Year of Air Force Family activity at the Hill Bowling Center -- Family Night bowling every Monday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $25 to rent a lane, with as many as six bowlers per lane allowed. Rental shoes are included.For more information, contact the Hill Bowling Center, at (801) 777-6565.Activities and features on base with an emphasis on family will be a weekly feature. Read more
John Cochran, 377th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Air Force officials here have undertaken a massive effort to demilitarize more than 100,000 nuclear weapons-related legacy assets from its intercontinental ballistic missile, aircraft and space test programs.Under a $35 million, five-year plan funded by the Air Force chief of staff, Air Force Materiel Command organizations are placing excess assets from more than... Read more
Matthew Plendl, 75th Dental Squadron
Capt. Amy S. Kauvar, D.M.D., M.S., is the newest addition to the Hill Dental Clinic team of restorative dentists. A 2002 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, she recently graduated from the Wilford Hall Periodontics Residency earning her Periodontics Certificate and a Master's Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Kauvar is a... Read more
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Folks, we need more vitality in our self-inspection process. I see pockets of excellence, but also many areas where IG inspections or Service Appointed Validators discover things that should have been self-discovered by the unit.Continuous improvement is part of our culture. We often inherit situations where compliance has lapsed, and on our watch, lapses... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Walter "Buck" Sams administers enlistment oath. (Staff Sgt. Nick Brazier/U.S. Air Force)
Senior Airman Brandon Craig, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Air Force Reserve recruiters from the 419th Fighter Wing held a mass enlistment ceremony for new members Saturday in the Hill Aerospace Museum.Col. Walter "Buck" Sams, 419th FW commander, swore in the 35 new reservists in front of an audience of family and friends.Similar mass enlistment events are being held across the Air Force Reserve to kick off the fiscal year 2010 recruiting season. The... Read more
Staff Sgt. Shane W. Buss, Equal Opportunity Specialist
Editor's Note: During Hispanic Heritage Month recognition articles have so far introduced Loreta Janet Velazquez in "Local historical figure remembered ..." and U.S. Army, Priv. David B. Barkley-Cantu in "Claiming his heritage." We continue with our Hispanic Heritage month of remembrance by introducing you to another Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Army, Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez. His name and... Read more
Child Care Provider Sarah Jolley (far right) and Denise Jenkins, 75th FSS, hold kids, with Shelby Patterson, at a display.
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The firefighters of the 775th Civil Engineering Squadron hosted a fire prevention display at the Youth Center on Oct. 6 during the morning hours for Hill Air Force Base family child care groups and returned later in the afternoon for the older crowd of school age children. The display was one of many set up at child care centers and elementary schools throughout the week of Oct. 4-10 in... Read more
Jennifer McFarland, 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
The Health and Wellness Center along with the Warrior Fitness Center is sponsoring a ski conditioning seminar on Oct. 19 from 4 p.m. 5 p.m. with conditioning classes starting the following week Oct. 26.Now is the time to build your strength and enhance your endurance in the muscle groups used in all types of skiing, or snowboarding for the upcoming season. If you think skiing exercises are just... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The Logistics Officer Association recently announced the winners of its national scholarship awards and Senior Airman Andre Adorno from the 388th Maintenance Operations Squadron here was one of only six logisticians selected from many worldwide applicants.The LOA scholarship program is targeted toward professional logisticians in all military branches who seek a commission or further advancement... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Austin, Texas, predicts that breast cancer will kill more than 40,000 U.S. women this year, while 192,000 more will be diagnosed with the disease. With early detection, however, nearly 90 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer will live at least five years.Early detection tips and survivor accounts will be given at Hill Air Force Base'... Read more