In The Know

March 17, 2016

Lent and Holy Week observances

The Hill AFB Chapel Community is holding services in observance of Lent and the Holy Week. The chapel provides spiritual care and free exercise of religion to Hill Air Force Base employees and their families. 

March 18 — Each Friday only, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, noon, Catholic

March 18 — Each Friday only, Stations of the Cross, 5 p.m., Catholic

March 20 — Palm Sunday, 8:45 a.m., Catholic

March 25 — Passion Re-enactment, 1 p.m., Ecumenical



Hill AFB to install new speed tables and barrier at South Gate

March 17, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Starting March 22, the 75th Civil Engineer Group will close the South Gate to the base for eight weeks to install new speed tables and a new wedge barrier. The construction will close all inbound and outbound traffic through this gate, significantly affecting peak flow travel times at all other gates.  



In the Know

March 10, 2016

Time to ‘Spring Forward’ on Sunday 

Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday March 13 at 2 a.m. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed. It brings an extra hour of daylight, and a strong desire to hit the snooze button a couple extra times.



Save your smile and your money: Enroll in the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

March 10, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Do you see your dentist at least twice a year for regular checkups? If so, you have an excellent chance of keeping your teeth and gums healthy for a very long time. Because your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body, maintaining good oral health is important—but even routine dental care can be costly, sometimes averaging several hundred dollars each year. Fortunately, the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program can keep you smiling and help you maintain your overall health, all at an affordable cost.



Hill AFB Airmen promoted to senior master sergeant

March 10, 2016

Team Hill congratulates the following Airmen who have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant, the second-highest enlisted rank. A promotion release ceremony was held at the club March 3. 



Newest Chiefs recognized during ceremony

March 10, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The designation as a “1-percenter” commonly carries less-than-desirable connotations, depending on the context and demographic to which it is applied.



ACTION LINE: Too many papers in Bldg. 1225

March 10, 2016

Q: Hi, I work in Building 1225 and have tried several times to get the number of Hilltop Times reduced. I called the person at Hill and they said to contact the Standard Examiner. When I have called, I get an answering machine and never get a callback, or they say they are not the person to talk to. We are getting two bundles of paper and we only need a half a bundle. Each week, somebody is taking the extra paper to the recycle bin. This is a waste of money if they are not read and just going to recycle. My thoughts are that the paper should just be electronic.



Why we should love engineers

March 3, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Engineers often perform heroic works behind the scenes, with the public oblivious to the effects on everyone’s daily lives. Consequently, Engineering Week was born across the nation more than 60 years ago, and is still going strong in an effort to shed some light on the work of engineers. 



Civilian Health Promotion Services celebrates 10-year anniversary

March 3, 2016

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Throughout 2016, Civilian Health Promotion Services will celebrate its 10-year anniversary of providing health and wellness services to Air Force Materiel Command’s workforce.



Hill supports National Children’s Dental Health

March 3, 2016

Senior Airman Douglas Tate, 75th Dental Squadron, speaks to students Feb. 25 at Doxey Elementary School in Sunset.

Airmen from the 75th DS, in support of Children’s Dental Health Month, visited local schools and educated over 1,000 children about healthy eating, proper brushing, flossing and the importance of visiting a dentist regularly. 

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