Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 14, 2014
OGDEN – The Ogden Raptors were decked out in their camouflage uniforms during their game against the Helena Brewers in honor of the local community members serving in the military.With Col. Ronald Jolly Sr., commander of the 75th Air Base Wing at Hill Air Force Base, throwing out the first pitch, and the swearing in of 23 new recruits between the third and fourth innings, it was not a normal... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 14, 2014
Aug. 7 parents gathered in the Hill Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center for the third annual Home School Panel. This event offered parents and students the opportunity to gather information about homeschooling, and to meet other families who are educating the same way. People trying to make a decision about homeschooling for the upcoming year and people who have been homeschooling... Read more
Airman 1st Class Devin Scott Michaels, 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 14, 2014
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series on These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story.)For most people, getting a degree while working full time is very stressful. Two sibling service members who have faced such challenges head-on, have guided one another and found solace in each other’s company during their... Read more
Loretta Park, Hilltop Times Staff
August 14, 2014
By LORETTA PARKStandard-Examiner staffHILL AIR FORCE BASE — Every 15 seconds across the country a woman becomes the victim of a domestic violent act -- emotionally, mentally, physically or sexually.Domestic violence crosses all socioeconomic groups, does not turn a blind eye to religion and can be found among doctors, attorneys, police officers, military personnel, politicians and every job title... Read more
Amber Baillie, U.S Air Force Academy Public Affairs
August 14, 2014
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — More than 60 wounded veterans from across the country participated in the final Warrior and Invictus Games training camp here Aug. 3-7 to prepare for the fall games, motivate others and take a healthy step toward recovery.The athletes competed in track and field, basketball, volleyball, swimming, marksmanship and wheelchair tennis to build meaningful connections... Read more
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