HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 75th Air Base Wing’s command chief master sergeant will retire Nov. 1 after 27 years of military service.
Hill AFB’s Airmen Against Drunk Driving, or AADD, program hosted a simulated drunk obstacle course June 26 at the Warrior Fitness Center.
The event aimed to increase awareness of the base’s AADD program, which offers Airmen a free ride home if they’ve had too much to drink. Participants were challenged to navigate through obstacles while wearing “impairment goggles” that simulate inebriation.
The director of the Defense Logistics Agency, Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch, visited Hill AFB on June 18, where he laid out the agency’s priorities during a town hall meeting with employees at the base theater.
Beginning July 7, the Southwest Gate, which has been operational under limited hours, will close permanently.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After the Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed depot-level modifications on two F-35B STOVLs for the Marine Corps, the Air Force completed the aircraft’s first functional check flight on June 18.
After a thorough safety, security and manpower analysis, it is leadership’s intent to permanently close Hill’s Southwest Gate (near the Elementary School), which was already operating under limited hours, beginning July 7.
Nine officers from across Team Hill recently learned they were selected for promotion to the rank of lieutenant colonel. A total of 1,499 majors were selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel throughout the Air Force.
The Air Force selected 108 staff sergeants from across Hill Air Force Base for promotion to the rank of technical sergeant, officials announced June 9.
The Air Force Sergeants Association at Hill Air Force Base is always seeking new members.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Suicide prevention and assisting those who have been affected by it will be the topics at a Hill AFB suicide prevention town hall luncheon June 11.