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Air Force News Service
August 14, 2014
A career logistician has taken the reins as the top civilian in the Air Force Sustainment Center.Following a three-year tour as the director of Logistics, Installations and Mission Support at Headquarters Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Jeffrey Allen has returned to Tinker AFB as the AFSC executive director.Mr. Allen, who started in his new position Monday, said he is... Read more
Staff Sgt. Amanda Transue, 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health Flight
August 14, 2014
Did you know that each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs? You may be asking yourself “Why are there so many dog bites?” When you consider that an estimated 70 million dogs currently reside in U.S. households, it’s not surprising to hear that so many bites are occurring.According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, children are the most common victims of... Read more
Steve Salles, Hilltop Times Staff
August 14, 2014
By STEVE SALLESStandard-Examiner movie criticWow! I certainly enjoyed how this Spider-Man begins! He’s gleefully leaping, swinging and somersaulting in mid air, like he’s just landed a gig with Cirque de Soleil — all while corralling bad guys, saving citizens and cracking wise.Plus, now you feel like you’re right there with him, with one of those GoPros on your head, not just seeing the motion,... Read more
Antone Clark, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 14, 2014
LAYTON – A feasibility study addressing public transit challenges in the Clearfield/Layton area points to the need to increase access to Hill Air Force Base, bridge the gap between a FrontRunner station and the Freeport Center and make it easier for workers to get that last mile between a station and their place of employment.Those challenges were among the issues raised by a feasibility study of... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
August 7, 2014
ST. GEORGE – An all-star lineup, headlined by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, drew thousands of spectators to the 2014 Thunder Over Utah Air Show. Officials estimate approximately 32,000 people attended the show held at St. George Municipal Airport over three days during the weekend of July 25-27.“We are happy that the community came out to support the show this year even with the show taking place in... Read more
Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie, Air Force Public Affairs Agency OL-P
August 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — In spite of persistent economic difficulties, active-duty and retired Airmen have contributed more than $6 million to the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, during this year’s fund drive.Although the annual AFAF drive has yet to garner this year’s $6.4 million goal, contributions continue to roll in from the 79 assistance fund campaigns around the world. Those donations, coupled... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 7, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Painting with a Twist program previously held quarterly at the Landing is being revamped and will now be known as Creative Canvas with Carri to be held monthly at Hill Air Force Base to help people realize anyone can be an artist.The upcoming class on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m., will be taught by 37-year-old Carri Schmidt, who has a degree in art with a focus in interior design.... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
August 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Zions Bank received the Freedom Award for its support of National Guard and military reserve employees. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office, announced 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor DoD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees. “I’m honored... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
August 7, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It seemed pretty fitting that friends and family said goodbye to Lt. General Marc C. Reynolds in the company of a large collection of vintage war planes.Funeral services for Reynolds, former commander of Hill Air Force Base’s Ogden Air Logistics Center, were held Monday at the Hill Aerospace Museum — a place that, according to the speakers at his funeral, was not only one of... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 7, 2014
Guests gathered for the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction Medallion Ceremony in the ballroom at the Hill Air Force Base Landing  July 25. This formal event was held to recognize the attainment of a major milestone in the careers of 52 Team Hill Members’ promotion to rank of master sergeant and induction into the senior NCO corps.Col. Ron Jolly and Chief Master Sgt. Rhonda Miller, 75th... Read more