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Steve Serrette, 72nd Air Base Wing Safety Office
July 30, 2015
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Midsummer has arrived, the “heat dome” has set in and the temperatures are soaring close to the century mark. As August approaches, weather history has shown the heat only gets worse. In an attempt to relax and cool off, many people frequent home and public pools, lakes, ponds and rivers. Some even venture on a road trip to the ocean.Swimming is a favorite warm... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Defense Department has closed loopholes to protect U.S. men and women in uniform from predatory lending practices, President Barack Obama said at the 116th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Pittsburgh on July 21.The heightened level of financial and consumer-rights protection against unscrupulous practices, called the final rule of the Military Lending Act,... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN PATSY ORTIZ, 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health
July 30, 2015
As the weather warms up, more people will be visiting pools, recreational water parks and lakes, potentially increasing their exposure to water-borne diseases. According to the Center for Disease Control, cryptosporidium is one of the leading causes of waterborne disease. Cryptosporidiosis is an illness caused by parasites which live in soil, food and water; the most common mode of... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 23, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY — Two Airmen from Hill Air Force Base have spent the last several months playing with the Falconz Salt Lake Women’s football team and are now headed with their team to the national championships in South Carolina.Twenty-three-year old 2nd Lt. Emmy Raney played football with her high school team as the team kicker, but was never allowed to play other positions, so when she heard... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS CHRISTIAN CLAUSEN, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
July 23, 2015
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada — The clinic buildings themselves aren’t scary; add the words “mental health” and the image of being studied like a frozen caveman, and most people will avoid them like a tiger were on the loose. That’s why the 432d Wing Human Performance Team was stood up — to alieve that stigma, provide help and make those who can help easily available.Some service members have a... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 9, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It’s easy for chaplains to focus on spiritual matters since it’s their career, but chaplains at Hill Air Force Base are taking things to another level by incorporating physical workouts into their focus each week — and in the process, they’re discovering far-reaching benefits. Chaplain Steve Cuneio said the group was originally started so they could develop a sense of... Read more
Jamie Lampros, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 9, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It’s hot out there — not only for humans, but for animals as well, so when you’re looking for ways to beat the heat, don’t forget to keep your furry friends in mind, too.The first thing to be aware of is the danger of leaving a pet inside a parked car during the summer months. Dr. Melanie Swartz, chief veterinarian at Hill AFB Veterinary Services, said even if someone parks... Read more
July 9, 2015
OGDENPfc. David P. Dunyon, USMCMarch 21, 1949 - July 27, 196819 years old Rifleman Spc. Five Jack C. Everts, USAFeb. 21, 1950 - April 30, 197020 years old Unknown MOS (Flight Qualified) 1 year of service Spc. Four Richard M. Facer, USAApril 24, 1950 - 0ct. 31, 197020 years old Light Defense Artillery Crewmember Capt. Franklin J. Hiner, USAJan. 14, 1939 - June 25, 196829 years old Rotary Wing... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 2, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Service to one’s country was on the minds of more than 200 youth as they sweated in the warm June afternoon sun at the Hill Aerospace Museum, washing planes, planting flowers, filling areas with fresh gravel, and adding mulch to garden beds. As part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Layton Kays Creek Stake’s Youth Conference, a gathering for teens age... Read more
KAELYNN STUDEBAKER, Health Promotion Coordinator
July 2, 2015
Have you participated in Civilian Health Promotion Services, or CHPS, screenings before? Do you know your numbers?If you have not ever participated or it has been more than a year, the Hill Air Force Base CHPS team would like to invite you to check it out. Screenings offered include blood glucose, cholesterol, body fat percentage and blood pressure, which can be done in less than 15 minutes.... Read more