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February 16, 2012
A free conference for military members, veterans and their families, will be offered on the third day of an extended conference in Salt Lake City at The Salt Palace. The Utah Veterans and Family Summit, March 30, follows the Generations Conference held the previous two days. Parking is also free that day for military members and their families at the underground parking facility if they come... Read more
February 16, 2012
Tech. Sgt. Anderson Matthews, 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron, recently received notice that he had won Air Force Fuels Noncommissioned Officer of the Year at the AFMC level.The honor includes work he did as lead on the new hydrant fuel system in which he served as liaison with the contractor responsible for the $20 million installation.While the time period for his award was Oct. 1, 2010,... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
February 16, 2012
Roughly 12 years ago the A-10 Wing Shop opened its doors to extend the life of the A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, or Warthogs as they are affectionately known.The last of the thin-skinned earlier versions of its aluminum wings, just finished a Service Life Extension Program, or SLEP."From this point on we'll just be doing Scheduled Structural Inspections (regular depot maintenance) and this will be the... Read more
February 16, 2012
Take the time this heart health month to check your cholesterolAccording to the CDC, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths per day. Heart disease and stroke affects all of our lives, but we can all play a role in ending it. Prevention starts with everyone. Protect yourself and... Read more
February 16, 2012
Senior Airman Leah Purdy, 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, was chosen as the November 2011 Top 3 Superior Performer from among all base organizations at the junior enlisted level.Purdy's award nomination noted that she organized the full 2010 Staff Assisted Visit schedule, co-authored and coordinated the Hill AFB Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan 10-2, and the implementation of unit... Read more
Senior Airman Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
February 9, 2012
Creator of the fitness videos P90X, Tony Horton, visited Hill Air Force Base to give Airmen the opportunity to work out and learn about nutrition and fitness Feb. 2 here.Horton's visit included holding work out sessions, having a Lunch and Learn for all Airmen to ask questions about fitness and nutrition, and a little sightseeing around the base.The day started with a 6 a.m. workout session... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs Report
February 9, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When the leadership of Air Force Materiel Command changes later this year, the command will be led by a familiar face who will make Air Force history when she takes the reins of AFMC.On Feb. 6, President Barack Obama nominated Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger to the rank of general, and as the next commander of AFMC.She will succeed Gen. Donald J. Hoffman... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
February 9, 2012
A prayer breakfast was held at The Landing (formerly known as Club Hill) on Feb. 2 in conjunction with the National Prayer Breakfast which is held in Washington, D.C.The guest speaker was Gen. (Ret.) Robert C. Oaks, a former commander of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and a former general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.Oaks' remarks focused on how important prayer is... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs Report, AFGE union officials reach labor agreement, AFMC
February 9, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Senior leaders from the American Federation of Government Employees Council 214 and Air Force Materiel Command have completed negotiations on a new master labor agreement that will affect approximately 35,000 of the command's civilian employees.Scott Blanch, AFGE Council 214 president, and Gen. Donald Hoffman, AFMC commander, signed the agreement in a... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
February 9, 2012
 “In his book, ‘Outliers,’ Malcom Gladwell looks at extremely successful people and how they got there,” said Chief Master Sgt. Maxwell Grindstaff, command chief for the Ogden Air Logistics Center and 75th Air Base Wing."His book points out that while many variables can help on the path to success, a consistent them was that successful people took advantage of opportunities and had... Read more