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Dave Smith, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs
May 7, 2015
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Health, fitness and energy are important considerations for all Airmen, but when does pursuing them result in potential and real problems?Supplements, health foods and energy drinks may be popular and even come with approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but that doesn’t ensure compliance with current Air Force instructions or passing a urinalysis test... Read more
May 7, 2015
COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — Air Force Ground Safety is sponsoring Fall Protection Focus weeks May 4-15.This initiative is a partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s campaign “National Safety Stand-Down.”During fiscal years 2010-2014, the Air Force had 7,671 injuries from falls resulting in 44,000 lost work... Read more
Kevin Gaddie, Team Eglin Public Affairs
April 30, 2015
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — When a career-ending injury halted then-Staff Sgt. Daniel Crane’s promising military career, he almost gave in to the anger and depression that threatened to overtake him.In 2012, Crane, assigned to the 736th Security Forces Squadron in Guam, had just completed a three-day security mission. The night after, he spent some off-duty time at a friend’s house and was... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 30, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Young students built miniature wind turbines and solved a mock crisis at the Knights and Dragons event for fathers and sons in fourth through eighth grades, hosted April 15 by the Hill Air Force Base STEM Outreach Program at the Gerrity Memorial Library.On this evening, participants had the opportunity to build mini wind turbines and use solar panels to power a small village... Read more
April 30, 2015
EPHRAIMLance Cpl. Johnny S. Martinez, USMCJuly 15, 1948 - Nov. 28, 196820 years oldRifleman 1 year of service  ESCALANTESgt. 1st Class Gerry G. Chesnut, USA Nov. 22, 1936 - Dec. 2, 1967 31 years old Infantryman 12 years of service EUREKAPfc. Richard L. Sorensen, USASept. 5, 1947 - Feb. 11, 196820 years oldInfantryman FAIRVIEW1st Lt. Gary R. Mower, USAMarch 18, 1944 - May 22, 1970 26... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 23, 2015
EDEN — Hill Air Force Base families poured into Wolf Creek Lodge in Eden for the 2015 Team Hill Air Expeditionary Force Retreat on April 17.The three-day retreat was created for families with an Airman preparing for deployment or returning from a deployment. The retreat offers free lodging, catered meals and activities for families to enjoy together, as well as resiliency trainings with... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 23, 2015
OGDEN — It’s been nearly 70 years since the end of World War II and, with the number of veterans who fought in the conflict on a steady decline, Utah wants their stories preserved and kept in a safe place.The Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs and the Utah Division of State History have begun a project to collect the stories and artifacts of Utah veterans who served in World War II... Read more
April 23, 2015
DESERETStaff Sgt. James D. Mace, USAJan. 14, 1949 - April 9, 197021 years oldInfantryman 1 to 2 years of service  DRAPERPfc. Brian F. Carlquist, USAJuly 17, 1943 - Nov. 17, 196522 years oldField Communications Electronic Equipment Mechanic (Airborne Qualified) Spc. Four Howard K. Fitzgerald, USAApril 18, 1948 - March 23, 1969 20 years oldMedical NCO1 year of service ... Read more
Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, and also recognizes this time of year as it pertains to a more sobering topic: National Child Abuse Prevention Month.In a recent DOD news interview, Barbara Thompson, the director of the DOD’s Office of Family Readiness, stressed that anyone aware of red flags and potential cases of abuse has an... Read more
Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Department of Defense observes April as the Month of the Military Child, said a Pentagon official.Established by then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986, the month recognizes some 1.9 million U.S. military children ranging in age from infants to 18 years... Read more

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