HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Base and privatized housing officials participated in a ceremony Oct. 19 to mark the beginning of a new construction project that will provide more homes for Hill AFB families.
Hill was selected as Air Force Materiel Command’s choice for the Commander-in-Chief’s 2015 Annual Award for Installation Excellence.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Department of Defense officials announced last week that the Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 Raptor Depot Maintenance Team is the winner of the 2014 Robert T. Mason Award, which recognizes excellence in depot maintenance.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Flu season is just around the corner, and Utah’s largest single-site employer is encouraging employees to get immunized.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Residents around Hill may notice an increase in aircraft arrivals and departures May 5-15 as the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron conducts the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground exercise known as Combat Hammer.
Editor’s note: Read the poem and transcript referenced in the below article online at www.hill.af.mil, and search “WWII veteran, Utah resident signs historic B-17 wing.”
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Last week, a World War II veteran had his signature immortalized on an important piece of history.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Officials announced this week that the Ogden Air Logistics Complex is the Air Force’s choice for the 2013 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award, which recognizes the service’s best depot.
“This is an incredible honor for the Complex,” said Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden ALC commander. “This recognition is a testimony of the Ogden ALC’s hard work and commitment to our nation’s security.”
The best in intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), space and command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) career fields were honored at the Brent Scowcroft Awards banquet March 27.
The Northern Utah Chapter 235 of the Air Force Association (AFA) hosted the event at the David Eccles Conference Center to honor individuals in five categories, and teams in two categories, for their performance in 2013.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed the Air Force’s first organic depot modifications on an F-35 Lightning II.
The F-35A variant aircraft, arrived at Hill AFB in mid-September 2013, and received four structural modifications intended to strengthen areas of the aircraft and extend its service life.
Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., the Ogden ALC commander, credited the phenomenal teamwork that occurred between the Ogden ALC, Lockheed Martin and F-35 Joint Program Office for successfully completing the modifications.
Hill AFB’s “Warriors Over the Wasatch” open house and air show will return in 2014. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds released their 2014 season schedule today at www.afthunderbirds.com and they will be here June 28-29.
“We are honored to host the Thunderbirds’ aerial demonstration team during the ‘Warriors Over the Wasatch’ open house and air show in 2014,” said Col. Kathryn Kolbe, 75th Air Base Wing and installation commander. “This event is a tremendous opportunity for our base to showcase the precision and power of the U.S. Air Force.”