LifeTimes

April 9, 2015
BRIGHAM CITYSpc. Four Greg B. Belew, USAOct. 29, 1946-Feb. 7, 196821 years oldInfantryman1 year of service Seaman Steven L. Bruderer, USNMarch 7, 1947-Dec. 16, 196720 years oldSeaman Staff Sgt. Terrel O. Kimber, USAMay 15, 1945-March 29, 197125 years oldInfantry Operations & Intelligence Specialist Pfc. Euan J. Parker, USAAug. 18, 1946-May 26, 196922 years oldInfantryman ... Read more
April 2, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Nearly 80 Airmen from the 419th Fighter Wing and 388th Fighter Wing shaved their heads March 23 to show support for 6-year-old Gracie, who is undergoing chemotherapy while battling lymphoblastic lymphoma.Gracie is the daughter of Maj. Nathan Litz, an F-16 pilot and 419th chief of safety. During the event, hosted by the 388th Operations Support Squadron, Gracie helped give... Read more
Bill Orndorff, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
April 2, 2015
Technology normally used to study missiles at Hill Air Force Base is helping university and government biologists better understand how ocean sounds are affecting whales.Dr. Ted Cranford, adjunct professor of research at San Diego State University, watched in anticipation as a minke whale was scanned in mid-January by the 309th Maintenance Support Group in its computed tomography facility.... Read more
April 2, 2015
BOUNTIFULSpc. Four Robert R. Anderson, USAOct. 5, 1946-March 16, 196720 years oldArmor Crewman1 year of service Pfc. Donn W. Belander, USAFeb. 2, 1949-Dec. 21, 196920 years oldAnti-Tank Assaultman Lance Cpl. Terry B. Day, USMCJuly 26, 1947-Sept. 29, 196821 years oldAerial Camera Systems Technician2 years of service WO1 Jack A. Harker Jr., USAAug. 16, 1949-June 9, 196919 years... Read more
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

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In the Know Invitation extended for family campoutA family campout that includes... more