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.
Quick thinking and good communication not only saved a $13 million aircraft and its pilot, it also averted a possible tragedy close to Hill Air Force Base.
The AFSC Way is a standard, repeatable tool set, developed by the Air Force Sustainment Center, to enable improved performance and production.
Technology normally used to study missiles at Hill Air Force Base is helping university and government biologists better understand how ocean sounds are affecting whales.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — With only six days’ advance notice, the 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is taking on an additional workload that will help the Marine Corps.
The 309th Maintenance Support Group has a long history of building items, ranging from wooden office doors to splash molds that detect aircraft cracks. New technology is adding Rapid Prototyping, often referred to as 3-D printing, to the mix.
Even before he was assigned to command the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Brig. Gen. Carl Buhler was impressed with the aircraft maintenance performed here.
As director of Logistics for Headquarters Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Buhler saw maintainers installing F-16 wings that had been repaired at the Ogden ALC.
New entry categories will be included in the seventh annual car show, now sponsored by the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.
The show is June 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Centennial Park.
Entry categories for cars are 1949 and older, 1950-59, 1960-69, 1970-79, 1980-89, 1990-99, and 2000 to the present. Truck categories are 1959 and older, and 1960 and newer. Motorcycles are judged as best sport or racing cycle, and best cruiser or custom cycle. A fourth category is for unique vehicles.