Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
A nationally recognized training workshop will be offered free of charge to parents and professionals from Hill Air Force Base who work with or are parents of children with special needs. The Specialized Training of Military Parents workshop will be held Oct. 26-28 in the Education Building 385, Room 208. The workshop offered Oct. 26 will be open to educators and other professionals working with... Read more
Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 10:30 a.m., it's story time at the Gerrity Library. This week learn all about the fall season.We Can: Nutrition for families and children ages 3-14, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at the Health and Wellness Center. Learn to make better food choices and enhance activities and nutrition. Sign up at the HAWC or call 777-1215. Read more
Civilian Health Promotion Services class and policy:Walking class, today, noon-1 p.m., Building 533 -- walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. Learn how to start a walking program.For questions/information about any of these activities, please call Civilian Health Promotion Services at (801) 586-9585.Civilian employees may participate in Physical Fitness/Wellness Programs... Read more
F-22 Raptors fly in formation. (Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers/U.S. Air Force)
Art Andreason, 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
According to Stephen Covey, a well-known teacher, organizational consultant and author, change is one of the three constants in life ... in the Air Force, we jokingly contend that change is the only constant in life. Although often thought of as bad, change can sometimes be good as it is with the Multi-Trade Demonstration Project happening right here at the Ogden Air Logistics Center.The Multi-... Read more
Everyday actions can help prevent the spread of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses like flu: Keep unwashed hands away from your face. Follow public health advice regarding school closures, avoid crowds and practice other social distancing measures. Be prepared in case you get sick and need to stay home for several days. Purchase a supply of over-the-counter medicines, alcohol-based hand... Read more
Daryl Sondrup, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager
October is "Domestic Violence Awareness" month. Becoming aware of a problem is the first step in resolving it. Our goal at the Family Advocacy office is to enhance base awareness of the often hidden condition of family violence, and to provide services to individuals and families who may be at risk.Gen. John P. Jumper in a memorandum stated, "The men and women of America's Air Force are renowned... Read more
Col. Patrick Higby
Col. Patrick Higby75th Air Base Wing commander"I challenge everyone to find a cause they feel is worthy and contribute in this annual federally supported effort. There are hundreds of needy organizations that help our military and their families in times of need. There are also many local charities that help Team Hill and rely almost exclusively on CFC support. I know many of you already tithe... Read more
Federal Benefits Open Season fairFederal Employee Health Benefit representatives will be available for questions at the Open Season Health Fair on Nov. 3, 4 and 5 at Club Hill from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brochures and information on 2010 premiums are available only at the Health Fair or at the Office of Personnel Management Web site at http://www.opm.gov/insure/.To make health insurance changes federal... Read more
Hill Air Force Base dining facilities will compete against dining facilities throughout the Air Force Materiel Command for the 2010 Gold Plate Award, beginning Monday, Oct. 19. This will be a two-day event and will conclude on Tuesday, Oct. 20."This award recognizes the best food service operation in the command," said Mike McCoy Jr., Food Service Officer in Charge of food services. "I believe we... Read more
Melinda M. Schmidt, AF Global Logistics Support Center Chief, Aircraft and Commodities Branch
The Combined Federal Campaign, or CFC, marks the beginning of fall for federal employees, each year. For 21 years now, I have participated, but to be honest, until accepting the responsibility as the Ogden Air Logistic Center's 2009 vice chairwoman for the program, and appointed as next year's CFC chairwoman, I hadn't really considered the worldwide impact that CFC makes and how it personally... Read more