More than 150 people got a jumpstart on their New Year's resolutions by participating in the Warrior Health and Fitness Center's New Year's Eve bash held Dec. 31.
The bash was a 12-hour marathon of different fitness challenges, starting at 6:30 a.m. with a circuit training class and ending at 6 p.m. with rock climbing challenges on the gym's indoor rock climbing wall. Participants had the choice to stay for the entire day to participate in as many events as they desired, or they could have chosen to participate in only one of their favorite event.
The 75th Force Support Squadron Family Child Care program was recently named the Air Force Materiel Command Family Child Care of the Year for the 2009 fiscal year.
Denise Jenkins, FCC Training and Curriculum specialist, says the award provides official recognition of "an outstanding program we have here at Hill Air Force Base.
There have been some changes at the 75th Air Base Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator's office -- it now has a new deputy SARC and a new location.
What was once the 388th Fighter Wing Distributed Mission Operations center in Building 118, on "E" Avenue, is now home to the SARC team, comprised of Janaee Stone, SARC, and 2nd Lt. Julianne Douglas, the new deputy SARC.
Douglas has filled this special-duty position since Nov. 16 and is "on loan" from the 75th Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Section to serve in the deputy SARC position.
Last Friday, Team Hill held a farewell ceremony at the Junior Enlisted Center for its command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Candler, who will begin the new year at Royal Air Force Alconbury, England.
Candler arrived at Hill Air Force Base in May of 2008 to serve as the command chief for the Ogden Air Logistics Center and the 75th Air Base Wing, bringing his enthusiasm and pride in serving the U.S.
Christmas is a holiday that is ripe with traditions, and the 67th Aerial Port Squadron has maintained the same Christmas tradition for the past 19 years. For the 19th year in a row, the Reserve unit brought Santa to the Mound Fort Junior High School in Ogden on Monday to give gifts and treats and grant the wishes of children in the school's special needs class.
Each year, Santa has been played by Chief Master Sgt. David Sill, who arrives at the school with his entourage of elves from the 419th Fighter Wing and its 67th APS.
The 388th Range Squadron completed their annual community meeting circuit, commonly referred to as the Moses Tour, in late October with positive results.
The annual tour started 10 years ago under the Air Combat Command directive 90-2550 Bombing and Gunnery Range Operations.
Team Hill's Air Expeditionary Force retreats at Wolf Creek Resort are starting to get attention from other Air Force bases in hopes of recreating these retreats for their own Airmen and families who are facing deployments.
At the retreat held Dec.
The Team Hill Combined Federal Campaign team presented the Intermountain CFC and United Way organizations with a symbolic check for the total amount of pledges Team Hill gave during this year's campaign drive -- $1,152,302.
Ogden Air Logistics Center Executive Director Mark Johnson presented the large check to Bruce Jacobs, Intermountain CFC executive director, and Bob Hunter, president and chief executive officer of United Way of Northern Utah, during the Team Hill Key Worker Appreciation event held yesterday at the Hill Aerospace Museum.
Johnson noted that approximately $3
The 388th Fighter Wing Maintenance Professional of the Year awards for 2009 were held Nov. 20 to honor individuals and groups within the fighter wing that performed above and beyond their calls of duty throughout the year.
The event's guest speaker, Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, noted an important Air Force leader who raised the standards for maintenance professionals and made efforts to recognize those who reached his standards -- the late Gen. Wilbur L.
The 16th annual Kevin J. Sullivan Maintenance and Logistics Awards were held at a banquet Nov. 17 to honor the top performers from the 309th Maintenance Wing, 84th Combat Sustainment Wing, 508th Aerospace Sustainment Wing and 748th Supply Chain Management Group here. The banquet was sponsored by the Ute-Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Air Force Association and the guest speaker was the award's namesake, Maj. Gen. (ret.) Kevin J. Sullivan.