Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
June 30, 2011
Five high school students received scholarships on June 24 from the Hill Air Force Base Wasatch Chapter of the Logistics Officers Association during its annual scholarship luncheon. Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center, and Brig. Gen. Mark Atkinson, director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va., were in attendance. Atkinson provided comments to... Read more
Kari Tilton and Andrea Houck, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs and Team Hill Public Affairs
June 30, 2011
Continuing a 25-year tradition, Hill F-16 pilots will soar over community parades across the Wasatch Front this Fourth of July weekend.The holiday flyovers will kick off at 8 p.m. July 2, when four F-16s from the 388th Fighter Wing wow crowds at the Stadium of Fire celebration in Provo.The pilots recently returned from deployment to Afghanistan and include Capt. Matt Crabb, Capt. Thomas Werner,... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
June 30, 2011
The 388th Fighter Wing commander Col. Scott Long talked to members of the Utah Defense Alliance early Wednesday morning at the Weber Basin Conservatory Headquarters.Long discussed the progress of both the 388th and the 419th Fighter Wings' improvements with the Total Force Integration program. TFI harmonizes reserve and active duty forces in Air Force and military wide needs. He also highlighted... Read more
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing Public Affairs
June 30, 2011
Col. Allan Day, commander of the 22nd Maintenance Group at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., will take over leadership of the 309th Maintenance Wing at Hill AFB in July.Sue Dryden, 309th MXW director since September 2010, has been selected for reassignment as Deputy Director of Logistics, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington... Read more
Donald Hoffman, General Commander
June 30, 2011
AFMC Warriors,My recent trip through the Area of Responsibility was, among other things, a positive reminder of the high-quality personnel we have serving within Air Force Materiel Command. I want to take a moment to highlight some of our deployed Airmen who, like all of you, contribute each day to the AFMC and Air Force mission. Maj.Jeremy B. Ahlstrom,... Read more
Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command, Commander
June 30, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- We all enjoy a great many freedoms. Over the July 4th weekend, many of us will get together for a cookout or to watch fireworks with friends and family as we celebrate our nation's 235th birthday. While we certainly look forward to those activities, we should also use the holiday as an opportunity to reflect on exactly why it is we're able to celebrate.... Read more
June 30, 2011
Why did you join the Air Force Reserve? I have two children, and I needed to find some way to get back on my feet. I was divorced and had to start all over. I've always wanted to join the military. At the time, I was married to an active duty Air Force member, and it reminded me of what I always wanted to do. In high school I wanted to join, but they didn't allow single parents at the time. Later... Read more
June 30, 2011
For a 60-day trial period, the 75th Air Base Wing will be closing the South West Gate and opening the East Gate beginning on July 15. Please allow additional travel time as these changes will affect your driving pattern.Changes that will be implemented include:During the morning hours from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. and evening hours from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., NO LEFT TURN will be allowed for vehicles... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 30, 2011
The Professional Development Center will three courses in the month of July. These courses are opened to all base personnel, military and civilian. These courses are all on a first-come, first-served basis and there is no pre-registration. Please feel free to bring your lunch.The Three C's of Communication Course -- Ever feel that people are not listening to you? A class on communication might... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
June 30, 2011
Staff Sgt. Scott Gatewood, Readiness Chief in the 419th Force Support Squadron, doesn't seem to suffer from an identity crisis. The Air Reserve Component Personnel Airman of the Year serves in many ways on and off duty.When prodded, he responded with some of the many "hats" he has taken on as part of his duties on base: "I'm unit safety (representative). I'm the emergency management monitor,... Read more