The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on September 15, 1971 · Page 53
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The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah · Page 53

Ogden, Utah
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Wednesday, September 15, 1971
Page 53
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Ogden Standard-Examiner, Wednesday, September 15, 1971 The 30th anniversary of Defense Depot Ogden was officially recognized at a luncheon at the Officers' Open Mess Sept. Attending were 140 civic leaders, key depot personnel and again this year as in several past years, the depot's first commander, Col. Elmer G. Thomas, USA, (Ret) participated in the celebration. During the luncheon, Depot Commander Col. Robert B. Ladd presented a large colored aerial photograph of Ogden City to the Greater Ogden Chamber of Commerce. The gift was an expression of appreciation for lha initial effort made by the Chamber in locating the depot here in 1941, and the outstanding support and assistance :^»KEI»SSSMH3!ffi3HfflH^KSMEfeSS SECURITY ONLY begins at the gates of a big installation like Defense Depot haL^rLZ^Ihe 1 Uthe t0tal ° Perati ° n ' Th!S " the Wg S ° Uth * ate ' P- Public Relations Impact of Vital y .Value Comes From Security Unit One of the first people yoinchanges- sometimes requires an ge r ge accomplished ' ess than three minutes per guard, and his appearance andi. manners willgive you your first impression of the installation, person. ia^< is (he philosophy and] In mass changes, this can be 8mm"VI Maj ' »? ichar - ^accomplished at the rate of one ^'^'J^. eni [L a ^^ minute per person. In July of this year, the Depot hosted the Region If Law Enforcement meeting and lun- |tiere as security chief. Timm came here from Maj. Fort Replaced CaptThomas E. Ic^^S'SI Mahady, USAF.'who is now serving in Texas. Security in the past 30 years „ „„,„ Davis, Weber, Morgan and Box Elder counties. These meetings unite the im "' ""i"" l '""" "" J ^°'-" severa l agencies'' into a close has.come a long way and DDO n e t w o r k of "neighborl? nJ( P ?? ce mth fhe mo(1 «''i assistance" which can be had enas.Fo_r example, duty i instantly by dialing a number or , a police radio call. This type of [cooperation between federal, state and city becomes a three- way savings for the tax payer. WE SALUTE YOU DEFENSE DEPOT OGDEN on your 3tOh BIRTHDAY GRITTON unct ASSOCIATES 2285 So. 2nd W., S.L.C., W. ROSE FOR A YEAR Luncheon UUU rendered during the ensuing 30 years. The Greater Og&n Chamber of Commerce presented the traditional bouquet of flowers, 30 long stemmed roses, one rose for each year, to the depot. Wilmer (Bud) Perry, depot savings bond chairman, and Mrs. Dennis (Diane) Sliupe, "Mrs. DDO Share in America," presented the Minuteman flag, bearing three gold stars and one white star representing 16 consecutive years of over 90 per cent participation in the U.S. Savings Bond Program on the part of DDO employes. FLAG ACCEPTED The flag was accepted by Col. Ladd in behalf of the employes. A slide presentation covering the depot's history which por- (rayed early phases of construction, milestones reached by the depot, and people who have and are giving the depot its unique personality was presented by Col. Ladd. Honored guests at the lun- clieon included Verna Brown, Joe Bybee, Marian Carlson, Matthew Davis, Vern Frandsen, Elmer Johnston, Fred Owen, Leo Porter, Charles Thompson, and Ted Woodbury. These employes are from the original workforce and arc still working at the depot. Two vocal selections were offered by a male quartet from the Weber Sfata College Institute of Religion. Members of the quartet are Tom Davenport, Darrell Knowles, Kelly Ogden and Allan Hampton. CONGRATULATES on your We extend an invitation fo all D.D.O. employes to visit our new and ex- panded ski deportment. Located on our second floor. 23rd and WASHINGTON BLVD. Store-Side Parking Free With Validation from Wolfe's or any Pork '» Shop Sfore.' On Your 30th We Express Our Warmest to at Ocden Your Truck AND Equipment Headquarters Serving the Intermounfain West TRUCK PARTS _ TOOLS - EQUIPMENT nnr LSJLS

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