Jennica Semon, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 17, 2014
 Early Sunday morning, as a brisk breeze flowed through Weber canyon, rifles fired and Taps sounded the empty Hill Air Force Base airfield, in honor of one our nation’s heroes; Lt. Col. Edison Phillips Janney. The commemoration was held to grant Janney’s last wish; for his ashes to be spread across an Air Force runway.A native of Salt Lake City, Janney served 23 years in the military. While... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
April 17, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The United States is planning to remove 50 missiles from its arsenal to comply with an arms treaty with Russia, but if those missiles ever need to be brought back into service, the Department of Defense will be able to find them at Hill Air Force Base.Earlier this week, the Pentagon announced it would keep its current stash of 450 land-based missiles, but remove 50... Read more
Brian Brackens, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 17, 2014
 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s F-22 Division is on-track to complete installation of the Automatic Back-up Oxygen System, or ABOS, in the Air Force’s F-22 Raptor combat fleet by December 2014.In January 2012, following a series of incidents in which a number of F-22 pilots experienced physiological symptoms in flight, the Air Force... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
April 17, 2014
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Airmen who missed out on retirement after the deadline passed for one of the Air Force’s voluntary separation programs, now have another crack at riding off into the sunset early.The Air Force Personnel Center announced late last week that it will waive some active-duty service commitments, known in military circles as ADSCs, for airmen who are interested in voluntary... Read more
Sarah Stoll, Hilltop Times Correspondent
April 17, 2014
 HILL AIRFORCE BASE — Hill’s A-10 Division held a dining out event in the Davis Conference Center on April 11. Guests enjoyed a social hour, a professional photographer and the company of their co-workers and friends.Dinner was served to guests and their families, and unlucky victims were called forward to the traditional “grog” by rhyme or limerick. The grog bowl contained a stomach-... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
April 17, 2014
 If I warned you that Martin Scorsese does for violence in “Good Fellas” what he does for sex and drugs in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” would you be catching my drift?It’s a pretty big drift, so give it some thought.If for some reason that sounds all fuzzy, here’s the bottom line — there’s a ton of sex, language and drugs in this movie!You’ve been forewarned.For you adventurous few, here’s... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
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... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Hilltop Times Staff
April 10, 2014
 Hill Air Force Base officials got a sneak peek of a new bus service that they hope will forever change the way employees on base get to and from work.Recently, Col. Kathryn Kolbe, 75th Air Base Wing commander, along with some other base and Utah Transit Authority personnel, rode the FrontRunner commuter train from Farmington to Clearfield, then boarded a bus that took them directly to the... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 10, 2014
 WASHINGTON — Beginning April 3, regular force management updates will be published at www.af.mil, including program updates, reports on voluntary program applications received at AFPC and changes to program eligibility.Also, in response to Airmen’s feedback to the secretary of the Air Force, chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force, Airmen can now access the latest program... Read more
Sharon R. Hamilton, Director, Aerospace Sustainment Directorate, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
April 10, 2014
  My organization, the Aerospace Sustainment Directorate (ASD) within the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, was formed by direction of the Secretary of the Air Force in an effort to reduce the potential impacts of the Air Force Material Command’s five center re-organization. Each ASD is charged with ensuring “horizontal integration” across Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC),... Read more

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