Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
Construction scenes seem to be the norm recently at Hill Air Force Base due to funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, more commonly known as President Barack Obama's stimulus plan. However, for the Base Chapel, seeing construction on its buildings is a rare and welcomed change."This is an extraordinary project because it is not often that chapels are either renovated or built on... Read more
The Health and Wellness Center, located in the Warrior Health and Fitness Center, is offering a number of lunch and learn courses, from 11 a.m. to noon, on a wide variety of topics.Today, Oct. 1, a Health Benefits of Weight Training discussion will look at proper weight training and how weight training, planning and techniques can positively benefit health and well-being.A series offered for... Read more
Book Bites: A book group will meet Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Base Library. Sign up and pick up your copy of "Falling on Cedars" for the book discussion. Books will be available for the first 10 people to sign up. Book bites is a book discussion club for stay-at-home spouses. Come for a lively afternoon that will satisfy your love of books and your sweet tooth at the same time. Chocolates and... Read more
>> On Saturday, Oct. 3, the Hill Men's Golf Association will hold its Closing Social Golf Tournament featuring a two man 6-6-6 format. The entry fee is $25 per person (cart and green fee not included). For more information, call (801) 777-3272.>> On Nov. 7, there will be a Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament, in a five person Cross Country Scramble. Families are invited. Entry fee is $30 per... Read more
Airman 1st Class Adrian Pamintuan, 421st EFS, deployed from Hill AFB, loads missiles onto an F-16 at Bagram Air Field.
Kari Tilton, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
A small group of maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing helped make history when they readied F-16 aircraft for missions in support of the Afghan presidential election Aug. 20."I worked on the flightline for 12 hours straight on the day of the election and we were very busy," said Senior Airman Dallin Smith. "Later, we watched the world news and saw coverage of the (events) that our jets... Read more
Toni Epps, of Robins AFB, Ga., turns a double-play at the Armed Forces Softball Championships. (Steve Brown/U.S. Air Force)
Staff Sgt. Steve Grever, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The Air Force men's and women's softball teams earned gold medals at the Armed Forces Slow-Pitch Softball Championships Sept. 25 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla.The Air Force women's team went 6-3 during the tournament and won their third armed forces title in three years. During the men's tourney, the Air Force squad went 7-2 and won their tournament... Read more
Because of their strong commitment to patient safety and a high level of commitment to the health of their patients, Davis Hospital and Medical Center, McKay-Dee Hospital and Medical Center, and Ogden Regional Medical Center have decided to restrict access to the hospitals respective Women's and Children's departments, beginning today. Data suggests that the action will reduce the risk of... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The Team Hill Combined Federal Campaign for 2009 is set to kick off here with a charity exposition Oct. 7 at the Hill Aerospace Museum from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will begin with a brief proclamation ceremony and conclude with a drawing for the door prize, a 42-inch plasma screen TV. Team Hill employees are invited to attend with up to 90 minutes of release time granted, as mission... Read more
OGDEN -- The George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park is hosting their annual Halloween "Night of the Living Dinosaurs" this haunted holiday. The park offers family friendly trick-or-treat activities Thursday through Saturday in October and the Trail of Terror for those who dare on Halloween eve and night.For nine nights only little witches and goblins can trick-or-treat in the ultimate prehistoric... Read more
Tyler Patterson, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
"You have breast cancer."A diagnosis of breast cancer can be one of the most terrifying experiences of a person's life. Even if you're expecting it, you're braced for it and you're simply waiting for the confirmation, not much else in the world can change your life as completely as those four words.In such a trying time, it's good to have the support of your family and your friends -- and your... Read more