An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician supporting dangerous route clearance operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, was awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony at Hill AFB on April 18. Tech. Sgt. Devin L. Datus, 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, was presented the award by Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger, Air Force Materiel Command commander.
“I am honored to be recognized along with so many other individuals throughout the years who have paid the price to receive this prestigious award,” said Datus.
She's known for being one of the longest hitters on the tour, and Brittany Lincicome, a professional golfer with the LPGA, amiably visited Utah's northern most military installation recently to support a charity golf event and strap into an F-16 "Fighting Falcon" for the ride of a lifetime.
Lincicome, who resides in Seminole, Fla., supported the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah's annual Commander's Cup charity golf tournament Oct. 1 at Hill AFB's Hubbard Memorial Golf Course.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, which supports the Hill Aerospace Museum, will hold its annual Commander's Cup golf tournament at Hubbard Golf Course Oct. 1.
Each year amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament, and this year's event won't be any different. Several golfers from the local area are slated to play, as well as LPGA Tour professional Brittany Lincicome, who will also host a pre-tournament golf clinic for players.
Be prepared! It's not just a boyhood motto, it's something base officials take seriously, especially when it comes to flying operations.
Emergency response officials from Hill AFB and other local agencies came together yesterday to test their ability to jointly respond to a simulated aircraft accident.
The exercise kicked off at 9 a.m. and was conducted in preparation for this year's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" open house and air show, which will be May 26-27 on base.
Do you have plans for Memorial Day weekend? If you don't, then you're in luck. And if you do, you may want to reconsider spending some time at one of Northern Utah's most spectacular community events.
Hill Air Force Base is hosting an open house and air show featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds the weekend of May 26-27. The two-day event is free and open to the public.
By Richard W. Essary
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
CDC West will soon be open for child care
The base is expanding its capacity to offer child care to its employees. Officials cut a ribbon yesterday to signify the opening of a $10.3 million Child Development Center sometime this spring.
"We are at the stage where we are putting the finishing touches on the classrooms to ensure they are ready to care for children," said Toni Hansen, Chief of Airman and Family Services.
Television and radio dedicate significant airtime to rush-hour traffic in hopes of navigating motorists away from the perils that exist on roadways.
Ads are everywhere -- don't drink and drive, don't text and drive -- on hazards that make driving even more risky.
In short, driving can be a dangerous business and nothing could be closer to the truth for the Airmen in Hill Air Force Base's 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.