The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on September 15, 1971 · Page 44
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Ogdei Standard-Examiner, Wednesday, September 15, 1971 Many national and local of-,quality in the United States, of (he it receives, , bus'ii"S3 a<;=cHates' P r ' m arily because Utah leads and issues common supplies to andi" 1 ? nation percentage-wise in the Array, Marines, Navy and 0 A /h'S" school and college! Air Force, including SUCH peisonne!| s | U(lentSi an i mporiant f ac [ or j n i commodities as construction, v, A -tome stores, maintains federally stock numBerea utmb defense industry fr'on-v .-, n i,;- , j in.;!., ., i. jim u at Da.uiss Dapal Ogden in Beeping DDO as a permanent I industrial, clothing and textiles, ce' ;'3.-a" 13 its 30i'i anniversary j member of Ogden's economic j electronics^ general supplies, Sen. 15. Hi'in- c' a.iges have pi:.-: ; community. fuel and subsistence. Measured in terms of workload, Defense Depot Ogden is the most active of Defense Supply Agency : distnbut.on ped per month, is 2 6M received * l6W dats e Dspivt DSA, As a major distribution depot and 17,000 shipped. 30-year history, of the Defense Supply Agency, mir'ary depots re". I e~,'.:i!e-wis'e. ' n as sci'VC'J under many names, but on Jan. 1, 1904, the I its transfer from the 1 -jit of the Army to '; acou'ved a city ' Dsfensc Depot . i ine with oilier install a t i o n s throughout the couYr n"i'i3d after cities in theii' vic'iil. Some idea of Hie importance Between Israel and for of Defense Depot Ogden can ba neighbors gleaned from a check of some iof the world conflicts and crises If or which it has furnished ^ i supplies, material anti general ifplj 1 support during the past 30j- :;l 'years. ; . The current major activity isi--, S carrying oil its assigned mission I [s| 'in relation to the \var mjfjg Southeast Asia, centering j mostly in South Vietnam. j Here is a quick roll call of some of (he others: ,-_-. -The Berlin crisis antl the jjjjj] airlift which Unvaried the 1 -^ 1 Russian attempt to squeeze Ihe Allies out of the old German capital city. —The Korean conflict of (lie 1950s. -The abortive attempt under 110=^ the Kennedy administration to frail intervene in Cuba. —The Middle East conflict - | For Ihiily ye , is fensa Depot hcs tonlrib. "ted to th a c<om, my . end well bmt, 0 | , K( - rrca. Moy We ;,!„ many in suying GLASS & PAINT 2669 Lincoln Ave. CaY'••'•.:'PER, DEPUTY C}\ U-b'rt B. Ladd, USAF, is instj.'la'.'an commander, and Col. * idrew L. Schalbrack. US*, : s deputy commander who will (?!:•> over t'.ie command nex* rrnf.fh. Ba~s operations are carried on by 19 military personnel, inclining thti Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, and abou 1 , 3,600 civil service em- ployes. The annual payroll approximates $3,000,000. More than 700 employes have more than 20 years of government service to their credit. Workers contribute $38,000 annually to charity drives and donated more than 645 pints of blood lo local blood banks last year. The depot has three Gold and one Silver Star in its Minuteman flag, signifying 15 years With more than SO per cent participation in Ihe payroll deduction savings bond program. <* SITE PURCHASE . The original site of 1,682 acres was purchased for $509,452, of which $99,633 was contributed by pioneer-spirited Ogden area citizens. It was constructed at a cost of $40 million and it is estimated (hat .the cost of replacing present land and improvements would exceed $127 million.; : Storage facilities at (he installation almost seven million square feet'. The installation has a transportation network of 45 miles of surface roadways and 46 miles of railroad. It shares strategic access to all modes of transportation, such as'highway, rail and air with Ogden City, which is known as the transportation gateway to Hie West. The labor market in Ihe area Is considered .one of the highest BEST WISHES DEfENSE DEPOT OGDEN on your All D.D.O. Employes ore welcome to visit us NU STONE ING. 464 W. 1600 N. Bountiful, Utah SPRAWLING Defense Depot Ogden, which has played an important role in many ways in Northern Utah since the 1940s,, is shown in-this aerial photograph which gives some idea of the immensity of place. It is geared to serve needs of the military services-over the western states, the South Pacific and Far East areas. TheEonsdutes Defense Depot Ogden on their thirtieth Anniversary Recognizing the importance of DDO as a '• major contributor to the defense of our Freedom and the growth of our community DUE-DAY REQUIRE? YOU SHOULD, COEV9E EN & RffEET US AT BACKUS BUSINESS MACHINES g iLj Addle Blodget Sales Clerk Art Backus General Manager Northern Utah's Largest Office MachcBie Dealership SCOTT JENSEN Service Manager Sales Manager and anything else that needs doing TOM SELVES Service Depurlrhenl ROBERT E, LK Service Department RICHARD BAUANTYNE Part Time Servita Department - . DENNIS RICHARDSON Port Time Service Deportment 2260 Washington Blvd. BUSINESS MACHINES Ph. 392-7503

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