|Paper||Hill Air Force Base Newspapers|
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|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Hill Air Force Base Newspapers|
PUBLISHED FOR HILL AIR FORCE BASE, SEPTEMBER 12, 1952 5 Volume Will RarmvA Vnrfror iNlijannofl If III llVVWIf HVIIIWI IPllUIVUppVM L I Hf IJII ir--n i teitlTiCdTe or Hern won oy mil Are Hill Air Force Base will play a key role in Utah's 1952 observant the Physically Handicapped week," October 5 to announceu was tins wem wjr t. xa. norence, cnier, civilian per hi, it sonnel brancn. Mill Lf This Wecih National Employ . I J! A ' nanaicayfeu wuiwo i me ubviuii) aim the Stale lwavs attempted to carry out he Air Force policy of using such AM in positions rur wiucn mey tersons Mr. Florence stated. In a report published by headEfforts at tiiu to eirecuveiy utu- nhvsically handicapped persons quarters Air Materiel Command, Mil be rewarded on September 18 the Ogden Air Materiel Area is Salt Lake City as a preiuae to rated first in the performance of a Vihvsicaliy w At VEPH week, he pointed out.. hat time, this installation will be ccorded the coveted "Certificate f Merit" by the Governor's Com-litt- ee for Physically Handicapped one of the five employers Hill is h the state recommended for the Dr. L. B. Vward. Harmon, state vocational rehabilitation livision, department of public in- L L! J tUni- fViio is U J! IruCUUU, lliuii;c.cu nien. lino la 1.11c First time such awards have been ecommended in Utah. Vernon K. Banta, member of Die President's Committee for Employment of Physically Handi- ii :upjcu, will 111a. nc lug awaiua. and to receive the awards will of two defense !e representatives and three private agencies ecommended for the awards. Secrist Will Receive Award Receiving Hill's 'award on be- alf of the hundreds of physically landicapped employees at this base rill be Donrey G. Secrist, Main tenance aircran eiectncai inspec tor .who is a physically handi- Japped employee himself. Besides Hill AFB, the following itah industries have been recom mended for awards: Deseret iirector, - Tooele;-Mountai- wpply Jficial 375 Top Civilians Hear Keynote Speech by Brig. Gen. 7. T. Ilefley Management leaders for the largest group of employees in the state issued this caution: "We are not rated on the same items every month. It is necessary that we be very effective in all of our operations so that regardless of those areas which are measured to decome out velop this rating, we will ' in the lead." ' The depot rating system has been recently established by the Air Materiel Command in an effort to further promote the spirit of competition between depots in support of the Air Force goal of "More Air Force Per Dollar." son selected group of depot accomplishments for the month of July. Brig. General A. H. Gilkeson, commanding general of Ogden Air Area, attributed this Materiel achievement to the "contribution of every individual on this installation," in a personal letter to all depot employees. At the same time General Gilke- - of Utah gathered at the Officers' Club at Hill Air Force Base this week to be addressed by one of the top generals of the Air Force Air Materiel Command. Occasion for the assemblage was the first mass meeting of the newHill Administrative club held last Tuesday. Approximately formed ly 275 key administrative civilian em 12,000 workers at ployees from Hill AFB met at the the approximately club for the luncheon meeting that Hill AFB will form a powerful orfor one of the ganization in a position to promote spelled a kick-o- ff most important organizations ever the greatest management efficiency possible for Utah's largest group of formed at this air base. to employees. address the Delivering keynote Putting the stamp of approval of the elite of management officials at Hill AFB was Brig. General Wil- - high Air Force officials on the club, General Hefley told his audience: Luncheon-Meetin- g Club Can Help "I know from experience that a club such as yours can do a world of good in improving the manage- -' ment of the installation of which it is a part. Since the advent of the atom bomb, airpower has become a key factor in the military security of the free world. This year for the first time we have faced realistically this changed concept of military strength in an air age. The Air Force has been entrusted with the largest share of available military funds to build the defensive and striking forces essential to bring us through the first crucial phases of war. We must prove any all-o- Executive Council at KickrOff ut California Packing Corp- Ogden; Mountain Fuel ll Ar- Company and Limb Company, both of Fit-We- mi take City. Four high school students win ters in an essay contest sponsored t? the State Vocational Rehabili- EtiOn Diviairm Vi3o urill .T.USV MCMC TlOtb WU1Q liana nili vrfott October 3 as part of the enter-linme- nt . that this trust has not been misthat we will provide the placed maximum military security that our States n Division, pation, at Cites bdiiecraea'Siwcj Depot Rating System Lists Ogden As Top A for Month of July - hemical, Number 18 dollars can buy. "The Hill Administrative club can help achieve these results in many ways. Through discussion and counsel, and the pooling of their ideas, and experience, the proven civilian leaders of this installation can reach sounder decisions than By planthey could individually. resources ning for the training and needed to produce what is required, we can concentrate our efforts and avoid wasteful trial and error fumbling at the job." AF Carries Responsibilities The general concluded his remarks by saying, "Once more let me remind you of the heavy responsibility and public trust we in the Air Force carry. The survival of the free world depends on how well we do our job. Everyone of us must do his part in insuring' that America's investment in security is saved, and that we can; and will, get "More Air Force Per lnnnliAAii lioM hv tho Tfill ... Adminiftf rn.ti va fivi ' 4lnh- ivaiav mAmhAM ubi ,uhvmw A. Mercedes Alfred Agee, F. to Steraer, Leland FlorBarret Pulham, right) of the executive council (left Guest Speaker Brig. General W. T. Hefley, Club ence, Hill's Deputy Commander Colonel Lester Hunish, A. L. Hankin. Lt. Colonel planned in their behalf President W. C. Cochran, and Club Advisor rehabilitation officials. liam T. Hefley, assistant deputy When These students wrote essays on will return to Salt Lake City, where Urged commander for Air Materiel Combe and Governor meet the toi subject, "Employ the Physical-- f they will at a dinner in the Roof Wright-Patterso- n Air Force mand, New Driving by Handicapped for National Se- - honored Ohio. The guest Base, Dayton, Utah. Hotel of rrity." They are beine broueht Garden arrived- at Hill by plane School speaker South t Kll AFB so that thev mlc-hThese students include: Janice morning to be in attendIn a meeting with Mayor Melvin Tuesday see the work the handi- - Beesley, Davis high; Laddie Barney, at ance the first meeting of the new pally are civic Wood of Clearfield and other Wped Granite High; Sharilyn Stewart, officials, doing in defense. of Hill club. representatives mey will be feted at a lunch-- P East High, and Ellen Brady, The Hill Administrative club is AFB discussed safety measures to at Hill AFB. afterwhich thev Pleasant Grove High. of key administrative if be taken in connection with the being formed AFB for the pur-os- e at Hill employees Clearnew South of the opening close of cooperation Will insuring In Ceremonies field elementary school. the command, according to With the first day of classes be- with William C. Cochran, president. Dollar." ginning today, Hill AFB officials President Cochran opened the of the club, made up of Members issued an appeal for special care ' who civilians are of in (Continued on Page B) top charge of the in the vicinity when driving 1 new installation. The school is Discuss Future Plans For Club located just west of the underpass on the south side of. the east-wethe southern highway which skirts boundary of the Air Force base. New Traffic Restrictions call for patrolling of the Plans 0school area by state and local police IN and for the issuance of new traffic I ' L restrictions. In addition, school officials are considering changing school hours to minimize danger resulting from periods of heavy traffic on the road. Importance of this safety drive is being emphasized through the I ' ' Hill AFB and safety program atwill be provided special reminders to all employees by written instructions which will be distributed at Hill AFB exits. Give Kids a "Brake" Representatives of Hill AFB attending the meeting with Mayor Wood . included Lt. Colonel A. L. C. F. Hankin, comptroller; Lt. Col.adminHarris, chief personnelC.and H. Merri-fielBrig. General William T. Hefley (left), Assistant deputy commander . istration; and Major Tfy - Srtst, (above) maintenance aircraft electrical inspector, who say for Air Materiel Command and guest speaker at the initial meeting of marshal, provost " ItbL 7 Vne ertincate of Merit" awarded Dy me "Give the kids a brake," they may the Hill Administrative dub, chats with the club's president, William C 0ru Physically Handicapped to Hill AFB for outstanding work in Cochran, prior to last Tuesday's luncheon. own." be c .a. Ot?HM?tl Y a. ai-- HI lilt? spciwvc aMa an wic s lauic 4- -- Caution Clearfield - " Participate st ;-- f using handicnnnAji d, ua. ki. imu. your i"Y' ';j2"