Although there have been many firework-restrictions across the Wasatch Front this season, local communities celebrated Independence Day and plan Pioneer Day celebrations with large firework displays on July 24. The month of July will be full of activities for residents to enjoy from breakfasts in several parks, 5K runs, parades galore, concerts and carnivals and as the sun sets on the last barbecue of the day firework events will fill the night skies.
Be Cinderella for a day and try on as many dresses as you would like.
Let Belle of the Ball program manager Holly Kelley be your personal shopper and handing you dress after dress, until you find the perfect one; or maybe the perfect two.
Kelley understands that you just might want to take home your favorite two, to hold your personal modeling session for your own prince charming and make your final decision in the pleasure of his company.
On Monday, June 4, sixteen stellar career Air Force women arrived on Hill Air Force Base at the Warrior Fitness Center to compete for a position on the 2012 United States Air Force Women's Volleyball Team.
The Military Appreciation Day, themed "Sounds of Freedom" was held Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Layton Commons Park to celebrate the local military's commitment to the defense of our nation and peacekeeping efforts around the globe. The proceeds from the event, hosted by Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors (NWAOR) and Layton City, allowed for a $10,000 contribution to the nonprofit foundation for local military emergency housing assistance. Sponsors plan to hold the Sounds of Freedom annually.
On Friday, the commander of the 421st Fighter Squadron, Lt. Col. Paul Schulze, welcomed Wasatch Front Make-A-Wish kids to be pilots for a day; a program proudly coordinated by Electronic Combat Pilot Capt. John Loveman, also from the 421st FS.
displays showcasing the pride and precision of today's Air Force, it's time to remind everyone of the small things that can ensure such a landmark event is a monumental and amazing memory for everyone through their own preparations before the show.
Infants come with bottles and some medications must be kept on ice. However, before planning your personal air show experience, please take the time to peruse the list of items that will not be permitted through the gates, so you, your family and friends can more quickly and easily pass through security and get on with the show.
American heroes act in powerful ways for those who have no power. The 9/11 Remembrance Grant allowed Hill AFB to create a powerful partnership with United Way to support the heroes inside the gates as well as those outside; its neighbors.
Tony Angelico, director of the Hill AFB Hubbard Golf Course is honored as he reflects on the proud history of awards and accolades the course has consistently received. In March, Hubbard was named as the most outstanding golf program out of the entire Air Force, competing with 66 bases. This is the second time the Hubbard Golf Course has received this award; they first received it in 2009.
As summer approaches military families really feel the heat. As kids bust through the doors when the last school bell rings they will head for home, where their parents will be communing, albeit face to face, by phone or online, "What in the heck are we going to do about child care?"
The 2012 Hill AFB Chess Championship was held Saturday, April 28 at The Landing/Club Hill. The results are as follows:
Division 1, military competition: Senior Airman Joe Martinez won the title, by scoring three wins and no losses, and is the 2012 Hill AFB Active Duty Chess Champion. He won a close game against last year's defending champion Senior Airman Mike Tully. Both Airmen are assigned to the 388th Component Maintenance Squadron (CMS). Third place went to Chaplain's Assistant Staff Sgt. Anthony Gray.