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  • 309th Maintenance Wing stands down to talk about suicide awareness

    Members of the 309th Maintenance Wing took a three hour stand-down from regular work duties Wednesday during both day and swing shifts to talk about suicide awareness, prevention and workers' concerns. The stand-down was directed by 309th MXW commander Brig. Gen. John Cooper after he learned Tuesday of the death of another member of the 309th. In
  • Spouses, the BUZZ is here!

    SpouseBUZZ Live is happening this Saturday at the Davis Conference Center in Layton as one of the kick-off events happening prior to Air Force Week Salt Lake City 2009, which starts the following Monday, June 1. Saturday's SBL event will offer military spouses of all military branches an opportunity for fun and fellowship with their peers as well
  • Proclamation signing to kick off week full of Air Force activities

    Air Force Week Salt Lake City 2009 will officially begin June 1 at the proclamation signing ceremony to be held on the south steps of the Utah State Capitol Building. The event is open to the public with pre-ceremony activities to begin at 8:30 a.m. and will feature music and the national anthem performed by the U.S. Air Force's Stellar Brass Band,
  • Max Impact to provide high energy concerts

    222 Master Sgt. Regina Coonrod, one of the vocalists for the group, says the entertainment mission of the group fits nicely with the theme of Air Force Week -- "Celebrating America's Airmen, Keeping the Promise." "Because Max Impact is a contemporary pop/rock band, we have the ability to appeal to younger audience members and hopefully instill
  • Air Force Week – Salt Lake City is Here!!

    Air Force Week-Salt Lake City officially kicks off with the proclamation ceremony next Monday, 1 Jun 2009 at the State Capitol, but our introductory events have already begun! This past Sunday, 24 May 2009, we enjoyed a superb performance by the Air Force Reserve Band with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. On Saturday, 30 May 2009 at the Davis
  • Diamond View

    There are a number of origins to the military greeting of saluting. One of the possible origins is from the age of chivalry when knights were all mounted and wore steel armor, which covered the body completely. When two friendly knights met it was the custom for each to raise the visor and expose his face for view by the other. This was always done
  • Chief's Corner

    As I travel the Hill battlespace, too often do I see personnel not rendering the proper respect during Reveille and Retreat. Although it may not bother some to disobey the rules, it does frustrate many others and goes against everything we as military and civilian Airmen represent. Let me be direct...when Reveille and Retreat are played and you are
  • Major General Creer selected for induction into Utah Aviation Hall of Fame

    The late Maj. Gen. William E. Creer, a World War II aviator from Utah, has been selected for induction into the Utah Aviation Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held Monday, May 25, at 9:30 a.m. in the Fighter Gallery of the Hill Aerospace Museum. The event is one of the kickoff events scheduled before Air Force Week Salt Lake City, which will
  • Diamond Vision

    Attaché case, gym bags and backpacks (AFI 36-2903, pg 90, item 12) Carried in left hand, on left shoulder, or both shoulders (not to interfere with rendering the proper salute). Attaché case: black only; Gym bags: black or dark blue; Backpacks: Only solid-color black backpacks may be worn with blue uniform combinations; solid-color black, olive
  • 101 Critical Days of Summer

    So far this year the Air Force has lost too many of its valued members to fatalities. Twenty five members of the Air Force team have been lost in off duty vehicle accidents; we are not into the period of time that historically produces a lot of mishaps. I am talking about "101 Days of Summer". This is a period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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