OGDEN — Last week, a room full of veterans at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden, many with American flags hooked to their wheelchairs, gathered to hear captain Tim “Check” Six, a pilot in the 4th Fighter Squadron, and Capt. Brad “Scooby” Hunt, pilot in the 421st Fighter Squadron, each in the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, speak about the process of becoming trained to fly F-16s.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base has a full-time veterinary clinic equipped to treat your four-legged furry friends.
The Veterinary Treatment Facility is open to all DOD eligible CAC holders, active, retired, guard and reserve, living on or off base. The clinic is staffed by Army Veterinary Corps personnel, including chief veterinarian Dr. Melanie Swartz, staff veterinarian Dr. Lisa Kleist, veterinary technicians Raquel Harris and Tabitha Bernard and office administrator Shantel Freund.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, but it happened only because of his commitment, was the message Maj. Gen. Richard Clark, Vice Commander of the Air Force Global Strike Command at Barksdale AFB, La,, brought to the Martin Luther King commemoration last week at The Landing.
In an effort to improve health and lives on Hill Air Force Base, the Civilian Health Promotion Services office has been, and will continue, offering courses in its new program “New Year, New You.”
LAYTON — When retired Lt. Col Oscar Fitzhenry, former commander of the Scootin’ Thunder, B-24 Liberator in the 72nd Bomb Squadron during World War II, stood up to speak recently during an Air Force Association meeting at MacCool’s Public House restaurant in Layton, he expressed his amazement at the standing-room-only crowd.
LAYTON — It was a typical science fair with projects about Frisbee dynamics, what cleans coins the most effectively, the effects of caffeine on plant growth, or if a cat lover predicts whether or not a person is an introvert. Intermingled amidst the tri-fold project posters at the Legacy Christian Academy science fair on Monday were a host of military members in uniforms and Hill Air Force Base civilians, judging the projects.
The Hill Air Force Base Gerrity Memorial Library hosted its Holiday Open House for the Hill community on Dec. 5.
The 2014 Airmen Cookie Drive was a huge success. Volunteers worked diligently to gather, bake, bag and deliver thousands of cookies to Airmen at Hill Air Force Base and others in the community.
More than 800 people from the Hill Air Force Base community enjoyed the Holidays on the Hill celebration.
The Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club worked diligently on Dec. 1, to decorate The Landing for the holiday season.