Back-to-School Information Fair coming up

July 28, 2016

There are still a few weeks of summer vacation left, but Hill AFB’s military parents can get some of their school shopping out of the way — for free — at a Back-to-School Information Fair on Aug. 2.

The fair will be held 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Centennial Park and will offer backpacks and school supplies to DEERS-enrolled military dependent children in grades kindergarten to 12th grade.



Proof of wetlands, ancient life on UTTR

July 28, 2016

Recently, a team of archaeologists working on the Utah Test and Training Range under the direction of the Hill Air Force Base cultural resource program discovered a 12,300-year-old hearth — an archaeological “feature” — and artifacts that tell the story of North America’s earliest inhabitants and of a very different landscape from that of today.



Back to School Information Fair

July 21, 2016

There’s still a few weeks of summer vacation left, but Hill AFB’s military parents can get some of their school shopping out of the way – for free – at a Back-to-School Information Fair Aug. 2.

The fair will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Centennial Park and will offer backpacks and school supplies to DEERS-enrolled military dependent children in grades kindergarten to 12th grade.



Safety, quality are focus areas for the 531st CMXS

July 21, 2016

Delivering products on-time, at the best value is a priority for the installation’s 531st Commodities Maintenance Squadron. 

The 531st CMXS is one of four production squadrons within the Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 309th Commodities Maintenance Group.



How do I get a job here?

July 21, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Every military base accomplishes important missions. While some missions are very visible, others are little-known and performed in out-of-the way buildings separate from the main installation. Here, the flight training mission is very visible whereas the gun shop mission is less evident.



Ask a Badwater finisher … if you can find one

July 7, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ever wonder what it might be like to run more than 100 miles? If so, ever consider adding 100-degree heat and more than 14,000 feet in cumulative elevation gain? A local Airman will find out this month.



2016 Warriors Over the Wasatch wraps up

June 30, 2016

The 2016 Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show and Open House wrapped up here Sunday.

Weather for the 2-day event was favorable and hundreds of thousands turned out to watch more than 20 aerial demonstration performances. Highlighted acts were the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

Much of the air show’s success was due to community support.



Hill welcomes new 75th ABW commander

June 30, 2016

Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt assumed command of the 75th Air Base Wing and became installation commander of Hill AFB during a change of command ceremony Tuesday morning.

Hammerstedt comes to Hill from Robins AFB, Georgia, where she served as commander of the 402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group from July 2014 until her departure to become commander of the 75th ABW. 



AFSC commander speaks at AFA symposium

June 23, 2016

Nearly 200 military and civilian Airmen, community members, and industry leaders attended the Focus on Defense Symposium at the Eccles Conference Center in Ogden, Utah, June 15. 

The event was sponsored by the Air Force Association and the theme was “Toward a More Agile Sustainment and Life Cycle Enterprise.”

During the event, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, spoke on the challenges facing the sustainment community 



Hill says good-bye to 75th ABW commander June 28

June 23, 2016

Hill will bid farewell to Col. Ronald E. Jolly Sr., 75th Air Base Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony here at 9 a.m. June 28. 

Jolly will relinquish command to Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt at that time. Hammerstedt is coming from Robins AFB, Georgia, where she served as commander of the 402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group since July 2014.

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