Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 14, 2011
Tyler Peterson and Colton Tidwell, students at Snow Horse Elementary School, were invited to Hill Air Force Base to learn about the F-16 aircraft and visit the Hill AFB Honor Guard.Around the holiday seasons, a lot of students write to the troops in deployed locations thanking them for their service. Last December Hill AFB Post Office received two letters from local students. "We weren't sure if... Read more
Catherine Hopkins, DLA Aviation Public Affairs
April 14, 2011
RICHMOND, Va. -- Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's decision to move its Shop Service Center (SSC) in Ogden closer to the maintenance shop decreases customer wait time for the Air Force's 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group. The 309th supports the A-10 (Thunderbolt II) Squadron.Starting April 4, DLA employees began moving more than 200 DLA parts and 65 Air Force parts from Hangar 1 to Building 225... Read more
Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
April 14, 2011
CLEARFIELD -- A third-place finish in a national competition netted five Clearfield High School students a cool grand in scholarship money.After four rounds of competition and nearly five months of preparation, members of the Clearfield High Junior ROTC team placed third overall in the finals of CyberPatriot III, the nation's largest high school cyber defense competition.Led by JROTC senior... Read more
Peter Holstein, TriCare Management Activity
April 14, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Every year millions of Americans suffer from allergies, with symptoms ranging from irritating to life-threatening. TriCare beneficiaries are eligible to receive care for the testing and treatment of conditions relating to allergies.According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, allergy symptoms are the result of inappropriate responses by the body's... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 7, 2011
The 388th Fighter Wing will hold a change of command ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 7, in Hangar 37.Col. Scott J. Zobrist will relinquish command of the 388th FW to Col. Scott C. Long.The 388th FW commander is responsible for maintaining the unit's combat readiness to deploy, employ and sustain F-16s worldwide to fight and win any conflict. The wing consists of seven... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
April 7, 2011
With the cut of a ribbon March 24, the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group from Hill Air Force Base formally assumed depot-level maintenance work on the T-38 Talon aircraft located at Randolph AFB, Texas.A satellite unit from Hill's 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron will perform the work at Randolph as part of a 2009 Department of Defense Depot Source of Repair decision. The decision awarded the... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 7, 2011
Hill Air Force Base is staying committed to its promise of supporting families with special needs.The base will hold its second annual Families with Special Needs Summit at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 20 at Club Hill. The summit is open to all Team Hill families -- military, civilians, contractors, as well as Guard and Reserve members from the local area."Delivering on the Promise" is a fitting theme... Read more
April 7, 2011
April 14, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Bountiful City Hall, 790 S. 100 East -- Parent Awareness Night: Focusing on Teen Sexting and Sexual ViolenceApril 16, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m., walk begins, Lester Park, 663 24th St., Ogden -- Walk a Mile in Her ShoesApril 27, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Syracuse City Hall, 1979 W. 1900 South -- Parent Awareness Night: Focusing on Teen Sexting and Sexual ViolenceApril 28, 9 a.m.... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Jess Harvey, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 7, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The Air Force is observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month, starting April 1.The Defense Department theme for the month is "Hurts one. Affects all," which is designed to point out how sexual assault affects not only the victim, but the department as well. The Air Force's slogan supporting the DoD theme is "Real Wingmen Act!" emphasizing the duty of all Airmen to intervene whenever... Read more
COL. MICHAEL VLK, U.S. Air Force 372nd Recruiting Group commander
April 7, 2011
As a recruiting group commander, my Area of Responsibility touches 24 states as well as the Pacific, so I travel a lot for my job. If I’m in uniform, I’m often stopped and thanked for my service. Especially where people aren’t used to seeing military folks, someone will come up to me and thank me. I’ll smile and thank the individual back for the kind... Read more