Matthew J. Correia, Course Director, Civilian Acculturation
May 8, 2014
A Hill Air Force electrical engineer was recognized April 25 as the 1,000th graduate of the Civilian Acculturation and Leadership Training program during a ceremony at the Air Force Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. The commander of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development, Brig. Gen. Robert Thomas, presented Logan Weston, Air Force... Read more
RONALD N. BRADSHAW, American Forces Press Service
May 8, 2014
Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, addresses his workforce May 2 at the Base Theater on the topic of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR).rganizations throughout Hill Air Force Base are hosting SAPR Stand Down Days as part of an effort to inform service members and Defense Department civilians on their role in eliminating sexual assault and taking steps... Read more
Adam Bernstein, The Washington Post
May 8, 2014
James Goodson wanted to see the world in the summer of 1939, so he boarded a ship and made his way across the Atlantic to Europe by working as a pantry boy.A few months after Goodson arrived, Joseph Kennedy Sr., the U.S. ambassador to England, urged all American expatriates to return home because of the looming threat of war.Goodson, who died May 1 at 93, booked passage on one of the last ships... Read more
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 1, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The base’s Cultural Resources Program will join with groups across the state in celebrating Utah Archaeology Week May 3-10.Hill Air Force Bases’s cultural resources team will participate in the Utah Archaeology Week Open House 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Rio Grande Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande St. in Salt Lake City. The event will offer activities such as: grinding corn... Read more
Richard W. Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 1, 2014
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.Olen Grant, 91, a Syracuse resident, signed the wing panel of an old B-17 bomber that’s currently making its... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
May 1, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Lt. Col. Stuart Williamson assumed command of the 729 Air Control Squadron April 15 in a ceremony here officiated by Col. Alexander Koven, commander of the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Williamson, a Massachusetts native, was previously assigned as the Director of Operations for the 729th ACS. “Lieutenant Colonel Williamson has big... Read more
Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service
May 1, 2014
WASHINGTON — Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James outlined Wednesday the service’s progress in leveraging the talent and capabilities of the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve within the total force concept.James, along with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.A tiger team of three generals from each reserve component... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
May 1, 2014
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — After receiving a submission to the Academy Spirit, the U.S. Air Force Academy’s newspaper, last week about one person’s struggle to overcome sexual coercion, I sat down with Teresa Beasley, the Air Force Academy’s sexual assault response coordinator, to discuss where it fits in the continuum of sexual assault and how to recognize warning signs of a bad... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
May 1, 2014
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Daniel Burton says he is not a super athlete and, in fact, was frequently picked last on the playground sports scene as a child — but that didn’t stop him from completing an athletic feat no none had ever done before.Burton was a featured speaker at a Friday afternoon TEDx event at Hill Air Force Base.In January, the Saratoga Springs resident became the first person on... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
May 1, 2014
After nearly two years as the top civilian in the Air Force Sustainment Center, Ross Marshall is retiring. On May 2, the AFSC executive director is saying goodbye after a 32-year career with the Air Force. Marshall said that standing up the sustainment center was one of the greatest challenges — and one of the more rewarding — experiences he’s had in his career. The AFSC officially... Read more

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