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Hilltop Times staff
July 10, 2014
OGDEN — The Junction City Roller Dolls annual military appreciation game begins at 6 p.m. on July 19 at the Golden Spike Events Center, 1000 N. 1200 West in Ogden. Doors open at 5 p.m. All military members and veterans can purchase buy-one, get-one-free tickets with valid military identification. The evening begins with Junction City’s Trainwrecks playing the Durango Derailers. At half time... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
July 10, 2014
 A job fair event will help those who served their country and their families find employment.The Hero2Hired Job Fair is a major educational and employment event that will be held Aug. 14 at the Utah Valley Convention Center, 220 W. Center St., Provo. This free event is for the benefit of unemployed and under-employed Guardsmen, Reservists, veterans and their spouses. A flyer can... Read more
Jamie Lampros, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 10, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Need a break? Maybe a date with your spouse or some alone time to run a few errands?Give Parents A Break is a program on base geared to helping parents who, well, need a break. The program is funded by the Air Force Aid Society, said Jan Seachris, Airman and Family Services flight chief. All you need to do is go online to 75thforcesupport.com, go to the menu tab, click on... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 10, 2014
On July 1, the characters of Sesame Street made two appearances at Northridge High School in Layton for military families. This show, the second ever at Hill Air Force Base, was put on by the USO in an attempt to impact military families and especially their children who may have questions, confusion or difficulty with all of the change and moving involved with military life.Children were... Read more
Ellie Fessler, Health Promotion Specialist
July 10, 2014
Did you know that skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It happens when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger mutations that lead the cells to multiply quickly and form malignant tumors.Types of Skin... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Directorate of Manpower, Personnel & Services
July 10, 2014
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command has ensured that help is literally just a click away at its installations.Each of the command’s nine bases, including Hill Air Force Base, has developed a Helping Agency desktop or taskbar icon, which provides one-click access to a list of that installation’s helping agencies — to include services offered and contact information.“... Read more
Air Force Force Management news
July 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — Featured in the July 7 force management update are details regarding civilian force management program expansions and ongoing officer early retirement and enlisted retention boards.Civilian force management — Voluntary early retirement authority (VERA) /voluntary separation incentive pay (VSIP)The Air Force Personnel Center recently concluded the survey period for VERA/VSIP... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 10, 2014
As a way to thank the military at Hill Air Force Base for their service, the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee is hosting the Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic on July 18 at Centennial Park.The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee, or TOUMAC, is a joint committee made up of the Davis Chamber of Commerce and the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce. The two chambers will have help... Read more
Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie, Air Force Public Affairs Agency
July 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Air Force is making major improvements to how it supports and empowers the Airmen who perform the nuclear mission.Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, addressed members of the Air Force Association on how the Force Improvement Program, or FIP, is fostering a culture of empowerment among nuclear enterprise Airmen and helping restore nation’s... Read more
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
July 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — Some of the manned and unmanned aircraft that the United States is flying over Iraq are armed to protect newly arrived American military advisers on the ground, Pentagon press secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said June 27.The aircraft are being flown with the Iraqi government’s permission, the admiral said during a regular Pentagon briefing.“The reason that some of those aircraft... Read more

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