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February 18, 2016

Cancer awareness class set for Feb. 25

Civilian Health promotion services will be hosting a presentation by the Huntsman Cancer Institute 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 25 at the Health and Wellness Center classrooms. The aim is to bring awareness to National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month. 

The topic of the presentation will highlight tips to lower cancer risk, screening guidelines and the steps to reduce cancer risk by more than 50 percent.

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Col. Jolly signs proclamation against teen dating violence

February 18, 2016

To increase awareness of teen dating violence, encourage prevention of this kind of domestic abuse, and support safe and healthy dating experiences, Col. Ron Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander, signed a Teen Dating Violence Awareness Proclamation for Hill Air Force Base Feb. 10. 



Hill Air Force Base parents applaud extension of maternity leave time for new moms, dads

February 18, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Dené McCracken is due to give birth to a baby boy in April.

It’s her first child, and she says her stress and anxiety levels have been on a steady march upward since discovering she was pregnant.



Air Force warns Airmen against talking politics on social media

February 18, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In a year that will undoubtedly be headlined by politics both national and local, the Air Force is warning Airmen to watch what they say and how they say it.



Budget may include major construction at Hill, F-35 purchase at Hill, delay of F-35 purchases

February 18, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force’s proposed 2017 budget includes a delay in F-35 purchases, new life for the A-10 and more than $44 million worth of construction projects at Hill Air Force Base.



Military Saves Week all about saving money

February 11, 2016

The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts its annual Military Saves Week Feb. 22-26 to promote good savings behaviors and to provide service members and their families with the opportunity to assess their personal saving status. 



Hill AFB energy saving performance contract kicks off

February 11, 2016

Base civil engineers at Hill Air Force Base and the Defense Logistics Agency invited Energy Service Group, an energy service company, to perform a preliminary assessment of installation facilities Jan. 6 for an energy savings performance contract.



Pentagon: F-35 deployment on track

February 11, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Despite criticisms, the Pentagon’s Joint Program Office says the target date for having the F-35 ready for deployment is in sight.



Two special-needs carts help Hill AFB shoppers

February 11, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For many years, Wendy Heim would grocery shop at the Commissary or Base Exchange on Hill AFB with her young daughter without any problems, setting her in the designated seat for children. 

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