Leroy C. Sykes, Deputy director, 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
October 14, 2010
On Sept. 29, the 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron completed depot maintenance on its 44th C-130 Hercules for fiscal year 2010, a production record that exceeds the output of the past two years.When the Program Office contracted 34 aircraft for FY 2010, the 572nd set an aggressive goal to produce 10 more -- a total of 44 aircraft (28 for the Air Force and 16 for the Navy and Marine Corps).... Read more
Julie Pinchak, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager, Family Advocacy Program
October 14, 2010
In conjunction with a presidential proclamation signed and dated October 1st by President Barack Obama against domestic violence, the Department of Defense is releasing its own reminder of its work and set a goal to prevent domestic violence. October is recognized annually as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Nation, and the military, have made remarkable progress over the past 30 years in... Read more
October 14, 2010
The Team Hill Junior Force Council (TH-JFC) and the 309th Maintenance Wing Work Force Council (309 MXW-WFC) have gathered feedback from the workforce and offer an informative hour with Ogden Air Logistics Center Executive Director Mark Johnson as the TH-JFC 2010 Speaker Series gives an opportunity to improve employee communication.The 2010 Speaker Series is an event facilitated by the TH-JFC and... Read more
Peggy Facer, Ogden Air Logistics Center Plans and Programs
October 14, 2010
By Peggy FacerOgden Air Logistics Center Plans and ProgramsCFC is your opportunity to be part of something bigTeam Hill: I am delighted to serve as vice-chairwoman of this year's Hill AFB Combined Federal Campaign, and I'd like to share a few thoughts with you about the campaign and why it makes me happy to be a part of it. The CFC is a shining star of a government program. The largest and... Read more


Commentary: Action Line Q&A

October 14, 2010
QUESTION: Lately, I've noticed the complete lack of respect the junior enlisted have for the uniforms. Today I witnessed a Senior Airman walking through an Ogden grocery store parking lot wearing most of his uniform. Rather than wearing his cover, he was wearing a "do-rag." When I stopped him, he removed his Battle Training Uniform shirt concealing his name and squadron.This isn't the first time... Read more
Amy Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center History Office
October 14, 2010
Early aviators of Utah were among the nation's best. Their achievements and influence helped the Army Air Corps to locate the "Rocky Mountain Air Depot," today's Ogden Air Logistics Center, here in 1940. Through bravery and other extraordinary individual qualities, Utahns helped -- and continue to help -- advance aviation for the betterment of society. They made substantial contributions to the... Read more
Bryan Magana, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
October 14, 2010
Someday, when Amelie Rea is old enough, her father will tell her the story of when she was born. It was a cool October afternoon in American Fork, Utah. He was right beside his wife when little Amelie arrived. All smiles, he cooed in his daughter's ears and held back tears, as daddies do.Still, he couldn't kiss her head or hold her tiny hand. He was halfway around the world, watching everything... Read more
Erin Tindell, Air Force Personnel, Manpower and Services Agency Public Affairs
October 14, 2010
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Total force Airmen and Department of Defense civilians have an opportunity to voice their concerns to Air Force leaders during the 2010 Air Force Climate Survey.Officials began sending individual e-mail invitations for the confidential survey in stages Oct. 8. The purpose of the survey is to assess the opinions and perceptions of Air Force active duty, Guard,... Read more
Senior Airman Tong Duong, 17th Training Wing Public Affairs
October 14, 2010
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- October is nationally recognized as energy awareness month.The Federal Government is the nation's largest energy consumer, and we can all do our part to make the Air Force more energy efficient.Here are some energy saving tips: Get in the habit of turning off lights when leaving a room. Turn off computer monitors, printers, copiers and fax machines at... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times Correspondent
October 14, 2010
The fourth through sixth grade students at Hill Field Elementary School have taken LEGO building and the board game "Operation" to futuristic levels through their newest science project.The students are building functional robots from LEGO kits, programming the robots via computer software, and building two obstacle fields that represent parts of the human body through which the robots will... Read more