Bill Orndorff, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
August 27, 2015
An A-10 Thunderbolt, fitted with new wings, got a ceremonial sendoff Aug. 20 as it marked the 100th aircraft completed in the Enhanced Wing Assembly Program by the 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.Brig. Gen. Carl Buhler, Ogden ALC commander, handed the maintenance log for A-10 tail No. 78-0697, first flown in 1978, over to Col. Derek Oaks, commander of the 23rd Fighter Group, Moody AFB,... Read more
CHIEF MASTER SGT. WENDI L. MCLEAN, 141st Medical Group
August 27, 2015
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — I once read that newly created cells in our bodies do one of two things: They either begin to decay or they become more vital.These cells choose their path based on what we demand of them. If we are sedentary, our brains signal our cells to decay; but if we exercise, our cells get the signal that we need them to be strong and healthy. Likewise, when we refuse to... Read more
TECH. SGT. RYAN CRANE, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa
August 27, 2015
PARIS — U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley recognized Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone for his actions in saving countless lives during a terrorist attack aboard a train headed toward Paris Aug. 21.“We often use the word hero, and in this case I know that word has never been more appropriate,” Hartley said.“They are truly heroes. When most of us would run away, Spencer, Alek and Anthony ran... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
When Brig. Gen. Carl Buhler took over as commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex in September 2014, he was “impressed” with an organization that had proved itself as one of the Air Force’s premier maintenance facilities.In his estimation, the complex has lived up to its billing during his time here.“We are an airpower factory, an organization that produces aircraft, commodities, software,... Read more
Col. Ron Jolly, 75th Air Base Wing commander
August 27, 2015
I appreciate everyone’s continued patience during this transition. We knew that closure of the Southwest Gate would impact traffic at the other gates. We also realized the initial adjustment period would be uncomfortable for most of us. We conducted a thorough analysis and looked at many options before arriving at a decision to close the gate. With this change, our Defenders are doing their... Read more
Jet Fabara, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
August 27, 2015
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California -- The Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, which oversees all three test variants of the F-35 Lightning II, has proved its resolve to test and equip the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps with the latest fifth-generation fighter. This is evidenced by achieving a historical milestone involving a new monthly flying record.During July, the JSF ITF flew... Read more
Bill Orndorff, Ogden Air Logistics Complex
August 27, 2015
Brig. Gen. Steven Bleymaier, director of staff at Air Force Materiel Command headquarters, has been assigned as the next commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.Brig. Gen. Carl Buhler, Ogden ALC commander since September 2014, has been selected for reassignment as Logistics Director, Air Combat Command headquarters, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.The change of command ceremony will be Aug. 31... Read more
August 27, 2015
Q: Can anything be done about the sporadic arrival of the personnel opening the visitor control building at the South Gate?  In recent weeks, I’ve encountered on at least two occasions the visitor control center being opened late. There are contractors being delayed from starting their work and, in my case, a potential new hire was late for his appointment.A: I recognize the importance the... Read more
Douglas E. Pierson, 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health
August 27, 2015
For the third year in a row, Hill Air Force Base will be partnering with the Davis County Health Department to provide insurance-billed flu vaccinations for base employees and their families.The vaccinations will be available at various locations around the installation from October through November. This year’s schedule consists of 19 clinics, set up at 17 locations around the base.“Getting the... Read more
Dana Rimington, Hilltop Times Correspondent
August 27, 2015
It may be like walking into any office supply store, but at the Industries for the Blind Base Supply Store at Hill Air Force Base, every product has been touched by someone who is blind or visually impaired. The program gives meaningful employment to the blind and visually impaired, and recently celebrated 20 years of base supply center stores being located on military bases. Hill AFB’s... Read more

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