Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 16, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base officials and representatives from American Federation of Government Employees Local 1592 recently agreed on a base supplement to the Master Labor Agreement.“This agreement is focused on people first, which is always our goal. Our Air Force civilians accomplish great things here every day. This supplement solidifies the cooperation and teamwork we need to... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Ted Muto, Hill AFB Safety Office
April 16, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The flight line is a very dangerous place: There are an infinite number of disastrous events that can happen when you least expect them. As a newly assigned 75 ABW Flight Safety noncommissioned officer, I have quickly learned that safety and mishap prevention are critical. In the flight safety world, our biggest focuses are: Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard,... Read more
Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, and also recognizes this time of year as it pertains to a more sobering topic: National Child Abuse Prevention Month.In a recent DOD news interview, Barbara Thompson, the director of the DOD’s Office of Family Readiness, stressed that anyone aware of red flags and potential cases of abuse has an... Read more
April 16, 2015
DAVID A. PERRY/U.S. Air Force Families across Team Hill gather for a Glow Run April 10 at Hill Air Force Base. The event was held to bring awareness to sexual assault and child abuse prevention. For more information on sexual assault prevention programs at Hill, call 801-777-1985 or 801-777-1964.  Read more
Liz Jacobson, USAFE-AFAFRICA Public Affairs
April 16, 2015
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — There is a conversation many teenagers have had with their parents or friends, me included.“Hey, don’t worry! It’ll be fine; all of the pictures I send disappear after 10 seconds. That’s how Snapchat works.”Although many teenagers only share their silly, cross-eyed, quadruple-chinned faces with friends, there are a growing number of teenagers sending inappropriate... Read more
Amaani Lyle, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Department of Defense observes April as the Month of the Military Child, said a Pentagon official.Established by then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986, the month recognizes some 1.9 million U.S. military children ranging in age from infants to 18 years... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 16, 2015
OGDEN — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hopes a small change will make a big difference in how many veterans have access to a new health-care program.The VA announced last week that it plans to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program by changing the way it calculates the distance between a veteran’s residence and the nearest VA medical facility, measuring in driving distance... Read more
April 16, 2015
CENTERVILLESgt. William A. Whitney, USAAug. 28, 1947 - Nov. 8, 196720 years oldHelicopter Repairer CLEARFIELDSgt. William G. Henderson, USAJan. 5, 1947 - June 8, 1967 20 years old Infantryman Spc. Four Rodney B. Yardley, USAAug. 29, 1945 - Nov. 27, 196823 years old Infantryman 1-2 years of service CLINTONSpc. Four Rodolfo J. Archuleta, USAMarch 12, 1948 - Dec. 7, 196820 years old... Read more
April 16, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 75th Medical Group strives to provide world-class health care to our beneficiaries. To help ensure the safest and highest quality care, our staff asks that only a child who has an appointment be brought to the 75th Medical Group — and requests that parents secure child care for any other children.In the event this is not possible, due to safety concerns and space... Read more
April 16, 2015
In response to parent feedback, the 75th Medical Group is providing appointments for children with their primary-care provider for annual wellness visits and school physicals. The question you should be asking is whether or not your child needs a school physical this year.The Utah Department of Health requires children enrolling in school for the first time, changing school districts, or... Read more

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