Ogden ALC visitors get a view of the road to reduction

May 14, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Flow day reduction and workload updates were discussed when 24 distinguished visitors — including Utah state senators and representatives, mayors, Congressional staff delegates and local civic leaders — visited the Ogden Air Logistics Complex on April 24.



Hill AFB closer to $38.4M in F-35 funding

May 14, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The National Defense Authorization Act, which contains major dollars for Hill Air Force Base, has just two hurdles to pass through before it becomes law and the base becomes $38 million richer.



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May 14, 2015

Air Force conducts Combat Hammer 

The skies over Utah are busy in the coming days.

The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron will conduct the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground weapons evaluation known as Combat Hammer through May 14.

Units deployed here, as well as off-station units, will employ munitions in realistic combat scenarios at the Utah Test and Training Range. 



Construction on SR 193 this summer

May 14, 2015

Improvements to State Road 193 and the traffic pattern at the intersection of South Gate Drive will mean construction through June.



Hill’s resilient chief nurse serves in a resilient country

May 14, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Resilience is a term today’s Airmen hear often. One Hill Air Force Base nurse has lived a life full of resilience and put it to use in a country in great need of the same.



Hill Aerospace Museum planes get new paint

May 14, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — There aren’t any Rembrandts or van Goghs, but Hill Air Force Base’s museum is getting some impressive new paintings to add to its collection.



Honoring Utah's fallen Vietnam veterans

May 7, 2015

GRANGER

Cpl. Arthur A. Callister, USA

Aug. 9, 1948 - Feb. 2, 1969

20 years old

Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Less than 1 year of service

 

Spc. Four Quenton L. Christensen, USA

Dec. 10, 1948 - Feb. 20, 1969

20 years old

Infantryman

 



Reservists build homes for Native American families

May 7, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Sixteen reservists from the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron joined Airmen from the 459th Civil Engineer Squadron from Andrews AFB, Maryland, to support the Southwest Indian Foundation in the construction of modular homes in Gallup, New Mexico, April 5-18.

The homes are built to provide shelter for homeless Native American families in the Four Corners area. The SWIF has worked with the Air Force and other government agencies in providing homes since 1998.



Water exec visits Hill, highlights privatization success

May 7, 2015

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The president and chief executive officer of American Water, Inc., recently visited Hill Air Force Base to highlight the company’s role in the base’s water and wastewater system privatization.



ALC software team achieves highest level of capability

May 7, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Meeting and exceeding standards for software development helped the 309th Software Maintenance Group and 516th Software Maintenance Squadron achieve a Capability Maturity Model Integration v1.3, Level 5 rating on March 26.

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