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STAFF SGT. ALEXX PONS, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
May 25, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are currently accepting submissions for the 2017 National Public Service Award.The American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration established the award to honor individuals whose outstanding contributions and accomplishments allow them to be viewed as models of public service in and out of... Read more
DARRIN MUHR, Health Promotions Coordinator
May 18, 2017
Most of us are aware of how much is being paid to support a tobacco habit in the area of increased health risk, but do you know how much it’s actually hurting your financial health? At an average cost of around $6 a pack on military installations, a pack-a-day smoker spends more than $2,000 a year just for cigarettes. Plus, there’s the cost of lighters, gas to make emergency runs to the store,... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 75th Civil Engineer Group’s Energy Management Office and Environmental Management Branch invite Hill AFB’s military, civilians, retirees and families, of all ages, to the second annual “Kickin’ It … for Conservation,” an Energy & Environmental Fair, 3-6 p.m., May 11.The event will be held along one of the base’s stormwater retention ponds, Pond 3 (located along... Read more
MASTER SGT. RICHARD JONES, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage committee chair
May 11, 2017
“With courage, grit, and an abiding belief in American ideals, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have challenged our Nation to be better.” — President Barack ObamaThis month, Hill Air Force Base, along with the rest of America, celebrates the heritage, achievements and culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week was... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — A Holocaust remembrance service was held April 25 at the Nate Mazar Chapel here. The ‘Days of Remembrance’ is a time to remember the innocent victims who perished at the hands of evil, and honor the survivors who lived through those horrors. It is also a reminder of what can happen when great evil is left unchecked.Dr. Karen Hirsch, who volunteers extensively... Read more
DARRIN MUHR, Hill AFB Health Promotion Coordinator
May 11, 2017
Physical fitness for most, seems to be an all-or-nothing commitment: They’re either in the gym every day or not at all. Between work, family and downtime, there doesn’t seem to be much time left for additional hours at the gym and for some just thinking about it can cause stress.Fortunately, you don’t need the harsh regimens or vigorous ambitions that are often associated with fitness goals.... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Special to the Hilltop Times
May 11, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Jay Hess was a 37-year-old father of five when he was taken as a prisoner of war.It was August 1967, during the height of the Vietnam conflict.Hess was on a recovery mission, looking for two downed pilots when his F-105 was shot down, catching fire over the northern portion of Vietnam. Hess ejected from his plane, but the event left him unconscious. When he woke up, he found... Read more
May 11, 2017
Whether it’s for case lot sales, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day or more, commissaries are offering special savings throughout May for Military Appreciation Month. “We want to thank our military members and their families for their service,” said Tracie Russ, director of sales for the Defense Commissary Agency. “One way for us to do this at your local commissary is to offer the ever-popular Customer... Read more
Peter Holstein, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
May 11, 2017
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Have you ever left the doctor’s office feeling frustrated or confused? Have you ever forgotten some of what they told you? Doing a little bit of preparation before your appointment can make sure you get the most out of seeing a medical provider.The Air Force Medical Service is committed to developing a patient centered culture that values input and feedback from the people we... Read more
TRACIE ATKINS, Hill AFB Airman & Family Readiness Center
May 4, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Heart Link is a quarterly event offered by the Airman & Family Readiness Center here designed to strengthen military families and enhance mission readiness. Heart Link’s goals are: • Increase spouse awareness of the AF mission, customs, traditions, protocols and available resources and services.• Enable spouses to capitalize on the availability of on- and... Read more