Ogden ALC to welcome new commander

Ogden Air Logistics Complex Change of Command Live Stream

(U.S. Air Force graphic by David Perry)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah --

Brig. Gen. Stacey Hawkins will become the new Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander at Hill AFB during a change of command ceremony here at 9 m. Aug. 31.

As commander of the Ogden ALC, Hawkins will lead a team of approximately 8,100 personnel who perform depot repair, overhaul, and modification of the A-10, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-35 and T-38 aircraft, the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system, and a wide range of commodities.

These include landing gear, wheels and brakes, rocket motors, air munitions and guided bombs, photonics equipment, training devices, software, electronics, avionics, instruments, hydraulics, power systems and other aerospace components.

Hawkins is a 26-year Air Force veteran and is coming to Hill from Scott AFB, Illinois, where he has served as director of logistics, engineering and force protection for Air Mobility Command since May 2015.

As director, he was responsible for leadership, management, and integration of total-force logistics, engineering, and force protection activities across the global mobility air forces enterprise.

During the ceremony, Hill will also bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Steven Bleymaier who has served as the Ogden ALC commander since Aug. 2015. Bleymaier is moving to Scott AFB to take Hawkins place as director of logistics, engineering and force protection for Air Mobility Command.

Watch the Ogden ALC change of command ceremony online at 9 a.m. (Mountain Time) on Aug. 31.