Youth clean up Hill Aerospace Museum

July 2, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Service to one’s country was on the minds of more than 200 youth as they sweated in the warm June afternoon sun at the Hill Aerospace Museum, washing planes, planting flowers, filling areas with fresh gravel, and adding mulch to garden beds.



Defense bill includes measures that affect Hill AFB

July 2, 2015

The Senate has passed its defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2016 — and it includes several measures that affect Hill Air Force Base, including two late-passing amendments from a Utah lawmaker that address government waste.



Future F-35 pilots will operate drones from the cockpit

July 2, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — While the F-35 represents the future at Hill Air Force Base, the future of the F-35 is one with seemingly endless and previously unthinkable possibilities.



Historic fighter squadron coming back to Hill AFB

July 2, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Just over five years ago at Hill Air Force Base, budget cuts killed one of the Air Force’s most historic fighter squadrons.



‘Biggest Loser’s’ Jackson Carter speaks at LGBT Pride Luncheon

July 2, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — During the federally recognized Pride month of June, Hill Air Force Base hosted its second annual luncheon event to recognize the LGBT community, at which reality TV contestant Jackson Carter talked about how he overcame obstacles in his life involving obesity, sexual orientation — even entertaining thoughts of suicide at age 8.



Hill AFB firefighters practice dousing a live jet fire

June 25, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It was a mild 65 degrees the morning of June 12 at Hill Air Force Base — but then, seemingly out of nowhere, a burst of bright orange flame turned things up a few thousand degrees.



Falcon Hill development picking up steam

June 25, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A commercial development open to the public has sprung up as part of the ballyhooed Falcon Hill development on Hill Air Force Base, the beginning of what officials say will be a bustling retail center on the west side of the base for years to come.



Lee, Hatch say sage grouse protection will hurt military

June 18, 2015

Republican Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee have joined the fight to keep the greater sage grouse from being protected under the Endangered Species Act.



Ogden vet collected memorabilia from WWII Normandy invasion

June 18, 2015

OGDEN — It was 71 years ago this month when one of military history’s biggest gambles and most decisive victories forever changed the fate of the world — and one local veteran who was there hopes his own personal history exhibit will help a younger generation understand the operation’s significance.



POW bracelet returned 45 years later

June 18, 2015

As part of the Sounds of Freedom event June 13 in Layton, Yvonne Bauder, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, presented Farmington’s Jay Hess with a silver-toned Vietnam War POW bracelet she wore as a youth — while Hess was being held as a prisoner of war in Hanoi after his plane was shot down in 1967.

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