A new commander will take charge of the 75th Air Base Wing (ABW) during a formal change of command ceremony at Hill Air Force Base at 9 a.m. Jan. 11.
Col. Kathryn L. Kolbe will assume command of the 75th ABW from Col. Sarah E. Zabel.
More than 230 members of Hill Air Force Base's active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing recently departed for a deployment to the U.S. Pacific Command Theater.
The pilots, maintainers and support personnel will provide F-16 air support in the Western Pacific region as part of a routine theater security package rotation.
The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah, which supports the Hill Aerospace Museum, will hold its annual Commander's Cup charity golf tournament Oct. 1 at Hubbard Golf Course.
Each year amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament, and this year's event won't be any different. Several golfers from the local area are slated to play, as well as LPGA Tour professional Brittany Lincicome, who will host a pre-tournament golf clinic at 11:15 a.m. for tournament goers.
No parking is available near Hangar 204 for today’s ceremony so shuttle buses will transport attendees from The Landing and from the parking lot at the corner of Georgia Street and Wardleigh Road, beginning at 9 a.m. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.
At the ceremony presided over by Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, multiple events will occur including:
The base recently launched a new and improved official Twitter account: @HAFB. People who follow @HAFB can get access to pertinent service-, command- and base-unique news, information and photos.
"Using Twitter gives us a unique and immediate means to communicate with base employees and the public," said George Jozens, 75th Air Base Wing director of public affairs. "This name change is being made to give the base a simpler and more recognizable Twitter handle."
One of the nation's famed Tuskegee Airmen will visit the Hill Aerospace Museum at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 2.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. James H. Harvey III will speak about his experiences including being the first African American pilot to fly combat missions over Korean airspace.
The base's African American Heritage Committee helped arrange the event with the help of the Hill Aerospace Heritage Foundation.
The creator of a popular home fitness program is scheduled to visit the base to train with Hill personnel Feb. 2. Highly-esteemed personal trainer and creator of P90X Tony Horton will be conducting fitness classes for Hill personnel.
Officials from Hill Air Force Base and Sunset Ridge Development Partners LLC hosted a ribbon cutting and groundbreaking ceremony Jan. 18.
The event celebrated the completion of a brand new building for the 75th Security Forces Squadron and the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new commercial office building that will be built on the base's west side.
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