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Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 14, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ken Reid has been in a wheelchair for 26 years, ever since a car accident in his 20s. After mourning the loss of the life he envisioned for himself, he discovered joy helping others in the same situation. Reid is now an assistive technology professional, adapting technology for people with special needs. One of his more popular products is an automated toy car, modified... Read more
April 14, 2016
BOSTON — What do measuring earthquakes, creating lightning and applying space-like pressure to marshmallows all have in common? They each were demonstrations of science and technology used to intrigue the next generation of engineers on the Air Force’s capabilities and opportunities during the National Society of Black Engineers annual convention March 26 in Boston. During the convention,... Read more
April 14, 2016
The Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Breakfast took place on April 4 at the Hill Aerospace Museum, Hill Air Force Base.  Read more
April 7, 2016
The 75th Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center has compiled a list of available summer activities and camps in the local area. The Air Force does not give official endorsement to programs, organizations or service providers.Hill AFB Youth ProgramsVisit the Facebook page or go to http://75FSS.com; under “Menus” search Youth Programs to see what is available for the summer.... Read more
April 7, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Jay W. Fiebig, Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Sustainment Center director, hosted the 13th Annual Team Hill Science, Technology, and Technical Management Awards Ceremony recently at the Hill Aerospace Museum. The ceremony recognized winners of Science, Technology, Engineering, Technical Management, and other science-related awards across the mission... Read more
March 31, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ninety female missileers made Air Force history March 22 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.In honor of Women’s History Month, missileers based out of Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota; F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming; and Malmstrom AFB, Montana, completed a 24-hour alert shift to sustain an... Read more
March 31, 2016
Escorted by Hill AFB’s finest, the Easter Bunny made a grand entrance at the base’s Easter egg hunt March 26.Volunteers helped prepare thousands of candy- and toy-filled eggs that were scattered for hundreds of children to find and enjoy.Children up to 12 years of age participated. The annual event is hosted by the 75th Force Support Squadron. Read more
STEVE WARNS, AFCEC Public Affairs
March 31, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Teenagers looking to cure those summertime blues will have various camps to choose from this year, thanks to central funding from the Air Force Services Activity, also known as AFSVA.Teen family members of active-duty military assigned to or working or living on an Air Force led/joint installation; retired Airmen; Air Force civilian employees; Air National... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Special to the Hilltop Times
March 24, 2016
LAYTON — The Layton American Legion is in need of a miracle.Because of insufficient revenue and declining membership, Legion Post 87’s canteen — a daily gathering place for local veterans — is set to shut down May 31, officials say.Toni Wehus, manager and daytime bartender at the Legion, said she wants to keep the canteen open, but acknowledged that doing so will likely take a major stroke of... Read more
PRERANA KORPE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
March 24, 2016
“Beep. Beep. Beep,” the alarm blares. Time to get up. Do you hit snooze? On average, we spend 33 percent of our lives asleep. When assessing your overall health, have you considered your sleep habits? Sleep hygiene, as researchers call it, involves a variety of behavioral practices that are necessary for quality sleep and full alertness during waking hours. “One of the most... Read more

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