Complex named top depot

April 10, 2014

 

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.”



AFA banquet recognizes winners

April 3, 2014

 

 

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.



A stronger F-35

March 27, 2014

 

 

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.



Thunderbirds to fly in Warriors over the Wasatch

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December 12, 2013

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.”



Community resources centralized on Hill's web site for easy access

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October 31, 2013

Finding helping agencies, programs and events at Hill AFB just got a little easier through a new webpage located on http://www.hill.af.mil, Hill’s public website. Anyone who needs to schedule an appointment at the Hill clinic, but can’t find the number? No problem. If they want to know what time chapel worship services begin? It’s included. How about child care options on base?



Davis County Health Department to offer flu shots at Hill AFB

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September 26, 2013

 

Base officials are partnering with the Davis County Health Department to make it easier for Hill’s civilians to receive the flu vaccine this year.

The health department will offer insurance billed flu vaccinations to Hill’s non-Tricare beneficiary civilian employees during a series of on-base clinics held in October and November.

"The best protection from influenza is to get a flu shot," said Dr. Chris Kleinsmith, Chief of Occupational Medicine Services.



Wingman Award to be presented to Top of Utah civic leaders

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September 19, 2013

Two of Top of Utah’s community members are being recognized for their substantial support to Team Hill. Bob Ekstrom and Kevin Ireland of Ogden will be presented with Hill’s prestigious Wingman Award this month, an honor presented annually to members of the community whose actions over the years have gone above and beyond in support of the installation.

"It’s a tremendous privilege to work with these community Wingmen who have given countless hours in direct support of Hill Air Force Base," said Col.



Actions in Afghanistan result in Purple Heart for EOD Airman

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April 25, 2013

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.



Golf pro gets ride of a lifetime

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October 11, 2012

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.



Commander's Cup golf tournament benefits Hill Aerospace Museum

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August 23, 2012

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.

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