Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
In the past, when Tech. Sgt. Dan Bosche and his wife, Jennie, were faced with a military move, they experienced an anxiety different from that experienced by most service families.
The couple's 5-year-old son, Tyler, was born with cerebral palsy. Dealing with a life full of deployments, special assignments and transfers to locations all across the globe, could at times be a nightmare for the...
Tech Sgt. Amaani Lyle, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
WASHINGTON -- Air Force leaders announced March 25 an expansion of force management measures designed to bring the service closer to its authorized funded end strength. Fewer Airmen than anticipated applied for voluntary programs offered under Phase One of the force management program initiated in November of 2009. This has prompted expanded programs to encourage more Airmen to apply for...
The Airplane Talks for the month of April will feature a B-17 pilot, a B-24 pilot and a B-17 flight engineer. The talks are held at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoons in the museum theater. All speakers have aviation experience and relate personal experiences. Programs are free and open to the public. This is the last month of Airplane Talks for the season.
April 10, Col. Ray Brim will discuss his...
KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq -- On Feb. 23, members of the 506th Civil Engineer Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal team gathered on their compound at Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq for an unveiling ceremony of a memorial wall to honor three Iraqi men killed in an improvised explosive device attack last year.
Tech. Sgt. Eric Eberhard, EOD team leader from Hill Air Force Base's 419th Fighter...
Airman 1st Class Zachariah Lowe75th Comptroller Squadron"I hunt Easter eggs with my nieces and nephews."
Airman 1st Class Amber Perry729th Air Control Squadron"I'm Catholic, so I always go to church."
Jill Ross75th Air Base Wing Staff Unit Deployment manager"My kids and I play Deal or No Deal with Easter eggs."
Airman 1st Class Kelsey Buis75th Comptroller Squadron"I decorate Easter eggs with my...
The 2010 Brent Scowcroft Missile, Space and C3I Awards were presented March 15 at the Davis County Conference Center.
The Air Force Association's Northern Utah Chapter sponsored the event at which Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, gave the keynote address. The Clearfield High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps provided a color guard for the...
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
'Sex Signals' opportunity for audience participation
April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, may bring visions of dry, boring lectures about the difference between right and wrong, or possibly even thoughts of the popular TV show, "The Office" in its rendition featuring an overly awkward boss and shocked co-workers.
Fortunately, Hill's Sexual Assault Response Coordinator office promises...
Julianne Douglas, SARC Installation Officer
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. There will be numerous activities and events scheduled to increase awareness and educate Team Hill Airmen. Take the following quiz and put your knowledge to the test.
Self Quiz: True or False?
1.) The victims of rape are always women.
Answer: False. Men, women and children -- boys and girls -- regardless of age, income, race or social standing, are...
Holiday and Youth Center activities
Club Hill serving Easter brunch
Easter brunch will be served at Club Hill on April 4. Two seatings will be available -- the first at 9 a.m. and the second at 11 a.m.
The cost per person is $17.95 for club members, $19.95 for non-members, $9.95 for children ages 6 to 12, and ages 5 and younger eat for free. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (...
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
"I've had some really big, huge, wonderful dreams," Gillespie said. "I've had some of them come to fruition, some of them crash and burn, but like a phoenix you've got to rise up from the ashes and you need to reclaim that dream or find a new dream."
Gillespie described how she herself had to rise up from the ashes and reclaim her dreams more than once. While juggling the demands of working for...