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Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
On May 24, among other varied activities, Hill Air Force Base will hold a See Me Mave Me Ride of the Day inviting both on-base and off-base riders to participate in a large en mase ride. The ride's purpose is to help remind motorists just how many motorcycles are out on the road. On-base riders will meet at the motorcycle safety course near the South Gate at 11 a.m. sharp. The ride will start at... Read more
Air Force officials announced April 26 that Air Force Materiel Command is one of six Air Force commands to receive access to social media sites beginning May 1, with AFMC bases implementing the change at different times in the coming weeks. This initiative comes as part of the service's two-week phased opening of access to social media sites Air Force-wide, which began April 26. Facebook, Twitter... Read more
A squad of six shooters gathers at a station set up at the Sporting Clays Shoot hosted by the Hill Rod and Gun Club.
Lee Anne Hensley/Hilltop Times
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times Correspondent
The Hill Rod and Gun Club hosted a Sporting Clays Shoot event May 1 in conjunction with a four-day circuit shoot sponsored by Browning, Sportsman's Warehouse and other Utah state gun clubs. "This is the first time the Hill Rod and Gun Club has held a sporting clay event, and it's been about four years since the club has seen this many people turn out at a shootout event," said Lt. Col. Andrew... Read more
Kids will have a chance to get up close and personal with nature at the Teton Science Schools' overnight summer camp, sponsored by the National Military Family Association's Operation Purple program. The overnight camp, which is June 19 through June 25, is free for all military families of all ranks and services with children ages 10 to 16 years old. The camp is located in Jackson Hole, Wy., and... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
At the soup kitchen, a few patrons paused long enough to talk to the Airmen and ask why they were there. One even joked with a technical sergeant asking her what she had done to upset someone so she had been assigned this kind of duty. Her reply that she had volunteered to do so matched the respectful tone and quiet, matter-of-fact service of the other Air Force personnel and the mood seemed to... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
By Catherine McNally Hilltop Times staff Luncheon focuses on topic of sexual assault prevention The luncheon was hosted by the Wingman SClBAdvocates in association with the SARC's Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Along with representatives of various sexual assault prevention resources found throughout Utah, the luncheon also featured the firsthand account of the effects of sexual assault by... Read more
Construction will begin May 19 on a $2.1 million dollar renovation plan to upgrade the 75th Medical Group facility. Col. Donald Hickman, 75th Medical Group commander, said the renovations are part of a five-year plan to give their patients and providers a first-rate facility with excellent use of floor space and patient flow. The project will move the optometry department and combine the waiting... Read more
Sunday, May 9, through May 15 will be National Police Week at Hill Air Force Base as a way to recognize and pay respect to law enforcement officers' role as public community servants. The week of events will serve as a remembrance of those who gave their lives in the line of duty and to spread camaraderie and honor in brothers in arms. The 75th Security Forces Squadron and the Office of Special... Read more
Burger King will close its dining area Monday, May 10, for extensive renovations. The drive through will still be in operation until June 10, at which time that service will also close. The entire facility will then close for approximately 45 days while renovations are completed. Read more
SSgt Christopher McNichols, 67 APS, practices his hatchet throwing skills at the event (SSgt Heather Skinkle)
Staff Sgt. Heather Skinkle, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Families of reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing met at Centennial Park on May 2 for the wing's Family Day, which serves to thank family members for their support. The event offered games, activities and information booths with representatives from TriCare, American Red Cross and Military One Source, among others. Family Day kicked off with a tour of members' work centers before the families... Read more

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