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July 14, 2016

Free movies showing at Hill theater

The base theater will be showing free movies on Saturday, July 16. The schedule is:

10 a.m. — “Zootopia”

2 p.m. — “Angry Birds”

6 p.m. — “Batman v. Superman”

Free Raptors baseball tickets

Hill Air Force Base has recently received free tickets to The Top of Utah Military Affairs /Hill Appreciation Night at Lindquist Field with the Ogden Raptors at 7 p.m. July 29. The Raptors will be playing the Orem Owlz.

Reservist talks about futuristic F-35 helmet

July 14, 2016

Staff Sgt. Joseph Hicks, 419th Operations Support Flight, became the first reservist at Hill’s aircrew flight equipment shop to work with state-of-the-art helmets for the F-35 Lightning II, the Air Force’s newest fighter jet.

As an AFE technician, Hicks maintains and stores pilot gear, including helmets, G-suits, harnesses, parachutes, and survival kits. He also provides training to the pilots on the equipment.

Ogden ALC delivers 12th F-35A

July 14, 2016

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex recently completed modifications on the 12th F-35A Lightning II for the Air Force’s active-duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing.

The June 30 delivery gives the two wings the minimum number of aircraft required to reach “initial operational capability,” or combat-readiness.

Ask a Badwater finisher … if you can find one

July 7, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Ever wonder what it might be like to run more than 100 miles? If so, ever consider adding 100-degree heat and more than 14,000 feet in cumulative elevation gain? A local Airman will find out this month.

Ogden ALC employees visit Capitol Hill

July 7, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to our nation’s capital with the opportunity to meet members of Congress from your state?

Report fires, and other emergencies quickly

July 7, 2016

When any fire is not reported quickly and properly, emergency response can be seriously delayed. The fire department depends on early emergency reporting.

In the Know

July 7, 2016

ROTC accepting applications

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials have announced 95 projected Air Force ROTC detachment instructor vacancies for summer 2017.

Community hosts picnic for Hill military and families

July 7, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee invites all active-duty, Guard and Reserve military and family members to join in the annual “Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic” July 8 at Centennial Park.

F-35A nearly combat-ready

July 7, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The first off-station deployment exercise for the F-35A Lightning II confirmed that the Air Force’s newest fighter jet is on track to reach initial operational capability later this year.

2016 Warriors Over the Wasatch wraps up

June 30, 2016

The 2016 Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show and Open House wrapped up here Sunday.

Weather for the 2-day event was favorable and hundreds of thousands turned out to watch more than 20 aerial demonstration performances. Highlighted acts were the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

Much of the air show’s success was due to community support.

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