As Col. Kathryn L. Kolbe relinquishes command of the 75th Air Base Wing to her successor, Col. Ronald E. Jolly, Sr., on July 2 she will also end a 24-year Air Force career that has taken her from her hometown in Pennsylvania to Kansas to Texas and to Washington D.C. and overseas to Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany and Iraq.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday to recognize the construction completion of a new Satellite Pharmacy that will be located in the Base Exchange here.
Mayor Mark Shepherd and his fellow Clearfield City residents almost daily see and hear F-16s taking off and then later landing back at Hill Air Force Base.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Residents around Hill may notice an increase in aircraft arrivals and departures May 5-15 as the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron conducts the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground exercise known as Combat Hammer.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Airmen from across the base gathered April 30 at the Junior Enlisted Recreation Center for coffee and pancakes and to meet with Hill Air Force Base’s senior leaders.
A group of 12 Team Hill Voluntary Protection Plan members toured the Morton Salt factory in Grantsville, recently.
Editor’s note: Read the poem and transcript referenced in the below article online at www.hill.af.mil, and search “WWII veteran, Utah resident signs historic B-17 wing.”
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Last week, a World War II veteran had his signature immortalized on an important piece of history.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The base’s Cultural Resources Program will join with groups across the state in celebrating Utah Archaeology Week May 3-10.
Early Sunday morning, as a brisk breeze flowed through Weber canyon, rifles fired and Taps sounded the empty Hill Air Force Base airfield, in honor of one our nation’s heroes; Lt. Col. Edison Phillips Janney. The commemoration was held to grant Janney’s last wish; for his ashes to be spread across an Air Force runway.
A reminder email will go out in a few days to Hill Air Force Base employees who have not yet reported vehicle emissions information into the Air Force Web-based system called ECARS (Employee-Vehicle Certification and Reporting System).
The email, from email@example.com, will contain a link to ECARS where employees will be prompted to enter information about their driving habits on the base. Employees can enter their information anytime at the ECARS link: https://apims.af.mil/apims/ecars.