Ogden ALC gathers for annual car show and picnic

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HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Earlier this week, the Ogden Air Logistics Complex held its 13th Annual Picnic with an outstanding display of cars, trucks, and motorcycles as well as a vintage camp trailer and two vintage farm tractors.

Employees with vehicles of all shapes and sizes took over the base’s Centennial Park Aug. 31 to participate in the car show. Some of the vehicles were as old as 1930 and as new as 2021.

During the event, Brig. Gen. Richard Gibbs, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, held a commanders call and handed out awards to the car show winners.

The show featured winners from 21 different categories ranging from Best paint, Best survivor and most unique, to generals choice.

The picnic, paired with a car show, have been held since 2007.

The winners were:


Best 1949 & Older: Rob Van Canneyt’s 1942 Chevy Fleetline

Best 1950-1959: Skip Holdredge’s 1955 Chevy Belair

Best 1960-1969: Carma Baker’s 1968 Pontiac Firebird

Best 1970-1979: Ron McAtee’s 1970 Ford Boss 302

Best 1980-1989: Steve Klegin’s 1986 Chevy Camaro IROC-Z

Best 1990-1999: Jake Wilson’s 1993 Mercury Cougar XR7

Best 2000-2009: Aaron Stiles’ 2005 Ford GT40

Best 2010-PRESENT: Michael Dotson’s 2015 Jaguar XKR


Best 1959 & Older: Eddo Jensen’s 1958 Chevy Apache

Best 1960-1979: Steve Johnson’s 1966 Ford Bronco

Best 1980 & Newer: Robert Strong’s 2021 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO


Best Sport/Race: Dean Overturf’s 2015 Kawasaki ZX10 Ninja H2

Best Cruiser/Custom: Cody Dayton’s 2013 Victory Vegas 8-Ball


Unique: Sandra Turner’s 1965 VW Karmann Ghia

Survivor: John Blessant’s 1962 Pontiac Bonneville

Production Race: Chris Hall’s 2017 Chevy COPO Camaro

Work-in-Progress: Glenn Kirkby’s 1975 MGB Convertible

Best Paint (Car): Gary Bitton’s 1968 Chevy Camaro

Best Paint (Truck): Mr. Anthony Sendejo’s 2005 Dodge 3500

Best Pain (Motorcycle): Shane Norris’ 1979 Harley Davidson Custom

General’s Choice: Jason & Les Muchmore’s 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS