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2ND LT. AMY POLANECZKY and MASTER SGT. KEVIN HAMMER, Team Hill Vietnam Commemoration Committee
March 26, 2015
In 2012, President Barack Obama proclaimed May 28, 2012, to Nov.11, 2025, as the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration.This is a 13-year Department of Defense initiative that serves to give thanks to Vietnam veterans for every year they endured and sacrificed through one of history’s most brutal wars. In August of 2014, Hill AFB became a Commemorative Partner of the 50th Anniversary... Read more
Eli Whitman, 75th Force Support Squadron
March 26, 2015
Hill Air Force Base’s Outdoor Recreation and Weber State Outdoor Program signed a memorandum of understanding on March 18 formalizing a partnership to facilitate adventure-based programs and events for Airmen and students. In the spring of 2013, Hill AFB Outdoor Recreation, Tickets and Travel program lost its adventure-based program coordinator. This position was critical to facilitating... Read more
March 26, 2015
March is National Nutrition Month sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.This year’s theme, “Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle,” encourages informed food choices and daily exercise to promote overall health. While there is no “super” food or exercise that is the magic bullet, a person’s day-to-day choices are the key to good health. Below are some everyday choices you can make that will... Read more
Becky Wright, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 19, 2015
OGDEN — Build an unmanned watercraft to send to the bottom of Lake Powell, in search of a plane that went down while researching ruins on the lake bed. Once there, open the plane’s fuselage door to retrieve the black box, deploy oil-absorbing canisters, and collect rock samples from the lake floor.That was the scenario given to teams in the SeaPerch Northern Utah Underwater Competition last week.... Read more
March 19, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Spring Into Shape physical activity challenge.Spring Into Shape is a command-wide initiative designed to promote physical activity for the AFMC workforce. Participants will receive a free copy of the “Quick Start Walking” DVD at the official check-in. Civilian Health Promotion Services will... Read more
March 19, 2015
Courtesy photoCongratulations to the Hill Air Force Base Fire Department for taking first place in last month’s Fight for Air Climb in Salt Lake City. Utah firefighters and community members climbed the 372 steps to the top of the Zions Bank tower on Feb. 28 in support of the American Lung Association’s annual event, which supports people with lung diseases. Pictured are Jeff Griffen, Paul Bond,... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 12, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — 388th Fighter Wing Senior Airman Kamryn Dungy competed with the Air Force Boxing Team this year and recently became the 2015 San Antonio Region Golden Gloves Champion in his weight class (152 pounds). But his journey to success was laden with roadblocks.When the 22-year-old entered basic training in the Air Force four years ago, he announced to his family and friends that... Read more
March 12, 2015
ALEX R. LLOYD/ U.S. Air ForceRebecca Nelson, a retired TO manager and double-lung transplant recipient, works hard to stay healthy by participating in five Zumba classes every week. She worked at Hill Air Force Base for 12 years and received her transplant in July 2012. She has faced a long road to recovery, but with the support of her co-workers, family and Zumba classmates, she’s lost 30 pounds... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 12, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The military reaches out to assist troubled service members, and helping people with mental health issues “is what we’ve got to do for every single person in our own lives,” first lady Michelle Obama told attendees at a conference March 4.As part of the White House’s Joining Forces initiative, the first lady addressed mental-health professionals at the “Give An Hour” conference... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 5, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 2015 AFLCMC Engineering Frederick T. Rall Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award was recently presented to Michael Hackett, A-10 Chief Engineer, A-10 Aircraft Division at Hill Air Force Base.Hackett received the award because of his technical leadership, spanning three decades, spent acquiring and sustaining U.S. Air Force weapon systems to accomplish critical mission... Read more

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