Editor's Note: Due to requests concerning this topic of this article and its pularity, the following is being rerun in connection with Wingman's Day and the "See Me Save Me Ride" on May 24
True or false: When a motorcycle rider is lying injured on the ground after being involved in an accident, concerned bystanders should remove his or her helmet to increase the injured rider's comfort level.
Airman 1st Class Melissa Dearstone, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office
The 2010 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign, which began March 8, ended April 30 and successfully raised $65,092.36.
The campaign kicked off at Hill Air Force Base with a basketball tournament between the 75th Force Support Squadron and the 75th Security Forces Squadron and was able to raise money for Airmen and military families in need.
"I appreciated not only the incredible generosity we saw...
After the one-day symposium event, Utah AFA will sponsor its annual Focus on Defense charity golf tournament. The tournament, which lasts two days and takes place at Hubbard Memorial Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, and Glen Eagle Golf Course, Syracuse, raises money for the Utah Aerospace Education Foundation.
The tournament raises around $40,000 each year, Sullivan said. All of the donations...
222"We have extremely talented military officials and civilian employees whose desire to minimize safety mishaps is first and foremost," he said in the midst of the preparations for May 24 activities.
Planned events for Wingman Day will include briefings and a picnic lunch at Centennial Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Safety Fair will be set up at the park and activities will follow the lunch with...
On May 18, Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, presented James Soderquist, a member of the 554th Electronic Systems Group, with his winning design of the Spirit Award pin.
Soderquist, who has submitted four different designs for the yearly Spirit Pin design contest, said he felt great about winning the design contest and earning the award.
"It was something that I'd...
Come grab an adrenaline rush May 29 through May 31 at the HANNspree Superbike World Championship and classic rock concert held at Miller Motorsports Park.
Foreigner, Styx, and Kansas will rock out onstage May 29 with a fireworks display afterward. The championship will also feature 200 mph double-header races between bullet bikes from Yamaha, Ducati, Honda, BMW, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Aprilia. This...
The base theater and Junior Enlisted Association are looking for volunteers to help run the movie projectors and assist in other tasks, plus help raise funds to replace the theater system.
Squadrons are also encouraged to volunteer, and donations or replacement parts are also appreciated. For more information about volunteering or donating, please contact Tech. Sgt. Sherril Erickson at (801) 695-...
The 75th Civil Engineer Squadron pavement contractor will continue some warranty work on "D" Avenue from Balmer Street to Wardleigh Avenue and on Weiner Street from Southgate Avenue to "D" Avenue requiring road closures. This will allow work to mill existing surfaces and overlay with new asphalt. The Balmer project will be accomplished in two phases:
Phase I: Balmer to 6th Street will be closed...
The Utah Air Force Association's 31st annual Focus on Defense symposium and two-day golf tournament is set to take place June 16-18. The symposium will be June 16 at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center and the golf tournament will be played June 17 and 18 on local courses.
This year's theme is "Stand up of Global Strike Command -- An Air Force Opportunity," which focuses on the Air Force's newest...
Jon Hanson, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs Office
By Jon Hanson
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs Office
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- In less than two months, Airmen across the globe will begin testing against new fitness assessment standards.
These standards were deemed necessary by senior Air Force leaders to ensure a fitter and healthier fighting force. Changes include bi-annual testing, minimum requirements within...