Commentary

October 4, 2012
Riders, It makes me very sad to think the Air Force has lost so many good Airmen to unnecessary motorcycle crashes. Since the accompanying article  was written, the Air Force has lost 3 more riders for a total of 18. This is 18 too many if you ask me! This is a tough subject for most of us because we have lost riders here at home. It has... Read more
Sherel Hardy, 309th Electronics Maintenance Group, Director
September 27, 2012
This is an exciting time to be at Hill Air Force Base. We are making history as the Air Force transitions to the 5-Center Construct that better aligns our organization to our core mission areas.No question about it -- these are challenging times. As I thought about the change I remembered an article I published a few years ago during the stand-up of the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center.... Read more
Armed Forces News Service
September 20, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued the following message to the Airmen of the United States Air Force:As we celebrate the United States Air Force's 65th birthday, we salute all of the dedicated Airmen who serve or have served in our nation's youngest and most innovative... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 20, 2012
The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, which supports the Hill Aerospace Museum, will hold its annual Commander's Cup charity golf tournament Oct. 1 at Hubbard Golf Course.Each year amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament, and this year's event won't be any different. Several golfers from the local area are slated to play, as well as LPGA Tour professional Brittany... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 20, 2012
The 75th Medical Group will offer the opportunity to drop off unused or old prescription medication and sharps at the BX and Commissary on Sept. 29.There are six Smith's pharmacies doing this at off-base locations on the same date and during the same time, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.They include two Bountiful locations, 2390 S. Main St. and 966 S. 200 West; Farmington, 1316 N. Highway 89; Layton, 1170 E.... Read more
Lt. Gen. Bruce A. Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center
September 13, 2012
It takes integrity to run a world-class business.As the new Air Force Sustainment Center commander, I'm challenging our personnel to strive for world-class results. I want to improve our business and give our war fighter the best product with the highest quality, on time and on cost. In this environment of excellence, there is no room for misconduct and I'm reminding all federal employees to... Read more
Lt. Col. T. Allen Heritage, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron commander
September 13, 2012
As a senior cadet at a military college, I was tasked as cadet officer of the day -- my charge was to run the guard detail responsible for manning numerous gates and entrances to the campus. After guard mount, the first order of business was calling the commandant of cadets to report that the guard was in place for the night and anything else of importance. The commandant, retired Army Col. Tony... Read more
Susan Schickel, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Assistance
September 13, 2012
Legitimate rape, forcible rape, substantiated rape, unwanted sex; terms all used to describe what in fact is rape, period!It's been all over the news in recent months, and not just in regards to the military. From the release of the "Invisible War" or the instructors at Lackland Air Force Base, to the GOP activist right here in Utah and I'm sure you have all heard the most recent comment... Read more
Wendell Mann, 748 SCMG/OMS
August 30, 2012
As supply chain managers, our success depends on our ability to provide customers with products and services that meet their needs as well as their expectations. Delivering resources via the right thing, the right way and for the right reason are measurements of our success. The 748th Supply Chain Management Group bumper sticker reads: "Logistics professionals providing, anticipating and... Read more
Armed Forces News Service
August 30, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Roy issued the following message to all Air Force personnel:As our nation pays tribute to American workers during Labor Day weekend, we thank all Airmen for your dedicated service and hard work every day of the year. While many of you enjoy a... Read more