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Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Team Hill

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 31, 2012
An expert climbing trainer had just warned his wife to be careful on their icy driveway. Then he walked out and promptly slipped himself. After falling on the icy patch in February, Bill Walford found himself literally grounded. He couldn't stand up straight and could barely move his legs to walk.An administrator at Hill Air Force Base and former Marine. Walford had stayed in shape teaching wall... Read more
Air Force Center of Engineering and the Environment Public Affairs
May 10, 2012
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced May 1, the Defense Department's environmental awards for fiscal 2012, and Hill Air Force Base, and Vandenberg AFB, Calif., were among nine Department of Defense installations selected for top honors.Each year since 1962, the secretary of defense has honored individuals, teams and installations for their... Read more
May 10, 2012
The most recent class of the Vosler NCA Academy featured some distinguished graduates from Hill AFB as well as the commandant. They include the following graduates, their units and any extra honors or distinctions they earned including:2nd Combat Camera Tech. Sgt. Anika Jones368th U.S. Air Force Recruiting Squadron Tech. Sgt. Jacob Reyes372nd U.S. Air Force Recruiting Group Tech.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 10, 2012
The Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors (NWAOR) and Layton City are sponsoring the "Sounds of Freedom" Appreciation Day for the public to honor and support the military and their families of Hill Air Force Base. The event June 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. will begin with a flag ceremony and F-16 flyover.Military members and their families' daily sacrifices ensure the nation's well-being and... Read more
Senior Airman Crystal Charriere, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
May 10, 2012
Public Affairs recently sat down with Col. Bryan Cook, 419th Operations Group commander, to discuss Total Force Enterprise and its impact on mission readiness. What is Total Force Enterprise? TFE is the combination of Air Force Reserve and active duty assets and manpower combined functionally for a common goal: combat airpower for the nation.When we met with Secretary of the Air Force... Read more
Steven W. Duranceau, Air Force Safety Center Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.
May 10, 2012
Have you ever wondered why a terrible event, such as a motorcycle mishap, could end well in one situation, but in tragedy in another? Sometimes it's just sheer luck. Most often, what influences the outcome is whether or not the motorcycle rider had the right skills, training and attitude.Personally, I try not to leave things up to luck. If your retirement plan includes winning the lottery, you're... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
May 3, 2012
On May 1, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill celebrated the surpassing of its BRAC goal of returning more than 500,000 square feet of covered storage space to the Air Force.A ceremony was held to recognize the achivement of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure goals including completely vacating Buildings 830 and 840.William H. Budden, Senior Executive Staff, deputy commander of DLA... Read more
May 3, 2012
Those military members receiving promotions in the month of May and the rank to be received include the following:419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Tech. Sgt. George Cutchins, Tech. Sgt. Joseph Montenegro, Staff Sgt. Matthew Shy419th Civil Engineer Squadron:Senior Master Sgt. Doran Smith, Master Sgt. Aaron Butler, Tech Sgt. Chad Carrier, Senior Airman Aaron Ewert419th Logistics Readiness... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
April 26, 2012
On March 29, professional certifications conferred by the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence were presented at Hill Air Force Base. Col. Don Hickman, acting commander for the 75th Air Base Wing, presented the Security Fundamentals Professional Certifications (SFPC) which demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and principles critical to protect Defense Department assets and promote... Read more
April 26, 2012
U.S. Air Force 368th Recruiting Squadron:Master Sgt. Nicole Davison, Master Sgt. Steven Richardson U.S. Air Force 372nd Recruiting Group:Master Sgt. Timothy Bernau, Tech. Sgt. James Leveille, Tech. Sgt. Randy Lee Stewart Jr. 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group:Capt. Katie Papenberg 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron:Capt. Shannon Laubenthal, Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Moore, Master... Read more