. Ask about ways you can be healthier. Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 6, 2011
Once again this year, Team Hill recognized members of the community for their outstanding support at the annual Community Wingman Awards.The award is designed to recognize the contributions of individuals from the surrounding communities who go above and beyond in their efforts to support the men and women of the base.The winners were recognized in a private reception held at Club Hill on Sept.... Read more
Combined Federal Campaign
October 6, 2011
The Intermountain CFC, the workplace giving campaign for federal employees throughout Utah, western Colorado, southern Idaho and Wyoming, will launch its 50th anniversary campaign Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Hill Aerospace Museum with a program featuring Emmy-award winning composer Kurt Bestor. The event will be emceed by Salt Lake news anchor Bob Evans, and will feature Bestor, Evans, Ogden Air... Read more
By Dr. (Capt.) Emily Young, BSC, 75TH MDG, Mental Health Clinic
October 6, 2011
What is depression?This month is National Depression Awareness Month. Depression is one of the most common illnesses affecting Americans today. In fact, depressive illnesses are experienced by one in four Americans at some point in their lives. Depression is also the leading cause of disability worldwide. Symptoms of depression may include: mood changes (usually sadness and/or irritability),... Read more
Jeff A. Beck, Fire Protection Specialist Certified Fire Plans Examiner
October 6, 2011
Fire Prevention Week was coming and around the nation, fire and safety services anxiously awaited the announcement of the national Fire Prevention Week Theme. Since the first National Fire Prevention Week in 1927, the National Fire Protection Association has announced a theme for public education. These themes are normally focused messages to the public, for instance, "Why this Mad Sacrifice to... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 6, 2011
The wait is almost over for the opening of the new Child Development Center.Construction of a new $10.3 million Child Development Center on base is projected to be finished in December and officially opened in February 2012."There are 261 children currently enrolled at the existing CDC," said Toni Hansen, Chief of Airman and Family Services. "The new facility will have a capacity for about 256... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
October 6, 2011
Lt. Col. Michael Brill, the world's high-time F-16 pilot, recently talked about the evolution of the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the pilots who fly it. Since 1980, Brill has racked up more than 6,300 hours in the cockpit, making him the most experienced F-16 pilot in the world. He's called the 419th Fighter Wing home for more than 20 years, now serving as chief of safety, giving him keen insight... Read more
October 6, 2011
The Falcon Hill Development Contractor is removing the conveyor that currently crosses Wardleigh Road near the Popeye's restaurant.This effort is scheduled Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. through noon. Traffic will be detoured on to Arsenal Road for the duration of this effort. The above map illustrates the detour.For more information, please contact the project manager, Jay Crawford, at 801-777-4235 or 801... Read more

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In the Know 388th MXG awards banquetThe 388th Maintenance Group will hold its... more