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  • Hill AFB conducts operational readiness exercise

    Airmen of the 388th Fighter Wing, 419th Fighter Wing, 75th Air Base Wing and Ogden Air Logistics Center participated in an Operational Readiness Exercise March 3-7. The week-long exercise tested the wings' ability to deploy quickly and operate in a chemical combat environment. Chemical warfare is a current threat said Maj. Jon Wilkinson, Chief of
  • Hill AFB hosts Civil Engineering Summit

    Once again, Team Hill was pleased to host the annual Air Force Civil Engineering Planning and Programming Summit, which was held from Feb. 26-28, 2008.For three days, senior engineers from the Air Staff and every Major Command exchanged information and built strategies to advocate for the Air Force's installation support accounts. The goal of the
  • Cities provide cost cuts for Airmen

    Several of the towns surrounding the base have generously instituted a mechanism to help our airmen deal with the costs associated with deployments and maintaining households during long times away from home . A plan known as the Utility Abatement Program offers a means of saving money on services that the cities charge for. The program, available

    Base leadership takes Hill Air Force Base's quality-of-life standards and other larger initiatives very seriously.Col. Linda Medler, 75th Air Base Wing commander, thinks so highly of Hill AFB's people, that she is soliciting their ideas on how to spend between $500,000 and $1 million to improve things here. As part of Hill AFB's Installation
  • Hill begins professional military image program

    In accordance with a policy letter signed by Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski, Air Force Materiel Command vice commander, Hill Air Force Base is trying to reduce the number of Airmen assigned here who have a body mass index of more than 30, which is considered clinically obese. Currently, 12.46 percent of active-duty personnel assigned to Hill have a BMI
  • New traffic lights in interest of safety

    Pedestrians and automobile operators on Hill Air Force Base can expect to see a new traffic light on South Gate Avenue come March 14.A commonly used street, South Gate Avenue follows the South Gate entrance toward the flightline and passes access to the 419th Fighter Wing headquarters, 75th Air Base Wing headquarters, depot facilities and numerous
  • Shoplifting not absent to Hill

    It's a problem that retail stores across the globe have struggled with for years. On Hill Air Force Base, the Base Exchange is certainly no exception. Shoplifting is a crime with rates that can be anything but predictable. Foretelling the activity of shoplifters can be hard to do. "The most common times during the year for shoplifting are during
  • USAF major's idea extends spirit of generosity to Iraq

    What started as sheer curiosity turned into an international call to help hundreds of refugees in Iraq thanks to the efforts of an Air Force major currently deployed with the U.S. Army. Maj. Chris Gay, a division chief with the 507th Aircraft Sustainment Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, started a campaign to collect coats, clothes and shoes
  • Valentine's Day origins

    Every year there are memorable holidays that are celebrated in the United States, North America and some even across the entire globe. The next major worldwide holiday is one that is in honor of love. Held on Feb. 14, Valentine's Day's history is a blend of urban legend and culture. The popular legend about St. Valentine teaches how the brave
  • Air Force and Coast Guard team together to transport vitamins

    A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules landed here Thursday evening with a generator and 1,053,800 vitamins for local schools and an orphanage, donated by Vitamins for the World and Extreme Response International.Bob Eredics, director of Vitamins for the World, based in Bradenton, Fla., was part of an eight-member team that spent one week in Ecuador

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