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  • Air Force civic leaders visit Hill AFB

    Community leaders from across the U.S. participating in the Air and Space Force Civic Leader Program visited Hill Nov. 4-5 to see firsthand the missions supported by the Airmen and Guardians here. The stopover at Hill Air Force Base was the culmination of a visit to three installations that 36 of the program’s civic leaders made this week with Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command deputy commander, to gain a better understanding of AFMC and the Air Force.
  • Air Force civic leaders visit Hill AFB

    Community leaders from across the U.S. participating in the Air and Space Force Civic Leader Program visited Hill Nov. 4-5 to see firsthand the missions supported by the Airmen and Guardians here. The stopover at Hill Air Force Base was the culmination of a visit to three installations that 36 of the program’s civic leaders made this week with Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command deputy commander, to gain a better understanding of AFMC and the Air Force.
  • Maintenance Group brings crashed A-10 back to life

    The skilled professionals of the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group at Hill AFB took a formerly crashed A-10 Warthog and spent more than three years restoring it to a like-new condition. In July of 2018, tail number 80-0264 arrived to Hill AFB in pieces, strapped to flatbed trucks. Now, the revived A-10 is expected to fly back to its home station with the Michigan Air National Guard this week.
  • Be a changemaker through the Combined Federal Campaign 2021

    You can be the face of change through the combined federal campaign program that begins Oct. 25 and runs through Jan. 14, 2022. The CFC is the official workplace giving campaign for all people associated with the military, and has been for the past 60 years.
  • Maintenance automation effort saves time, costs

    The 526th Electronics Maintenance Squadron, part of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex and responsible for the maintenance and overhaul of airborne generators, replaced its process of winding and forming coils by hand with automated equipment in order to save time and money while improving product quality and shop safety.
  • Air Force repurposes condemned F-35 aircraft for training aids

    Airmen here are currently involved in transforming a condemned F-35A Lightning II into sectional training aids for use during instruction of F-35 maintainers.
  • Emergency paid leave funds still available to civilian employees

    Federal employees may be eligible to receive up to 600 hours, or 15 weeks of emergency paid leave for reasons relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The qualifying period runs now through Sept. 30, 2021. Paid leave is made available through the American Rescue Plan, which Congress passed into law in March, creating a $570 million emergency paid leave fund.
  • 'End of watch:' Defenders, family pay final respects to MWD Cvoky

    Retired military working dog Cvoky (See-vokee) was honored earlier this month during an end of watch ceremony in front of family members and fellow Defenders from the 75th Security Forces Squadron here. The 116-pound Belgian Malinois had been suffering from lymphoma cancer over the past few months when a decision was made to put him to rest.
  • Air Force announces art contest winners

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of the annual Air Force Art Contest. The contest ran March 1-31. A team of judges evaluated each entrant’s artwork for impact, creativity, and technical criteria in adult and youth categories.
  • Dorm upgrades from AFMC We Need initiative enhance quality of life

    Hill Airmen will see improvements where they live over the next several months thanks to the efforts of local leaders and Air Force Materiel Command’s AFMC We Need initiative. New carpet will be installed in 120 dorm rooms, new water heaters will be installed in four dorm buildings, 52 dorm rooms will get new paint and exterior cement walkways will be repaired.
  • Depot group adapts, delivers amidst pandemic

    In the midst of a global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group continued to provide world-class, depot-level maintenance and return aircraft to the warfighter. While adapting to protect the largest direct labor force in the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, the 309th AMXG delivered scheduled aircraft to Department of Defense agencies and international partners.
  • Roth escapes Pentagon “bubble” to learn directly from Airmen and Guardians

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth travelled recently to bases in Ohio, Utah, Nevada and California to review programs, meet Airmen and Guardians, receive updates from assorted commanders and senior officials, and engage with three members of Congress on their own turf.
  • Agile Thunder exercised across the miles

    Exercise Agile Thunder 21-02, a tri-wing exercise, concluded March 13 after multiple active duty
  • Ogden ALC named top Air Force maintenance depot

    The Ogden Air Logistics Complex won the 2020 Maintenance Effectiveness Award recognizing it as the top depot in the Air Force. The award is presented annually to the unit that most successfully managed resources to provide safe and serviceable equipment for sustained use in peacetime and wartime.
  • Acting SecAF visits Hill AFB, focuses on supporting Airmen and Guardians

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth visited Hill Air Force Base March 24, where he received a briefing on AFNWC's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program.
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