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Valerie Burke, 75th Public Affairs Community Relations chief
Hill Air Force Base has recently received free tickets to The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee/Hill Appreciation Night at Lindquist Field with the Ogden Raptors on Tuesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. The Raptors will be playing the Missoula Osprey. This is an annual event that is graciously offered to Team Hill by the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee, or MAC, and the Ogden Raptors... Read more
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
To commemorate a century of extraordinary achievement since the historic arrival of Mormon pioneers in Utah in 1847, in 1947 a United States Army Air Forces' jet aircraft flew from Omaha, Neb., to Hill Field in a relatively uneventful 123 minutes. In July a hundred years earlier, or some 163 years ago today, courageous American trailblazers completed the journey in an entirely arduous, very... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny
A service held July 16 to rededicate the Hill Chapel had at least seven spiritual leaders of various faiths directly participating in the ceremony with Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) David Cyr, Deputy Chief of Chaplains, as keynote speaker. The chapel, laid out in oak paneling of a light golden hue, matching pews and stained glass mosaic windows was a sharp contrast to before and Cyr noted in his remarks... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
On July 31 the Hill Airsoft and Paintbull Club will host the very first airsoft tournament on base. The competition will take place at the Woodsball Field, which is located behind the BORTA on Perimeter Road. Registration for the event will begin at 2 p.m. and the event will start at 4 p.m. Cost is free and participants are eligible to win prizes in a raffle. Participants must bring their own... Read more
Vice Adm. Alan Thompson, director of the Defense Logistics Agency, speaks to the Wasatch Chapter of the Logistics Officers Association on July 13 at Club Hill.
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
On July 13, Vice Admiral Alan Thompson, director of the Defense Logistics Agency, spoke to logistics enthusiast and members of Hill's Logistics Officers Association alike. His speech detailed the enormous efforts of DLA to assist the military in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, and also touched on the importance of DLA's Air Force initiative. According to the history of DLA, its origins can be... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
The Commissary will close at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, and remain closed through Tuesday, July 27 for a major store reset. The store will re-open Wednesday, July 29 at 9 a.m. Read more
Hilltop Times staff
The annual steam outage will be Saturday, July 24, Sunday, July 25, meaning there will be no hot water in several buildings. The outage will be from midnight to midnight. The facilities to be affected include: Buildings 244, 245, 250, 252, 345, 348, 349, 350, 351, 357, 358, 361, 363, 364, 430, 441, 445, 450, 460, 475, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 523, 525 and 534. The annual steam outage allows for... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
The Airman and Family Readiness Center will provide limited service July 28-30 due to staff training. Only emergency situations will be accepted during that time. The Airmen's Attic will be open during its normal hours. The pre-deployment briefing scheduled for July 28 has been rescheduled for July 26 at 8:30 a.m. Reintegration briefings will remain the same. For questions call the center at (... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
Continuing through Aug. 15 Wardleigh Road will experience lane restrictions to allow manhole access for workers. One eastbound lane will close from Building 849 to Building 847 and one northbound lane at Building 1205. The lane will be closed about 500 feet between manholes. The closure is needed to ensure the safety of workers. Any questions concerning construction should be directed to Gerard... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
There are still slots available for an Aug. 20-22 trip to Jackson Hole to do some white water rafting. If you haven't been to Jackson Hole for a glimpse of the Grand Tetons you are really missing a fantastic opportunity, and the rafting on the Snake River is some of the most scenic in the world. For more information or to sign up call all Outdoor Recreation, at (801) 777-9666. Read more