AFPC Customer Support
September 13, 2012
The Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) and Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs (SAF/IA) are accepting applications for Operations Coordinator (OPSCO) and Operations NCO (OPSNCO) Defense Attaché Specialist duty, reporting for training during the period October 2012 - February 2013. All active duty E-6s to E-8s are eligible to apply.Projected attaché openings for this selection cycle... Read more
April Hale, Standard-Examiner correspondent
September 13, 2012
KAYSVILLE -- Woven into his story of dropping "candy bombs" to the children of war-torn Germany is a message of service, hope and gratitude. Retired Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, 91, visited Samuel Morgan Elementary School to re-enact how he became known as the "Candy Bomber" during the Berlin Airlift following World War II.Wearing the same uniform he wore in 1948 as the pilot of a C-54... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
September 13, 2012
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Davis County is offering a series of classes on mental illness. All classes except the Spanish course begin Thursday, Sept. 6, run for 12 weeks, and are free. To register for any English class contact Jerry King at (801) 451-5325 or email jerryking5325@msn.com.Family to FamilyThis course is for families of people with biological brain disorders who... Read more
Senior Airman Sean R. Cea, Client support, Communications
September 13, 2012
This month Mystery Monday led the 367th Training Support Squadron to take a look into the history of innovation right next door at the Ogden Union Pacific Railroad Station. Located just north of Hill Air Force Base off 25th Street, the station once known for giving Ogden the title Junction City of the West, is now home of the Utah State Railroad Museum. Standing in the heart of Ogden, it was... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
September 13, 2012
"Prometheus" has the best use of 3-D technology since "Avatar."The visuals are stunning, the new worlds are spectacular; only one small problem -- the characters are idiots.That small problem quickly becomes a big problem as our intrepid, ragtag crew comes out of deep space hibernation after nearly 2 1/2 years, only to wish they should have stayed fast asleep.Director Ridley Scott seems more... Read more
Ralph Monson, AFSC Public Affairs
August 30, 2012
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Striving for world-record performance must be the common goal of everyone in the Air Force Sustainment Center in order to provide the cost-effective readiness the Air Force needs.Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, AFSC commander, stressed the need to set high expectations during a three-day senior leader conference at Tinker AFB, Aug 22-24. The conference was attended by... Read more
Bill Orndorff, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
August 30, 2012
A gathering of government and industry representatives last week considered ways to improve public-private partnerships and share successes with others.The three-day workshop, sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of the Defense (OSD) and coordinated through the Ogden Air Logistics Complex Business Operations Office, drew over 200 participants, representing each of the services and industry."... Read more
August 30, 2012
With all the construction that has taken place during the summer months, there have been some changes to crossing guard locations. One modification includes moving a crossing guard from Cambridge Road and 6th Street to the traffic light at Liberty and 6th Street. The sidewalk on the north side of the road at the old location was fenced in and although it is still marked as a school zone the... Read more
Allan Woods, Installation Safety Officer
August 30, 2012
The Labor Day Holiday is here and we are at the close of the 101 Critical Days of Summer.It is a great time of year to relax and be more carefree while we are out there enjoying our time off.Whether we are on vacation or just enjoying a nice long weekend; we still need to be on our toes and pay attention to whatever we are doing, particularly while driving. There are far too many distracted... Read more
Utah Safety Council
August 30, 2012
More individuals die in motor vehicle crashes and recreational activity injuries during the period between Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend than any other time of the year and Labor Day is a particularly deadly time on the road. On average, four motor vehicle fatalities occur every Labor Day weekend in Utah. While the summer months represent one quarter of the year, approximately 31... Read more