HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Seven years of taking a careful look at its safety and health programs paid off Oct. 20, when the 309th Electronics Maintenance Group received recognition as a Voluntary Protection Program Star site.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, like other squadrons within the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, sometimes does “drop-in” work on C-130 Hercules aircraft, adding them into their repair schedule where possible.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Largely influenced by relatives serving in the military, Steven Bleymaier knew he wanted to make the Air Force his career by the time he was in the 10th grade.
As part of Air Force Sustainment Center’s efforts to standardize the Air Logistics Complexes and provide cost-effective readiness to the warfighter, AFSC stood up a new Point of Use Section within each maintenance support group.
Brig. Gen. Steven Bleymaier, director of staff at Air Force Materiel Command headquarters, has been assigned as the next commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.
An A-10 Thunderbolt, fitted with new wings, got a ceremonial sendoff Aug. 20 as it marked the 100th aircraft completed in the Enhanced Wing Assembly Program by the 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Work by defense and industry partners here returned more than 80 F-16 Fighting Falcons to the skies after they were grounded in 2014.
The 309th Electronics Maintenance Group achieved a long-sought goal in early June when it was nominated for Star status in the Voluntary Protection Program.
The notification followed a weeklong evaluation of the group’s safety practices by a six-member team led by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The nomination has been forwarded to the Department of Labor for a final evaluation and the status will likely be awarded later this year.
The front entrance to the Hill AFB Youth Center is safer now, thanks to the efforts of 30 Air Force Reservists and Air National Guardsmen who repaired and refurbished the area as part of a community outreach project.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A lifetime of casual fishing paid off for a Hill AFB sergeant in April as he placed fifth out of 137 anglers in the Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society Nation Western Divisional tournament.