News anchor speaks out about breast cancer

October 23, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After putting on display a bra with volleyball cups KUTV News Anchor Mary Nickles received as a gift highlighting her two passions, Nickles proceeded to talk about her life as a breast cancer survivor and high school volleyball coach to a crowded room at Hill Air Force Base last week in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

‘Groundhog Day’ meets ‘The Longest Day’ in ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

October 9, 2014

If you’ve seen the trailer, you know this has a ring of “Groundhog Day” meets the World War II epic “The Longest Day,” only this French shore invasion is aimed at turning the tide against space aliens on the verge of taking over the Earth. So it’s kind of a big deal.

SOS Relationship focus in October

October 2, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE – More often than not, Chaplain (Maj.) Scott Baker sees couples who waited far too long to receive help, resulting in a relationship in turmoil.  

October is Triple Ribbon Month at Hill AFB

October 2, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — October is the trifecta of events on base with three observances - Drug Prevention Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which has culminated into a Triple Ribbon Month recognition on Hill AFB with events focused on all three observances to include a fun run, information fair, a breast cancer brunch, and two lunch and learn sessions.

AEF Retreat at Wolf Creek

October 2, 2014

EDEN – What began as a simple idea by a chaplain at the Ogden’s Rescue mission eight years ago has turned into an immense undertaking for Hill AFB families who attend the Air Expeditionary Force, or AEF, Family Resiliency Retreat held twice a year at Wolf Creek Resort in Eden. 

Bundles for Babies course offered on base

September 25, 2014

Sept. 18 parents and parents-to-be gathered for the Bundles for Babies course offered through the Airmen & Family Readiness Center. This course is geared towards new or expecting parents who are seeking information regarding numerous topics from budgeting for an expanding family to choosing child care.

Fly to learn course offered in Hill AFB Gerrity Library

September 25, 2014

Students gathered Sept. 16 in the Hill Air Force Base library computer lab for the first of a 10-week STEM Outreach Program series: Fly to Learn. 

STEM launches new events at Hill Library

September 25, 2014

Families came out for the Rocking Rockets event Sept. 10 with the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Outreach Program at the Hill Air Force Base Gerrity Memorial Library. Children had the chance to learn about the STEM Program, build their own foam rockets, and then launch their rockets to make observations. 

’80s Night Karaoke to be bombdigity

September 25, 2014

Since May of this year, the Hill Air Force Base Landing has been hosting Karaoke Nights with KJ Wyldfire of Utah’s Best Karaoke. Coordinators at The Landing added Karaoke to the schedule based on feedback from Hill AFB Airmen wanting more activities to boost morale and well-being. 

Pre-Deployment workshops offered

September 25, 2014

The Airmen & Family Readiness Center recently hosted a Pre-Deployment Workshop for spouses in the Base Chapel. On Sept. 10, spouses met in the Chapel to gather information about the opportunities and support available to them while their spouse is away. The group enjoyed a presentation about Airmen and family resources and had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss concerns.

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