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August 25, 2016
The new Team Hill Diversity Council brought representatives from all of Hill AFB’s annual special observances to Centennial Park Aug. 20 to celebrate and learn more about the base’s unique community and diversity.The event featured food, entertainment, cultural presentations, and informational booths.Festival attendees received passports to be stamped while visiting booths providing information... Read more
August 25, 2016
Several Airmen and civilians donned loaded backpacks and participated in a teambuilding activity here Aug. 19.The GoRuck Light Challenge, led by a military veteran with a special operations background and sponsored here by the 75th Force Support Squadron, tested participants’ stamina, leadership, and fitness. Depending on body weight, participants each carried 10-20 pounds in their backpacks... Read more
August 25, 2016
Hill Air Force Base will celebrate Labor Day Sept. 5 and many offices and services will be closed in conjunction with the AFMC “Family Day” Sept. 2. See below for more information.  Read more
MIKE PERRON, DeCA public affairs specialist
August 18, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. — Smart military shoppers know the commissary has the lowest prices in town. And the really smart ones know that for a few days twice a year, stateside commissaries take savings to another level with their Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales. The sales take place each spring and fall, offering savings as much as 50 percent over the stores’ already low prices. This year’s fall... Read more
Eleanora Berry, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs
August 18, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Military students can turn good grades into rewards — and a chance at a $2,000 gift card — with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program. Through the program, first- through 12th-graders who maintain a B average or better are eligible to receive a coupon booklet filled with free offers and discounts from the Hill Exchange.“For 16 years, the... Read more
ANDREW DUREN, THDC Public Affairs
August 18, 2016
Women’s Equality Day was established by Joint Resolution of Congress in 1971. Women’s Equality Day is observed on the 26th day of August and commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. The observance has grown to include focusing attention on women’s continued efforts toward gaining full equality. The continuing theme is “... Read more
SALLIE CAUTHERS, DeCA marketing and mass media specialist
August 11, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. — August means back-to-school savings at commissaries around the world and the return of the popular Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales in the states.“The lineup of promotions for August gives our customers plenty of reasons to shop their commissary for great deals that help them stretch their paychecks,” said Tracie Russ, the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales.... Read more
August 11, 2016
Commissary patrons help drive Feds Feed Families supportLast year was a banner year for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The Department of Defense collected more than 3.2 million pounds of food and personal hygiene items for donation to local food banks and pantries. Stateside commissary employees and their patrons contributed almost 50 percent or a whopping 1.6 million pounds of DOD’s total.... Read more
August 11, 2016
The 2016 Commanders’ Cup Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, will be Sept. 6 at Hubbard Golf Course. Cost is $150 per golfer and includes green fees, cart, food and prizes. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. and there will be an awards dinner in the clubhouse after play ends. Registrations are due by Aug. 26. For more information call 801-825-5817 Read more
CAPT. KIMBERLY ERSKINE, Air Mobility Command Public Affairs
August 11, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — A new Air Force training program prepares Airmen to recognize barriers and find ways to comfortably address them in an effort to reduce power-based personal violence within the communities they belong to.The training program, Green Dot, involves sexual assault awareness, ways to reduce dating and domestic violence, and stalking.Tech. Sgt. Jaime Corneau, the Green Dot... Read more

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