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Fit to fight events -- challenge yourself Every Thursday, with few exceptions, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., take advantage of these events scheduled at the Warrior Fitness Center. Male and female winners will earn certificates good for free smoothies at the Juice Bar. >> Tonight, Oct. 22, Core Challenge >> Oct. 29, Rope Climb Challenge >> Nov. 5, Rowing Night 1 Kilometer, 500 Meters... Read more
Linda Hill, cancer survivor, talks at the Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon. (Alex R. Lloyd/U.S. Air Force)
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The 75th Medical Group, 75th Force Support Squadron Health and Wellness Center and 75th Air Base Wing Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a luncheon to observe October as Breast Cancer Awareness month Oct. 20 at Club Hill. 75th ABW Vice Commander Col. Calvin Williams led the educational luncheon with opening remarks about his personal battle with pancreatic cancer in 2003. Though he did not... Read more
Air Force News Service
The holiday season is fast approaching, which traditionally means a time for family, friends, and food. Holiday goodies like cookies, chocolates and fruit cake can become the central focus wherever you go. How can you try to maintain your weight and heart-health during such a tempting time as the holidays? Try the Air Force Materiel Command "Freeze the Gain Holiday Challenge." A derivative of... Read more
Disabilities luncheon today with speaker The Persons With Disabilities Committee is hosting its annual luncheon today,11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Club Hill. The luncheon is held to award outstanding Department of Defense workers with disabilities and the guest speaker will be Kim Peek, a savant who inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in the movie "Rain Man." Touted as a walking encyclopedia, Peek's... Read more
Airman 1st Class Robby Hedrick, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots has come to Hill Air Force Base to conduct toy collection and distribution through Dec. 18. The campaign, which began in October, asks for caring Americans to drop off new, unwrapped toys at collection sites located around the base. The toys are then picked up and sorted in a central warehouse to be distributed to children in need by the local Toys for Tots... Read more
Year of the Air Force Family: Families of all sizes >> Families with babies -- free class teaches a class about baby signs to parents to use with their children. The Baby Signs Class will be Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., in the Family Child Care Office, Building 460 -- Training Room. Please RSVP by calling Denise Jenkins (801) 777-0695. >> Free event for families and singles who... Read more
Michael Keever walks his horse around the Hill Air Force Base corral as he participates in a 4-H project club.
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
An environment where adults set up conditions so that youth can make critical decisions and learn about skills, thus helping them to gain a sense of confidence and self presence ... Tiffany Meyer, a military spouse associated with Hill Air Force Base, knows what that brought to her own life and would like to pass the tradition on with a 4-H horse club for active military youth and their friends,... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services community has issued a Food Transformation Initiative that is poised to offer Airmen enhanced food quality, variety and availability while saving money for the Air Force dining facilities and non-appropriated fund food operations. Six bases will begin seeing changes associated with the initiative this fiscal year -- Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska;... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The 75th Civil Engineer Squadron Natural Resources department is teaming up with the Ogden Air Logistics Center and 75th Air Base Wing Bird/Wildlife Avoidance Strike Hazard working group to provide a natural and low-cost method of removing birds from the airspace around Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Test and Training Range. The groups have been extinguishing weeds from land surrounding both... Read more
Trick or treat hours, Pumpkin Patrol Trick or treat hours on base Oct. 31 are 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. The 75th Security Forces Squadron members will X-ray and examine candy for all Hill trick-or-treaters as part of the annual Pumpkin Patrol on Halloween night. Parents or guardians can bring their child's candy to the Youth Center, Building 883 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Haunted Hangar, painted pumpkins From... Read more