Hill Heroes volunteer, sew, make a difference

July 31, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE – Sewing machines hummed on July 18 in the Hill Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) as Hill Heroes volunteers worked together to create deployment dolls and pillowcases for the families of Airmen who are, or will be, deployed.



TOUMAC’s annual Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic

July 31, 2014

Hill Air Force Base Airmen and their families gathered on July 18 for the Top of Utah Military Affairs (TOUMAC) annual Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic in Centennial Park.



Hill AFB Opens Satellite Pharmacy

July 31, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE – After serving as the busiest single-site pharmacy location in the Air Force, Hill Air Force Base has now opened a second pharmacy to accommodate the large numbers and to service community members currently getting their prescriptions filled by area pharmacies.



Fishing Day to recognize disabled veterans

July 24, 2014

The Utah Disabled Veterans Fishing Foundation will host the Utah Disabled Veterans Fishing Day at the Soldier Creek Marina on Aug. 2. Volunteers will take veterans out on Strawberry Reservoir for a day of fishing from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. From 1-3 p.m., a BBQ and award ceremony will take place for all participants and volunteers.



DPS helps airmen’s PCS/TDY run smoothly

July 24, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — During the months of May to August, between 700 and 900 people move into or out of Hill Air Force Base, but the process can be done quite smoothly. 



TOUMAC hosting picnic

July 10, 2014

As a way to thank the military at Hill Air Force Base for their service, the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee is hosting the Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic on July 18 at Centennial Park.



Sesame Street/USO Experience helps military families

July 10, 2014

On July 1, the characters of Sesame Street made two appearances at Northridge High School in Layton for military families. This show, the second ever at Hill Air Force Base, was put on by the USO in an attempt to impact military families and especially their children who may have questions, confusion or difficulty with all of the change and moving involved with military life.



Program helps moms, dads get a night out

July 10, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Need a break? Maybe a date with your spouse or some alone time to run a few errands?



Day Two of Warriors Over the Wasatch a deafening success

July 3, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — While watching a World War II-era P-51 flying at Sunday’s Warriors Over the Wasatch air show at Hill Air Force Base, Doug Compton, of Morgan, affectionately talked about his Boeing PT-17 “Stearman” he was standing next to.



Thunderbird pilots talk to JROTC students

July 3, 2014

LAYTON — Over the years, the U.S. Air Force’s air demonstration squadron, the Thunderbirds, have flown a host of various aircraft, with the F-16s being used by the team for over 30 years, and will remain that way until the F-35 steps in, which is slated to take over the Thunderbirds F-16s in the next ten years, according to Maj. Blaine Jones, Thunderbird Pilot No. 5 during his visit with JROTC members at Northridge High School on June 27.

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