Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 19, 2012
More than 3,000 military personnel and their families found picnic fare and fun at the Salute to our Nation's Defenders' Picnic at Centennial Park on July 13. The annual picnic is provided by the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee (TOUMAC), a committee shared between the Davis Chamber of Commerce and the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce. The event receives strong financial support from key... Read more
Senior Airman Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 19, 2012
The 75th annual Ogden Pioneer Days is just around the corner. This year the event will take place July 19-24 at the historic Ogden Pioneer Stadium.The annual celebration which includes a parade, rodeo, fireworks and much more, draws in more than 30,000 people and is one of the 20 best Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeos out of more than 700 nationwide."It's excellent the way the... Read more
July 19, 2012
Traffic changes will be implemented at the intersection of Colorado Drive and Gum Lane and on Aspen Road starting Friday, July 20. Please allow additional travel time as these changes will affect your driving pattern. Security forces will be monitoring traffic and issuing citations beginning July 20.Stop signs installed on Gum Avenue at Colorado Drive will make that intersection a four-way stop.... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
July 19, 2012
On June 12, the 421st Fighter Squadron added Collin "Upgrade" Rowley as an honorary "Pilot for a Day" to its band of pilots for the afternoon.The 17-year-old, wearing a flight suit, patch and dog tags, joined escort Capt. John "Tuff" Loveman for a briefing on F-16 capabilities. Collin asked questions about g-forces, and listened intently to some of the technical details about the aircraft's... Read more
Krista Starker, Hilltop Times Correspondent
July 19, 2012
It was big laughs, smiles and fun as children sang and danced along with their favorite Sesame Street characters.July 13-14 the USO held their Sesame Street Tour at Syracuse High School. The tour stars a new character, Katie who comes from a military family, who helps children connect with someone that feels like them.During the show Katie learns that she will be moving away again and is sad... Read more
July 19, 2012
Gear up for the Western Family Campout, to be held Aug. 3 at Centennial Park.Participants must sign up for the event by July 23 to participate in this event. Outback Steakhouse is providing dinner and the total number of participants is needed for an accurate headcount.To sign up call 801-775-2084 or email 75FSS.FSK@hill.af.mil and provide your name, how many adults, how many children, your phone... Read more
John Scaggs, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
July 19, 2012
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When officials launched the Air Force Contracting Learning Center SharePoint site July 12, it culminated efforts to provide contracting professionals with a single entry point for continuous learning.Per DoD Instruction 5000.66, contracting professionals must accumulate 80 continuous learning points every two years. The learning center, which is accessible... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
July 12, 2012
No parking is available near Hangar 204 for today’s ceremony so shuttle buses will transport attendees from The Landing and from the parking lot at the corner of Georgia Street and Wardleigh Road, beginning at 9 a.m. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.At the ceremony presided over by Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, multiple... Read more
AFMC Public Affairs
July 12, 2012
TINKER AFB, Okla. -- The Air Force Sustainment Center was officially activated during a ceremony July 10. In the same ceremony, the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center was re-designated a complex and became part of the AFSC.Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, officiated as command of the center was handed to Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, who was also promoted from major... Read more
Teri Blake, branch chief, OO-ALC Contracting Directorate
July 12, 2012
More and more civilians in the contracting field are volunteering to deploy and work alongside their military counterparts to support contingency operations in the Middle East. The contracting officers gain experience working in a joint contingency environment and bring considerable experience and stability to the theater. Their mission is to provide the war fighter with critical supplies and... Read more

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