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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
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 12, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — 388th Fighter Wing Senior Airman Kamryn Dungy competed with the Air Force Boxing Team this year and recently became the 2015 San Antonio Region Golden Gloves Champion in his weight class (152 pounds). But his journey to success was laden with roadblocks.When the 22-year-old entered basic training in the Air Force four years ago, he announced to his family and friends that... Read more
March 12, 2015
ALEX R. LLOYD/ U.S. Air ForceRebecca Nelson, a retired TO manager and double-lung transplant recipient, works hard to stay healthy by participating in five Zumba classes every week. She worked at Hill Air Force Base for 12 years and received her transplant in July 2012. She has faced a long road to recovery, but with the support of her co-workers, family and Zumba classmates, she’s lost 30 pounds... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 12, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The military reaches out to assist troubled service members, and helping people with mental health issues “is what we’ve got to do for every single person in our own lives,” first lady Michelle Obama told attendees at a conference March 4.As part of the White House’s Joining Forces initiative, the first lady addressed mental-health professionals at the “Give An Hour” conference... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 5, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 2015 AFLCMC Engineering Frederick T. Rall Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award was recently presented to Michael Hackett, A-10 Chief Engineer, A-10 Aircraft Division at Hill Air Force Base.Hackett received the award because of his technical leadership, spanning three decades, spent acquiring and sustaining U.S. Air Force weapon systems to accomplish critical mission... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 5, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base personnel gathered for the final course of Military Saves Week, a financial management workshop instructed by Audrey Thompson, a retired chief master sergeant now with USAA financial services. The course covered topics ranging from budgeting to saving and investing — all in an engaging and dynamic hourlong course in the Airman and Family Readiness Center.... Read more
Madison Lemelle, Hill AFB Wellness & Health Promotion Services
March 5, 2015
Over the past few decades, the health and fitness industries have been booming, although ironically, the obesity epidemic continues to grow year to year. Why do you think that is? With all of the latest and greatest fad diets and hunger suppressant pills on the market, shouldn’t it be easy to maintain a healthy weight? No. This is where so many individuals go wrong. Healthy eating and... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
February 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After extended periods of time apart, whether from a deployment or lengthy TDY, military spouses can benefit from a helping hand.That’s the idea behind Spouse Reunion Training, which is being offered from noon to 1 p.m. March 9 at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. The training is designed to help couples take on the reintegration process more smoothly and learn about... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wight Public Affairs
February 26, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Airmen from the 419th Fighter Wing showed their support for a Utah boy battling cancer by shaving their heads during a deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.The reservists joined about 30 deployed Airmen from across the Air Force who faced the razor Feb. 10 as part of the “Lose It for Landon” campaign to raise awareness for 11-year-old Landon Streadbeck, a Morgan... Read more

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