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Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 20, 2014
 LAYTON – On many people’s minds in the filled-to-capacity conference room last week at the Intermountain Contract Management Seminar held at Weber State University Extension in Layton, was the continually shrinking Department of Defense budget.Keynote speaker Major General Wendy M. Masiello, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
March 20, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base is typically known for what they do in the sky, but a new unit at the base will bring the focus to the sea.Next month, the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps will establish a unit at Hill. The Sea Cadet Corps is a non-profit group that partners with the Navy and the Coast Guard to provide hands-on military training to American youth. Jeff Marsh, who serves... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
March 6, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Rob Jones, a decorated Marine who lost both of his legs above the knee when he stepped on an explosive device, is currently making his way through Utah on a journey across the United States.Jones lost his legs in Afghanistan in 2010. After multiple surgeries, countless rounds of physical therapy, Jones regained his ability to walk with the aid of prostheses. During his... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
March 6, 2014
 Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Hill AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a “Coupons & Rebates in the Digital Age Course” as part of the 2014 Military Saves Week. Participants enjoyed a taco salad dinner buffet while listening to Joanne Roueche, an Associate Professor with the USU Extension Program, speak on topics ranging from the history of coupons to common couponing myths.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
December 12, 2013
In the course of a little more than 45 minutes, one cold Thursday afternoon, loyal customers stopped in to purchase “Heavenly Cupcakes” from the HeidiCakes trailer on base parked near the BX.Nikki Malone was the first customer who stopped in. This was just after she was mobile after surgery on a torn meniscus, saying all she wanted was a cupcake from the HeidiCakes trailer.Malone, a member of the... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron
November 7, 2013
  West Clinton Elementary School was the first school visited this school year by the Heroes Reading Program. On Oct. 22, 40 Airmen visited the school to read age appropriate books provided by United Way and speak about their experience in the Air Force. This program was started with a grant from the Utah Commission on Volunteers and implemented with United Way of Northern Utah and teamed... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
November 7, 2013
  Creative volunteers gathered Oct. 30-Nov. 1to spook and scare those brave enough to visit the Haunted House located in the Youth Center. The annual event has been held for four years and with two weeks of dedicated preparation, this team of volunteers did not disappoint those seeking the scarier side of the holiday. Screams and hollers were abundant as guests were followed by creepy... Read more
Larine Barr, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
October 17, 2013
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to stop using OxyElite Pro, a dietary supplement, because of suspected links to acute hepatitis. The FDA, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Hawaii Department of Health are investigating reports of acute non-viral hepatitis in Hawaii where 29 cases are linked to a dietary supplement.... Read more
Defense Commissary Agency
October 17, 2013
FORT LEE, Va. — A U.S. Department of Agriculture health alert about an outbreak of salmonella Heidelberg infection related to raw chicken products has prompted the Defense Commissary Agency to remind patrons to practice proper food safety procedures when handling raw meat, poultry and seafood. “We want our customers to understand the measures they can use at home to prevent salmonella infection... Read more
75th Force Support Squadron
October 17, 2013
A home school event was held at the at the Airman and Family Readiness Center on Sept. 26. A panel made up of Judith Maughan, School Liaison, Tammy Custer, EFMP-FS, Deborah Roach, STEM Outreach coordinator, Stepanie Buchanan, Utah Christian Home School Association, HeatherAnn Singleton, Homeschooling Association of Utah, and Tonia Johnson, Military OneSource, presented information and answered... Read more