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WASHINGTON -- Air Force representatives will plant a Valley Forge American Elm tree April 22 in the Pentagon courtyard1as part of the Air Force's observances of Earth Day. Debra Tune, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, will officiate and make brief remarks at the ceremony. This is one of 40 similar native-species tree plantings... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
The 75th Civil Engineer Group's Environmental Management Division at Hill Air Force Base has been recognized by the Department of Defense for the third year in a row by winning the Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Environmental Restoration - Installation category. The DOD award recognizes the division's outstanding management of environmental restoration activities at Hill AFB, Utah... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
With checklists in hand, a team of more than 60 Hill Air Force Base employees will divide up and spread across the base and even into Utah's west desert April 26- May 6 for the base's annual ESOHCAMP. But it's not the kind of "camp" that calls for tents, sleeping bags and camp stoves. ESOHCAMP is an acronym for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management... Read more
Kristy Carson and Jessie Gold, fitness interns, stand at a refreshment table April 10 at a Wellness for Walking 10K.
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times correspondent
The Health and Wellness Center finished its second Walking for Wellness 10-week program with a 10K walk on base April 10. The 10K walk was the program's culminating event to help its 47 members set and achieve a significant fitness goal. Kristy Carson and Jessie Gold were the two student interns with the HAWC who revived the Walking for Wellness program this year in part to complete a project... Read more
An effort is being organized to make the 388th Spouses Round Up Fundraiser a huge success. Anyone interested in supporting the Hill Air Force Base Airmen, Department of Defense civilians and their families are invited to an informational 2010 Round Up Kick-Off meeting, April 17, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. The western-themed silent auction proceeds from last year's event went to among others, Utah... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Pausing to point out a note of gratitude, retired Marine Col. Dan Petrizzo said the note's words help illustrate best what the Retiree Activities Office adds to the quality of life at the base for senior members. The office recently assisted a retiree with some documentation requests. Six days later the man returned leaving a message with a volunteer that said, 'Hey, it all worked out. I got... Read more
Consignment and Thrift Shop Manager Brigitte Divito assists a customer at checkout April 9. (Mary Lou Gorny/Hilltop Times)
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
The Hill Air Force Base Consignment and Thrift Shop bustled with customers recently during a visit there, and Brigitte Divito, the new manager hopes it's a sign of things to come. She encourages everyone to come in and check out the bargains. Divito's husband was in the Army and her family moved 12 to 13 times, so she says she understands the needs families have as they move. Here at the Thrift... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times Staff
Despite the recent relapse of snow and cold weather in Utah, it's about time to sharpen your garden tools, grab some fertilizer and seeds, and get dirty. "I feel that the more you know about gardening the more you know about life," said Brock Lenox, base garden plot manager and an Operational Point of Responsibility assistant for the Facilities and Equipment Management Services of the 75th Air... Read more
Chris Roland of the 526th ICBM Systems Group (562th ICBMSS/SYAA) used an eight iron to hit a hole-in-one on Hole No. 17 at Hubbard Memorial Golf Course. The feat was witnessed by Bill Marley, a retired Air Force officer who works for Booz Allen Hamilton and John Buzzard, an Air Force veteran from Pocatello, Idaho. Read more
The Hill Officers' Spouses Club is sponsoring a Spring Craft Bazaar on April 21 at Club Hill from 10 a.m. to 6 pm. There will be more than 50 crafters and vendors, including floral arrangements, jewelry, stamps, candles, pottery, quilts, baskets, wooden pieces and much more. Come shop for kids' and baby gifts, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and graduation gifts. Proceeds benefit the OSC education... Read more