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Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
Jose Garcia, Ogden Air Logistics Center Engineering Directorate Defense Logistics Agency 339 Engineering Support manager, accepted the collateral duty of Hispanic Employment Program Manager less than a year ago and, to this day, he continues to find ways to reach out to the Hispanic populations both on and off base."Most of (my outreach) has been through word-of-mouth so far, and now I have a... Read more
A Halo Tournament will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at the BX Food Court. Participants will need to sign up at GameStop and must be 17 years of age or older to participate due to the mature rating of the game. Taco Bell and Anthony's Pizza will be open during this event so that food and drinks will be available for purchase. The tournament will start at 8:30 p.m and will be played on four big... Read more
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Catherine Cornett, Hilltop Times correspondent
It may not be Christmas yet, but they're already hanging ornaments on a tree over at Hill's Gerrity Memorial Library.What's the cause for the early tree decoration? This year the base library, along with many other base libraries around the world, is taking part in the fourth annual Heroes' Tree program, sponsored by the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University in Indiana.This is a... Read more
Cold season has arrived! Not feeling so well and not sure what to do? Review your "Take Care of Yourself" book. Still not sure? See your local friendly nurse at the Cold Care Clinic located in the Airmen Clinic. You will receive home care advice and over-the-counter medications, if appropriate.Hours of operation are as follows: Weekdays except Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-9:40 a.m. and 2:20 p.m.-3:20 p.m... Read more
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Master Sgt. Ben Gonzales, Defense Media Activity-San Antonio
WASHINGTON -- The 2009 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year were recognized in a special ceremony during the 2009 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 14 at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy hosted the evening's events that highlighted this year's 12 Airmen who represent more than 400,000 enlisted members of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Just as the season starts to chill and the days shorten, you might conclude outdoor recreation offerings at Hill Air Force Base also get ready for hibernation. Not so, says Chris Breck, Outdoor Adventure director.Trips are being planned and are set to take place, rentals are ongoing, bicycles are being fixed and a pheasant hunting trip will take place later next month. Meetings for volunteers are... Read more
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Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Due to the combined efforts of those who participated in the push-ups contest on Aug. 19, and those who sponsored competitors, a total of $1,622 was raised for the Team Hill awards programs, Junior Enlisted Center, Airmen Against Drunk Driving, Enlisted Spouses Group and other charitable efforts and entities at Hill Air Force Base.Sean Conorich, a contractor with the 75th Security Forces Squadron... Read more
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Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
On the cusp of his 20-year mark serving in the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. Atticus Smith, 388th Fighter Wing command chief, is eager to welcome the next decade of service to a career filled with rewards and challenges.Smith recently assumed the command chief position in August after serving as the director of education and commandant at the Kirtland Non-Commissioned Officer Academy in New Mexico... Read more
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Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Capt. Stephanie Harley was passing through the Warrior Health and Fitness Center some time ago when an Air Force Marathon sign requesting applicants to represent their major command center caught her eye. After gaining her commander's approval and submitting previous race and marathon times, the 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron member was excited to learn she had been selected to represent the... Read more
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Senior Airman Brandon Craig, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Most people in the Reserve face deployment at some point in their career. Although this is never easy, it can be particularly difficult for those with families. Families worry about the member, the military member worries about their family, and the extended separation itself can be a trial.The 419th Fighter Wing Airman and Family Readiness Center has a number of resources geared at helping... Read more