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Shari Lopatin, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
June 30, 2011
More Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than cancers of the prostate, breast, lung, colon, uterus, ovaries and pancreas -- combined.All together, says the American Cancer Society, that equals 2 million new cases of skin cancer a year, making it more common than any other cancer. The majority of skin cancers are caused from too many UV rays -- which can come from the sun or tanning... Read more
Focus on Defense Symposium, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau , Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau , Pentagon, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
June 23, 2011
LAYTON -- The U.S. Air Force, much like other industries across America, is doing everything it can to save its pennies.That was the message June 15 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, as nearly 500 people attended the Utah Air Force Association's 32nd annual "Focus on Defense Symposium."The symposium featured speakers from across the Air Force who spoke on how the department can continue... Read more
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
June 23, 2011
The Commanding Officer of Ogden Air Depot Brig. Gen. Morris Berman vigorously pursued the avenue of a solid staff training program in 1940 with the hopes to obtain a secure work force to support the mission of the Ogden Air Depot. The Ogden Air Depot was under development to be an individual depot, serving the northwestern part of the United States and as a reserve depot to Sacramento Air Depot... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs staff
June 23, 2011
Hill Air Force Base's water supply got high marks in a soon-to-be published Consumer Confidence Report a yearly "report card" that discusses the quality of the base's drinking water system.The 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron's Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight (BEF) will publish the CCR for Hill AFB by July 1. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires all drinking water system managers... Read more
Allan Woods, Installation Motorcycle Safety instructor
June 23, 2011
Attention ladies: Would you like to take control and learn to ride a motorcycle, rather than seeing the world pass you by from the passenger seat? Are you tired of looking at the back of someone's helmet rather than experiencing the scenery as it comes right at you? If so, this is your personal invitation to take your place in a "Ladies Only" motorcycle safety course.The Installation Safety... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN ANNA L. BROADBENT, 75th Medical Support Squadron
June 23, 2011
On the morning of June 18, 20 members of the 75th Medical Group gathered on Interstate 84 to help make miles 90.3 to 92.3 litter-free. The Adopt-a-Highway is a program where a group "adopts" a two mile section of highway for two years to make it look better than how they found it. Participants don't receive money for their efforts, but do receive a sign of recognition on their section of the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 23, 2011
Increasing the maximum amount of the tax credit for adoption is just one of many changes enacted into law by the Affordable Care Act signed on SFlbMarch 23, by President Barack Obama. Other aspects of the act are also worth reminding taxpayers and those who use health saving accounts (HSAs), and flex spending plans on medical expenses.For those adopting, the maximum adoption credit is now $13,170... Read more
June 23, 2011
The Professional Development Center will be offering two Lunch and Learns on June 28 and 30. These courses are all offered on a first come, first-served basis, so please arrive early and feel free to bring your lunch.Bullet Writing Course: Need to brush up on your writing skills? Come learn how to write stronger Enlisted Performance Reports and award packages. This course will be offered on... Read more
Lisa Daniel, American Forces Press Service
June 23, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted unanimously this evening to confirm Leon E. Panetta as the next Secretary of Defense.Panetta received broad bipartisan support following his June 9 confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in which he said his foremost mission as defense secretary would be to protect the United States and ensure it has the "best-trained, the best-equipped... Read more
June 23, 2011
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA),Utah Total Force Chapter, invites current and former MOAA members, along with active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired and former commissioned officers and warrant officers of the uniformed services (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) to a MOAA Utah... Read more