The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has provided some good information for all riders to help get started with the 2010 safe riding season. May is the month of motorcycles and motorcyclists. The sun shines, the birds sing and riders across the country swing their leg across their two-wheeled steeds to hit the open road. This month, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation would like to remind all riders of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
In a town hall meeting presenting information on construction and upgrades to the medical treatment facility held May 10, Col. Donald Hickman, 75th Medical Group commander, answered questions and assured those present that everything would be done to help keep confusion to a minimum. The $2.1 million renovation begins May 19 and will initially block hallway access to the Airman's Clinic from the... Read more
The See Me Save Me program is being hosted by Hill Air Force Base. This program is designed to educate vehicle operators to look for motorcycles while driving and to enhance awareness of all who share to road. The more riders participating, the bigger the impact on the community from the See Me Save Me Ride of the Day, on May 24. The event will be covered by the local media. The first part of the... Read more
  Jim Sorensen Editor for 2nd Combat Camera Squadron   "Helpful."     Carol Bleskey Manager of Shopette   "Special, loving, protecting and helpful."     April Smith Human Resource Assistant, 75th Force Support Squadron   "Family."   Staff Sgt. Theo Seibold 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron   "Somebody who gave you life and doing good and... Read more
ACC Command Chief Marty Klukas cheers the crowd at the 421 FS reunion banquet at the Davis Convention Center on May 8.
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
"Why reunions?" asked Chief Master Sgt. Marty Klukas, Command Chief of Air Combat Command as part of his remarks to those 421st Fighter Squadron members assembled at a reunion banquet May 8. He then listed the proud legacy of contributions of those who came before. Within the context of a few quotes, lighter moments and recollections of his own father's experiences as a radio operator/gunner in... Read more
The 309th A-10 Speedline Team assembles in front of an A-10 for a group photo (Terry Pittman/U.S. Air Force)
Bill Orndorff, 309th Maintenance Wing
A director and a team from the 309th Maintenance Wing will receive 2009 Depot Maintenance Management Awards from Air Force Materiel Command. Rick Buhl, 309th Electronics Maintenance Group director, has been selected as outstanding depot maintenance manager; and the A-10 Speedline Team from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group was named the Outstanding Depot Maintenance... Read more
Jo D. Turner, Antonio Perez, Kevin Flinders, Ted Eaton and Col. Michael Kucej answer questions at a logistics town hall.
Ron Voss, 508th Aircraft Sustainment Wing
Sue Dryden, vice director for the 309th Maintenance Wing and the new Ogden Air Logistics Center Senior Functional (CSF) for Life Cycle Logistics, hosted the first ever basewide logistics town hall meeting on April 28 with the theme "Strengthening Air Force Logistics." The Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force are postured to raise the bar on development of the logistics and acquisition... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
On May 24, among other varied activities, Hill Air Force Base will hold a See Me Mave Me Ride of the Day inviting both on-base and off-base riders to participate in a large en mase ride. The ride's purpose is to help remind motorists just how many motorcycles are out on the road. On-base riders will meet at the motorcycle safety course near the South Gate at 11 a.m. sharp. The ride will start at... Read more
Air Force officials announced April 26 that Air Force Materiel Command is one of six Air Force commands to receive access to social media sites beginning May 1, with AFMC bases implementing the change at different times in the coming weeks. This initiative comes as part of the service's two-week phased opening of access to social media sites Air Force-wide, which began April 26. Facebook, Twitter... Read more
Teams hold a mock exercise as part of Defense Threat Reduction
implementation. (Courtesy)
Kenneth V. Feaster, Chief, Arms Control, and Treaty Office
The Hill Arms Control and Treaty Office, or ACO, recently hosted personnel from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) who conducted mock training inspections at both Hill Air Force Base and Oasis, Utah. On April 8, President Barack Obama and President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia signed the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) Treaty. In addition to reducing the number of warheads and... Read more