Spoo-FIT-icular fitness event fun for all

October 30, 2014

The Hill Air Force Base Warrior Fitness Center offered the spooky and sweaty Spoo-FIT-icular fitness event Oct. 25. for interested participants in the cardio room. Participants came and sweated their Saturday morning away in these free classes offered during this fitness party. 



Adopt-an-Airman

October 30, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — New Airmen hit the ground running when they are stationed at Air Force bases across the country and the realities of life with a new job in new territory hit full force, but Air Force leadership are hoping they have an easier transition with the Adopt-an-Airman Program, started nearly a year ago with a nationwide mandate. 



Look Beyond the Differences and See the Talent

October 30, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Born with Phocomelia, an extremely rare congenital disorder causing shortened arms, no elbows, and missing limbs, Landon Weeks at age 10 wanted to learn to play the piano like his older brothers, but his mom, Lanette Weeks, had a difficult time finding a piano teacher who would teach someone who only had six fingers — three on each hand. 



Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club Annual Holiday Bazaar

October 30, 2014

For more than 15 years, the Hill Air Force Base Officers’ Spouses’ Club (HOSC) has been hosting Bazaars on base. This year’s Holiday Bazaar is quickly approaching on Nov. 19. The event will be held in the ballroom at The Landing from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and is free to attend for anyone with base access. 



BYU grad students visit Hill military chaplains

October 30, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE – Hill’s chaplains are seeing a radical change in how they serve their fellow Airmen, spurred on by budget cuts and a real need to help Airmen by their sides, rather than inside a chapel. 



AFMC selects Hill for excellence

October 30, 2014

Hill was selected as Air Force Materiel Command’s choice for the Commander-in-Chief’s 2015 Annual Award for Installation Excellence.



AFA presents ICBM Systems Directorate with Citation of Honor

October 23, 2014

Another Hill AFB organization was recently recognized for a National Award. The ICBM Systems Directorate (ICBMSD), part of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, was recently awarded the Citation of Honor by the Air Force Association during a ceremony at the Air & Space Conference in Washington D.C.  



Reserves activated for Operation United Assistance

October 23, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has authorized the Defense Department to call up a small number of National Guard or reserve troops that possess special skills needed to aid efforts in stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.



National Red Ribbon Week: Drug abuse is everyone’s problem

October 23, 2014

National Red Ribbon Week is observed the last week of October in response to the 1985 murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena in Mexico.

His death angered parents and youth in communities across the country and they began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused by drugs in America.



By counting on each other, America can ‘Count on Us!’

October 23, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Team Hill, the hour is upon us. 

Nearly 200 inspectors from Air Force Materiel Command will be here from Oct. 27-Nov. 10 to evaluate how well AFMC units, and other Team Hill partners, conduct our vital national defense mission. 

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