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AFSC commander visits Hill

Joseph Gardenhour (right), 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director, speaks with Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, and other leaders during the general's site visit Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Joseph Gardenhour (right), 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director, speaks with Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, and other leaders during the general's site visit Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Joseph Gardenhour(right), 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director, speaks with Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, during thje general's site visit Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Joseph Gardenhour(right), 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director, speaks with Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, during thje general's site visit Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Gene Kourtei (right), 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director, speaks with Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, and other leaders during the general's site visit Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Gene Kourtei (right), 572nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director, speaks with Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, and other leaders during the general's site visit Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

AAir Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland (right) addresses installation leadership during the general's site tour Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, . (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland (right) addresses installation leadership during the general's site tour Oct. 2, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, . (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland visited Hill Air Force Base this week. It was his first trip to the installation since taking command of the Air Force Sustainment Center Aug. 7.

During his visit, the general toured various facilities across the 75th Air Base Wing and Ogden Air Logistics Complex, met with community leaders and visited with employees.

Kirkland leads 43,000 Total Force U.S. and U.K. Airmen across three air logistics complexes, three air base wings, and two supply chain wings, operating from a global network of 26 locations.