LifeTimes

Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 5, 2013
  You’ve got a veteran in your family with stories you’d like to get a record of before it’s no longer possible to do so. Somehow you want to see those stories shared at least among your own family members. How do you do this? Well if you are Karyl Mounteer and her siblings, you try a variety of tactics over the years. Their father, Carl Anderson, was a prisoner of war in Germany during... Read more
Barbara McConvill, Director, 75th Force Support Marketing
August 8, 2013
A donkey, a pig and a dancing horse were just a few of the surprises that entertained more than 1,300 family members and friends at the fifth annual family campout at Hill Air Force Base Centennial Park. Kids of all ages enjoyed petting the farm animals, having their faces painted with super heroes and butterflies, riding on the strong back of Sundance the Dancing Horse, enjoying a fine... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron Staff
August 8, 2013
Amid the ubiquity of today’s electronic media, books remain resilient and the demand for reading programs at the base library persists for all age groups. Programs such as Summer Reading, Story Hour, Literacy Exploration, On-line Database Resources, Teen Discovery, Adult Groups and Computer Knowledge, remain popular but can only be offered with the help of volunteers. As an innovative approach... Read more
Kammi Hansen, Health and Wellness Center dietician
August 1, 2013
With furloughs now in place everyone is trying trim up their budget. A lunch from home is a great place to save. Each week I’ll give you healthy, low-cost lunch ideas that taste good and keep you out of the PB&J lunch rut. Balance is the key for a healthy lunch. A healthy protein along with carbohydrates that add fiber is the most satisfying combination to keep you feeling full. This week’... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
August 1, 2013
As summer ends and the school year nears, take time to refocus your efforts individually or as a family to ensure your nutrition and physical activity habits are ready for the year ahead. Come join CHPS for a variety of healthy eating classes this August and learn to Eat Smart for a Healthy Start! Classes will be held in the Health and Wellness Center, Building 533. Join one or all of them.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 25, 2013
OGDEN — When six Airmen stood before the crowd July 22 in the Ogden Pioneer Stadium arena, cheers rang out, smoke billowed up and rockets were set off. Among those standing there proudly from Hill AFB were: • Master Sgt. Jeffery Heik, 388th Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, who managed a specialist section during Operation Iraqi Freedom during deployment resulting in 900 sorties with... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 11, 2013
Master Sgt. Martez Banks, 419th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, said he knew he was doing pretty well in the state bowling tournament, but it really registered when things got kind of quiet around him when it was his turn to bowl again. It was the tenth frame in the third game which made it kind of a bittersweet memory. "One shot, definitely would have got me to 800 (in the series), and... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 3, 2013
LIBERTY — Military families took a break to experience some summer recreational opportunities, get to know one another a little better, and improve and build on resiliency at the Air Expeditionary Force Retreat at Wolf Creek June 28-30. Approximately 34 families who had military members deploying or just returning from a deployment enjoyed a beach party, Hawaiian-themed dinner and participated... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 3, 2013
Kids and mud. The words seem to go together. At the Child Development Centers East and West, teachers intentionally brought the two together on Friday. Children made mud pies, waded, tip toed or pranced in mud pits. They played in sprinklers and put their hands in the gooey muck. Even the smallest of tots played with beach balls and other toys and put their hands in water sensory tables. Some... Read more
Civilian Health Personnel Services
July 3, 2013
The potential impacts of sequestration have many living under stress. The best thing to do at this time is to prepare for possible outcomes that may arise. With good stress management skills, you can learn to manage your stress level and increase your ability to cope with life’s challenges. Stress management isn’t a first-aid kit you pull out only in emergencies. Rather, it’s a set of tools you... Read more