Hill hosts Prevent Child Abuse Utah

April 14, 2016


Hilltop Times correspondent

According to 2015 statistics, four children die from abuse each day in the U.S., the Hill AFB audience at last week’s Prevent Child Abuse Utah event learned.  

The base Family Advocacy Program invited Prevent Child Abuse Utah to present information on April 8 about abuse and child safety. 

Special-needs families: Help is out there

April 14, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ken Reid has been in a wheelchair for 26 years, ever since a car accident in his 20s. After mourning the loss of the life he envisioned for himself, he discovered joy helping others in the same situation.

Northern Utah’s Vietnam vets remember, reconnect and heal

April 14, 2016

OGDEN — Tom Montez says he was still a kid when he left to fight for the Army in Vietnam.

Hatch, Lee, Bishop to Veterans Affairs: Give Northern Utah vets a new center

April 7, 2016

OGDEN — Members of Utah’s Congressional delegation have asked the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide more help to veterans who live north of Salt Lake City.

Former Utah VA head says veterans are being miscounted, gets Chaffetz to help

April 7, 2016

OGDEN — Utah’s former Veterans Affairs director just wants the U.S. Census Bureau to ask the public a simple question — maybe two.

Despite F-35 glitch, Hill AFB won’t face delays

April 7, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Software issues continue to plague the F-35 as program officials work feverishly to fix a glitch that causes the jet’s radar to shut down sporadically.

Hill AFB F-16 crashes in Afghanistan, pilot safe

April 7, 2016

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — An F-16 from Hill Air Force Base crashed shortly after takeoff March 29 in Afghanistan.

Why we should love engineers

March 3, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Engineers often perform heroic works behind the scenes, with the public oblivious to the effects on everyone’s daily lives. Consequently, Engineering Week was born across the nation more than 60 years ago, and is still going strong in an effort to shed some light on the work of engineers. 

Air Force to hire contractors to do active-duty maintenance

March 3, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — When your workforce is down by thousands, necessity often breeds creativity.

Fixes to F-35 ejection seat could take a year to complete

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HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Pentagon says it has solved the problems associated with the F-35’s potentially dangerous ejection seat, but the fixes may take at least another year to be implemented.

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