Amy Kemp Butler, Ogden Air Logistics Center, History Office
September 2, 2010
Dances and formal balls have been, and remain, a popular way to celebrate and bring people together socially for a good time. Throughout military history, troops have sooner or later found time for large socials, dances and formal balls. Such events continue to be an ideal way to celebrate victories, boost morale and bring people together to relax and get to know one another better. Also, they... Read more
Ron Fry, Air Force Materiel Command, Public Affairs
September 2, 2010
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Challenging times ahead and developing efficiencies to accomplish the mission were among the key topics highlighted at the semi-annual Air Force Materiel Command Senior Leaders Conference here Aug. 23-25.AFMC Commander Gen. Donald Hoffman led his center and wing commanders, along with other command leaders, through three days of meetings that also focused... Read more
September 2, 2010
The Air Force Association Chapter 237, an Air Force civilian education organization, is sponsoring a 9/11 memorial motorcycle ride followed by a commemoration ceremony at the Hill Aerospace Museum on Saturday, Sept. 11.Motorcycle riders will gather at the Ramblin’ Roads Restaurant located at 49 E. 200 South in Clearfield.Registration and breakfast begin at 7 a.m. followed by the memorial ride... Read more
Lezlie Cazel, OO-ALC/DPDAA, Force Development and Analysis Division
September 2, 2010
The Ogden Air Logistics Center Leadership Development and Utilization (LDU) Program is a local program designed to develop an increasingly multifunctional workforce and produce enterprise leaders across the center. Participants share and document their career expectations with the center’s senior leadership and, in turn, allows senior leadership shares expectations regarding the experience,... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
September 2, 2010
Retirees got updates on lobbying efforts by the National Association for Uniformed Services at a Hill Air Force Base Retiree Appreciation Day on Aug. 27.Rick Jones, NAUS representative, reported on efforts by his organization to keep military retiree benefits in place, keep adequate funding so military men and women currently in the service of their country are properly supplied and keep retiree... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
September 2, 2010
Sounds reminiscent of the Glenn Miller big band era, interrupted now and again by songs of a more modern variety are to be on the musical menu at the Air Force Ball this Sept. 24. The event marks an important anniversary for the base.Hill Field, as it was called back then, had its start some 70 years ago and will be celebrated with the addition of the “Governor’s Own,” the 23rd Army Band, as... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
September 2, 2010
On Sept. 18, accompanying Food for Life Day events, the Northern Utah Chapter of the Air Force Association will be hosting its 16th annual Chili Cook-off at the Hill Aerospace Museum.The cook-off will feature teams representing different base-related organizations or squadrons competing against one another to see who can cook up the best batch of chili.“The best thing is that the proceeds go to... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
September 2, 2010
When Jennifer Brasseur began her quest to pursue a music career in Nashville she reached out first to a network of musicians, actors and performers through an Internet website nextcat.com to find out just what it might take to get started in Nashville. Her opening line was “Do you have a dream?”Little did she know that she would meet up with a fellow musician who would not only set up a studio... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
September 2, 2010
Tucked away in a corner of Building 849, also known as Price Hall, is a 900 square foot mural depicting scenes from the days when what is now Defense Logistics Agency Distribution was called the Central Receiving Branch of the Directorate of Distribution.The mural, which was painted by Kent Bingham, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs visual information specialist, was commissioned by Dale Johnston... Read more
September 2, 2010
A local community-based nonprofit organization, Your Community Connection in Ogden, is sponsoring an event Sept. 17 to promote positive male role models in the community. The Real Men Can Cook gourmet buffet will be held at the Ogden Marriott Hotel at 247 24th St.Each chef will receive an apron, name badge and tent card with name and dish featured so their efforts can be fully appreciated. Paper... Read more