Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
A crowded ribbon cutting with menu tasting, a live band and drawings at The Landing were all part of the festivities as the facility celebrated its reopening Aug. 20 with leadership represtantives among its honored guests. Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, congratulated the team members who worked hard on the improvements and all that was necessary to reopen... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
Hill AFB’s Hubbard Memorial Golf Course has been selected as the site for the Air Force Golf Championships. Seventeen men and five women, some of the best golfers in the Air Force, will visit the base and exhibit some of their finest play as they compete for a selection to the Air Force team, Sept. 7-10. The Air Force team will go on to compete in the Armed Forces Golf Championship. Last year... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
  Hill AFB will celebrate the 66th birthday of the Air Force, on Sept. 20, with an Air Force Ball. "These events are an important part of our heritage," said Maj. Jason Wiggins, 75th Air Base Wing Command Post, and event chairman. "It’s a unique opportunity for Airmen to come together and to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of the past as well as acknowledge that like every... Read more
Maj. Greg A. Hignite, Commander, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron
August 22, 2013
      The Airmen of the 2nd Combat Camera Squadron are accustomed to austere conditions, but recent area wildfires allowed the squadron to employ its unique capabilities to assist Utah Army National Guard aviators airdropping 530-gallon buckets of water on the fire lines. Our squadron’s ability to show we could and fully meet the request also demonstrates the importance of every... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
A Lockheed P-2 Neptune (P-2V) sat on the Hill AFB tarmac near Building 772 as U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service personnel waited in the mid-morning hours of Aug. 15 to join in the effort to fight local wildfires. With at least four active wildfires ongoing, the members of the Hill AFB Air Tanker Base staff and contractors were on hand to play their part. The P-2V aircraft can... Read more
Aaron C. Clark, 75th Air Base Wing and installation historian
August 22, 2013
After ignoring the Potsdam Declaration that asked for the unconditional surrender of the Japanese Empire on July 26, 1945, Japan’s Emperor Hirohito felt the devastating repercussions of his choice the first two weeks in August. President Harry S. Truman stated, "Surrender or suffer prompt and utter destruction," and destruction at an unimaginable scale was employed by the Allied Forces. Soon... Read more
Col. Bob Thompson, Air Force Reserve Public Affairs
August 22, 2013
      WASHINGTON — Continuing to perform an operational role, while solving manpower costs and dealing with shrinking defense budgets highlighted topics discussed at the Reserve Officers Association 2013 National Security Symposium. More than 300 people attended the conference Aug. 7-10 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. They included senior leaders from the... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
    OGDEN — In accordance with the mission of the Wildland Firefighter’s Association, America’s Fallen Firefighter Memorial and NFFE Forest Service Union Local 125 a "celebrate life" event will be held Sept. 7 at the Ogden Amphitheater on Historical 25th St.   Events throughout the day will include Smokey Bear and Boots ‘N Bunkers, live bands, informational safety awareness... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
August 22, 2013
The 2011 National PGA Teacher of the Year will hold a clinic at the Hubbard Memorial Golf Course Sept. 3 in conjunction with the Commander’s Cup Tournament scheduled the same day. The tournament is being hosted by the 75th Air Base Wing Commander Col. Kathryn Kolbe, and benefits the Hill Aerospace Museum. Malaska oversees the development, implementation, training and certification of all... Read more
Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development
August 22, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — For 26 years, the governor of Utah has awarded the Medal for Science and Technology as a symbol of achievement to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the state of Utah in science and technology. The deadline for submitting nominations is Sept. 13. Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah State Advisory Council on Science and Technology are accepting nominations... Read more

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