Twenty-two Airmen are hitting the volleyball courts hard at Hill AFB’s Warrior Fitness Center. With ten members of the Air Force Women’s Volleyball team on one side of the main basketball court and 12 on the Men’s Volleyball team hard at it, their coaches are preparing them for the Armed Forces Men’s and Women’s Indoor Volleyball Championship May 8-12. May 3-5 is the beach volleyball competition.
Katie Kimmich, women’s coach for the indoor team, expressed great confidence in her team.
Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Gill, 419th Operations Group, honored victims of the Boston Marathon bombing at the Salt Lake City Marathon on April 20 by carrying a large American flag for the duration of the race.
“The Salt Lake City Marathon was a very tough race, both physically and emotionally for me,” said Gill. “The temperature was about 50 degrees most of the morning, with constant rain and hail. The flag got very heavy in the rain.
Col. Kathryn Kolbe, 75th Air Base Wing commander, presented awards to the top performers on base April 10 at the Hill Aerospace Museum.
The event gives all host and tenant units the chance to nominate their best Airmen and civilians.
Hundreds of attendees heard from keynote speaker, Col. Scott Long, 388th Fighter Wing commander, who praised the awardees and nominees and spoke on the theme of maintaining strength during these challenging times for our nation.
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service demonstrated its high regard for Hill Air Force Base Tuesday when Senior Enlisted Adviser Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Pearson paid a visit to inspect and find out what improvements can be made for people living and working on base.
The Federal Women’s Program has launched a series of “Lunch and Learns” for spring 2013, and Hill AFB kicked it off with a spring gardening session for those interested in filling their yards — and hopefully plates — with fresh vegetables.
David Perry, 75th Public Affairs graphics designer, received the first Spirit Pin for 2014 in Building 1102 on April 5.
Janaee Stone, Hill AFB Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, was selected as the U.S. Air Force Exceptional SARC of the Year. She will be honored along with the other SARCs who represent each branch of service.
The 2013 Team Hill Speed Mentoring event will have a “Wild Card” room with a number of advisers, including Team Hill command chiefs on Wednesday, April 10.
The Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club (MMC) donated 20 $25 Base Commissary cards to the Airmen’s Attic recently.
Green Knights Chapter 67 donated the cards as a result of a Bowlathon it held recently at the Hill Bowling Center. “We filled all 20 lanes for a good three hours,” said Terry Kees, president of the local MMC.
He said club members get together for the love of the ride and the need for education and safety.