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Energy Management Office
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of articles highlighting October as National Energy Awareness Month. The staff of the Energy Management Office wishes to remind each Airman, civilian employee, and contractor working at Hill Air Force Base of their responsibility to use energy wisely. Practicing wise energy use and eliminating waste in the workplace enables you to directly contribute... Read more
Stephanie Green, certified financial counselor, and Selina Campbell, an intern, in the Pantry.
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
If a last-minute emergency has created a crisis and your cupboards are bare, converting your household into comparisons with Old Mother Hubbard-type scarcity, help could be right around the corner.The Food Pantry at the Airman and Family Readiness Center offers relief, in many situations with no questions asked. "When people come in and ask to use the food pantry we start an index card on them... Read more
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Senior Airman Brok McCarthy, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Instead of attending an Air Force Ball on Sept. 18 for the Air Force's birthday, people stationed here spent the evening at the Base Operations and Training Area, covered in camo paint and ready for a fight when the time came.However, when "alarm red" was sounded, people weren't scrambling for their gas masks or to find shelter. Instead, the alarm sent participants scrambling to their seats, so... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
Out of 6,000 competitors from bases worldwide, Hill Air Force Base dependent Dirk Valle, 18, was recently notified that his bowling score was one of the highest in the 2009 Air Force World Wide Bowling Program, formerly known as the Bowl-by-Mail competition.The free competition has been held annually for the past nine years and requires youth ages 5-18 to bowl a series of games at their... Read more
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Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
Before Oct. 9, 1871, a farmer living on the outskirts of Chicago, Catherine O'Leary, thought the same thing most Americans believe: "Fire prevention is not my job." Then one of the most tragic fires recorded in American history, the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, was pinned on her and one of her cows, which reportedly knocked over a lantern the night of Oct. 8, 1871, and ignited the blaze.Although O... Read more
Shari Lopatin and Diane Mayer, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
With the focus on fighting H1N1 flu this year, it's now more important than ever to get a flu shot. But where can Tricare patients go, and when?Only months ago, the World Health Organization declared the H1N1 flu a worldwide outbreak. This year, beneficiaries will need to get their seasonal flu shot, as well as another vaccination for the H1N1 flu.The seasonal flu vaccine is a Tricare-covered... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
One of the largest fundraising events for the programs at Hill Air Force Base that benefit military families is going on next Friday. The event is the 388th Spouse's Round Up, an annual silent and live auction which raised more than $30,000 in 2008 for more than 13 Hill AFB programs.One such program that benefitted substantially from last year's fundraising efforts was the Utah Military Families... 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
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
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