Articles

Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
November 3, 2011
Boyer Hill Military Housing is holding open houses this weekend and next. Now that demolitions and construction are complete, it's the ideal time to take a look again at what the privatized housing has to offer, according to BHMH leaders."It's a monumental accomplishment after the Air Force had worked on this for years. In 2003 the request for proposals went out and in 2005 we were awarded the... Read more
Andrea V. Mason, Team Hill Public Affairs
November 3, 2011
“Okay, Andrea, are you ready?” asked Col. Rick LeBlanc, vice commander of the 388th Fighter Wing, just after the bubble canopy locked into place and we took to the runway.Was I ready? I sure felt ready. I'll admit, I grew up repeatedly watching Top Gun, formerly worked for the Navy and now for an Air Force fighter wing, and I spent the last couple weeks physically and... Read more
Staff Sgt. Jason Burton, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 27, 2011
Air Force Materiel Command's new vice commander is optimistic about the command's future, despite the fiscal challenges facing the Air Force and Department of Defense.During his first visit to Hill as AFMC vice commander Oct. 24, Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore II said although reducing defense spending is a necessary part of the solution to address the nation's budget crisis, what AFMC brings to the fight... Read more
Richard Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 27, 2011
Small business is really big business for Utah's largest single-site employer. That was the takeaway from Hill Air Force Base's small business awards ceremony held Oct. 25.During the event, several hundred people gathered to recognize base organizations, employees and small business contractors for their outstanding support during the past year."Hill Air Force Base embraces the small business... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
October 27, 2011
The annual Disabilities Luncheon was held Thursday, Oct. 20, at Club Hill with the theme: "Ability is What Matters."Several individuals were given the Persons with Disabilities Support Award. Those receiving the honor and related honors included:Dwight Engle, for his support and helping to make accommodations.Roy Miller and Darrell Freeman for going out of their way to help a co-worker learn his... Read more
October 27, 2011
Team Hill is invited to attend one of two presentations hosted by Dr. Albert Mitchum, political adviser to the commander of Air Combat Command. The sessions will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 1, and will cover his political perspectives on "Global Trends and Hotspots." At the end of the session the floor will open up for a question and answer period.The first session will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m... Read more
Elizabeth Clawson, CFC
October 27, 2011
President John F. Kennedy said, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country." The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) which began during his presidency is celebrating 50 years. The campaign was started in 1961 when it became apparent that many charities were visiting federal employees throughout the year and those employees were spending too much time... Read more
October 27, 2011
It will be a grand night around Hill on Friday, Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. as the 75th Force Support Squadron presents Haunting Around the Hill. A multitude of spooky events will entertain both young and old. The evening will include two showings of "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" (6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.) at the Base Theater. All the ghosts and goblins will parade across the theater... Read more
Air Force Material Command
October 27, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Looking for a way to maintain your weight and heart health during the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season? Then don't miss the opportunity to enroll in the Air Force Materiel Command Freeze the Gain Holiday Challenge. Online enrollment at www.afmcwellness.com is open through Nov. 11.Freeze the Gain (FTG) is a holiday weight maintenance program... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
October 27, 2011
As part of Energy Awareness Month, the 748th Supply Chain Management Group is highlighting the success it has made through its efforts to drastically reduce the number of printers used by the group. Greg New, Operations Branch chief, explained, "We went from 700 down to less than 100 across the entire Air Force Global Supply Logistics Chain here at Hill Air Force Base."The tenant unit at Hill has... Read more