LifeTimes

Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
October 22, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Holding her award to her aproned chest, right next to her Taco Bell name tag, Patricia Barson beamed.“It’s my greatest dream in life,” said the Army Air Force Exchange employee. “I just want to serve people.”Barson was honored Oct. 16 as one of the Department of Defense’s Outstanding Employees with a Disability. Patricia was selected for the award from among AAFES 32,000... Read more
STAFF SGT. CRYSTAL CHARRIERE, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
October 22, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The “Misfits,” a four-man team from the 419th Force Support Squadron, took home the Defender’s Cup trophy following an upset victory over nine other teams that competed in the annual combat skills challenge Oct. 4. “Never underestimate the FSS,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Fiederer, 419th FSS commander. “I’m extremely proud of our team, and we plan on keeping that trophy... Read more
M. NATALIE GALLEGOS, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager
October 22, 2015
Domestic violence is an epidemic in our country and Hill AFB is not immune. There are more than 300 reports every year at Hill AFB. In order to increase awareness and encourage prevention, Hill’s Family Advocacy Program sponsored a Strike-Out Domestic Violence Softball Tournament at the Hill Air Force Base Warrior Fitness softball fields earlier this month.Col. Ronald Jolly, 75th Air Base... Read more
TECH. SGT. MEREDITH MINGLEDORFF, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
October 22, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hispanic Americans have been a vital part of American society since before the country unified. William Edward Cordero was welcomed into one of these pioneering families on July 20, 1935, in Santa Barbara, California. His father, Walter Cordero, and his mother, Helen, had early Spanish explorer roots in California, which were traceable back to the 1700s. Perhaps it was this... Read more
Dana Rimington, Special to the Hilltop Times
October 22, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In light of Hispanic American Observance Month, Hill Air Force Base took time toe celebrate the contributions of Hispanics in the country and on base.Alma Orosco, chair of the Hispanic American Heritage Observance Committee, pointed out to an audience at the Hubbard Golf Course last week that throughout the years, Hispanic Americans have played an integral role in the... Read more
Tricare
October 22, 2015
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Each October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are reminded to put themselves first and make time for their health. Making health a priority helps people stay in optimum shape and keeps illnesses and disease at bay.Women often put their families’ needs ahead of their own, ignoring minor symptoms year after year until they affect their health. Using preventive care is... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
October 8, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Combined Federal Campaign Kick-off Event at Hill Air Force Base last week was all about changing lives. Over 50 charities from Northern Utah came to Hill AFB to show what needs are unmet. One charity member spoke about how the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization changed his life. During Doug Ferguson’s second of three tours of duty in Vietnam, he was one of... Read more
October 8, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — During the month of October, Air Force Materiel Command will promote Depression Awareness. As part of its Mental Fitness Campaign, AFMC will inform the workforce about the signs and symptoms of depression, offer anonymous behavioral health screenings, and promote mental fitness assistance programs and services. According to the National Institute of... Read more
October 8, 2015
Col. Ron Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander, signed the 2015 Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Sept. 28 at Fire Station 1, heralding Oct. 4-10 as Fire Prevention Week throughout Hill Air Force Base. Throughout the week, the Hill AFB Fire Department is encouraging Team Hill to protect their homes and families by heeding this year’s campaign life safety message which is “Hear the Beep Where... Read more
October 8, 2015
The Hill AFB Fire Department will host a 5K, 10K and 13K run at 7 a.m. on Oct. 9 in honor of Fire Prevention Week. The cost is free. The run starts at Building 349, the base’s Fire Station headquarters. The 5K runners will tackle a route to Fire Station 4. The 10K runners continue back to the starting line. The 13K runners will continue past Fire Station 4 and end at Fire Station 2.... Read more