Final wishes

April 17, 2014


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.

Deadline nears to report vehicle emissions info

April 17, 2014



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, 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:

Hill AFB 4th annual Caring For People Forum

April 3, 2014



HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The voice of Team Hill can be heard all the way up the chain. Four years after the Caring for People Forum began at Hill Air Force Base, it continues to assist Airmen and their families to voice their thoughts on a number of different quality of life issues.

On Wednesday, March 26, the 4th annual Caring For People Forum hosted more than 90 active duty members, spouses, and civilians in give focus groups, voicing concerns and ideas to increase efficiency and morale for Team Hill.

AFA banquet recognizes winners

April 3, 2014



The best in intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), space and command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) career fields were honored at the Brent Scowcroft Awards banquet March 27.

The Northern Utah Chapter 235 of the Air Force Association (AFA) hosted the event at the David Eccles Conference Center to honor individuals in five categories, and teams in two categories, for their performance in 2013.

Airmen learn from Hill AFB leader

March 27, 2014


HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Team Hill’s senior leader spoke to nearly 80 junior enlisted Airmen during the Hill AFB First Four meeting March 19.

Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, spoke on the topic of effective leadership and management.

“Everyone is a leader, and you will either influence people in a positive way or influence people in a negative way,” Baker said. “Leadership by example will speak volumes to your troops.”

A stronger F-35

March 27, 2014



HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed the Air Force’s first organic depot modifications on an F-35 Lightning II.

The F-35A variant aircraft, arrived at Hill AFB in mid-September 2013, and received four structural modifications intended to strengthen areas of the aircraft and extend its service life.

Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., the Ogden ALC commander, credited the phenomenal teamwork that occurred between the Ogden ALC, Lockheed Martin and F-35 Joint Program Office for successfully completing the modifications.

Air Force continues force management programs

March 20, 2014


WASHINGTON — Air Force leaders announced a resumption of all force management programs March 15 following a recently discussed strategic pause.

New building, same beneficial DDR

March 20, 2014

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — After three years of planning, the Drug Demand Reduction Program office moved and is open for business at the new location in Building 152 which is a more centralized location and decreases testing time after it’s ribbon cutting March 19.

“Customers love the way the new waiting room looks and how spacious it is,” said Kenneth Garlough, Drug Testing Program assistant manager. “Customers tell us how much they love how convenient the new location is to their work-center and parking is 10 times better.”

Logistic complex partners for robot repair

March 6, 2014



Hill Air Force Base — Robots are going to invade Team Hill, well at least the ones needing depot type repairs after the Ogden Air Logistics Complex signed a partnering agreement with iRobot March 3.

Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker, Sr., Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander and Frank Wilson, iRobot senior vice president and general manager of Defense and Security business, signed a timely partnership agreement, one of the fastest the OO-ALC has done.

388th airman uses training to save a life

March 6, 2014



HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A 388th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Airman, while out-processing and preparing to depart as a member of a Theater Security Package deployment, experienced what could freeze many into a moment of uncertainty and fear.

Airman 1st Class Todd Krupa was being issued war readiness gear, when he noticed the Airman helping him was unresponsive behind the desk.

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