Team Hill invited to free military summit

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March 14, 2013

The Governor’s Military and Family Summit may still be another full month away, but the Utah Department of Veterans’ Affairs has already planned the event down to the last detail, ensuring that each service member and family member will have something to pick from to attend and learn by coming to the summit.

The Executive Director of Veterans’ Affairs, Terry Schow, believes it is important to emphasize the potential benefits of the event.



Seeing people's lives change in the AOR

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February 28, 2013

The February Warrior Call took place during the month of love, and it fittingly featured a speaker whose message advocated the caring of others.

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ken Crooks, who served as wing chaplain most recently in Afghanistan, told the assembled audience of his love for his profession, and why he finds it so fulfilling even amid the difficulties of serving overseas in a high-stress environment.



Special Olympics' aim is wide, inclusive

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February 21, 2013

Special Olympics has provided a chance for people with intellectual disabilities to show their athletic skills since 1968. Now a group of Utah children ages 2-7 are participating in weekend sessions with the Special Olympics Utah’s Young Athletes program, giving them an outlet for their energy and sense of community.



Dancers to honor servicewomen’s contributions

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February 7, 2013

With the recent announcement that women will be allowed to serve in combat positions in the American armed forces for the first time, there has been a renewed interest in the history of women who have served. An upcoming event, “Women of Valor,” will pay tribute to those individuals.



12th Street renamed Solesbee Street

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December 27, 2012

When Hill AFB lost one of its members in May 2011, people who knew him felt a need to commemorate his bravery and sacrifice with a permanent memorial. Thus, Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer Solesbee now has a street named after him. He had had been stationed at Hill before his final deployment to Afghanistan as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician.



CFC honors volunteers at breakfast

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December 27, 2012

The Team Hill Combined Federal Campaign raised more than $962,000 in pledges and donations in 2012. A breakfast was held to honor and recognize the Hill CFC volunteers Dec. 18.

"Being part of the CFC and seeing all the hard work that goes on in the background to ensure all of the donations are properly processed and helping establish goals makes you realize the size of this campaign," said Scott Johnson, Team Hill 2012 CFC chairman.



Holiday tradition of helping hands at Airmen cookie drive

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December 13, 2012

The holidays are a time for traditions, and Hill AFB carried out one of its own by giving back to the people who give so much all year round. The annual Team Hill Airmen's Cookie Drive once again provided people with a delicious taste of home they might not get to experience with their own families.



A street named Solesbee

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December 6, 2012

When Hill AFB lost one of its members in May 2011, people who knew him felt a need to commemorate his bravery and sacrifice with a permanent memorial. Thus, Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer Solesbee now has a street named after him. He had had been stationed at Hill before his final deployment to Afghanistan as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician.



Time 2 be a couple again

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December 6, 2012

Taking a weekend away from the demands of daily life can be difficult for the couples of Hill AFB, but the Air Expeditionary Retreat on resiliency provides an opportunity for them to have a good time and get advice about how to make a family work amid the stresses of Air Force life.



Keeping in step with their heritage

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November 29, 2012

Native America/Alaska Native Heritage month culminated in the annual powwow at Clearfield High School on Nov. 17, giving interested spectators a taste of original American culture.

"We do it every year, celebrating nationalities connected with Native American month, and it gives us a chance to show people what our heritage is about," said Jeremiah Sudyka, who participated in the event.

The powwow featured a series of performances by dance troupes from as far away as Canada, and the locals who had come to the event were allowed to join in some of the dances.

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