"Awesome job," said Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics commander, as he gave Donald Douglas a congratulatory handshake. "Keep up the good work." Douglas had just received his 50-year pin and certificate, honoring him for 21 years of military service and 29 years of federal civilian employment. "That’s amazing when you stop and think about it," said Baker, as he remarked on Douglas’ record.
"Awesome job," said Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics commander, as he gave Donald Douglas a congratulatory handshake. "Keep up the good work."
Douglas had just received his 50-year pin and certificate, honoring him for 21 years of military service and 29 years of federal civilian employment.
"That’s amazing when you stop and think about it," said Baker, as he remarked on Douglas’ record.
Baker will speak about the progression and results of the recent reorganization and the ongoing budget battle in the fiscally challenging environment.
The Team Hill Junior Force Council (TH-JFC) is proud to present “Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr.: Thriving in Austere Times” to start off its 2013 Speaker Series. At this unique event, the Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, will be addressing the pressing issues of Team Hill to the workforce directly. This unique opportunity for the workforce to hear directly from leadership will be Thursday, May 9, at the Base Theater, Building 441, at 1:30 p.m.
The Ogden Air Logistics Complex recently selected team and individual award winners for Special Programs. They will go on to compete at the Air Force Sustainment Center level.
Communication and Information Technology Team of the Year: 309th Software Maintenance Group/OBNC. Team members are Brian Elkins, Kim Hanken, Lauri Brynjulson, Joanna Wolf, John Pierce, Roy Hale, George Manning, Allison Truong, Bob Bent, Janet Hammons, Jerry Clarke, Marc Robbins, Mark Crosthwait and Paul Kriekard.
When Brent Baker was about to become an Air Force officer, and after serving 6 years as an enlisted member, he and his wife, Robyle, set a goal.
"We said if I could proceed through the ranks and be able to retire as a major, that would be great," Baker recalled. "We've gone a little past that -- and it's pretty exciting."
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Col. Allan Day sees the big picture and said he is excited to help bring it to fruition.
The Air Force Sustainment Center vice commander arrived at Tinker July 20 from Hill Air Force Base, where he commanded the former 309th Maintenance Wing which was redesignated as the Ogden Air Logistics Complex last July. Since being here, he said he is excited to be a part of a plan that will surely change history.
Brig. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, congratulated five people who received scholarships from a professional organization associated with the base, July 31 at The Landing.
The Logistics Officers Association awarded Airman 1st Class Jeric Hernandez, a scholarship in the amount of $1,250, for his paper written on the topic, "Logistics Readiness."
Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, will preside at the July 12 redesignation ceremony that will establish the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB.
The 10 a.m. ceremony will be held in Hangar 204 near the base flightline.
No parking is available near the hangar, so shuttle buses will transport attendees from The Landing and from the parking lot at the corner of Georgia Street and Wardleigh Road, starting at 9 a.m.
In the next few weeks, the organization that is the 309th Maintenance Wing will ceremonially inactivate and furl its guidons, then pick up and continue working as part of the new Ogden Air Logistics Complex.
Our wing began as the Maintenance Directorate, led by Gene Hathenbruck, followed by the 309th MXW, led by Brig. Gen. Robert McMahon, Brig. Gen. Art Cameron, Brig. Gen. John Cooper and Sue Dryden. I am proud to have served in this honorable lineage.