Hill Air Force Base — According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item. For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Officials from Hill Air Force Base say they don’t expect any of their Airmen to be sent to Iraq immediately if Congress approves a plan to bolster U.S. military forces there.
The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) hosted its second Spouse Deployment Training class of the season on Nov. 14. The first was held Nov. 10. These courses are typically offered twice a month at the A&FRC, but Team Hill units can also request individual opportunities as needed for upcoming deployments.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — On Friday, the 75th Medical/Dental Group spouses will gather in the Hill Air Force Base Chapel to make fleece blankets for the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home. Blankets and candy bars will be delivered to residents in December as a holiday treat.
Starting Nov. 24th, giant holiday greeting cards that represent that represent Hill Air Force Base units, can be placed on Balmer Street in front of the Warrior Fitness Center. Traditionally cards were placed on Southgate Avenue, but this year the location has changed to Balmer Street for increased exposure.
As the holiday season approaches, it is more important than ever to be active during the day to stay healthy and to prevent unwanted seasonal weight gain. To assist you in these efforts, the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) is offering the Team Pedometer Challenge from through Dec. 18.
OGDEN — Hooper resident Gwen Haycock teared up as she spoke of several family members who are military veterans, and what that kind of commitment involves.
“It’s not just when they get deployed, it’s from the very beginning,” Haycock said. “These men and women turn their lives over to other people and say ‘make me what you want me to be and I’ll do what it is that you want me to do because I love my country and I love the people of my country,’ ”
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Crosswinds has a new name, a new look and a new menu.
On Oct. 27, the restaurant at Building 230 on Hill Air Force Base is the Skyward Cafe.
Airman Taylor Fillman, 388th Maintenance Group staff, was recognized by the Hill Air Force Base First Sergeants Council for her work as a Maintenance Scheduler in the documentation section of Plans, Scheduling and Documentation.
OGDEN — Most Weber State University students never had to practice nuclear war “duck-and-cover” drills in school like Rose Gottemoeller remembers so vividly.