The wind carried the sound of bagpipes and gun fire across the gray sky Friday afternoon as a group gathered to honor law enforcement and security personnel who have fallen.
In honor of Police Week the 75th Air Base Wing held a memorial retreat outside its headquarters to honor law enforcement officers lost in the line of duty. Retired Capt.
Be sure to "check" your schedule and bring a "mate" to the annual Hill Air Force Base Chess Championship. The championship will be June 8 in the Daedalian Room at The Landing. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and is free and open to active duty, retired, DoD civilians, and dependents age 18 and older. Master Sgt.
Be sure to "check" your schedule and bring a "mate" to the annual Hill Air Force Base Chess Championship.
The championship will be June 8 in the Daedalian Room at The Landing. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and is free and open to active duty, retired, DoD civilians, and dependents age 18 and older.
There were tears of sadness, hope and love as an Airman accounted her personal experience with sexual assault.A large group, including commanders, victim advocates and community agencies, gathered at a luncheon on April 18 to heighten awareness of sexual assault and the effects it has on the victim as well as those around them. The luncheon was the capstone event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Women’s History Month kicked off with a panel discussion lunch and learn held in the chapel annex on Friday, March 1.
The panel, made up of five people, discussed women’s experiences with the military, with their diverse backgrounds shedding new light on the subject.
“I wanted to have people with various backgrounds to make it more interesting,” said Tech. Sgt. Tammy Butler, hostess of the lunch and learn. “I wanted people to be aware of how it is for women to be in the military, so they can see how they got through their situations.”
It was giggles and excitement as the fourth, fifth, and sixth-graders of Hill Field Elementary School wracked their brains to answer trivia questions during an assembly on Friday Feb 22.
In honor of African American History Month the children were brought in to the auditorium to answer questions in hopes of being one of the few lucky ones to win a McDonalds gift card. The trivia contest was set up by the African American History Committee.
Several hundred people lined the streets from the Base Exchange to the Arts and Crafts Center in order to welcome Santa. Led by a team of Clydesdales, he came not in his sleigh, but on a bright red fire truck.
There was much anticipation as everyone waited for the tree lighting. After the countdown, base children flipped the giant light switch, the tree lit up and everyone cheered.
This was the first tree lighting for Col. Mary Brueggemeyer and her family who moved here in August.
The skies may have been cloudy and gray over Hill AFB on Dec. 8, but the smiles from many happy children were simply beaming from ear to ear.
The 388th Fighter Wing entertained more than 175 guests at its annual Christmas party in Hanger 37.
Santa arrived in style, in an F-16 escorted by Lt. Col. Henry Rogers. "Santa Steve Brierley" also graciously donated his time, visiting with the children as they patiently waited in line. Santa is the step-father to the 388th Operations Support Squadron Honorary Commander, Karen Von Colln.
Having yearly mammograms, screening for cervical cancer and doing self breast exams at home, were the overall theme of this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at the Landing, Wednesday, Oct 24.
Speakers at the event were Rudy and Jennifer Garza. The Garzas moved to Hill AFB in 2009. While here, Jennifer was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer at 26 years of age.
Beyond Expectations was the theme of this year's Disabilities Luncheon held at the Landing on Thursday, Oct. 25.
Guest speaker of the event was Elise Hansen, who is nationally famous for being successfully separated from her conjoined sister.
By Kim Cook
Hilltop Times correspondent
Buffalo Brewfest kicks up the suds at event
This year the Hill AFB "Brewfest" was dubbed a total success. The third annual event doubled in size of patron participation and community support.
The change of location from the parking lot of The Landing, to Centennial Park was a wonderful choice. It provided room for the expanded car rally, plenty of shade for family fun or sipping the suds and munching on a wing or two.