July is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

July 10, 2014

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It happens when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger mutations that lead the cells to multiply quickly and form malignant tumors.



Sesame Street/USO Experience helps military families

July 10, 2014

On July 1, the characters of Sesame Street made two appearances at Northridge High School in Layton for military families. This show, the second ever at Hill Air Force Base, was put on by the USO in an attempt to impact military families and especially their children who may have questions, confusion or difficulty with all of the change and moving involved with military life.



Program helps moms, dads get a night out

July 10, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Need a break? Maybe a date with your spouse or some alone time to run a few errands?



Airmen invited to register for Hero2Hired job fair

July 10, 2014

 A job fair event will help those who served their country and their families find employment.



Roller Dolls to hold military appreciation game

July 10, 2014

OGDEN — The Junction City Roller Dolls annual military appreciation game begins at 6 p.m. on July 19 at the Golden Spike Events Center, 1000 N. 1200 West in Ogden. Doors open at 5 p.m. All military members and veterans can purchase buy-one, get-one-free tickets with valid military identification. 



Inspiring ‘heaven is for real’ avoids heavy-handedness

July 10, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I expressed some serious disappointment over a Christian-themed film, “God’s Not Dead.” I thought it was a heavy-handed mess that stood on the shoulders of mean and nasty atheists in hopes of elevating its cause. It felt very negative.



Questar Gas Feeder Line Replacement Project

July 10, 2014

Questar Gas and National Pipeline began construction of a new high pressure natural gas feeder line serving Hill Air Force Base on July 7.



Multiple lane restrictions

July 10, 2014

There are multiple lane restrictions throughout the base because of construction.



Embracing smart change

July 10, 2014

I can’t get some slogans out of my head; slogan’s like Nike’s “Just Do It,” KFC’s “Finger Lickin Good,” and M&M’s “Melts in your mouth not in your hands.” For decades, military services have also employed slogans in their attempt to lure the best young men and women into their ranks. Many slogans, like the “duty, honor, country,” and “It’s Not Just A Job, It’s An Adventure,” were extremely effective.



Commissaries partner with food banks

July 10, 2014

FORT LEE, Va. — The Defense Commissary Agency has established a formal process covering diversion of unsellable but edible food to local food banks.

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