Col. Scott Long, 388th Fighter Wing commander
July 14, 2011
I still believe leadership matters. These are tough times we live in for sure, but I'm concerned about what's going on with many of our Airmen today. I've seen Airmen get into trouble with drugs, child pornography, child abuse, assault and battery, DUIs, drunk and disorderly conduct, sexual assault, obstruction of justice, domestic violence, tech order violations and well-below average customs... Read more
July 14, 2011
Why did you join the Air Force Reserve? I wanted to get some more experience in the field I'm going into as a civilian and to help pay for school.What are some of your hobbies? I love board games, tennis, hiking and being outside.Is there a food that you always have in your kitchen? There's an appliance I use that's my favorite of all. It's called a rocket oven. I learned about it on my mission... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs Report
July 14, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force announced July 7, the re-assignment of Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger from Air Force Materiel Command vice commander to military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.The Air Force also announced the president's nomination of Maj. Gen. C.D. Moore II, deputy director of the Joint... Read more
Monica D. Morales, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
July 14, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command will face the challenge of maintaining strategic priorities while operating within an environment of reduced or flattened budgets, command officials said at a June 28 meeting between AFMC senior leaders and the military's largest employee union.The annual joint national labor management meeting brought together AFMC Commander Gen... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
July 14, 2011
Hill Air Force Base is known for its cutting-edge work on high-flying jets, but on the west side of the base, work is being done every day on something a little closer to the ground. The U.S. Army Defense Generator and Rail Center at Hill performs complete modification, repair and overhaul on locomotives used by the Department of Defense all over the county to haul everything from ammunition,... Read more
July 14, 2011
Sergeant gets it right for McGraw DrawStaff Sgt. Jessica McCormick is the excited winner of the McGraw Draw Active Duty Ticket Package. The contest, sponsored by Outback Steakhouse, was posted on the 75th Force Support Squadron website and was open to any active duty personnel stationed at Hill Air Force Base.In order to win, contestants had to identify six songs on a sound clip and post their... Read more
Allan Woods, 75th Air Base Safety Office Motorcycle Safety Officer
July 14, 2011
The Installation Safety Office is offering a Basic Rider Course2 (BRC2) (formerly Experienced Rider Course) on Friday, July 29, just for the ladies. The course will be facilitated by two female Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) certified RiderCoaches. This course is approved official training for military, Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) and Department of Defense civilians; however, leave is... Read more
July 14, 2011
Free stepfamily education classes, designed for remarried couples, stepfamilies and cohabiting couples with children, will again be offered at Hill Air Force Base starting in September.The course, offered in a six-session format, includes the participation of all family members, including children. The curriculum is geared to address the special needs of adults in remarriages and children in... Read more
Senior Airman LaTanya Reid, 2nd Combat Camera Squadron
July 14, 2011
LAYTON -- Dance students from the Hill Youth Center performed for an audience of family and friends at a recital held at the Edward Kenley Amphitheater on June 23.The event titled "Always Believe and Dance" gave the children, ages 3 years old and above, the opportunity to show their ballet, jazz and tap dancing skills on stage at the amphitheater."The purpose of the recital is to give the... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
July 14, 2011
CLINTON -- Although the decision is still a few years away, the state is considering a new interchange on Interstate 15 that would lead in to Hill Air Force Base.The Utah Department of Transportation is conducting an environmental impact study on 1800 North in Clinton and Sunset.The study, expected to be complete sometime in 2013, will consider alternatives to improving 1800 North while weighing... Read more