419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Staff
This year's Employer Appreciation Day is set for June 5. Reservists are encouraged to invite their civilian employers to the annual event, where they'll meet wing leadership, tour work areas and get a taste of the wing's mission. Employers can also look forward to learning more about the F-16 Fighting Falcon during an up-close, interactive tour in the hangar, among other activities.
Three Airmen from the 419th Force Support Squadron have won Air Force-level awards for excellence in their career fields for 2009.
Education and Training Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Master Sgt. Marites Ramoneda-Thomas, chief of 419th Education and Training, briefed more than 200 Airmen in a proactive push for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. She successfully managed the Community College of...
Editor's note: Due to the number of re-enlistments and space considerations this month's re-enlistments were held until this week. Only last month's re-enlistments were published on March 4.
Ogden Air Logistics CenterTech. Sgt. Jamie Boyer
Air Combat CommandSenior Master Sgt. Christian Puff, Master Sgt. Jason Hughes
Air Force Global Strike Master Sgt. Matthew Schildgen
Lt. Col. Raymond Rounds, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
Now that you have lost your shirt in off-base betting on the Super Bowl, the best ice hockey team in North America, or whether or not a female can finish in the top five of a stock car race, protection is on the way from your insatiable habit. It is time for the annual reminder that gambling, lotteries and office pools are not allowed in the workplace at Hill Air Force Base.
Robert Ely, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The commander of Air Force Materiel Command returned recently from a trip to Iraq and other sites in the region with an amped-up sense of responsibility to deployed Airmen who depend on his command for the supplies, parts and maintenance to get their jobs done.
Gen. Donald Hoffman had a simple message for the AFMC work force, which he shared first with his...
Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
Courageous pilots taking off into clouds without knowing when the clouds would break, flying through rain and snow while being pelted in the face, flying without any type of guide or any communication with ground personnel, crashing due to weather or engine loss resulting in loss of life, running into and killing livestock in attempts at safe crash landings, and many other heroics and...
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing Public Affairs
In recognition of his efforts during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Senior Master Sgt. Gary L. Meacham was presented the Bronze Star medal Feb. 24 by Brig. Gen. John Cooper, 309th Maintenance Wing commander.
Meacham received the award for meritorious achievement as squadron superintendent of the 52nd Expeditionary Flying Training Squadron, 321st Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, 321st Air Expeditionary...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
The Ogden Air Logistics Center award winners for 2009 were recognized March 4 at Club Hill as 46 award winners from each of the wings and directorates at Hill Air Force Base, received medallions as honored guests or representatives standing in for them. The keynote speaker at the ceremony was the Adjutant General, Utah National Guard, Maj. Gen. Brian Tarbet.
Those taking top honors at the OO-ALC...
Brig. Gen. Everett Thomas, Commander, Nuclear Weapons Center
I've spent quite some time with the 898th Munitions Squadron in the aftermath of its inspection results and subsequent decertification. What follows is my way to think about readiness and to put these events in perspective. They apply to any mission area.
For most of you this is new ground -- the inspections, the root cause analysis, the decertification -- all of it. Some of you have lived this...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Youth Center basketball league play concluded recently with a video broadcast at the Base Theater showing highlights of the season at an awards ceremony. Garry Navas, Youth Sports and Fitness director, said Hill Air Force Base is the only base to do such an end-of-the-year video.
Navas finds that participation in youth sports contributes a lot to the development of the young athletes. "I think it...